There’s a week to go before the Feast Portland food festival kicks off and there are still tickets available for a number of the events. Tickets are all inclusive of food and drink—highlights include:

Sandwich Invitational – This is Feast’s opening party, which brings together top chefs from Portland and around the country (it’s a good-looking lineup) and pits them against each over to create the most imaginative and best-tasting sandwich. Drinks are supplied by five regional wineries, Widmer’s and Hendrick’s gin. Director Park, Sept 19th, 6-9 pm, $95

Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting – During the day on Friday and Saturday Pioneer Courthouse Square becomes a showcase for Oregon’s food-craft culture with cheese, chocolates, pies and much more to explore. There’s also a great selection of wineries (over 30) and breweries to try out. Pioneer Courthouse Square, Sept 18, 1-5 pm; Sept 19, 12-5 pm, $60

A-Game Coffee – A hands-on class with Stumptown’s Liam Kenna who shares the secret of how to make the perfect cup of coffee. Stumptown Annex, Sept 19, 10-11.30 am, $75

Drink Tank is a series of panels and tastings that takes place at the Portland Museum of Art:
Bon Appetit: Shaken, Stirred and Buzzed – A panel of industry experts shares wisdom and beverages. Includes a year’s subscription to Bon Appetit. Sept 18, 12-1 pm, $55

I'm in a Cult – An introduction to rare and collectible beers, with a panel that includes Saraveza’s Sarah Pederson. Sept 18, 2-3 pm, $45

Old MacDonald Had a Brewery – Find out about and taste farmhouse ales with Logsdon and Wolves & People breweries. Sept 19, 2-3 pm

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