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Feast Portland Night Market
By many counts the best party all weekend, the Night Market brought a taste of Southeast Asia to the Pearl District. On the right, a detail of Duff Goldman of Charm City Cakes' skewer-themed cake made for the event.
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The crowds were heavy and the music was loud, and the sheer amount of food kept all attendees full and happy.
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Pok Pok's Andy Ricker brought Khao Kha Muu, stewed pork shank over rice.
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Nong Poonsukwattana of Nong's Khao Man Gai prepared her signature chicken and rice dish.
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Departure's Greg Gourdet brought out quite the spread: drunken date doughnuts with 7-spice sugar, XO shrimp chips, sweet soy and tea cured eggs, pork and sticky rice, and corned duck and scallion pancakes with salted turnip and hoisin.
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Departure's corned duck and scallion pancakes with salted turnip and hoisin.
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Eddie Huang of NYC's Baohaus served up cold sesame noodles.
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In addition to all the food, the drink lineup at the Night Market included Big Bottom Whiskey, Clear Creek Distillery, Deschutes Brewery, Fort George Brewery, Hendrick's Gin, Hot Lips Soda, House Spirits Distillery, King Estate, Lompoc Brewing, New Deal Distillery, Ninkasi Brewing, SakeOne, Sasquatch Brewing, Sokol Blosser, and more.
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Top Chef: Texas winner Paul Qui of Uchiko (Austin) offered beef tongue hand rolls (my favorite bite of the night).
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Philip Speer of Austin's Uchi and Anita Lo of NYC's Annisa.
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The team at Portland's Aviary grilled fish balls and topped them with sweet soy and bonito flakes.
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Boke Bowl's Patrick Fleming ladled crawfish poutine over rice tots.
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The party went long into the night, and the crowds never let up.
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