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WEDNESDAY, November 27

Pre-Thanksgiving Bash at Tommy Gun
This Capitol Hill spot is celebrating Thanksgiving the right way–with lots of brews. Starting at 5, the crew will crack open kegs of select-release beers Anderson Valley Wild Turkey stout and Oola Bourbon stout. For cocktail lovers, Oola barrel-finished gin will be served all night long. Get t-shirts, glassware, and the chance to win a private tasting at Oola Distillery. Now that’s something to be thankful for.

THURSDAY, November 28

Thanksgiving Dinners
There are plenty of turkey (and non-turkey) dinners happening at restaurants all over town. Check out the roundups of places to go for the holiday. 

MONDAY, December 2

Toro Bravo Cookbook Dinner
Popular Portland chef John Gorham of Toro Bravo is visiting the Dahlia Lounge to prepare a dinner reflecting his Spanish-inspired restaurant. Dishes from his new cookbook Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull will be featured in this four-course, family-style dinner, minus the two-hour waits usually required to dine at his restaurant. Tickets are $90 and include a copy of Gorham’s cookbook, dinner paired with wines, a passed cocktail, tax, and gratuity.

TUESDAY, December 3

Tom Douglas Cookbook Social
T-Doug's annual cookbook social is back at the Palace Ballroom. Starting at 4, enjoy some bites, sip on a glass of wine, peruse plenty of cookbooks, and even meet some of the authors. Tickets are $25 and available online.