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A Cup Bridges Civilians and Veterans

A Cup Bridges Civilians and Veterans

Elephant-friendly global tea blends, from a Sunriver native
Sharing tea with Iraqis and Afghans was the highlight of Michael Montgomery's 10-year military career. "Afghan time goes slower," Montgomery explains.

Fermented Hot Sauce, Made #inBend

If Caribbean hot sauce and hot wing sauces got married and had a baby, this would be what it tastes like.
Probiotic drinks and supplements are all the rage these days—and now, two Bendites are bringing hot sauce into the fold. Drayson Helberg and Bud Torcom are the creators of Habit Hot Sauce, which is beginning to hit shelves around Bend.

Avid Cider Launches Apple-Based Seltzer

Branching out to a new product, using the same core ingredient featured in its ciders.
Avid Cider Company is branching out to a new product, using the same core ingredient featured in its ciders. Avid lauched Seven Peaks Hard Seltzer this fall, featuring alcohol derived from Northwest apples.

Must Love Beer (and Kids)

Boss Rambler and Megaphone Coffee join the moms' club
Social mamas everywhere, rejoice! There's a new weekly gathering spot for playdates, and it's not at a park.

Farm-to-Table Thanksgiving

Local farmers weigh in on the importance of eating consciously, locally
Every Thanksgiving, Americans consume roughly 46 million turkeys—the vast majority being factory farm-raised, spending the entirety of their short lives crammed into sheds with thousands of other turkeys. They're force-fed a strict diet of antibiotics including tetracycline, streptomycin and ampicillin, making them more likely to carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Thanksgiving Day Dining

From casual to non-traditional, these are some spots giving people the day off from cooking
Cooking is my love language. It brings me a deep sense of purpose and allows me to share recipes I've curated with people I cherish.

Tournament of Side Dishes

We pitted Thanksgiving sides against one another in a randomized "tourney bracket." Here's what came out victorious
Thanksgiving meals are pretty epic—and all are unique in their own way. Even just writing about a nice Thanksgiving spread is making me hungry.

Delivery by the Bowl

Every Friday, the business releases a new menu for the following week
Meal prep: If you're anything like me, it's probably the bane of your existence. Most people want to eat healthfully (well, mostly) yet don't have the time to order the compartmentalized containers and plan healthful meals, let alone execute the hours-long task of preparing them each week.

Make Your Spirits Bright with Spicy Jambalaya

A New Orleans fave can offer an alternative to ham and turkey this holiday season
Move over turkey and ham: andouille sausage has arrived for the season! For those dreading the typical holiday meal this year, why not mix it up with a nod to the original city of celebrations, New Orleans?

Brown's Basics Closes

Brown's will still be making custom orders, including Thanksgiving pies
After two years at the 9th Street Village community, Brown's Basics Bakery has closed. The owners recently sold the cart to another vendor; however, further information on the new cart owner is pending.

Monkless Opens its New Brasserie

Specialty cocktails, on top of Monkless' Belgian-style draft beers and flights
Earlier this year, Monkless Belgian Ales announced it had signed a lease on the space formerly occupied by Craft Kitchen and Brewery, overlooking the Deschutes River. Now, the new Brasserie by Monkless opened its doors Oct. 30.


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Latin Underground Nights

Latin Underground Nights - The Capitol

Wed., Dec. 11, 8:30 p.m.
General Duffy's Santa Land Saturday

General Duffy's Santa Land Saturday - General Duffy's Waterhole

Sat., Dec. 7, 11 a.m., Sat., Dec. 14, 11 a.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 11 a.m.
Crux-mas Keg Tree Lighting!

Crux-mas Keg Tree Lighting! - Crux Fermentation Project

Thu., Dec. 5, 5-10 p.m.
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