Nine businesses on North Killingsworth Street are throwing a Halloween crawl
to benefit Ethos Music Center
. Participants can buy tokens at Atomic Pizza, Saraveza or Hop & Vine (10 for $30) that can each be redeemed for the following:
Yorgos - Tater Tots, Well Drink or Draft Beer
Sagittarius - Chips & Salsa, Draft Beer or Well Drink
Atomic Pizza - Pepperoni/Cheese Slice, Salad or Beer
Hop & Vine - Mini Dessert, Small Bacon Wrapped Dates, Draft Beer or House wine
Eddie's Pizza - Savory Pinwheel, Slice of Pizza or Draft Beer
Saraveza - Half pasty, Bowl of Soup, House wine or Draft Beer
Ducketts - Small Side Dish, Well Drink or Draft Beer
Red Fox - Cupcake or Spooky Vodka Drink served in a Pumpkin!
Chapel Pub - Cheese Burger, Gardenburger or Draft Beer
That's a ton of food and booze for $3 a pop.
Looking for a fancier way to spend the weekend? There are still four seats left for Sunday night's dinner with Cathy Whims at the Robert Reynolds Chef Studio
. Whims rarely cooks for groups of fewer than 80 since she opened Nostrana
, and this Venetian-themed four-course dinner, which includes pairings of Cameron Wines, is a chance to revisit the intimate meals she served at Genoa. Robert Reynolds Chefs Studio, 2818 SE Pine St., 544-1350. 6:30 pm Sunday, Nov. 1. $85.
The biggest day of autumn for lovers of hefty beer is coming: On Tuesday, Nov. 3, Deschutes Brewery
releases the 2009 run of The Abyss, the Bend beer-maker's extraordinary imperial stout. Thick, black and seriously high-proof, this is a special-occasion beer to be reckoned with. Deschutes celebrates with parties at both the Bend and Portland Public Houses. Enthusiasts line up down the block every year, and the Pub's supply usually runs out within three hours. 210 NW 11th Ave. 2 pm Tuesday, Nov. 3.