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!- Rainshadow Organics

Sustainable organic farming is no easy task here in the High Desert, but Rainshadow Organic Farms has been doing it here in Central Oregon for three generations. In this week’s Taste This! Donna Britt takes us out to Sisters to see how this little family farm is keeping their farming traditions alive.

A big thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures.

Life is short, eat good food, and have fun doing it!

Taste This! – Newport Avenue Market’s Dips

Whether it’s a small gathering, a big bash or a quiet night at home, everyone loves a good appetizer. It doesn’t have to be fancy to be delicious.

In this week’s Taste This, Donna Britt takes us on a tour of delicious dips from Newport Avenue Market.

A big thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food. And have fun doing it.

Taste This! – Dump City Dumplings

For years, the Dump City Dumplings cart has been a late night fixture at the corner of Bond and Oregon in downtown Bend on Friday and Saturday nights.

For this week’s Taste This culinary adventure, brought to us by Newport Avenue Market, Donna Britt stops by the permanent Dump City location on Southwest Upper Terrace Drive in Bend and samples some of the new menu items.

Thanks to Dan for sharing his food and showing us around. Dump City Dumplings is at 384 Southwest Upper Terrace Drive, downtown late nights Friday and Saturday and online at DumpCityDumplings.com.

A big thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures.

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.

Taste This! – Cork & Barrel

For this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt gets the story behind Central Oregon’s premier wine event, KIDS Center. Visit corkandbarrel.org for last minute tickets and other details.   

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for the lamb skewer tutorial and also for giving us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures. Life is short!! Eat good food! And have fun doing it!

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!