Free Tillabars for Portland Treat Week
What: To celebrate the launch of Tillamook’s new line of Tillabars, free samples will be given out every day this week at a different restaurant. Try the new flavors, including Old-Fashioned Vanilla, Salted Caramel Swirl, Mooocha Latte, and Lemonilla.
When: June 2-6. Times vary.
Where: Locations vary.
How Much: Free! Check the event site for more details.
Nodoguro June Dinners
What: Former Masu chef Ryan Roadhouse is bringing his ingredient-driven sosaku ryori, creative Japanese cuisine, to Portland’s pop-up scene. This nine-course dinner (plus tea service) will be held two nights in a row every two weeks with the menu selected only days ahead of time to ensure the freshest ingredients from the sea.
When: June 3, 4, 16, 17. 6:30 pm
Where: Evoe, 3731 SE Hawthorne
How Much: $85. Reserve tickets online.
4th Annual Salt and Straw Dinner
What: A 4-year-old Portland tradition is back again! Salt and Straw ice cream will team up with Jenn Louis at Lincoln Restaurant to create a unique culinary experience of cool treats and delicious eats. On this year’s menu? Chilled clams and mussels cocktail, avocado “dip and dots,” pork osso buco with fennel salsa verde, and rum and allspice dram ice cream with rhubarb and red wine.
When: June 4
Where: Lincoln Restaurant, 3808 N Williams
How Much: $65. Call 503-288-6200 for reservations.
D-Day 70th Anniversary Normandy Feast
What: In honor of the Battle of Normandy, Executive Chef Philippe Boulot will prepare a three-course meal of classic Normandy dishes including Tarte Flambée from St. Honoré Boulangerie, cider braised pork cheeks, and macarons.
When: June 6, 6 pm
Where: Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon
How Much: $55. Purchase tickets online.
PDX Beer Week Brewer’s Dinner with Samuel Smith
What: Traditional British Isles menu of Sunday roast, potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Yorkshire pudding, and chocolate cake. Three flights of Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale, Oatmeal Stout, and Apricot will be served.
When: June 8, 6:30 pm.
Where: Raven & Rose, 1331 SW Broadway.
How Much: $60. Contact Natalia@ravenandrosepdx.com for reservations. Visit event page for more details.
Lardo Chefwich Party
What: Revisit all six chefs personal Chefwiches as they vie for major bragging rights. Mini versions of each Chefwich will be available, plus 15 different brews on tap from Crux. Vote for your favorite! The winner’s charity receives a portion of all proceeds.
When: June 8, 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: Lardo, 1212 SE Hawthorne
How Much: $20 at the door. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
Corks + Forks
What: Tasting event and auction that includes many Oregon wineries, restaurants, Sommeliers from top establishments, and a DJ. All proceeds will benefit five charities: Metropolitan Family Service, New Avenues for Youth, Friends of the Children-Portland, YWCA Clark County and Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. Wine packages from participating wineries will be available, 2 bottles for $25 and 4 for $50. Some wineries include: Antica Terra, Soter, Matello, Montinore Estate.
When: June 12, 5:30 pm.
Where: Boedecker Cellars. 2621 NW 30th Ave.
How Much: $45. Purchase tickets online.