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$70  + Tax/Tip
Thu, 3/2
5:30 PM & 7:45 PM

King Tide Fish & Shell

Day 2: 5-Course Oceanic Opulence Tasting Series

Opened in 2019 in the Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel near South Waterfront park, this seafood restaurant was named to USA Today’s 2022 list of “10 Best in Portland.” Executive Chef Alexander Diestra, a native of Lima, Peru, has over 18 years of restaurant experience, including stints at Saucebox Bar and Café (where he brought Asian fusion flavors to life) and Clarklewis (where he created seasonal, farm-to-table menus.) Most recently, he served as Executive Chef for Andina, a pioneer in the Portland Peruvian food scene, and launched the restaurant's celebrated street-food inspired pop-up, Chicha. At King Tide, he is serving up classics like Spanish octopus, grilled branzino, po’ boy sandwiches, and clam spaghetti, with the occasional Peruvian touch here and there, all in a setting that offers “wow” views of the Willamette River and the laid-back, comfortable feeling of fishing lodges gone by. We’re excited to visit King Tide, to sample the creations of Chef Diestra, and to learn a bit more from him about just why Peruvian cuisine has so excited the food world.

About the Host:

Alexander Diestra

Executive Chef

Hailing from Lima, Peru, Chef Alexander Diestra graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Portland, and brings over 18 years of experience to his role as Executive Chef at King Tide Fish & Shell, He has previously served as Executive Chef for Saucebox Bar and Café, and Clarklewis, and Andina, in addition to launching Andina's celebrated street-food inspired pop-up, Chicha.

The Lineup

Courses #1, #2, and #5 will be individually plated. Courses #3 and #4 served family-style.

  1. Farm Green Salad

    roasted turnips, pepitas, carrot hummus vinaigrette

  2. Clam Chowder

    potatoes, marrow, herb crackers

  3. Lamb Ragu

    tagliatelle pasta, tomato sauce, pecorino cheese

  4. Grilled Branzino

    sweet soy, pear salad, spinach

  5. Olive Oil Cake

    citrus curd, pear compote

King Tide Fish & Shell

1510 S Harbor Way

Portland, OR 97201

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What does the ticket price cover?
The ticket price covers the full cost of the meal.
Do guests need to be of a certain age to attend this event?
Yes. All attendees must be 21+ to gain entry.
What must I bring to the event?
Please make sure to bring a government-issued photo ID.
Does this restaurant allow BYOB?
No. This restaurant is a non-BYO establishment. Outside alcohol will not be permitted at this event.
Can I bring guests/non-members to this event?
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What dietary restrictions/food allergies can be accommodated at this event?
At this event, we will be able to accommodate all dietary restrictions and food allergies except for alliums or garlic. Please make sure to Update Your Dietary Restrictions within your Account Info before or after you purchase tickets, or email us at [email protected] after you purchase tickets to let us know what your allergies/restrictions are.

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