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TOAST 2014: Top Micro-Distillers Descend on PDX

Monday March 31, 2014

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TOAST returns for its fourth edition in 2014, bringing together the top micro-distilleries in Oregon -- and from throughout the world -- in downtown Portland for a spirits festival. More than 30 distillers offering over 120 different samples will ensure that there's something for just about everyone's palate.

Read more about TOAST 2014 in our full write-up.

Photo courtesy TOAST /  Oregon Distillers Guild

Oregon Rum Runners: Local Micro-distilled Rum Meets Polynesian Food

Monday March 31, 2014

Rum-cocktail.jpgOregon Rum Runners brings Polynesian fare at Hale Pele's tiki bar together with cocktails by Oregon's top rum distillers. It's a great lead-in to the 2014 edition of TOAST Spirits festival in Portland. Read our full write up of the Oregon Rum Runners event. Participating distillers include Calhoun Brothers Adventure Spirits, Bull Run Distilling Company, Eastside Distilling, Glaser Distillery and Indio Spirits Distillery.

Photo: Rum Cocktail, via flickr by JOH_8222

Bike Industries and Brands in Portland

Monday March 31, 2014

bikeCapital.jpgPortland has a well-deserved reputation as the bicycle capital of America. Check out our recent roundup of some of the most prominent bike businesses in and around the city. Have something to add? Drop a comment below.

Portland: Welcome to America's Bike Capital. via flickr by Adam Hernstein

Read the full listing here.

A Photo Tour: Vegetarian Night at Beast

Monday March 31, 2014

Veggie night at Beast.Vegetarian night at Beast: a once-a-month occurrence when non-meat-eaters can experience one of the most well-known Portland foodie experiences. I recently had the opportunity to sample chef Naomi Pomeroy's veggie fare myself -- thanks to a generous gift certificate from a friend.

Check out the meal in photos -- but keep in mind that the fixed-price menu changes weekly. See the full feature here.

Photo: Veggie night at Beast. ŠJoshua Liberles

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