The Local Dish Blog

Take a Southern Oregon Tempranillo Tasting Tour

Southern Oregon and Spain share a similar latitude, making Tempranillo grapes the perfect choice among Applegate and Rogue Valley vintners. The final outcomes are softer and lighter than similar varietals produced… See More

Oregon Grain to Table On The Grow

The Oregon grain to table movement is on the rise as craft food and drink artisans look to local farmers to fill their grain needs. A number of successful farmer-producer… See More

Oregon Grabs 18 Nominations for 2018 James Beard Awards

The James Beard foundation announced the nominees for their 2018 awards, named after Portland’s own culinary pioneer. James Beard is renowned as America’s first foodie, helming numerous cookbooks, television shows and other… See More

The 8 Best Healthy Food Trucks in Oregon

The 8 Best Healthy Food Trucks in Oregon

Oregon’s 3rd wave food trucks are on the roll and food with a conscience is on the menu. Organic, local farm to table ingredients, zero waste, and compostable are just… See More

Grizzly Peak Winery, From Planting to Award Winning

Al Silbowitz sits back on a black leather couch in his tasting room at Grizzly Peak Winery. Surrounding him are boxes of wine that seem like every variety. The Early… See More

Get The Bitter(s) Truth from Oregon’s Upstart Alchemists

Bitters have a history as digestif and cocktail element dating back to the 1800’s. They have been gaining appeal among upstart alchemists across the country. Oregon boasts three who are… See More

Drinking Vinegars Are Redefining Cocktails

With a nod to culinary history, these food artisans are redefining the cocktail with their Oregon shrubs, a modern take on “drinking vinegars”.

Double Taps Tasting Room Opens in Grants Pass, OR

It may not be a secret any longer around the Rogue Valley that Crescendo Organic Spirits has created four liqueurs best enjoyed either as an aperitif or in cocktails. Tap… See More