Press

Press inquiries for interviews, photos, and additional festival information can be directed to frances@littlegreenpickle.com.

Festival Press Passes: The 2019 Press Pass application process is now closed. If you applied for a pass by our July 15th deadline, you will hear from Team Feast regarding your status by the end of July. If you did not apply by the deadline but would still like to attend the festival, you can see which 2019 tickets are still available for purchase on the Schedule page. Be sure to check back in late spring for our 2020 press pass applications!


2019 Press

Which Events Portlanders Must Hit for Feast 2019

Feast, Portland’s largest and most nationally celebrated food festival, returns this fall, and tickets go on sale at 9am today.
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The 6 Food Festivals Worth Traveling to This Summer

Food festivals. At most of them, you stand in long line after long line for bite-sized food prepared by brand name chefs with makeshift crews in outdoor kitchens. And then there are the ones you might actually want to go to.
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Portland Monthly Magazine: A Sneak Peek of Feast Portland’s Hottest Dinner Series

Tickets drop June 7, but we’ve got the jump. This year’s best seats? A star-packed night of African roots cooking, a high-end (and spice-packed) Thai menu, and some very mod Turkish food.
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Eater PDX: What To Know About Feast 2019

Feast Portland, the Northwest’s biggest food and drink event, is returning in June, and as usual, the festival will feature some all-star chefs, the return of favorite events, and, as The Oregonian first reported, some serious changes.
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The Oregonian: Feast Portland Announces 2019 Lineup of Chefs, Events

For its eighth year, Feast Portland is on the move.
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Portland Business Journal: For Feast Portland, A Big Move, and an Even Bigger Vision, For 2019 

Big changes are on tap for Feast Portland this year. In a very true sense, one can even say it’s a Big Feast.
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Forbes: Save The Dates: Awesome Food Festivals For Your 2019 Travel Calendar

Whether you’re craving barbecue, Washington state wine, or the opportunity to a deep dive on Southern culinary culture, there’s a food festival to satisfy. Here are a few of the best to consider when making travel plans this year.
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Portland Monthly Magazine: Kitchen Consequential 

Drugs and booze nearly gutted a generation of Portland’s best chefs. Now they’re setting the table for sober kitchen culture
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1859 Oregon Magazine: Foodie Destinations: We Have Your Food Destinations Planned

Oregon’s bounty is unparalleled in several ways. Chief among them is that Oregonians love to celebrate the state’s food and drink in festival settings. Here are a few of our favorites.
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2018 Press

PDX Food Press: Feast Portland 2018 Raises $75,140 for Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon and Urban Gleaners!

Over seven years, the premiere national food and drink festival has raised $445,140 for charitable partners to fight hunger.
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The Telegraph: Tuck in to the Best of America’s Food and Drink Festivals

Whether you like background music with your food or the other way around, there will be a celebration to suit you.
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Forbes: Top Female Chefs From Feast Portland Reveal What’s Missing in Your Kitchen

Feast Portland, one of the country’s preeminent celebrations of all things delicious, drinkable, and charitable just wrapped on September 16th. And as always, the four-day festival featured a chef and event lineup that was refreshingly diverse and timely.
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Portland Monthly Magazine: The Beast that was Feast 2018

We recap flaming beef, epic bites, and the food Carnie Wilson wants to f***.
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Portland Monthly Magazine: Why a Booze-Free Dinner was the Most Important Meal at Feast Portland 2018

Five of the nation’s best-known chefs, Gabriel Rucker to Andrew Zimmern, are the new face of food culture sobriety.
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The Oregonian: Feast Portland 2018: Wildest Moments, Best Bites and More From the Pacific Northwest’s Signature Food Festival

Another year, another Feast Portland. The Pacific Northwest’s signature food and drink festival celebrated its seventh year in 2018 as it always does: throwing a city-wide party catered by some of America’s best-known chefs.
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USA Today: Cooking with Cannabis Growing in Popularity as Users Seek More Than Just a Sugar High

The first time Holly Hukill tried to make cannabis-infused desserts it was, in her own words, “a complete disaster.”
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Eater PDX: Hangover Observations from Feast Portland 2018

Heading into Feast Portland 2018, Portland’s buzzy, sprawling food festival, Willamette Week published a tapestry of years past’s debauchery, from secret Portugal the Man concerts to the general gnawing on pig heads. Perhaps Feast 2018 was tamer than years prior, but Portland still got pretty dang rowdy.
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The Seattle Met: Our Favorite Moments From Feast 2018

We went to Feast In Portland this weekend. Here are some highlights from the four-day festival but be warned, this recap may induce food-related FOMO.
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Newsweek: Eating Portland

In a city that’s become famous for its gastronomic grandiosity, Portland Ore.’s annual Feast food festival is among the town’s most coveted tickets.
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Bon Appetit’s Healthyish: What Happens When Five Sober Chefs Share A Kitchen?

Sean Brock, Gregory Gourdet, Gabriel Rucker, Evan Zimmerman, Michael Solomonov, and Andrew Zimmern on why they’re hosting a booze-free dinner this week.
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Food Network: Can’t Miss Foodie Events to Hit Before Summer Ends

Summertime is made for outdoor eats, food festivals and epic road trips. Make the most of this fleeting season by sampling and sipping the goods at these culinary shindigs around the country, before the summer of 2018 is just a warm memory.
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Eater PDX: Food Frenzy Festival Feast Portland is Throwing a Huge Booze-Free Dinner (And More Details)

Feast Portland, arguably Portland’s biggest food festival, hits town September 13 through 16. The Oregonian got the preview scoop on what’s hitting the schedule this year, from sober suppers to a decade-themed showdown.
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