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Curation: Good Food, Sweet Spirits & Song
Curation Dinner Pickathon 2017 with John Gorham photo by Dylan VanWeelden
Thursday July 26, 2018
The roots of Pickathon come from music, family, food, and community.  Come have a seat at the table, as we celebrate 20 years shared, with you!
Our mouths are already salivating over Pickathon Curation meals. While we’re daydreaming, check out the latest Curation Lineup page for tasty menu details, hot tips on who’s bartending, tickets, and a chance to listen to each Curation artist.
Tickets are going fast!! Each meal holds 75 lucky folk, so don’t daydream too long.
Entry to curation must be presented along with either a weekend pass, or day of ticket.


Thursday Dinner – Guamanian / Island BBQ Menu
Chef Ed Sablan is the chef and owner of PDX671, a food cart in Portland, Oregon, where he’s been serving Chamorro-forward cuisine since 2010.
Music from psychedelic soul Austin based artist, Black Pumas.
Friday Dinner – Korean Menu + Southern
Chef Han Ly Hwang started specializing in Korean cuisine in 2009 and opened Kim Jong Grillin’, a Korean BBQ food cart.
Music from Revel In Dimes. Rooted from Gospel, R&B and Blues, their music can’t be explained so much as it must be felt.
Saturday Brunch – Cajun Grillades
Chef Jonathan Berube is co-owner of Radar, a one-of-a-kind neighborhood restaurant of Mid-Atlantic and American bistro cuisine on bustling Mississippi Avenue in Portland, Oregon.
Music from Lost Bayou Ramblers. Holding international reputation as a traditional (while extremely progressive) Cajun band.
Saturday Dinner – Vegan Nigerian Menu
Chef Salimatu Amabebe is a visual artist and vegan chef based in Portland, Oregon. Amabebe runs the food and event company, Bliss House, hosting weekly Vegan Nigerian Pop-Up Dinners, and is the creator of Black Feast – a monthly vegan pop-up that celebrates black artists and writers through food.
Music from soul-stirring artist Jamila Woods, creating music crafted with a sturdy foundation of her passions and influences.
Sunday Brunch – Mediterranean + Mexican Menu
Chef Kasey Mills is Executive Chef and Co-owner of Mediterranean Exploration Company (M.E.C.) in the Pearl District of downtown Portland serving innovative cuisine from the eastern Mediterranean and beyond.
Music from Orkesta Mendoza, a sound that marries the regional styles blaring from speakers on one side of the border to those from the other; and a sensibility that thumbs its nose at los políticos. Border, what border?
Sunday Dinner – NW Central American BBQ
Chefs Lauren Breneman & John Boisse, owners of Astral, a lighter fare, seafood driven pop-up in North Portland, Oregon.
Music from artist Sunflower Bean, their new album TwentyTwo In Blue described as: rousing, romantic, topical, empathetic and insightful. But defeatist it’s not.
There is something oh so magical about great music, great friends, and a meal in the woods…
Tickets available for purchase until they run out!
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