While the number of Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Japanese restaurants in Eugene has soared recently, another less-familiar Asian cuisine is quietly trying to establish itself. Angkor Cambodian Café opened in January of 2014, offering some of Cambodia’s traditional dishes.
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The Meat is on at Barbecue Hut, Specialty Market in Oakridge
The small town of Oakridge, about 45 miles southeast of Eugene, is known across the country for its proximity to mountain biking and hiking trails in Cascade Range forests. Now a longtime chef from California’s Napa Valley is helping it gain a reputation for artisanal foods as well.
Great Green Garbanzos!
You know chickpeas . . . those round, brown, hard dried peas smaller than a marble that make creamy hummus. But do you know fresh chickpeas? Don’t feel bad if the answer is no, because almost no one does.
Winemaking ‘Round the World
An Oregon winemaker with roots in New Zealand grows award-winning sauvignon blanc and pinot noir on two continents.
Add Color & Flavor with Peppers
Peppers of any kind—whether you like the world’s tiniest and hottest or the crunchy, sweet ones—are a great addition to your garden. In the Willamette Valley’s fairly short growing season, however, peppers take some advance planning and care to grow successfully.
Small Cart, Big Taste
Tony Ngo and James Ngo (no relation) are long-time friends with families here in Eugene. They opened the Da Nang food cart last May and named it after the city in central Vietnam where both of their families are from.
Chefs Dish to Wipe Out Hunger at Chef’s Night Out
There is no single solution to hunger in Lane County, but FOOD for Lane County’s annual event Chef’s Night Out aims to take a big bite out of the problem.
Incredible Edibles – Planning a Kitchen Garden
With the arrival of spring comes a whole new set of challenges and opportunities in the garden. Now is the right time to get a kitchen herb garden and some cold-hardy plants started in containers, which are easy to move inside should frost return.
Rise and Shine at Morning Glory Cafe
Morning Glory, downtown near the train station, opened in 1996 and is Eugene’s longest-running vegetarian and vegan café. The menu is large and well-rounded enough, however, that all hungry diners can find something satisfying.
Keeping the Millstones Turning
Driving through the I-5 corridor in the Willamette Valley, there’s a sign near Albany declaring it “The Grass Seed Capital of the World.” While that part of our fertile Willamette Valley is known for grass, there are many small farmers are who actively trying to change that, and the owners of Camas Country Mill have […]