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Portland Fermentation Fest Snags Noma’s David Zilber for its 10th Anniversary Event

The celebrated head of Noma’s Fermentation Lab will give a talk at “Stinkfest” and cook at a Plaza Del Toro La Ruta dinner this October.

06/18/2019 By Kelly Clarke

Food

With Top Burmese, the Cuisine of Myanmar Officially Lands in Portland

The take-out "virtual restaurant" has been delivering orders of fermented tea leaf salad and Burmese samosas since early February.

03/05/2019 By Marty Patail

Pour

Classic Basque Cider Comes to the Columbia River Gorge

Cascade Locks cidery Son of Man makes a wild-fermented quaff that's funky and salty.

02/26/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Food Event Spotlight

Get Ready for the Northwest's First Basque-Style Cidery

Son of Man, based in Cascade Locks, taps its first wild cider in February. To that, we say txotx!

12/19/2018 By Ramona DeNies

Autumn is for Eating

5 Portland Food Fests to Check Out This Fall

From hot apple cider to Hawaiian moonshine and kimchi mac 'n' cheese, autumn looks frickin' delicious.

10/10/2018 By Emma Luthy

Fermentation Nation

Have a Rotten Good Time at the Portland Fermentation Fest

Pickles to miso to Hawaiian moonshine, the city’s eighth annual “Stinkfest” boasts the best ferments in town.

10/18/2017 By Kelly Clarke

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy October with These Local Wellness Events

Run in your best Halloween costume (with dogs!), learn how to fight food waste, and taste the city’s best apples, ferments, and vegan snacks.

09/18/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Happy, Healthy September with These Local Wellness Events

Portlanders can surf, run, ferment, bike, stretch, rock climb, and give back to Oregon’s public lands.

08/23/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Veggie Love: Bizarre Buffet

3 Amazingly Weird Things Chef Aaron Adams Does with Plants at Farm Spirit

The modernist chef is fearless when it comes to vegan ferments.

08/14/2017 By Liz Crain

Read 'Em and Eat

Get Funky with Fermentation Folk Hero Sandor Ellix Katz

The Wild Fermentation author will speak at two Portland events February 11–12.

02/02/2017 By Molly Woodstock

Healthy Events

Have a Healthy, Happy October with These Local Wellness Events

Taste 60 varieties of apples, dozens of fermented foods, and hundreds of vegan treats this month—or ride handmade bikes and run across town in full Halloween garb.

10/05/2016 By Molly Woodstock

Body Talk

Six Reasons to Eat All the Things at the Oregon Fermentation Festival

Head to Sauvie Island this Saturday for healthy snacks packed with probiotics.

09/06/2016 Photography by Molly Woodstock

BODY TALK

Tummy in a Twist? Try Natural Cures for Your Digestive Woes

Ease your stomach’s suffering with these tips, tricks, and supplements.

01/20/2016 By Sylvia Randall-Muñoz

FERMENTATION FOR ALL

Your Gut's Favorite Portland Food Festival Is Back

The sixth annual Portland Fermentation Festival promises expert pickling advice and samples of kraut, kefir, miso, and more.

10/06/2015 By Molly Woodstock

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

The Portland Fermentation Festival is Back!

Break out the Ball jars! Now in its fifth year, this eccentric event has proven so popular that it’s expanding to two days of highly cultured celebration.

09/09/2014 By Molly Woodstock

Food Lover's Guide

Five Local Kombucha Kings

Make your gut hapy with these five fermented phenoms we're loving this month!

09/02/2014 By Allison Jones

READ EM AND EAT

Get Cultured with 3 Fresh Fermentation Guides

Join the 'Culture Wars' with a handful of new and upcoming cookbooks and turn your kitchen into a haven for beneficial bacteria.

07/10/2014 By Erica Iannitti