Each year, the Fourth of July leaves many of us clamoring for a spot along Portland’s?waterfront to view the fireworks extravaganza. We find ourselves crammed in with a bunch of thoughtless people, many playing their music obnoxiously loud, as if we actually wanted to be listening to it. We fight the traffic, look for a parking spot, walk for miles, then try to edge out the tall giant in front of us for a clear view of the light display.
This year, I invite you to choose a more civilized approach, and in the process, enjoy a relaxed and delicious dinner AND?the best show in town from the rooftop of Altabira City Tavern. The evening begins with a festive and patriotic cocktail by Bar Manager Becca June and includes a 4-course BBQ Dinner with optional beer and wine pairings followed by a clear view of the fireworks display from Altabira’s?comfortable rooftop patio. All are welcome (even the kids), but hurry because just a few seats are still available.
BBQ Dinner Menu??(choice of one of each course)
Arugula and Oregon strawberry salad with bucheron goat cheese, toasted pistachios, white balsamic vinaigrette
Chilled tomato gazpacho, cucumber relish, fresh bay shrimp and avocado
Classic shrimp cocktail?-or-?Bourbon barbequed chicken wings?-or-?Fried Oregon razor clams with lemon dill butter
BBQ country style pork ribs, mesquite corn on the cob, purple potato salad
Half smoked chicken, jalapeno cornbread panzanella salad, pickled watermelon radish
Grilled salmon, orzo salad with basil pesto, cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, charred lemon
Grilled flat iron steak, pommes frites, ma?tre d?hotel butter
Strawberry shortcake?-or-?Death by Chocolate dessert
$65 per person (not including gratuity and beverage)
Wine and beer pairings will be available for an additional fee.
A deposit of $25 per person is required when making reservations.
Please call Altabira at 503-963-3600 for reservations.
Altabira City Tavern offers regional American cuisine focused on updated classic dishes with 16 taps of local craft beers, select Northwest wines, and locally distilled spirits. The restaurant and bar is open for lunch and dinner in a modern setting with large floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of Portland?s downtown skyline and inner Eastside. For more information and to view the regular menu, visit www.altabira.com.