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Dunk Doughnuts in Coffee-Infused Beer, Eat Steak at Ned Ludd, and More Portland Food Events

… including Great Notion’s beer release (with Salt & Straw ice cream floats) and a month of chocolate-infused desserts at some of the city’s best restaurants.

By Sarah Hopwood March 2, 2016

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Great Notion Brewing Hosts Grand Beer Release
Join Great Notion at this kid-friendly event and enjoy a sampling of the new brewery's most beloved (so far) beers. $10 gets you four tasting tickets and a collector’s glass. Enjoy novelties like beer floats (made with Salt & Straw ice cream) and special menu pairings. 
When: March 5, noon-11pm
Where: Great Notion Brewing Co. (2204 NE Alberta St #101)
How Much: $10 at the door or buy tickets here 

Bon Appetit Contributor Sara Dickerman at T Project

Longtime Bon Appetit contributor Sara Dickerman presents five year's worth of nutritious, seasonal recipes in her upcoming book The Food Lover's Cleanse. Dickerman joins tea creative Teri Gelber at her Northwest Portland shop to discuss healthy living.
When: March 12, 2-4 pm
Where: T Project (723 NW 18th Ave)
How Much: Free, RSVP to [email protected] 

2nd Annual Baker’s Dozen Coffee Beer & Doughnut Fest 
Sample 13 different coffee-infused beers and explore your favorite coffee-beer/doughnut pairings. Participating breweries include Baerlic, Old Town, and Stung, all teaming up with local roasters to make these unique “coffee brews.” Doughnuts come courtesy of Blue Star, Coco Donuts and Donut Byte Labs, plus a  one-off honey mead, ginger-glazed donut from Stacatto Gelato
When: March 12, 10am-3pm
Where: Culmination Brewing Co. (2117 NE Oregon St)
How Much: $24 

Get Your Steak On at Ned Ludd
If you mourned the loss of Ned Ludd’s Pizza Mondays, dry those tears. Starting March, the hyper-local, everything-from-scratch eatery will be launching Steak Mondays, a four-course dinner starring thick, Laney Family Farms beef and a big glass of red wine. Bonus: it comes with Ned Ludd’s famous skillet cookie.
When: Every Monday, 5pm–close
Where: Ned Ludd (3925 NE MLK Jr Blvd)
How Much:  $55 per person or $85 per couple

Chocolate For Congo Benefit
What could be better than stuffing your face with Theo Chocolate desserts? Chowing down on chocolate for a good cause! Eleven participating restaurants, from Le Pigeon (truffled chocolate chip ice cream sandwich) to Bar Avignon (mud pie sundaes) will donate one dollar from every Theo Chocolate-filled dessert to the Eastern Congo Initiative.
When: All of March
Where:  View the full list of participating restaurants here.

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