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Foodie News

The restaurant scene in and around Bend has experienced an influx of fresh culinary talent rivaling most major metropolitan cities. No longer thought of as just a recreation destination, Bend is now considered a destination for food lovers, or what we refer to as 'foodies'.

Click on the links below to see who has garnered awards and accolades and to find out what's flavoring Bend's culinary scene ...

New-ISH Restaurant Openings in Bend

For current news on restaurant openings, check out the The Bend Buzz Blog

More Awards & Accolades for Bend Restaurants

Wine Spectator "Award of Excellence" 13 years straight

Currents at Riverhouse on the Deschutes (formerly Crossings at the Riverhouse)

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Winner
For the third year in a row, Bend's micro-winery, Volcano Vineyards, has been awarded Gold at the prestigious San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition for their Syrah.

Culinary Podcasts

Episode: Bend, Oregon Fine Dining (Introduction)
First in a series of podcasts about the growing culinary scene in Bend, Oregon.

Episode: Bend, Oregon Fine Dining (Part 1)
Victorian Cafe owner, John Nolan, explains that good food and drink is as much of a morning experience as it is a dinner experience.

Episode: Bend, Oregon Fine Dining (Part 3)
Rose Manning, Pastry Chef at Nancy P's, a local bakery, discusses her appreciation for local food and product merchants in the Central Oregon area, and her respect of the level of food education shown by visiting and local foodies in Bend, Oregon.

Episode: Bend, Oregon Fine Dining (Part 4)
Listen to this podcast and discover Ariana's restaurant in Bend's Westside neighborhood.

Culinary podcasts are a production of BuzzTouch Designs


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