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Upcoming Events

  • Sep 30, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    This class is designed to take you through basic cutting and knife skills. You'll learn how different cuts affect flavor + presentation, how to approach cutting vegetables + fruits, and how to keep your knife sharp and in good condition. BYOKnife .
  • Oct 07, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Come meet Christina Ward for a book signing and social event for Holy Food : How Cults, Communes, and Religious Movements Influenced What We Eat. Christina will talk about the book and the Secret Bar will be serving snacks and drinks.
  • Oct 08, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    We are so excited to host Viola Buitoni for a book signing and demo/tasting for Italy by Ingredient. Come through for an Italian Pantry party!
  • Oct 12, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Welcome Nichole Acettola for a book signing social for Scandinavian From Scratch.We'll have a demo/tasting and it'll be a great time.
  • Oct 14, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    We cant think of a better time of year to learn about our native North American food ways than the fall. There's so much history and good food in this book, and we'll make a meal and eat together. Book included with class.
  • Oct 15, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Who doesn't love a taco? Join Portland author Ivy Manning for a book signing and demo/tasting from her new book Taco A-Z : A Delicious Guide to Non-Conventional Tacos
  • Oct 21, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    We'll be cooking up a feast for souls with this amazing book on the history, traditions and food of Day of the Dead. We'll cook together, and share a meal and you'll go home with a copy of the book.
  • Oct 23, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Come through for a launch party for Eater 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes.

4128 NE Sandy Blvd Portland,OR - 503.384.2473 -

Thursday-Monday 11am-6pm - Secret Bar at Noon 



Vivienne is Portland's independent, woman-owned cookbook store. We also carry kitchenwares,linens, + natural wine.


We host a wine bar daily, book and kitchenware consignment, cookbook classes, private parties, and more.

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