Feast fever is apparently contagious. With the arrival of the four-day food festival comes a rash of unofficial spin-off events and special deals. Here's where you can get a piece of the action.
Sunday, Sept. 21: Special dinner at Smokehouse 21
Scott Vivian from Beast Toronto is in own, and he'll be pairing up with chef BJ Smith from Smokehouse 21 for a six-course dinner. Vivian and Smith will prepare three courses. Cost is $55, or $75 with wine pairings. Seatings are at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Call Smokehouse 21 for reservations.
Today through Saturday, Sept. 20th: Let them eat toast
Wander into the lobby of a Provenance hotel this weekend and get a free snack courtesy of Smith Teamakers and Dave's Killer Bread. The tea tastings are, appropriately, at teatime (4-6 p.m.), while the "inspired toast tastings" are for those with the late-night munchies (11 p.m. to 1 a.m.). Here's the schedule:
Sept. 19: Tea & Cheese Pairing with Elephant's Delicatessen at The Sentinel Hotel from 4-6 p.m. Toast tasting at Hotel deLuxe from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Sept. 20: Tea & Wine Comparative Tasting with Dave Paige of Adelsheim Wines at Hotel Lucia from 4-6 p.m. Toast tasting at The Sentinel Hotel from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Today through Sunday, Sept. 21: Special deals
You ponied up for a Feast event, and now you can get a little money back. Show your wristband at these restaurants to score a special deal:
Blue Star Donuts— buy one, get one free
Boxer Ramen— free dessert with purchase of a ramen bowl
Little Big Burger— free truffle fries with purchase of a burger
Son of a Biscuit— free dessert with purchase of a meal
Today through Sunday, Sept. 21: Feast Flight at SE Wine Collective
Get a taste of the wines being poured at the Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting. The Feast Flight includes Division Winemaking Company 2011 Red Collar Chardonnay, Fullerton Wines 2013 Rose of Pinot Noir, and Vincent Wines 2013 Pinot Noir Eola-Amity Hills.