With some of the best chefs in the country cooking up sandwiches, high-class comfort food, and street food-inspired bites at Feast Portland , one might forget that there were drinks to be had as well. But a town with such a great cocktail, beer, wine, and coffee scene couldn't keep its drinks out of the spotlight for long.
At Feast, a brewery collaborated with an outdoor gear store for a uniquely-Portlandia combination, and bartenders showed off groundbreaking techniques for getting more and better flavor out of liqueurs, and others used eccentric plants to trick the tastebuds.
About the author: Naomi Bishop is a Seattle based food and travel writer. Find her wandering through words and worlds on her blog, TheGastroGnome, where she claims that being a GastroGnome is not about sitting idly on the front lawn of culinary cottages. Follow her explorations of cooking and culture around the world at @GastroGnome. Get restaurant suggestions and locate local eats in the Northwest from her app, Unique Eats of the Northwest.