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The Ethical Butcher presents Summer Beats & Bacon

Portland tickets are almost out so better move fast.

Summer Beats & Bacon is an evening for bacon connoisseurs, fiends and fans alike. It’s been over a year since the BCN/PDX Fridays! launch party, the last bacon tasting held as part of the Bacon Gospel. This latest round introduces four all new flavors bursting with summer fruit and berries, floral blooms, the heat you’ve been craving through winter’s dreary days […]

The Ethical Butcher presents the Northwest Farm & Table Project

From Berlin’s EB blog:

As local produce begins to fill our farmer’s markets and grocery stores once again, I am announcing a brand new project! Both the Bacon Gospel and Heritage Breed Supper Club will continue to preach the local meats truth later this year, but The Northwest Farm & Table Project drives the message home in a whole new way!

Some of you may recall those raging community […]

Talking bacon slabs, travel and blogging for ‘Original Plumbing’ with ‘Ethical Butcher’ Berlin Reed

Ask the meat man

I was inspired to write about Berlin Reed aka the Ethical Butcher because of his BCN/PDX Spring Slabs deals, but Berlin is a busy guy and I just had to take this opportunity to ask him a whole host of queries. Luckily, he was amenable to answering all my questions ranging from butchery to blogging.

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Holiday Gift Guide is out – This year give the gift of gay

All I want for Christmas is you

I’m super excited to announce that this year qPDX teamed up with Ally Picard and a host of local queer run businesses to present you with our First Annual Holigay Gift Guide. With gift ideas for the, Art Fag, Bibliophile, Fashionista, Foodie, Fun Lover, Music Nerd and the Well Groomed Health Nut you can’t go wrong.

I’m particularly excited about sweet sweet […]

Food porn from last night’s ‘Primal Cuts’ release party

Pork chops with mustard sauce. Photo by Diana Edwards.

Last night’s gastronomic get down was a culinary delight for queers and West Hillians alike. The atmosphere of Ethical Butcher Berlin Reed‘s meat meet-and-greet was the appropriately casual fancy that Portland so enjoys, and local farmers were rock stars and guests of honor. Diana Edwards and I caught the ‘Primal Cuts’ action on camera.

Bloodhound Photography‘s Ally Picard was also […]

A weekend of Andrea Gibson, fat fashion, ‘Primal Cuts’ of meat, ‘Gaylarious’ comedy and the get down

Andrea Gibson performs Saturday at the Q Center (my bad)

Thursday

The good news is that you haven’t missed her, but hopefully no one trudged over to the Q Center last night to see Andrea Gibson on my bad advice. She performs Saturday the 20th. Description below.

Primal Cuts a raucous book release – PDX gays might be known for veganism but I’ve also met a damn lot of […]