Pix Flight Night, Pix Patisserie North, 3901 N Williams, Thurs Aug 9, 5 pm-close, $10

This week Pix schools your palate in the ins and outs of vodka, with a vodka flight that includes Ciroc and a few sweeter variations. AH

Kids Cook in the Market, PSU's Cramer Hall, Rm. 187, 1721 SW Broadway, Sat Aug 11, 10 am, $15, register at 241-0032

Bring your li'l chef to the Farmers Market today for a kids' cooking class led by Arlington Club pastry chef Shae Binfet. AH

Bite of Oregon, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Fri-Sat 11 am-11 pm, Sun 10 am-8 pm, $7

A whole slew of restaurants, breweries, and wineries are represented at the Bite this year, hailing from both Portland, and the more obscure corners of our fair state: Here's your chance to find out what's cooking in Bend, Pendleton, and Canby. AH