Too Poor to Feast

Portland’s festival of bacchanalian extravagance is back. Here are budget alternatives to the marquee events.


Headout
Feast is perhaps the most conspicuously consumptionary event in Portland, a four-day mess of chefs from Portland and elsewhere, with sold-out little dinners and huge bazaars that cost up to $175 f   More
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Leave the Fork, Take the Pen


Books
Nobody goes to a food festival to eat. Anyone who can afford a $465 ticket to Feast, which will occupy visiting food nerds and local Twitterazzi for the next four days, knows this. In the best m   More
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR, MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Tailgate the Week

How to make everything like football.


Headout
Larry the Cable Guy What’s Happening Inside: A crowd of people you’ve never seen, talked to or otherwise interacted with, laughing uproariously at jokes about farts, gays, gay farts and proba   More
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Murmurs: Media Throwdown in Washington County

When realtors fib and foodies slice the truth.


Murmurs
It’s election season, so you can expect campaigns to be making stuff up. But the Measure 79 campaign is the worst in a long time. The measure would amend the state constitution to ban real-estate    More
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Feast Diaries: 72 Hours of Wretched Excess

Day four and some afterthoughts

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Food & Drink
Food-writer-about-town Michael Zusman concludes his epicurean excursion through Portland's new food festival, Feast. Read his diary of day one, day two and day three.Sunday, Sept. 2310:30 am: Guess I woke up too late for Feast’s official bike ride and brunch send off event. Very sad about this. Scratched out a bunch of Feast diary material before heading off for more work: an interview with Andy ...   More
 
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

Feast Diaries: 72 Hours of Wretched Excess

Day three

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Food & Drink
Food-writer-about-town Michael Zusman continues his gastronomic journey through Portland's new food festival, Feast. Read his diary of day one here and day two here.Saturday, Sept. 228:30 am: Bleary-eyed and bloated after too many calories and too little sleep, I’m keeping the Feast schedule light today. I know there are a bunch of fascinating seminars such as “Building Your Own Bitters,” “Basic ...   More
 
Monday, September 24, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

Feast Diaries: 72 Hours of Wretched Excess

Day two

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Food & Drink
Food-writer-about-town Michael Zusman continues his gastronomic journey through Portland new food festival, Feast. Read his diary of day one here.Friday, Sept. 21 6:45 am: Late to bed, early to rise…Portland skies have their autumn-typical ash gray hue and it’s sprinkling. Excellent. No more migration-inducing blue sky, 75 degree, light breeze perfection. Noon: Gotta suppress the nightmares. ...   More
 
Sunday, September 23, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

Feast Diaries: 72 Hours of Wretched Excess

Day one

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Food & Drink
Portland's new food festival Feast debuts this week, running Sept. 20-23. Even if you couldn't scrape together the $650 for a ticket, you can still enjoy the festival vicariously through the diarised literary stylings of food-writer-about-town Michael Zusman (who, standard disclaimer, is no relation to WW editor in chief Mark Zusman, though we'd love to see them together in a buddy comedy), who will ...   More
 
Friday, September 21, 2012 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

10 Things You Can See At Feast


Food Reviews & Stories
Portland’s restaurant scene is all grown up, and that means we get a fancy food festival to call our very own. Feast Portland, the brainchild of former WW contributor Mike Thelin and PR consulta   More
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 RUTH BROWN

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