▶️ Taste This! Mother Shuckers

We’re roughly a couple hundred miles away from the ocean here in Central Oregon, but that doesn’t mean you have to drive all that way for fresh, quality seafood.

Emily Kirk visited with owner/operator Karen McRae at Mother Shuckers in Bend to learn more about what salty goodness is coming out of their kitchen.

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▶️ Taste This! Mother’s Juice Cafe

From smoothies to sandwiches, bowls to fresh, cold-pressed juices, Mother’s Juice Cafe in Bend serves up food that makes you feel good.

What started as a simple menu has now grown in to a variety of delicious snacks, breakfasts and entrees.

Emily Kirk got to visit with the owner and head chef recently for another edition of Taste This!

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▶️ Taste This: Non-alcoholic spirits

Dry January can be a common trend this time of year, whether you indulge too much over the holiday season or are just looking for a reason to take a break.

Emily Kirk heads to Newport Avenue Market to find ways you can partake in the fun without having to sacrifice much.

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▶️ Taste This! Kicking hot chocolate up a notch

As we’re fully into the winter and holiday season, nothing sounds better than a warm cup of something sweet.

Hot chocolate or hot cocoa is a favorite treat for many.

Emily Kirk visited Newport Avenue Market to see what kinds of things you can add into your drink to make it unique and tasty.

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▶️ Taste This! ROAM

ROAM is one of the latest restaurants to open in downtown Bend.

You’ll find it on the ground floor of the Oxford hotel with all-new decor and bright, natural lighting.

Dishes change seasonally as Chef Bryant Kyrck keeps his menu fresh and local.

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▶️ Taste This! Bohemian Roastery

Many of us drink a cup — or two, or three — cups of coffee a day, but the way your coffee is made can vary.

Bohemian Roastery roasts their coffee beans in a wood-fired, handmade roaster in Bend.

Emily Kirk got to meet the Akers family and learn about their unique style.

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