Taste This! – Soup for You

Donna Britt sat and sampled soup with Deborah and Matthew Couzens, the owners of Bend Soup Club. You can join the soup club and receive twice a month soup deliveries, and 32 ounce returnable glass Mason jars. Through their small business, the Couzens sponsor St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!

Taste This! – 123 Ramen

For this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt digs into the local farm and food scene with writer Sara Rishforth and Chef Anna Witham, owner of the restaurant, 123 RamenThey’re talking local agriculture and eating ramen bowls.

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!

Taste This! – Strictly Organic

For this this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt learned from Rhonda Ealy and Richard Steffensen, owners of Strictly Organic, about the process of roasting coffee beans at and how that roasting affects the flavor.

Strictly Organic coffee shops are located in Bend, Oregon at Bond and Arizona and in the Old Mill District.

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!  

Taste This! – Bonta Gelato

For this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt went behind the scenes with Bonta Gelato, talking with the owners to try to get to the bottom of how they make their gelato so delicious!  

Their scoop shop is Downtown Bend on Minnesota, across the street from Thump Coffee.

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!  

Taste This! – Central Oregon Produced Spirits

There’s a local distiller that’s been making spirits since 2009. For this week’s Taste This! culinary adventure, Donna Britt discovers how Oregon Spirit Distillers takes local, organic Oregon products and turns them into fine whiskeys, gins, vodkas and absinthe. 

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food.

Taste This! – Downtown Bend Farmers Market

­­­For this week’s Taste This! culinary adventure, Donna Britt is doing something a little different. She’s visiting the High Desert Food and Farm Alliance booth at the Downtown Bend Farmers Market and learning how they are bringing fresh farm foods to local families in need.

Thanks to High Desert Food and Farm Alliance for doing what they do and for sharing such great information with us. And thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures! Life is short. Eat good food!

Taste This! – A Broken Angel

This week in our Taste This segment, Donna Britt samples the food coming out of A Broken Angel, a tiny cart behind a Bend coffee shop, and gets the story behind the delicious dishes.

Thanks to Chef Rich and Barbara from A Broken Angel for telling their story and sharing food with us. Find their cart on Bond Street behind Palate A Coffee Bar and learn more about what they do online at abrokenangel.com.

A special thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures! Life is short. Eat good food!