PostHeaderIcon Share Our Strength's 27th Taste of Nation at Crystal


Charlie's Produce, ViP'ers in Lola's Room, Damien and Diedier, Claudine Hemingway, Kenny Giambalvo, B.J. Smith, Gregory Gourdet, Dustin Clark, Lucy Burningham

PORTLAND IS TASTY: On Tuesday night , Share our Strength’s 27th annual Taste of the Nation® brought together Portland’s culinary community to raise money to fight childhood hunger, preparing dishes around the theme of “What My Family Ate.”

The event took place at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom in downtown Portland from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with both General and VIP admission.

Taste of the Nation Portland raises critical funds to support Share Our Strength's mission, and 100 percent of ticket sales support Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger. Local beneficiaries for Taste of the Nation Portland include Oregon Food Bank, Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon, St. Vincent DePaul Society, and Klamath/Lake Counties Food Bank.

Those participating in the incredibly cool (if a bit toasty) event included—

Restaurants: Imperial | Multnomah Whiskey Library | Paley's Place | Penny Diner | Pok Pok | Renata | Tasty n Alder | Tasty n Sons | The Country Cat | Xocolatl De David | Aviary | Bamboo Sushi | biwa | Boke Bowl | Departure | Gracies | Grassa | Irving Street Kitchen | Lardo | Laurelhurst Market | McMenamins Black Rabbit Restaurant | McMenamins Zeus Cafe | Olympic Provisions | Pacific Pie | Petunia's Pies and Pastries | Produce Row | Raven and Rose | Ringside Steakhouse | Salt & Straw | Smallwares | Smokehouse 21 | St. Jack

Breweries & Non-Alcoholic: Burnside Brewing Company | DRY Soda | Ecliptic Brewing | Full Sail Brewery | Maletis Beverage | McMenamins Breweries | McMenamins Coffee Roasters | pFriem Family Brewing | Portland Juice Press | Sierra Nevada Brewing Company | Smith Tea | Volcanic Mineral Refresher | Wandering Aengus Cider

Distilleries: Bendistillery | Big Bottom Whiskey | Bull Run Distillery | Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Distillery | Indio Spirits | McMenamins Distilleries | New Deal Distillery | NW Distillery

Wineries: Anam Cara Cellars | Apolloni Vineyards | Argyle Winery | Cana's Feast Winery | Chapter 24 Vineyards | Cristom Vineyards | Edgefield Winery | Elk Cove Vineyards | Moet & Chandon | Pamplin Family Vineyards | Sineann Winery

Last Updated (Wednesday, 30 April 2014 14:35)

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