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SE BELMONT—Attention last-minute plan-makers: Tonight (that's Tuesday, December 4), Champagne sommelier David Spear (of Ambonnay) joins forces with Genoa's in-house wine man Michael Garofola for a five-course Champagne pairing dinner that'll see wine bottles directly on the table (meaning: free-flowing pours). To go with the bubbly, Genoa will serve up courses like agnolotti with celeriac and marscapone; Dungeness crab salad; and pan-seared elk loin (not counting snacks during an introductory cocktail hour). Reservations are $115 and available by calling the restaurant.

BUCKMAN—As per annual tradition, Nostrana's Cathy Whims celebrates the Olio Nuovo harvest (aka the first olive-oil pressing of the season) with an Olio Nuovo "Wine Dinner" on Monday, December 10. Though the five-course meal includes wine pairings, the focus of the sommelier will be the oils themselves — expect courses like oil-poached bay scallops and spaghettoni perfumed with meyer lemon and oil. Reservations are $85 inclusive of dinner and wine; secure your seat by calling the restaurant.

CENTRAL EASTSIDE INDUSTRIAL—The boozy Rum Club throws its second "Sunday Supper" — a recurring dinner series — this week on December 9, featuring five courses cooked up by chef Jon "Bones" Anderson. And because this is the Rum Club, each course is paired with a cocktail by Eater Bartender of the Year Adam Robinson: Expect match-ups like an oyster stew, leek and fennel fondue paired with a sparkling cocktail of gin and thyme liqueur; and the main course of lamb stew with a bourbon sour made with Evan Williams, gin, sherry, grenadine, and bitters. Reservations are $55 and available here.

NORTHWEST/ALPHABET DISTRICT—This one's for the kiddies: NW 23rd's 23 Hoyt will host restaurateur Bruce Carey's annual "Holiday Brunch," and Santa Claus is slated to stop by during this Sunday's event, from 10a.m. to 2p.m.

Genoa

2800 SE Belmont Street, Portland, OR 97214 Visit Website

Ambonnay

107 SE Washington Street #167, Portland, OR 97214

23Hoyt

529 Northwest 23rd Avenue, , OR 97210 (503) 445-7400 Visit Website

Nostrana

1401 Southeast Morrison Street, , OR 97214 (503) 234-2427 Visit Website

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