The Eat Beat Weekly Planner: Food Events for Every Kind of Eater

Our digest of Portland’s top upcoming food and drink events, including free bone broth, free bread, $1 oysters, and the North American Organic Brewers Festival.

By Katie Vaughan August 4, 2015

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A free, steamin' cup of bone broth on a summer's day. 

Image: Allison Jones

Portland’s Broth Bar Grand Opening and Free Bone Broth

What: Broth Bar, a new restaurant by Salt, Fire and Time, will be serving samples of house-made bone broth (“an integral element of good health and healing”) as well as kombucha and nourishing snacks to celebrate their grand opening. Broth Bar will serve a variety of bone ambrosias ranging from stalwart chicken to bison and lamb.
Where: Broth Bar, 115 NE 6th Ave
When: Wednesday, August 5th from 8am-4pm

Dollar Oysters at Ringside Fish House

What: In honor of National Oyster Day, Ringside Fish House will be serving the briny gems for $1 all day this Wednesday. Wash them down with some bubbly or a tasty house cocktail.
Where: Ringside Fish House, 838 SW Park Ave
When: Wednesday, August 5th

Free Bread From Dave’s Killer Bread

What: Dave’s Killer Bread is celebrating their 10th anniversary (aptly dubbed “Second Chances Day”) by giving the people what they want:  free carbs! Two thousand organic loaves of the beloved local bread will be given out at the Portland Farmer’s Market (limit one per family). Festivities will also include live music, a free PBJ bar, and lots of prizes to be won.
Where: Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University (SW Park Ave)
When: Saturday, August 8th from 8:30am-2pm (free bread at 11am) 

“Nostalgic Summer” Dinner at The Side Yard Farm

What: Seven area chefs from the likes of Beast, DOC, and Grain & Gristle, collaborate on a multi-course, communal dinner inspired by their childhood memories of summer and food. Hosted by local urban farm and supper club, The Side Yard, the meal will also feature cocktails from Dogwood Distillery.
Where: The Side Yard Farm and Kitchen, 4800 NE Simpson
When: Saturday, August 15th at 6pm
How much: $125 (includes dinner, drinks, and gratuity). Tickets here.

North American Organic Brewers Festival 

What: The only all-organic beer festival in the world is held in our very own Portland, Oregon. In addition to the 60 plus beers, ciders, meads, and braggots (a mixture of beer, mead, spices, and herbs that dates back to ye olde days), the festival also offers live music and tasty, organic food.
Where: Overlook Park, 1599 N Fremont St
When: Thursday, August 13th to Saturday, August 16th (Noon to 9pm Thursday-Saturday, Noon to 5pm Sunday)

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