EMW Fusion ~ Bend’s Premier Korean Fusion Food Truck

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks, Local Favorites

For being a small town nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Bend has no shortage of food trucks. You will find them at The Lot, a beer garden anchored by a bevy of mobile eateries, at the various festivals in the warmer months, and parked in a multitude of random parking lots around town. However, one food truck …

The Vegetable Man…Fresh, Local Produce Now Available!

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks

Great spring-time news here in Bend….The Vegetable Man fruit and veggie stand is now open for the season in Bend! If you’ve been in Bend for any amount of time, you’ve probably already stopped here and discovered the deliciousness found inside the large white tents on the corner of South 3rd St & Reed Lane (across the street from Fred …

Barrio~New Location, Same Delicious Food!

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks

  Looking for a unique dining experience in downtown Bend? Look no further than Barrio! With an impressive selection of Latin inspired eats & the best margaritas in Bend, you will not be disappointed with this delicious gem! The restaurant has a vibrant eclectic décor, with a great vibe and a staff that is super friendly and helpful.     …

Deschutes Brewery Tour & Tasting Room

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks

We got a group together this past weekend to check out the Deschutes Brewery Tour. Being the first brewery to introduce craft beer to Bend in 1988, the tour takes you behind the scenes to show you how it’s done. Craft beer is a huge part of the lifestyle here in Bend, so we figured we should learn more about …

Breakfast with Santa at The Pine Tavern Restaurant

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks

The kids were super excited when they found out we had tickets to Breakfast with Santa. This weekend was the 25th annual Breakfast with Santa at the historic Pine Tavern Restaurant. As one of Bend’s oldest restaurants overlooking iconic Mirror Pond, it is also well known for the giant Ponderosa pine tree that is growing in the middle of the …

Delicious Burgers, Fries & Shakes at Bend Burger Company!

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks

Are you hungry for an amazing burger? We’ve found it at the Bend Burger Company! With a downtown location near Drake Park and a second location on 3rd Street, this seems to be one of the go-to burger joints in Bend. Naturally we had to check it out for ourselves to see what all the hype was about. Love the …

I’m in Love…with Dutch Bros.!

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks

If you’re not from the Pacific Northwest, California, or Arizona, you’ve probably never heard of Dutch Bros. Coffee. That was me when I moved to Bend in March. Just like there is a Starbucks on every other corner in just about every city in the country, Dutch Bros. corners the market in Bend. I noticed this interesting little drive-thru coffee …

Great Beer, Food & Atmosphere at Crux!

Brenda@livingthebendlife.com Eats & Drinks

Not only does this place have a super-cool name~ Crux Fermentation Project ~ it has great food (including 2 food trucks out back, El Sancho Taco Shack being my personal fav), a wide variety of delicious beer, and an outdoor seating area with a HUGE open field. It was the perfect place for a play date…yes, I said it, a …