Modern Taste of Oregon

Joe Kim reps Bend in NYC
As this issue comes out, six members of the 5 Fusion team are accompanying chef Joe Kim to the James Beard House in Manhattan to prepare an exquisite five course meal for patrons of the American culinary tradition. You may wonder why a chef would travel clear across the country to cook for just one night.


When a Pancake and a Sandwich Make a Baby

EMW Fusion brings easy-grab eats to Bend
I don't often write food reviews, but anytime someone mentions "Korean" and "taco thing" in the same sentence, I'm pedaling away on my sad first-gen Diamondback faster than you can say, "Don't forget your helmet." With that, it wasn't long before I pulled up to EMW Fusion's location on Cyber Drive, sad bike brakes squealing.

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Melts in Your Mouth

Bowtie Catering Co. delivers
Bowtie Catering Co. sits in an unassuming strip mall on the south side of Bend, nestled in between a liquor store and a video poker place—not exactly a spot where you would expect to find carefully-prepared dishes and a menu curated for a Pacific Northwest palate. Still, that's what's happening.


Enough with the Pumpkin Spice, Already!

Local baristas tell us what other flavors they love for fall
Pumpkin Spice Lattes are all the rage – becoming synonymous with things like Ugg boots, yoga pants and a general need to roam in packs of fellow Brandies, Tracis, and anyone who dots the "i" in their name with a heart. Yes, pumpkin is delicious.

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Local Food Challenge

The High Desert Food and Farm Alliance (HDFFA) is challenging Central Oregonians to a Food Duel. During the month of September you are officially dared to (re)discover the local food sources in your community by choosing more local food and sharing your local food experiences online.

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