Behind the Brand: A Maker's Journey. PCA'S Annual Educational Event
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Behind the Brand: A Maker's Journey. PCA'S Annual Educational Event

Portland Culinary Alliance is bringing together some of Portland’s most innovative culinary entrepreneurs, including our own Lola Milholland, to share a behind-the-scenes look at how they launched their business and the challenges and rewards along the way. If you’re thinking of starting a food or beverage business, or just curious how one of your favorite brands got started, please join us for our annual educational event!

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Noodles with Friends: Lepage Food & Drinks pop-up at the PSU Farmers Market
Apr
14
8:30 AM08:30

Noodles with Friends: Lepage Food & Drinks pop-up at the PSU Farmers Market

  • Portland State University Farmers Market (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New pop-up series called Noodles with Friends wherein some of our favorite chefs present their unique take on a great Umi noodle bowl. Great news: Risa Lichtman of Lepage Food & Drinks is popping up in our farmers market booth to serve our noodles in her own special way - menu announced soon. First come, first served. We will serve noodles from 8:30 am until we are sold out. 

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Providore Pantry: Weeknight Ramen
Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

Providore Pantry: Weeknight Ramen

Join us for a very special hands-on class, where Lola will cook some of her delicious noodles and share her tips for making your own weeknight ramen. The team at Providore Fine Foods will then open up bottles of our favorite Japanese shoyu, vinegar, ramen stock, sesame paste, and more for you to taste and explore as you BYOB—build-your-own-bowl of ramen to enjoy.

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Noodles with Friends: Secret Language pop-up at the PSU Farmers Market
Mar
17
9:00 AM09:00

Noodles with Friends: Secret Language pop-up at the PSU Farmers Market

  • Portland State University Farmers Market (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New pop-up series called Noodles with Friends wherein some of our favorite chefs present their unique take on a great Umi noodle bowl. First up, we are over the moon to have Shauna Galante of Secret Language popping up in our farmers market booth to serve our noodles in a veggie-and-white-miso broth with an egg and some knock out toppings on March 17 and March 31. First come, first served. We will serve noodles from 9 am until we are sold out. 

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Chinook Book Annual Celebration
Mar
8
5:00 PM17:00

Chinook Book Annual Celebration

We are proud to be a Chinook Book partner. And we will be wearing that pride on our sleeve at this year's annual party at Ecotrust. We'll be dishing up boats of noodles alongside other great local food vendors. Come for the people! This event will be chock-a-block with great folks in our local business community. And while you're here, enjoy the food and drink. 

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Mochitsuki: Japanese New Year
Jan
28
11:00 AM11:00

Mochitsuki: Japanese New Year

  • Portland State University - Smith Memorial Student Union (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We're over the moon to be back at the 22nd Annual Japanese New Years Celebration, Mochitsuki! We'll be doing a cooking demo at 1 pm, and selling noodles throughout. This event is chock full of fun for the whole family, from mochi making (and eating) to amazing stage performances, great food, classes like tea ceremony, flower arranging, origami, and yes, ramen making, and so much more!

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Wetlands and Wellies, a Benefit for the Wetlands Conservancy
Oct
8
4:00 PM16:00

Wetlands and Wellies, a Benefit for the Wetlands Conservancy

We are proud to partner with The Wetlands Conservancy for their biggest event of the year, Wetlands and Wellies 2017, an annual outdoor feast that celebrates and supports the important role Oregon wetlands play in collecting, storing and cleaning our water. It's a beautiful event that kicks off with free guided wetland tours and leads into a benefit meal composed of small plates, Oregon wines, beers, and spirits.

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Light Up the Redd!
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

Light Up the Redd!

We're excited to be contributing to an epic benefit for Ecotrust. They are opening the doors to shine a light on the great things happening at the Redd on Salmon Street, their local food campus in inner Southeast. We'll be there dishing up noodles and talking shop alongside an amazing host of local food vendors and chefs. Expect to be wowed! Tickets here.

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Umi Noodle Luge at St. John's Farmers Market
Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

Umi Noodle Luge at St. John's Farmers Market

We're bringing back the wet and wild Noodle Luge for a second time this year. This time our waterslide for noodles will pop-up at the St. John's Farmers Market in partnership with New Seasons Market University Park, who will run an interactive noodle bar with sauce and toppings! We'll also be selling family-sized noodle packs and donating a portion of proceeds to the market.

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Broth Bar + Umi Organic are Your Chefs at the Market
Sep
2
10:00 AM10:00

Broth Bar + Umi Organic are Your Chefs at the Market

We're joining our awesome pal Tressa Yellig of Salt, Fire & Time/Broth Bar for a cooking demo at the main stage at Portland Farmers Market. We'll highlight height-of-the-season market ingredients alongside our broth and noodles to inspire home cooks to make their own deep bowls of soup. Demo begins at 10:00 am in the heart of the Portland State University Market. Totally free - just grab a seat. 

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Umi Noodle Luge at New Seasons Market
Jul
7
3:00 PM15:00

Umi Noodle Luge at New Seasons Market

We're bringing back the wet and wild Noodle Luge. This time our waterslide for noodles will pop-up on the rooftop of New Seasons Market in Woodstock, and our friends who make delicious local sauces, Jorinji Miso and Tan Tan, will join us for an interactive noodle bar! Come catch your own sample with chopsticks as the noodles slide past, then top with local sauce and grilled veggies. This is fun for the whole family. And it's free! 

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True Portland 2017 Launch Party
Jun
22
6:00 PM18:00

True Portland 2017 Launch Party

Join us for the True Portland book launch party! The book’s author, Teruo Kurosaki, and his collaborators, will be traveling from Japan to Portland for the party. Plus, there will be drinks, djs, and a mini Japan marketplace with local purveyors, including Umi Organic!

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PICA's Sharing Supper with Umi Organic + Reverend Nat's
May
7
4:30 PM16:30

PICA's Sharing Supper with Umi Organic + Reverend Nat's

  • Reverend Nat's Cidery and Public Taproom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You're invited to a family-style community dinner immediately following the 3 pm performance of Takahiro Yamamoto's Direct Path to DetourForty people will sit along one table dotted in hot pots and eat a feast cooked at the table. Umi Organic is preparing the food. Cider from Reverend Nat's. Proceeds benefit APANO and PICA.

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Earth Day Okonomiyaki Party // Growing Gardens Benefit!
Apr
22
5:30 PM17:30

Earth Day Okonomiyaki Party // Growing Gardens Benefit!

We're taking over Slappy Cakes on Earth Day for a fun night of cooking to benefit nonprofit Growing Gardens. In our spin on the cook-your-own pancake model, guests will learn how to make a giant cabbage and noodle-loaded pancake known as okonomiyaki with your choice of toppings including pork belly. Attendees will munch on farm-direct veggies with miso dip and popcorn with a Japanese twist while watching a brief cooking demonstration, then try their hands using Slappy Cakes’ signature tabletop griddles. Two seatings: 5:30 and 8:30.

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Mochitsuki, Japanese New Year's Community Festival
Jan
29
11:00 AM11:00

Mochitsuki, Japanese New Year's Community Festival

  • Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Mochitsuki is Portland’s annual Japanese New Year celebration since 1996. This event is especially great for kids! It's three-plus stories of activities and fun. Expect mochi making, great food, activities from tea ceremony to calligraphy to ikebana flower arranging, and incredible performances all afternoon long. We will be there doing a cooking demonstration on how to cook Umi noodles for Japanese New Years. 

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Mississippi Records presents TAMPOPO
Jan
26
7:30 PM19:30

Mississippi Records presents TAMPOPO

Mississippi Records presents TAMPOPO, a classic and seldom-seen 1985 Japanese "spaghetti western" about making the perfect bowl of ramen. We will be onsite serving cups of noodles and Hapa PDX broth for viewers to slurp while watching, adding an immersive pleasure to viewing one of our all-time favorite movies.

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Shinnenkai 2017, Traditional Japanese New Year’s Celebration
Jan
19
5:30 PM17:30

Shinnenkai 2017, Traditional Japanese New Year’s Celebration

Join the Japan American Society of Oregon for the annual Shinnenkai, a traditional Japanese New Year’s Celebration and opportunity to meet leaders in Oregon's Japanese business community. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture with osechi (traditional New Years foods), sushi, dessert, beer and sake, traditional music, fukubukuro, kimono, and more. We will be serving our Umi noodles!

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 Noodle Luge at King Farmers Market
Aug
14
10:00 AM10:00

Noodle Luge at King Farmers Market

Noodle Lugeor Nagashi Somenis a popular summer pastime in Japan. With a small bowl in one hand and chopsticks in the other, participants line up along a bamboo flume and try to catch noodles as they flow pastin this case, Umi Organic fresh ramen noodles. On August 14, Portland Farmers Market and Umi Organic will bring this taste of the Olympics to King Farmers Market. 

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