Foster Area

A Family friendly tasting tour that coincides with Second Saturday! Come out for tastes of everything from booze to board games.

Start out at any one of the following businesses, pick up your passport book and start tasting! Each participating business will have a special that day for a stamp (sticker) in your book. Collect as many as stickers you can and hand it into one of the hosts to be entered into the contest to win awesome prizes!

++Participating Businesses – Offering a $5 Taste Special++

Backstory Books
$5 books – A Curated Selection of Quirky Classics

Bar Carlo (21+)
$5 Grapefruit Bourbon Punch; Photana Album Release Party at 8pm

Bar Maven (21+)
$5 Greyhounds with Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit

Bari Cart
$5 Caprese Salad

Barrio (21+)
$5 Sangria

Carts on Foster
A selection of specials and samples all $5 and under

Darling Press
$5 Taste of Letterpress – 2 Handmade Cards

Fat Self Center
$5 July Membership Pass; Water Station; Plus Special Presentations Throughout the Day

  • 2pm – A Taste of Quire
    Artist Quire creates works centered on themes of our shared human experience. She will be showing and discussing works from a series where she takes on body image head first by painting herself and other fat women in lush sexy posses against abstract backgrounds. The artist will share how this experience has help changed her perception of beauty and her own journey of self acceptance and celebration.
  • 3pm – A Taste of Network Performance
    Learn how to reduce wifi interference and get better network performance for free with Allen Rowand from Gray Dog Digital
  • 4pm – A Taste of Radical Self Centeredness
    An introduction to the Fat Self Center and our commitment to radical, pro-fat, pro-black, queer and disability rights activism right here in the heart of Foster
  • 5pm – A Taste of the Web: Website Q&A
    Web development expert Ben Martinez-Bateman from the Martinez-Bateman Development Initiative will answer your website questions from load-times to launch plans; come with questions, leave with answers.

Flat Blak Gallery
$5 Art Suprise

Foster Buds (21+)
$5 Joint and $25 1/8th; Buds and Burgers with Live Music and Dunk Tank from 4-8pm

Foster Burger
$5 Cocktail Special: Best Buds Made with Fresh Melon, Herbs, Chartreuse and Gin

FoPo Tavern (21+)
3 for $5 Jello Shots

Futpool Portland (21+)
$5 for 30 Minutes of Futpool Play – Reserve Your Spot Early

La Arepa Cart
$5 Beef, Chicken or Domino Arepa

Portland Mercado
Check out the carts and get stickers from your ambassador!

Nayar Taqueria
2 $2.95 tacos for $5

Pieper Cafe
$5 Iced Honey Lavender Lemonade

Po’ Boy Art
Free Wine, $5 Art Pack; DJ Joel Plus Special Guest Appearance by Photana

Pod Bar (21+)
$5 Lost Abby Judgement Day – Quadruple Belgian Ale

Red Castle Games 
$5 Game and Free Game Taste

Starday Tavern (21+)
$5 Flights – 4 oz Sample of All Six Taps

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