Organized by the hunger-fighting group Share Our Strength, the April 30 Taste of the Nation
benefit at the Oregon Convention center will raise cash for Oregon Food Bank, Sisters of the Road Cafe, Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force and others. It promises unlimited tastings from 70 restaurants and 50 breweries and wineries, as well as music from local jazz combos. Tickets are $75, but enter here to win
one of five pairs of tickets reserved for WW
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, 877-268-2783, portlandtaste.org. 6:30 Monday, April 30. $75-$100 (VIP). 21+.