Bend Gets Vegan-Friendlier

Bend Gets Vegan-Friendlier

Are more people eating animal-free?
As an open-minded omnivore, perusing a menu means simply selecting whatever meal sounds appetizing. Throw in a dietary restriction, such as not eating animal products, and dining at a traditional restaurant typically whittles that menu down to three options: maybe a salad (omit the cheese, please), a veggie burger and a pasta or risotto with vegetables.

Brickhouse Gets a Nod from Wine Spectator

Local steak house gets national recognition
The Brickhouse steak house in downtown Bend got a nod this year from Wine Spectator magazine.

New Wing Spot in Bend

Fans of chicken wings have a new spot to please their palates
Fans of chicken wings have a new spot to please their palates.

A Drive for More Fresh Produce

A local group is encouraging people to donate fruits & vegetables
Have a backyard full of more zucchini than you can possibly handle? Instead of tossing it, a local group is encouraging people to donate it.

Jelly: Not Just for Breakfast Anymore

Redmond-based small-batch handmade jelly adds flavor to dishes
Jelly is Justy Haney's jam, so to speak. She got hooked on jelly—in particular, a spicy pineapple jalapeno jelly and a pineapple roasted garlic jelly—while working at a restaurant years ago.

The Podski Gets an Indoor Space

The new space will feature a beer and wine bar
The popular food cart lot on Arizona Avenue, across from The Box Factory in Bend, is opening up a new indoor space over the Aug. 10 weekend. The Podski's owner, Mikel Lomsky, says the new space will feature a beer and wine bar, a large mural and will be air-conditioned—though large garage doors will also allow the space to be open to the outdoor air.

Culinary Daytrip: Madras

Enjoying pastries, picnicking, whiskey sipping and fresh farm foods
Foodies can delight in a host of Central Oregon culinary excursions—and the Madras area is no exception. Check out these recommendations for breakfast, lunch, dinner and the hours in between.

#TB: Cork & Barrel

Scenes from the annual fundraiser for KIDS Center, with plenty of foodie delights
Eat Drink Bend's Nancy Patterson filed this report—and photos—from the KIDS Center Cork & Barrel fundraiser July 20.

Nothing tastes better than a cold beer and _____

A beer pairings roundup that satisfies a multitude of needs
Central Oregon is known for having its fingers on the pulse of craft beer—but there's also a lot of great food, and a multitude of talented chefs. Plus, beer is also quite the utility player: Serve it next to a great dinner, dessert or whatever your vice may be for the night and you've got yourself an exciting pairing.

Take a Lick at Adding to the New Oregon Ice Cream Trail

The Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council is building a new Oregon Ice Cream Trail
Many have heard of the Bend Ale Trail and similar "trails" throughout the state. Now get ready for one focused on ice cream.

A German beer spot for Bend

Bend is getting a pub dedicated entirely to German beers.
Bend is getting a pub dedicated entirely to German beers. Prost!, a German-style pub, is planned to open in the Century Center complex on SW Century Drive in spring 2020.


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Sunriver Resort's Summer Concert Series

Sunriver Resort's Summer Concert Series - Sunriver Resort

Thursdays-Saturdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 1
Oregon Through the Artists Eye

Oregon Through the Artists Eye - Sagebrushers Art Society

Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31
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Cajun Crawfish Boil & Free Beer! - Crazy Cajun Crawfish Company

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