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Going to be in Bend for a few days next week. Any tips?

Going to go to Deschutes, Bend Brewing Company, Crux Fermentation Project, Planker Sandwiches. Heard ethnic isn't big there, but Wild Rose has some good Northern Thai. Heard Zydeco is pretty good.

Anything other that's must eat/must do?


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Um... Everything! Recs in PDX or Bend?

We ate only at breweries, food trucks and had breakfasts at coffee/bakeries. Fearless Bakery has great coffee. If you check in on Yelp, you get a drip coffee with your pastry/breakfast sandwich purchase. Thump's coffee was great, too.

The food was great at 10 Barrel (I guess it's now owned by one of the macrobreweries, but the place is awesome, despite that) and at Cascade Lakes Brewery.10 Barrel has really good pizza. Cascade Lakes has a great patty melt.The food wasn't as good at Crux Fermentation Project, but the beer there is incredible. Plus, they have a taco truck on Th-Sat. Not as good as you find in Portland, but still good. There is a New Mexico style burrito/enchilada truck by Pine Mountain Sports (a great place to rent a mountain bike and easy access to Phil's Trail), called Sol Verde. Very tasty! Rat Hole had good beer, didn't love Oblivion, as much.

This is an amazing place for beer. I think it has nearly as many breweries as Asheville, but in a much smaller space - can bike your way to most of them. Food is mostly bar food, nothing fancy, except one or two places. It does suffer from the Hawaii problem on Yelp (everything is basically 4.5 stars because everyone is in such a great mood).


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