Moose Sisters opens in Cascade Village Shopping Center
I wasn't sure what to expect when I heard that a restaurant called "Moose Sisters" had opened in the Cascade Village Shopping Center. But I did have expectations, and not particularly high ones.
Tavour brings boundless variety to Oregon drinkers
Beer-of-the-month clubs, where members pay a flat fee each month and receive regular shipments of craft bottles, have been a "thing" since the early nineties. Tavour (tavour.com), meanwhile, is an alternative take on the concept.
Drinking wine for a good cause is something we can all get behind, and I was lucky enough to do exactly that last Friday at A Sip of Cork & Barrel at Broken Top Club. In addition to beer, cocktails, and a vast array of red, white, and blended wines from nearly a dozen wineries in Santa Barbara Wine Country, attendees were treated to small bites prepared by half a dozen local and regional chefs.
Brickhouse and Broken Top Make Wine Spectator List Bend may be best known for beer, but at least two local establishments are making a name for themselves in the wine world.
Himalayan Bites brings momos to Bend
There are times in life when addiction can take hold of you: drugs, gambling, men, women, food. I'm currently chasing my own dragon right now, getting my fix one dumpling at a time, at Himalayan Bites.
Two local companies bottling cannabis-infused beverages
With limited quantities of edibles now on sale to the Oregon recreational marijuana fancier, curious dispensary visitors are finding themselves exposed to a wealth of THC-infused candy, chocolate, cookies, and every other snack-y foodstuff under the sun. Even more of a surprise to some: there are now two locally-brewed and bottled cannabis-infused beverages to choose from: Magic Number's ginger beer and "kannabucha" from Bent Beverages, both in Bend.
Three beer-centric walking tours of Eugene
The Bier Stein, located off Willamette Street about a mile from the U of O campus in Eugene, is a veritable shrine to good beer. Originally opened in somewhat cramped quarters in 2005, the bar/restaurant/bottle shop moved to much larger digs three years ago, expanding to offer thousands of bottles and some of the best beer you can get along the I-5 corridor - including a lot of stuff unavailable in Bend, such as the wheaty Oberon ale from Bell's in Michigan.
Pasta House Bar and Grill The Pasta House Bar and Grill opened its doors in early May on the south side of Bend.
Cody's Catering & Cookshack brings BBQ to the Century Center
For Cody Serbus, making tasty BBQ for the ravenous masses is more than just meat, fire, serve. The owner of Cody's Catering & Cookshack food truck in the Century Center near GoodLife Brewery says, "BBQ is a mix between science and just having that right touch.
Market of Choice brings new options
in grocery shopping
At 5:30pm on opening day, the parking lot at Market of Choice on Colorado Avenue was overflowing. I parked a block away and made my way inside the 42,000-square-foot shopping Mecca, along with everyone else in Bend, it seemed.
Fat Tire and 10 Barrel release "collabrewtive" 12-packs
Local beer fans looking for extra variety are being spoiled for choice this summer. The 2016 version of Sierra Nevada's Beer Camp Across America 12-pack has been out for a little while now, offering everything from a light table beer to an imperial brown ale in the same package—and in a few days, two more breweries will release similar packages in Central Oregon.