"Paley, his wife, Kimberly Paley, future Headwaters chef Ken Norris and general manager Garrett Peck loaded a table with sweet and savory Russian bites, plus tea sweetened with huckleberry jam. Standouts included Georgian-style eggplant rolls and a fluffy bird's milk cake. Russian tea service officially starts at the hotel on Nov. 25."

Read the full story from The Oregonian's Michael Russell.