When tragedy strikes—here and beyond—Portland cooks are more generous than the Red Cross, endlessly donating their sweat and blood sausages to worthy causes. Over at NE Killingsworth's Beast, Naomi Pomeroy rallied some of Portland’s top talents to collaborate on an epic, $250 dinner, with 100 percent of proceeds going to Mercy Corps' typhoon relief efforts. Six courses, one serious cocktail, untold bottled of donated wines, a curated cheese plate (of course), and 29 diners later, the group raised $12,000. Another contributor: Portland photographer (and regular Portland Monthly contributor) Stuart Mullenberg, who generously shared his photos from behind the scenes. Here’s a peek at what he found.

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