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10 Best New Breweries

A Central Oregon brewery gets nominated
A local brewery has been nominated for Best New Brewery in a national contest. Here’s how to vote.


Food Cart Pod Opening Soon in Prineville

Owner is seeking food carts to join the fun
A new food cart pod is nearing completion in Prineville, and its owner is seeking food carts to join the fun. The Corral Tap Room & Food Carts is located on NW Third Street in Prineville, where owner Jerry Kropacek hopes to add several more food carts to the space.


Riff Taproom Becomes Stoller Wine Bar

Stoller Wine Bar will feature over 40 wines
After several months of teaming up in the same space, Riff Cold Brewed announced this month that it would be officially handing over its taproom in Bend's Box Factory to Stoller Wine. In November, Riff announced that it would be sharing its space on Arizona Avenue, offering a pop-up tasting room for the Willamette Valley winery.


Punk Noodle, the Cookbook

A noodle obsession goes from pop-up to print
A trip around the world, a noodle obsession, a series of pop-up dinners—and now a cookbook! "Punk Noodle – Stories and Recipes From a Pop-Up Noodle Shop" is the latest creative collaboration of husband/wife duo Britta and Benjamin Schroeter Phillips, but Punk Noodle is more than a book; it's a way of being.


Portland's Killer Burger Coming to Bend

Known for inventive burgers and "classic" burgers, all of them come with fries and are topped with bacon and delicious sauces
For the past two years, Portland's Killer Burger has been the winner of "Portland's Best Burger" in the readers' poll for Willamette Week—similar to the Source's Best of Central Oregon poll. Soon, Central Oregonians will be able to enjoy some of those popular burgers right here in Bend.


Takeout 2021: A Central Oregon Guide to Pickup and Delivery

Local business' takeout and delivery during these times. NEW: Edit your own business info!
The Source Weekly's Takeout Guide is a constantly updated guide to bars and restaurants in Central Oregon and what they offer for takeout and delivery. We added a "2021 Takeout" section to each business' info on our site, showing what their hours are and where you can get delivery options (ie, Doordash, UberEats, etc.)


Cocoa Power

Chocolate Loves Coffee
Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other ––Neal Cassidy


Winter Beer Fest Ahead

Suttle Lodge Virtual Beer Festival offers a variety of beers and fun—all to support independent restaurants in Oregon
It's been a rough 12 months for us beer lovers. So many missed beer festivals; enter virtual beer festivals.

Beer & Drink

Sparrow Bakery Launches Campaign to Support Struggling Restaurants

Order out two more times a week; help local businesses get through this
Who doesn't love takeout? So how about we do it two times more a week?


Winco Foods Opens

The new Bend store is open 24 hours a day
Employee-owned supermarket chain WinCo Foods is now open in Bend. Located in the former Shopko at 60 NE Bend River Mall Drive, the supermarket is known for its extensive bulk section, open-shelf storage and discount prices.


Lone Pine Opens East Side Location

Dare we say this is the coolest coffee spot to open in deep-east Bend like, ever?
Lone Pine Coffee Roasters, a favorite downtown Bend haunt that last year moved from Tin Pan Alley to NW Harriman Street, now has a second location. Lone Pine's "East End" location, at 1462 NE Cushing Drive Ste 160, in the new building behind the On Tap food cart pod, offers the same delicious coffee drinks and delightful pastries as the original location.


Foxtail Reimagined to Survive Pandemic

Owner says, "We are still baking our little hearts out"
In early January, the line wrapped around the Box Factory buildings and customers filed like soldiers 6 feet apart in the cold, waiting at least an hour to order pastries and treats on the last day Foxtail Bakeshop & Kitchen was open to the public.


Eating Well To Go

Where to get local takeout on the healthier side of things
While recent times have prompted many to cook and eat more at-home meals, takeout food from local establishments is a nice way to change up the routine and support the community. Typically, January is a month for reset; New Year's resolutions abound for cleaner living, more movement and healthier eating—and locally, there's no shortage of places to try.


More Locations Offering To-Go Cocktails

Where to get those drinks to go, before they go away
Several weeks ago, as to-go cocktails began to be a thing in Oregon, we published a very brief list of some of the places starting to offer to-go cocktails.

Beer & Drink

Dishes Worth Dialing For ▶ [With Video]

Just some of the takeout awesomeness available in Bend
This week, the Source Weekly's Takeout Guide, offered in digital form all throughout the pandemic, went into print. Inside that print guide are these one-dish reviews of Dishes Worth Dialing your friendly local restaurant to order. Check 'em out,



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