Spring has technically sprung, although some days unquestionably sense more “sprung” than some others. If you’ve traded in rainy Portland weather for someplace more spring-crack- esque, verify out the new girls-in-aviation themed bar at Portland Intercontinental Airport on your way again into town. And if you stayed in the Rose City, be confident to seize a slice at Treasured Pizza although you even now can, or end by Food stuff Fight to say hello there to the new entrepreneurs and decide on up some picnic necessities for a sporadic sunny day. Where ever you may well be, below are our can not-miss upcoming foodie gatherings in PDX.
This Thursday by means of Saturday may well be the previous probability for a although to grab a slice of nonna pie at meals cart Valuable Pizza. The pandemic-period pop-up turned foods cart got its get started on Instagram, after operator Alejandro Preciado’s abuelita-fashion pan pizza proved common among his friends. Before long ample, the Salem-centered pop-up opened a cart in Northeast Portland’s Barley Pod (6035 NE Halsey St) on a 3-month demo foundation which then turned into 8 months thanks to a loyal next of “regs and homies,” who visited for “weekly staple”–worthy pizza, according to Preciado and the reviews on his Instagram announcement. Treasured Pizza will be shifting to marketplaces and pop-up product sales although Preciado figures out his up coming transfer.
Foodstuff Combat, the all-vegan mother-and-pop grocery keep at 11155 NE Halsey St in Gateway (its longtime location on SE Stark in Buckman closed in 2020), welcomes a new mom and pop: Beth and Adam Sullivan. The few (alongside their puppy, Radar, and cat, Flash) will be using over from longtime homeowners Chad Miller and Emiko Badillo, who established Foods Fight again in 2003. Starting up April 1, Beth and Adam dedicate to “keep Food Combat kicking for at least one more 20 decades,” according to a Meals Struggle write-up on Instagram.
Juliett, a new gals-in-aviation-themed bar, opened on March 19 within Concourse E at the Portland Global Airport. The swanky, midcentury bar is a collaboration amongst Lightning Bar Collective (Century, Sweet Hereafter, and a lot more) and ChefStable, decorated with elaborate light fixtures, gold accents, and black-and-white portraits of well known feminine pilots like Bessie Coleman and Hazel Ying Lee. The bar will serve up Oregon wines from Coopers Hall, along with 6 new beers specifically crafted by Fracture Brewing such as the Amelia Pilsner, an ode to Amelia Earhart.
Sunrice, an “elevated and intentional” Filipino pop-up, captured our hunger past year with dishes like mushroom sisig and chicken katsu adobo. Now, the pop-up dependent at Southeast cocktail bar Deadshot (2133 SE 11th Ave) is hoping its hand at brunch. This Sunday from noon to 3 p.m., Sunrice will be serving up every little thing from waffles to pan de sal to breakfast sandwiches on household-baked ube buns.
Quit by Cookshop (2627 SE Clinton St) on Monday night to find out how to make Japanese izakaya staples from Megan Barrie, who teaches vegetarian Japanese cooking beneath the moniker Seasoned Cook. Barrie will be training visitors how to make “classic Japanese facet dishes into a complete meal” by offering the applications and substances to produce the dishes, as properly as the opportunity to choose leftovers home for evening meal. Monday’s menu is all vegan and vegetarian pleasant, which includes kushiyaki (grilled vegetable skewers), onigiri (rice balls), and tsukemono (pickled cucumber salad). Class operates from 6 to 8 p,m., and tickets are $80.
Kau Kau is back for a different pop-up at Minimal Griddle (3520 NE 42nd Ave). On Tuesday, March 29 from 4 to 7 p.m., the homestyle Hawaiian eatery will aspect its “Onolicious Grinds” (a.k.a. scrumptious eats) like kalua pig, mac salad, lau lau (steamed pork and fish wrapped in a banana leaf), and the vintage Spam musubi.