5 Must-Have Menu Items at Your Fall Event

Portland is turning the corner to the crisp, beautiful days of fall. While temps are still high, the cool morning air and slowly dropping leaves give us a yearning for comfort food. If you are planning a fall event, here are 5 must-haves for your menu – they are sure to satisfy! Alternative Grains: Say…

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The Steps to Planning a Successful Event

Hosting and/or planning an event can be extremely stressful. If you’re not used to event planning, the process can seem overwhelming at first, but with a few guidelines and some easy steps, you can pull it off like a pro. Step 1: Determine Guest List The number of attendees at your party will determine many…

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Beginners Guide to Grilling

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The summer is winding down, but that doesn’t mean that grilling season is over! Grilling is the classic food prep method of choice for game day barbeques and can be a great way to add flavor and easy cleanup to your menu prep. An added bonus: many stores put their “summer” inventory on sale this…

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This Goes With That: Food Pairings

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Somewhere along the way, during your journey into adulthood and attendance at tastings, dinner parties, and the like, you might have picked up a thing or two about food pairings. Food pairing can refer to combining different foods whose flavors pair well together or pairing food with beverages that complement each others’ flavors. Foodpairing.com is a…

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What to Serve at Your Next Corporate Event

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If the task of planning a corporate event has fallen on you, it can seem daunting. You want to make the right impression, accommodate everyone’s palate, and leave your clients and/or employees feeling attended to and talking about the yummy food and great conversation. Before you decide what to serve, there are several factors you…

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PLU Stickers: What You Need to Know

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When you buy produce at the grocery store, you might have noticed that the fruit and vegetables have a barcode sticker somewhere on them or their packaging. Most of the time people don’t notice they are there until they are washing their produce (you do wash your produce, right?). What you might not realize, however,…

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Common Food Allergies

The term “food allergy” gets tossed around quite a bit nowadays. Traditionally, the term “allergy” is used when a person has a severe reaction that can be life-threatening, as in anaphylactic shock. Where food is concerned, however, potential allergic reactions can range from intestinal discomfort, to hives, to true anaphylactic symptoms. Here is a short…

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5 of Portland's Best Event Venues

One of the first things people decide when creating an event is where to host it. Outside or inside? Large space or small? How much do they charge and what services are included? While there are seemingly limitless possibilities in Portland for your corporate event, wedding, or social function, here is a list of 5…

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The Latest Food Trends

Just like fashionistas keep track of fashion trends, foodies keep track of food trends. Trends can be influenced by current events, medical and nutritional information, and an awareness of how we fuel our bodies. Here’s what we’re seeing as some of the top food trends in 2014: Locally Sourced The National Restaurant Association’s recently released…

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8 Reasons To Call A Caterer Today

Most people have experienced catering at weddings and bigger parties. What businesses and frequent party-throwers know, however, is that catering can be the perfect solution for a business lunch, corporate gathering, BBQ,, or even a smaller, dinner party. Here are the top 8 reasons why you should strongly consider hiring a caterer for your next…

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