Local Resteraunts donate profits to charities

Mission Chinese Food in San Francisco regularly contributes 75 cents from each entree to charity. Photo: Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle 2011 / SF

If you think an über-twee neighborhood bar that serves beer from the local microbrewery and donates all proceeds to charity sounds like something straight out of the hipster utopia in TV's "Portlandia," you wouldn't exactly be wrong.

The ballroom of Portland's Oregon Public House - a soon-to-open nonprofit pub that will, indeed, serve local beer and seasonal, locally sourced food, pay employees fair wages, and donate all its profit to charities - was recently rented out to film a wedding scene in the IFC show.

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