St. Jack Sundays—The justifiably buzzed-about French bistro St. Jack is expanding its operation to include an all-day Sunday brunch service. Trent Pierce (of the recently shuttered Fin) is coming on board to help develop a seafood-heavy menu. St. Jack, 2039 SE Clinton, Sun 10 am–7 pm,

Raise Glasses, Not Taxes—Lompoc's Sidebar is offering a little tax-day relief with the release of their 1060 EZ Taxation Ale, "a high-gravity golden ale brewed with flaked corn." They'll also be pouring pints of Don's Bitter, in tribute to the late great publican Don Younger. Sidebar, 3901A N Williams, Fri April 15,

4-10 pm,

Michael PollanThe Omnivore's Dilemma author is delivering the keynote address at the Food for Thought conference on food production, sustainability, and social justice. Reserved tickets are sold out, but rush tickets will be available at the door. University of Portland, 5000 N Willamette, Sat April 16, 6:30 pm, $20 cash only,

Forager's Feast—The Open Kitchen is teaming up with Portland Farmers Market for a dinner of foraged produce and pork from Springwater Farm. The Open Kitchen, 609 SE Ankeny, Sat April 16, 7 pm, $40 (includes wine pairings),