You Get A Line: Po'Shines, North Portland's non-profit soul food cafe, is hosting their annual crawfish feed, with proceeds going to their culinary training program for at-risk young adults. Po'Shines serves great food, and does important work for the community, you know, in case crawfish étouffée, cakes, and chowder aren't their own reward. 8139 N Denver, Fri Sept 30-Sat Oct 1

For Sake's Sake: Wafu, SE Division's new izakaya, is celebrating International Sake Day with an eight-course dinner. Chef Trent Pierce will pair a seafood-heavy prix-fixe menu with nine varieties of sake. There will be two seatings, and reservations are $150 a head (all inclusive). Email 3113 SE Division, Sat Oct 1, seatings at 5 & 8:30 pm

Wetlands and Wellies: A handful of distinguished Portland chefs are heading down to Tualatin for dinner benefiting the Wetland Conservancy. Cathy Whims, Dustin Clark, and Broc Willis, among others, will cook a four-course meal at the Hedges Creek Marsh. Tickets are $125 (alcohol pairings included). Sun Oct 2, 3 pm, tickets available at

Happy Anniversary: Throughout October, New Orleans-style bistro Acadia celebrates its 10th year of business. All month long, chef/owner Adam Higgs is offering $10 entrees, including chicken maque choux, smoked duck étouffée with Cajun popcorn rice, and Gulf shrimp with house bacon and white grits. 1303 NE Fremont, Oct 1-31