On this week's event-planning EaterWire:
BUCKMAN— Four chefs will join forces on Sunday, November 10 to celebrate lesser-loved seafood in a "Trash Fish Supper," highlighting the catch usually discarded by fisherman. Chef Cathy Whims will host the event at her Buckman spot Nostrana, with chefs P.J. Yang (Bamboo Sushi), Kelly Myers (Xico), and Kevin Gibson (the upcoming Davenport) collaborating on dishes featuring yellowtail rockfish, sand dabs, and skate wing (among other fish). The "supper" takes place at 12:30p.m., with the $100 reservation benefiting the Chefs Collaborative network. More information here.
DOWNTOWN— Chef Greg Higgins' storied restaurant Higgins will usher in the fall mushroom season with three nights of "Mushroom Celebration" dinners, starting tonight November 5 and running through Thursday, November 7. The five-course vegetarian dinners feature courses like forest mushroom cappuccino, mushroom and chanterelle pakoras, and a candy-cap mushroom panna cotta, all paired with wine. Proceeds from the $100 ticket will benefit the James Beard Public Market, and reservations are available by calling the restaurant at 503-222-9070.
NW/ALPHABET DISTRICT— Chef Scott Dolich teams up with Breakside Brewery for a four-course dinner at the Bent Brick on Thursday, November 7. Each sausage-focused course will be paired with a different Breakside brew, resulting in partnerships like a lamb boudin noir cassoulet with a Hopfenbier IPA. Reservations are $50 and available by calling 503-688-1655.