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.

Origin Story: Motherhood Survival Box

For this Week’s Origin Story, Samantha O’Connor introduces us to one Redmond mom who never expected self care to be her passion. After having two kids under two and a teen in the house, she realized the importance of taking time for herself and she knew other mommas needed it to, which is why she started the Motherhood Survival Box.

Melissa plans to add a new postpartum box soon, which will focus on healing for mom and baby. You can find out more or order your own box at motherhoodsurvivalbox.com.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who turn their passions into a profession, every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily at 5 p.m.

Origin Stories: Sister’s Coffee

It’s time for our weekly “Origin Story” series where Allison Roecker introduces us to people who have turned their passion into a profession.

The family-owned Sisters Coffee Company in Central Oregon opened their doors 15 years ago and is being run by the next generation.

Sisters Coffee Company is located on West Hood Avenue in Sisters, but their craft coffee can be found in grocery stores all over Central Oregon.

Thanks to Bendbroadband for 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 Tuesday on the afternoon edition of Central Oregon Daily.

Taste This! – Food for the Sole

In this week’s Taste This culinary adventure, Donna Britt samples ‘adventure food in a bag’ and finds out why Food for the Sole meals taste so good!

Julie and Henry from Food for the Sole tell their story and share their delicious adventure foods. You can order online at foodforthesole.co.

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: The Vegetable Man

In this week’s Origin Story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to the family behind The Vegetable Man, a local produce stand, dedicated to providing Central Oregon with fruits and veggies that are not only fresh, but also as local as possible.

The Vegetable Man is located in Bend and La Pine and open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit vegetablemanproduce.com.

Thanks to BendBroadband Business for 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: The Lemon Tree

In this week’s Origin Story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to the chefs behind The Lemon Tree in Bend. After a life of adventure, Chef Betsy McDonald and Chef Jaclyn Perez are channeling that adventure with a menu that is internationally inspired, but locally sourced.

The Lemon Tree is located in Downtown Bend on Franklin and currently they’re only open for breakfast and lunch.

Thanks to BendBroadband Business for 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 five.

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: Debut Album by The Parnells

In our weekly Origin Story,  we are introduced to people who have turned their passion into a profession.

Lead singer of the band Precious Byrd, Corey Parnell and his wife Whitney have been singing together since they met. But when their voices mesh together, its magic and with the recent release of their debut album, The Parnells are destined for greatness. You can hear the Parnells’ album “Own Your Soul on Spotify.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business for sponsoring Origin Story every Monday night at five o’clock.

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.