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Taste America: Portland

A Virtual Dining Event

Sun, October 18, 2020

5:00 PM
Price: $150 Phone: 212.627.2308

A national event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America will bring chefs and diners from 20 cities around the country together for a virtual communal dinner to support local independent restaurants. 

Enjoy a three-course meal with guests in your city and around the country from the comfort of your home! Your Taste America meal kit will be prepared by James Beard Award nominee Bonnie Morales and includes dough wine, along with access to cooking demos and our national broadcast featuring a lineup of James Beard Foundation friends, chefs, and special guests.



James Beard Award nominee
Bonnie Morales
Kachka, Portland

Mushroom Salat > Cured Porcini, Matsutake, and Chanterelle Mushrooms; Pickled Shiitake Mushrooms; Smoked Hon Shimeji Mushrooms; and Roasted Maitake Mushrooms with Smoked Beet–Hazelnut Purée, Hazelnut Oil, and Fermented Mushroom Powder
** Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Nightshade-Free; Contains Nuts, Onions, and Garlic

Salmon Ukha > Poached Skuna Bay Salmon Fillet with Broth, King Salmon Roe, Sorrel, Potato, and Gogosari Pepper
** Gluten-Free, Egg-Free; Contains Dairy, Nightshades, Onions, and Garlic; Can Be Made Dairy-Free

Alternate Entrée

Stuffed Whole-Roasted Gogosari Pepper with Buckwheat, Mushroom, Eggplant, Celery, Sour Plum, and Sunflower Seed–Pepper Sauce
** Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Nut-Free; Contains Nightshades, Onions, and Garlic

Sunflower–Halva Brownie with Rabbit Hole Bourbon–Dark Chocolate Crémeux and Sunflower Oil
** Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian; Contains Eggs and Nightshade; Not modifiable

Wine Courtesy of
dough wines
dough Sauvignon Blanc 2019
dough Pinot Noir 2019

*Menu is subject to change
*Please note your three-course meal will be packaged for pick-up so that you may enjoy it at home. Some heating or finishing may be required, instructions will be provided. Refrigeration recommended.

*Please note guests must be 21+ to order and pick up a meal kit.

Your three-course meal will be available to pick up on the afternoon of Sunday, October 18 at Kachka (960 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97214).

Through our Open for Good campaign, the Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.

Food containers and packaging have been generously donated by Placon, located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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