The Plant Meat Burger Coming for Your Beef

Can a veggie burger taste like the real thing?
The burger is America's favorite food, so it's no wonder vegetarians and vegans have been trying to find a suitable replacement for years.


Beer Abounds in Boise

On a tour of U.S. beer (this time closer to home!), Payette Brewing leads a suddenly-crowded pack
The drive along US-20 between Central Oregon and Boise can be pretty boring: vast tracts of uninhabited, sagebrush-filled land with little to ease the monotony until the mountains past Burns.


Don't Call It a Bar

Bendistillery opens its downtown tasting room
You're leaving work downtown and the mood to whip up a locally-made martini strikes you on the way home.


10 Barrel, Brewpub Chain

New openings in Denver and San Diego
It could be difficult to imagine for the Bendites (and their dogs) who pack around the bonfire pit every weekend on Galveston Avenue, but 10 Barrel Brewing Company has become a brewery with a national presence, one that even rivals Deschutes in spots.


Peanut Butter and Deli

Wild Ride Brew's beer is just the beginning
"Nut Crusher Peanut Butter Porter."

Restaurant Reviews

Discovering Founders

Oregon plays host to a new regional beer giant
Ah, Central Oregon.


Let's Talk Saturation

Is there such a thing as too many breweries?
Given the lack of a formal announcement, it might have been a surprise for fans of Redmond's Juniper Brewing to go onto the local Craigslist a few days back and find the brewery for sale.


Makin' Soup in the Maker's District

123 Ramen offers a cozy lunch or dinner spot on the east side
A small history lesson for you, Benditos: It was 1958 when Japanese company Nissin rolled out the first iteration of the instant noodle—that phenomenon now well-loved by college students with only a microwave to feed them, and middle schoolers whose parents haven't quite taught them to cook anything else.

Restaurant Reviews

Beer in Paradise

On a tour of U.S. beer, we find decent brew on the Florida Keys
After enduring a winter that nobody needs any reminder of, the concept of a tropical getaway might sound pretty appealing to a wide swath of Bendites right about now.



  • Hella Big Air

    Hella Big Air

    Sat., March 25, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
    @ Mount Bachelor Ski Resort - West Village – 10 Barrel Brewing Co. presents the second annual Hella Big...


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