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Prost Celebrates 500th Anniversary of Reinheitsgebot This Saturday

Food historians share the history of Oregon food at special cinematic event hosted by PSU

One of the hand-colored glass lantern slides from "Land of Milk and Honey: An Illuminated Guide to Oregon's Bounty," at PSU
One of the hand-colored glass lantern slides from "Land of Milk and Honey: An Illuminated Guide to Oregon's Bounty," at PSU
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DOWNTOWN—How can you know what to eat, if you don't know what you've eaten? Learn the history of Oregon food at this event hosted by PSU College of Arts. Culinary historian Heather Arndt Anderson (full disclosure: she often writes for Eater Portland) and Oregon Historical Society archivist Matthew Cowan will share the history of Oregon food between 1850 and 1940, using historic, glass lantern slides projected on a 1930s projector. Held at Lincoln Performance Hall at 1620 SW Park Ave. at 6 p.m., the event costs $20. [EaterWire]

MISSISSIPPI—Apparently it's Oktoberfest in April. This Saturday is the 500th anniversary of Reinheitsgebot, aka the German Beer Purity Law, which mandated that beer can only be made with water, barley, and hops. People all over the world will soon be drinking copious amounts of this fine, pure beer, and Prost is throwing a serious bash that will take over the entire beer hall and adjacent Mississippi Marketplace food cart pod. Find free admission, special beers released in honor of the 500 year anniversary, live German music, whole pig roast, and fixings a la 1516 by Stammtisch chef Graham Chaney. [EaterWire]

NORTH KILLINGSWORTH—The Pop Tavern at 825 N Killingsworth has been open a month, serving craft beers and cheap burgers in a no-bullshit atmosphere, according to WWeek. The bar is owned by owner Demetri Kassapakis, €”the man behind the Hilt on Alberta. Pop Tavern doesn't have a website, and it hasn't answered its phone, so it's probably open daily? [WWeek]

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