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Hear Tony's Chocolonely Explain Slave-Free Chocolate | Lunch Returns to Bird + Bear

B&T Oyster Bar adds daily omakase

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DIVISIONB&T Oyster Bar continues to change things up, and it now offers a daily omakase menu, involving three chef's choice courses—oysters showcased front-and-center—for $45. Add drink pairings for $20, and other potential dishes include Seaweed Caesar Salad, Tempura Rock Shrimp, and Dan Dan Noodles. [EaterWire]

PORTLAND—Tony's Chocolonely opened its U.S. headquarters in Portland last year, and its mission, to create a "100% slave-free chocolate industry," often causes a double-take: The chocolate industry involves slavery? Hear it all explained by Tony Chocolonely's Peter Zandee at PechaKucka—the international TED Talk-like lecture series, by following this link. [EaterWire]

SOUTHEAST—Sister-restaurant to popular Southeast brunch spot, Toast, Bird + Bird is bringing back regular lunch service. Beginning this Wednesday, find an Italian-influenced menu of sandwiches and salads served Wednesday through Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The restaurant is now open Sundays, too, beginning at 3 p.m. [EaterWire]

B&T Oyster Bar

3113 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202 (503) 236-0205

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2801 SE Holgate Blvd, Portland, OR 97202 (503) 954-2801 Visit Website

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