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For PDX Foodies, September 12 Will Be the Busiest. Day. Ever.

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But fret not — we've got the rundown of how to hit every single shindig going down this Sunday. Deep breath, kids:

Noon-6pm: Accanto at the Belmont Street Fair
During the Belmont Street Fair, Accanto opens its patio for an all-day happy hour featuring cocktail, beer, and wine specials in addition to a selection of small plates. DJs will be spinning all afternoon, and guests can score open-house-style tours of tony next-door-neighbor Genoa.

3pm-9pm: Cafe Nell's End of Summer Clambake
Chef Andrew Garrett toasts Cafe Nell's second anniversary with its second-annual outdoor clambake, featuring crayfish, clams, trucked-in sand, and those infamous short shorts. Proceeds from the $50 ticket benefit Basic Rights Oregon and Q Center.


5pm-11pm: Bluehour's 10th Anniversary Street Party
Bruce Carey's Pearl stalwart Bluehour celebrates its decade of existence with a killer block party featuring PDX's very own rock diva Storm Large. The extensive menu includes four cocktail options shaken up by bartender Tommy Klus; the lengthy food list includes a whole suckling pig, seafood bar, and a "bluehour ice cream cart." Half of the $120 ticket price will benefit Mercy Corps.

8pm-?: Beast v. Iron Chef America party
Naomi Pomeroy
's Iron Chef America episode finally hits the air, and in true Beast style, they're throwing a red-carpet-style viewing party at downtown's Living Room Theaters. The episode airs at 10pm; proceeds to benefit the FEED Foundation.

Bluehour

250 13th Avenue NW, Portland, OR 97209 Visit Website

Beast

5425 Northeast 30th Avenue, , OR 97211 (503) 841-6968 Visit Website

Accanto

2838 Southeast Belmont Street, , OR 97214 (503) 235-4900 Visit Website

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