Bend Oregon Named One of the Most Romantic Cities in U.S.




Living in Bend I never really thought about this fun, Central Oregon city as romantic.  Sure, date nights here are never boring and there is never a shortage of great restaurants to choose from.  It just didn’t occur to me to think of Bend as a romantic city.  Until now. Livability.com just published their list […]




Togo’s is Now Open in Bend




Growing up in Corvallis Togo’s was my favorite sub shop.  I can remember being willing to fight the Oregon State University campus traffic for my favorite pastrami and swiss sandwich.  Now the same owners/franchisees of the Corvallis store have opened a place on the east side of Bend.  You can bet I will do my […]




Brickhouse Restaurant in Bend




  The Brickhouse restaurant has been on our list of places to eat since they opened their Bend restaurant a year ago.  We have never been to their Redmond restaurant but had heard good things about their food and service here in Bend.  They are located on Industrial Way looking south down the Deschutes River to […]




Bend Applebee’s: Should Have Known Better




  Actually, we did know better but we went to Applebee’s for dinner last night anyway.  Cold side dishes and poor service are the norm at Applebee’s in Bend and apparently throughout Oregon.  We know this.  But some times convenience and price out-weigh rational thinking.  Last night we thought we might get lucky so we took […]