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Local Food Gifts Guide: San Francisco

From the outside, Cal Mart in San Francisco’s Laurel Village Shopping Center may look like just another grocery store, but they go above and beyond when it comes to local… See More

Wine and Cheese: Pairing Locals and Imports

This past week, The Local Dish had the pleasure of attending an event called Big Beers, Bold Wines, and Stoke 9. This gathering was hosted by Don Davis, founder and… See More

PERK Up with Nib’s Custom Syrups

Eugene’s Shane Tracey wears many hats; aside from being a husband and father, he is the chef and owner of Nib A Modern Eatery, the creator of Kekau Chocolates, and an award-winning… See More

Flipping the Script on KLCC’s Food For Thought

For a little over a year, Sunday afternoon has been all about food for KLCC listeners. Since July 4, 2010, the local NPR affiliate has been broadcasting Food For Thought,… See More

Best of Eugene: Extreme Cocktails

Cocktails are important. They can be the key to a perfect meal, or can be just what you need to take the edge off the workweek with a close friend… See More

Don’t Whey-it! Book a Cheese Country Tour

Achadinha’s aging room filled with wheels of cheese from top to bottom. Photos by: Samantha Clark  Summer Cheese Country Tours have kicked off! Offered by the California Artisan Cheese Festival, the… See More

SF Pop-ups: Economic Fizz or Flat?

  Recently, major news outlets have compared pop-up restaurants to just another flash-in-the-pan fad. But a look at the local San Francisco food scene shows a sparkling diversity of pop-up… See More

A Bite of the Web: Best Coffee in Portland

Photo: ©iStockphoto.com/Antonio Peinado Muñoz In the Pacific Northwest, Portland rivals Seattle in terms of having a large variety of local roasters, cozy coffee shops, and skilled baristas. We’ve gathered a… See More