An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon on October 9

Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay The Sons and Daughters of Italy Tacoma Lodge hosts a dinner every year to support its charitable activities. The 2021 theme is "An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon". The evening starts with a four-course Tuscan dinner, followed by a humanitarian awards presentations for members of two local non-profits … Continue reading An Evening in Tuscany Under the Tacoma Moon on October 9

Feast Portland hosting three tasty summer events in 2021

Image by Paolo Chieselli from Pixabay Feast Portland is hosting the Summer of Feast, three events featuring tasty meals from local chefs and other fun activities. Feast Flicks, July 29-August 1, 7 p.m. (sold out) Treat yourself to a dinner and movie at Feast Flicks at The Lot at Zidell Yards on the banks of … Continue reading Feast Portland hosting three tasty summer events in 2021

2021 Lee Farms Sunflower Festival August 6-29 in Tualatin, Oregon

Sunflowers at Lee Farms in Tualatin, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) Wander through sunflower fields in full bloom and take a scenic hayride to a sunflower maze during the annual Lee Farms Sunflower Festival Tuesday, August 6, through Thursday, August 29, in Tualatin, Oregon. Introduce yourself to the farm animals and listen to live music … Continue reading 2021 Lee Farms Sunflower Festival August 6-29 in Tualatin, Oregon

Chef in Your Garden features seasonal bounties for 2021

Photo by Cheryl Landes For 17 years, Chef in My Garden brought people together to support Growing Gardens' mission of using "the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy, equitable communities." During this annual dinner, top local chefs created delicious multi-course meals served in a beautiful home garden in … Continue reading Chef in Your Garden features seasonal bounties for 2021

Bring the restaurant to your room at Jupiter Next in Portland through early April

Photo credit: LePigeon restaurant and Jupiter Next hotel in Portland, Oregon One of the silver linings of the pandemic is that it has inspired many businesses in the hospitality industry to new levels of creativity. Among them is the partnership with the LePigeon restaurant and Jupiter Next hotel in Portland, Oregon. They've teamed up to … Continue reading Bring the restaurant to your room at Jupiter Next in Portland through early April

The Benson Hotel’s 2020 holiday events move online

The 2019 gingerbread display, Portland's Union Station, in the lobby of the Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) So much has changed in our lives since the lockdowns started from the COVID-19 pandemic in March, and now how we celebrate the biggest holidays of the year will be affected. Organizations have found … Continue reading The Benson Hotel’s 2020 holiday events move online

Chef in Your Garden tells stories through crafted food

Photo by Cheryl Landes For 17 years, Chef in My Garden brought people together to support Growing Gardens' mission of using "the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy, equitable communities." During this annual dinner, top local chefs created delicious multi-course meals served in a beautiful home garden in … Continue reading Chef in Your Garden tells stories through crafted food