with Toro Bravo Inc
STEAMBOAT INN WINEMAKER DINNER
FRIDAY, MARCH 23
Winemaker: Iris Vineyard
Guest Chef: Toro Bravo's Pat Manning
For more than 20 years the best chefs and winemakers from around Oregon have joined forces at Steamboat Inn to create a special night of food, drink, and friendship. Reserve your place at the table and join the tradition. thesteamboatinn.com 541-498-2230. The evening starts at 7pm in the Library with appetizers and moves to the dining room for a multi course meal paired with wine and followed by dessert. Reservations are required. $100 per person.
DIM SUM TAPAS
with Chef Jason French
FRIDAY, MARCH 30
PLAZA DEL TORO’s third edition of our Dim Sum Tapas dinner series features Chef Jason French of Ned Ludd and Elder Hall. Jason will present a tapas menu served in the style of Dim Sum inspired by classic traditions of farm driven craft cookery. Guest bartender Erica Namare of Mediterranean Exploration Company will design a specialty cocktail menu to complement the cuisine. Full bar, wine, and flights available.
DIM SUM TAPAS
with Chef GABE ROSEN
FRIDAY, APRIL 13
PLAZA DEL TORO’s fourth edition of our Dim Sum Tapas dinner series features Chef GABE ROSEN of BIWA and NORANEKO. Gabe will present a tapas menu served in the style of Dim Sum inspired by classic izakaya Japanese favorites with a Portland sensibility. Guest bartender XTIAN ROUILLIER of TASTY N SONS will design a specialty cocktail menu to complement the cuisine. Full bar, wine, and flights available. Individually priced tapas range from $5-$25.
MADRID MEETS PDX:
LA RUTA PDX DINNER WITH JOHN GORHAM AND JUANJO CANALS AT THE BEARD HOUSE
THURSDAY, APRIL 19
Any description of Portland’s dining scene would be incomplete without mention of John Gorham’s Toro Bravo Inc restaurants, where inventive spins on classic dishes have given the chef a near-cult following. For this special dinner, Gorham is showcasing his side job as founder of La Ruta PDX, a cultural festival that brings chefs and winemakers from Spain to the Pacific Northwest, such as Madrid superstar Juanjo Canals of Con Amor and Despecho, who joins him at the Beard House for a collaborative Iberian feast.
FERIA DE PORTLAND
SATURDAY, MAY 12
Join us for the 3rd annual Feria de Portland, a celebration of the NW's flamenco community and the culture of Andalucía! Featuring local Spanish food vendors, flamenco performances, a full bar, open dancing, demonstrations, flamenco resale shop, kids activities, Sevillanas, & Toro Bravo paella!
TORO BRAVO CULINARY TOUR OF SPAIN
OCTOBER 1-10, 2018
La Ruta PDX, Chef John Gorham, and Aborígens are happy to announce a new food exploration trip around the hidden corners of Catalan and Spanish cuisines. After a first successful tour of the North of the Peninsula Ibérica in 2017, this time they will head South to get immersed into rural Andalusia and the fishing coast of Cadis, where passionate artisans and their amazing products will be waiting.