Taste This! – Wild Oregon Foods

Local comfort food … that’s the tagline of the breakfast-brunch-lunch catering restaurant, tucked away in the Bend Factory Stores shopping center on the south end of town. For this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt visits with Chef James, the chef and owner of Wild Oregon Foods, and gets to sample some of their comfort dishes.

A special thanks to our sponsor, Newport Avenue Market, for giving us the time and resources to bring you this delightful culinary feature each week. Life is short. Eat good food. And have fun doing it.

Taste This! – Dream Rolls Ice Cream

‘Tis the season for icy, cold confections! So for this week’s Taste This culinary adventure, Donna Britt catches up with a new food bus, rolling out some of the best ice cream around!

Look for Dreams Rolled Ice Cream at River’s Place on Bend’s east side every other weekend and find them on Facebook at Dreams Rolled Ice Cream

A special thanks to Newport Avenue Market. They give us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures. Life is short!! Eat good food! And have fun doing it!

Origin Story: Invitations by Alexa Nelson Prints

In this week’s origin story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to a local woman who makes the cutest wedding invitations, and other important cards. Alexa Vijarro has always loved arts and crafts and being creative, but it took a nudge from her husband, to turn that creativity into her own business.

You can find more of Alexa’s adorable invitations on Instagram at Alexa Nelson Prints or online at etsy.com/shop/AlexaNelsonPrints.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Monday on Central Oregon Daily news at 5 p.m.

Origin Story: Wedding Planning by The Indigo Bride

In this week’s Origin Story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to a wedding planner who specializes in originality. For many couples, their wedding day is special, but making it specific to them can sometimes be challenging. Bree Denman’s creativity and passion creates the perfect backdrop for any ceremony. 

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Monday on Central Oregon Daily news at 5 p.m.

Taste This! – A Broken Angel

In this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt samples the food coming out of a tiny cart behind a Bend coffee shop, and gets the story behind the delicious dishes at A Broken Angel. You can find their cart on Bond Street in Bend, behind Palate, and learn more about what they do online at abrokenangel.com.    

A special thanks to Newport Avenue Market. They give us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures. Life is short!! Eat good food!  And have fun doing it!

 

Central Oregon Welcomes Two New Fire Stations

There are two new fire stations under construction in Central Oregon right now. Station 302 in Tumalo is being replaced with a larger, updated facility right next door to the current station. Bend is welcoming a new addition located on Northeast 15th Street, next door to the Bend Police Headquarters. Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth spoke with officals on the project and has more.

Origin Story: Pierce Footwear – Laceless Running Performance Shoes

In this week’s Origin Story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to the man behind Pierce Footwear. Elite athlete George Pierce created a way to keep his shoes fastened and now he’s sharing his discovery with athletes of all shapes and sizes.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Monday on Central Oregon Daily news at 5 p.m.

Bend Rock Gym Bouldering Expansion

Bend Rock Gym is already the hot spot to climb indoors in town but now the gym has expanded its facility by 11,000 square feet and has all new walls for beginners to experts. The gym will be hosting an open house for the public from 6-9 PM on Thursday, June 13, with beer and pizza for visitors to enjoy.

Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth has more.

Destination Oregon: Exploring Bend’s History

Bend has a rich history, but it can be hard to take it all in from behind the wheel of your car. It is much easier to view that history from a bike. For this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones hops on an e-bike for a trip down memory lane.

Thanks to the folks at Let it Ride for showing us around. Join us every Thursday for another new edition of Destination Oregon, where Dave Jones takes you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state.