Tofurky’s run raises money for local
vegan organizations. The 5K run goes through Mount Tabor Park with vegan
food at the finish line. Mount Tabor Park, picnic area A, on the
Food & Drink
Welcome to Haute-N-Ready, in which John Locanthi, Willamette Week’s trencherman of leisure, tastes the hastily made, modestly priced food of the common man. Thanksgiving is an unusual holiday. It doesn’t involve the exchanging of material gifts. It isn’t derived from a religious holiday or event, beyond perhaps the basic notion of giving thanks. It is simply a meal that brings family and friends ...
WEDNESDAY NOV. 27
NORFOLK & WESTERN[MUSIC] It’s been four years since
anyone’s heard from this much-beloved Portland indie-folk institution.
The band never officially broke up, and no one
Thanksgiving 1621 found Portlanders eating camas, wapato, salmon—and maybe a passing seal.
Food Reviews & Stories
In the autumn of 1621, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov.
11, a three-day feast took place in Massachusetts. No one knows if there
was turkey on the table. According to the only surviving firsthan
A roundup of turkey-free restaurants open for Thanksgiving
Food & Drink
There’s already an abundance of restaurant roundups for Thanksgiving from other media outlets (or, as our office’s only Australian likes to call it, “Thanks-for-nothing.”) However, most of these places are completely booked. So, for those of you non-traditionalists, non-cookers and non-thanksgivers looking to find delicious and comforting alternatives for your Thursday meal, here are ...
If you want to have a Thanksgiving dinner, but you wish to avoid your family this holiday season, Portland's own Big-Ass Sandwich cart will help you out with that. Many have flocked to the popular downtown cart today, challenging themselves and each other to finish the brand new Big-Ass Thanksgiving sandwich—available today through Monday, Nov. 22, as well as Black Friday, Nov. 26. "I've ...
CHOW Thanksgiving Dinner Coach by CBS Interactive. Cost: Free Rather than participate in the annual "Who the heck was supposed to handle the cranberries this year!?" melee with your family, take charge of the whole endeavor with a fabulously focused app from CHOW.com. Its Thanksgiving Dinner Coach App is a comprehensive guide to streamlining the Thanksgiving dinner, including planning the menu, ...
Thanksgiving—it's the time of year when we all come together at a table creaking with the weight of pure American gluttony. Spending hours stuffed into a chair, shoving forkful after forkful of turkey and pie into our mouths, is pretty freaking fantastic—unless the days and days of cooking have already made you sick of stuffing. Take it easy this year and let a professional do the work ...