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Smallwares/Xico Collaboration; Rum Club Anniversary

DIVISION/CLINTON— Chefs Johanna Ware (Smallwares) and Kelly Myers (Xico) will join forces for a collaborative dinner on Wednesday, August 6, offering four courses that "fuse" together Mexican and Asian flavor profiles. The $45 reservation (available on a rolling basis throughout the evening) includes courses like pork belly-topped chawanmushi, ceviches dotted with yuzu koshu and Thai basil, and a carne asada platter with black beans and peach/radish kimchee. Additional side dishes (melon salad with queso fresco) are priced a la carte. The dinner takes place at Xico; more information here. [EaterWire]

CENTRAL EASTSIDEMike Shea's popular bar Rum Club celebrates its three-year anniversary this Sunday, July 27, promising drink specials starting at $4 (bottled daiquiris, rum punch) and a whole pig roast. More information here. [EaterWire]

WEST END— Bull Run Distillery founder Lee Medoff will stop by Multnomah Whiskey Library this Saturday, July 26 for a "Meet Your Maker" session featuring a discussion of bourbon and rum cocktails (with said cocktails available to taste, of course). Reservations are $45 and available here. [EaterWire]

Photo of Xico courtesy Avila/EPDX


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