Perhaps it’s the consistency, hard work and experience provided by Roma that makes an excellent cup of coffee. It might be the strong pride and uniqueness behind Vero’s beans that determines the quality of a cup. Maybe it’s things like Eugene Coffee Company’s smiling service and friendly connections between barista and customer that keep people coming back.
A new school year calls for new experiences, and with the plethora of restaurants that opened in Eugene this summer, it’s easy to grab your friends and head for a new spot. Check out some of these recent additions to the Eugene food scene. Belly Taqueria (291 E. 5th Ave.) …
1. Caspian Mediterranean Restaurant In the event hunger strikes, Caspian is the go-to place for a great deal and huge selection. Advertised as specializing in Mediterranean food, Caspian carries specialties like lamb and chicken gyros, kabobs and tabouli salad. However, if middle eastern cuisine isn’t your thing, they’ve got everything from …
This past Friday, Eugene celebrated the fourth annual American Family Insurance Bite of Eugene at Alton Baker Park.
Where in Eugene can you find coffee, pastries, Pad Thai, noodle bowls, double cheeseburgers, Mediterranean Burritos, New York style Pizza, bagel sandwiches, Hawaiian rice, carrot smoothies, Beijing dinners, Apple strudel and sushi all within a block of each other?
Homegrown businesses have livened up the ‘Whit’ in recent years, helping improve the district’s city-wide reputation.
With an estimated 20,000 extra spectators from out of the area bringing in approximately $31 million, local business owners are pleased with both the economic boom and the atmosphere surrounding the 2012 Olympic Trials.
As the front gates open and the crowd floods in, free ice cream samples fly off the tray in front of the Coconut Bliss Tent.
Here’s a handful of locations around Hayward Field for fans to grab food to feed their stomachs.
When the money crunch hits, the Scene Desk staff has you covered with an assortment of practical — but tasty! — recipes of our favorite noodles.
Sasquatch Brewfest continues to honor Glen Hay Falconer who was tragically killed 10 years ago by his Volkswagen van.
If you want to try out some new craft beers and some interesting food, maybe while catching a live band or two while you’re at it, you could do well going to one of the events during Eugene Beer Week, which runs until Sunday.
The duo is now in the national media and food spotlight — and no longer whipping their butters together by hand and mixer.
A real cocktail is supposed to have three ingredients. But we’re in college! Who has time to make orange twists or simple syrup? Welcome to the ‘College Cocktail’: two ingredients and enjoy!
The taphouse/cafe offers dozens of flavorful beer samples this week, adding to choices found at The Beer Stein.
Johanna Ware’s Smallwares serving up an inauthentic twist on on Asian food.
When Reid Frumkin answered a kickball ad on Craigslist in fall 2009, he probably didn’t anticipate it leading to meeting his future best friends and business partners, Dan Butters and Keith Shayon. The trio started Dump City Dumplings in April 2010, with their first food cart stationed in Bend. This past November, Dump City opened a second location here in Eugene, on West Broadway next to John Henry’s.
Mountain Rose Herbs is more than just high-quality herbs, spices and teas. It’s more than just another healthy boost to your diet. Mountain Rose Herbs is unlike any other tea place because it shows the advantages of organic agriculture, funds nonprofit organizations and develops cultivation programs for endangered botanicals.
Finals Week is never fun (If it is. you’re doing something wrong). However, if you are able to stay away from the standard study snacks of chips and soda, your mood, focus and hopefully GPA are bound to improve.
Sitting at a table with dozens of bottles of vodka in what used to be a feed store, James Stegall carefully applies a label to each of them. The roll of labels for his distillery’s newest offering came in backward, he explains, so instead of using a labeling tool, he’s doing them all by hand.
With the guidance of a few of the fine folks of local tap rooms, you can avoid the common pitfalls of your garden variety douchebag and become one of the more acceptable kinds of benign drunk that you wish wouldn’t talk to you when you’re left alone at the front bar.