Regional Dinner at Fenouil, Fenouil, 900 NW 11th, Sun April 29, 6:30 pm, $41 (includes wine but not tip), see fenouilinthepearl.com for more info

At this month's regional dinner, Fenouil chef Pascale Chureau busts out a family-style meal featuring the cuisine of France's Brittany region. AH

Thursday Night Flight, Pix Patisserie, 3901 N Williams, Thurs April 26, 5 pm-close, $10

The nice people at Pix believe that drinking can and should be an educational pastime. That's why every week they offer the chance to try a variety of fancy-pants boozes without breaking the bank. This week the featured liquor is bourbon, so come ready to get loaded and get schooled. AH

Taste of the Nation Portland, Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Mon April 30, 6:30 pm, $75, call 222-4644 or see portlandtaste.org for tickets

Time to get fat and happy at the Taste of the Nation Portland, with food and drinks from over 100 local vendors. AH