Taste This! – Foxtail Bakeshop & Kitchen

In this week’s Taste This!, meet the woman who made a name for herself as a pastry chef, but is now expanding into the restaurant business at the new Foxtail Bakeshop & Kitchen.

Thanks to Nickol for showing us around. A special thanks to our Taste This! sponsor, Newport Avenue Market, for giving us the time and resources to explore some of the most interesting food in Central Oregon in a new edition of Taste This! every Sunday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Taste This! – Seahorse Chocolate

In this edition of our new weekly food and drink feature, Taste This!, Donna visits local chocolatier Seahorse Chocolates.

Thanks to R.C. at Seahorse Chocolate and a special thanks to our sponsor, Newport Avenue Market, for giving us the time and resources to bring you a new Taste This every week on Central Oregon Daily. Remember, life is short. Eat good food.

Learning Through Music

“The sound of human potential.” That’s the tagline for Cascade School of Music, the nonprofit music school that has been working to transform lives and enrich our community by providing exceptional music education and experiences for all Central Oregonians since 2002.

Get your tickets now, before April 6th, for a reduced price to attend the school’s upcoming benefit “The Gift of Music,” an evening of engaging music, dinner and unique auction packages. The event is on May 6th at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Skyline Ranch Road. 75% of tickets sales go directly to the nonprofit school. Find out about all of the classes and offerings at the school by visiting http://www.ccschoolofmusic.org/. The school has many summer programs and offers tuition assistance and scholarships. Along with financial donations, the school also is in need of instruments.

Taste This! – Savory Spice

In the premiere episode of our new weekly food and drink feature, Taste This, Matt from Savory Spice in the Old Mill District in Bend takes us on a spice journey with a focus on curries.

Thanks to Matt at Savory Spice and a special thanks to our sponsor, Newport Avenue Market, for giving us the time and resources to bring you a new Taste This every week on Central Oregon Daily. Remember, life is short. Eat good food.

From Iraq to Hollywood

Former Soldier Turned Screenwriter and Filmmaker

Redmond resident Nicolas Mezzanatto has had many roles in his life – husband, father, son, soldier, and now filmmaker, including as the screenwriter of a new Bruce Willis movie.
You can follow him on Facebook at Nicolas Mezzanatto and you can find his new movie ‘Acts of Violence’ anywhere movies are sold or downloaded.

Supper Club: Bend Women’s March

In this week’s Supper Club, Donna sat down with three Central Oregon women, who are certainly leaders in our community, to talk about the power of gathering for a cause. Bend Women’s March month is upon us and the conversation explores ways we can all come together to bring forth change.

Thanks to Julie Harrelson, Amanda Stuermer, and Erika Spaet for joining us. There are several local events coming up in March, including this coming weekend’s annual Muse Conference.

A special thanks to our Supper Club sponsors, Selco Community Credit Union, for giving us the time and resources to talk about the issues that impact our region every Tuesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Supper Club: Compensation Changes to Bend City Charter

A compensation committee met this week to discuss possible changes to Bend City Charter and the amount of pay that the mayor and city councilors would receive in the future.

For this week’s Supper Club, Donna sat down with Bend Mayor, Casey Roats, Mayor Pro Tem, Sally Russell and Bend City Councilor, Nathan Boddie, to talk about the options that the committee is considering.

Thanks to Casey, Sally and Nathan for joining us. A special thanks to our Supper Club sponsors, Selco Community Credit Union, for giving us the time and resources to talk about the issues that impact our region every Tuesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Supper Club: Bend City Charter Changes

Bend voters will get to decide on two major changes to the city’s charter this May. For this week’s Supper Club, Donna sat down with Bend Mayor, Casey Roats, Mayor Pro Tem, Sally Russell and Bend City Councilor, Nathan Boddie, to talk about some of the potential changes in store for city government.

Thanks to Casey, Sally and Nathan for joining us. A special thanks to our Supper Club sponsors, Selco Community Credit Union, for giving us the time and resources to talk about the issues that impact our region every Tuesday night on Central Oregon Daily.