Monday, August 20, 2012 by
The 16th Annual Nez Perce Art in the Wallowa is
coming up very quickly--Saturday of the first weekend in October
2012 to be exact. If you like contemporary Native American
art then you don't want to miss this opportunity. Nez Perce
Indian and nearly Columbia River Tribal Plateau artists will once
again display and offer their work for sale at the historic Wallowa
Lake Lodge in Northeastern Oregon.
Live and silent auctions take place in the afternoon of
Saturday, October 4, 2012, from noon to 4...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 by
It is spring
in the Pacific Northwest. The rhubarb in the gardens
of our inn, the Old
Parkdale Inn, is just about ready to harvest and the
Oregon strawberries should begin to come on soon. Put the two
together and we get a favorite of our guests,
Strawberry-Rhubarb Coffee Cake.Read More
3 c fresh rhubarb, cut in 1-inch pieces
2 c fresh strawberries
sweeten with agave nectar (or one c sugar)
1/3 c cornstarch
Cook the strawberries and rhubarb for about 5 minutes.
Combine the sweetener of your choice with...
Saturday, May 5, 2012 by
It's that time of year again. A time when the
Farmer's Markets in Oregon open and the Oregon Bounty begins to
flows. Found some fresh organic strawberries at ours this
week and it just gets better from here out!
What do you see in this photo? If you answered apples,
mushrooms, potatoes, bread and greens, you would be right. I
see a savory Italian Fritatta with Argula and mushrooms, herbed
roasted potatoes, a rich and flavorful banana French Toast
Parkdale Inn’s famous Baked Fuji...
Thursday, April 19, 2012 by
Oregon Slow Food enthusiasts pay attention! The innkeepers at
Bybee's Historic Inn
near Jacksonville, Oregon
are always coming up with little tidbits. Today it's an
upcoming culinary tourism adventure in Southern Oregon. Vikki Marie
The Ashland Gallery Association
presents A Taste of Ashland. For over 20 years A Taste of Ashland
has offered a weekend of pairing excellent local
restaurants and great
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 by
Long Hollow Ranch, a unique ranch stay in of the
Oregon Bed and Breakfast
Guild, offers an at home atmosphere perfect for every
season of the year. Join us for Bed & Breakfast
during fall, winter or spring. Off season weather can be
unpredictable and capricious, so outdoor activities may be limited,
but the ranch houses are quiet and comfortable - A Perfect
Whether you are planning a simple birthday dinner for a family
member or a week long retreat for the team, small groups and...
Saturday, March 31, 2012 by
Culinary Tourists, listen up. You'd travel miles for the
best Street-Food. Even plan whole culinary vacations
around Street-Food. Well, you need only travel to
Portland, Oregon for the very best in Street Food. #1 in the
World in fact according to Budget
Travel and US News TravelRead More
"With more than 400 carts selling everything from
Korean tacos to Carolina-style barbecue, Food
Carts Portland is a microcosm of mobile meals, " according
to Marisa Robertson-Textor.
Lunchtime crowds gather near SW...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 by
running shoes? Like Southern Oregon? The innkeepers of
Bybee's Historic Inn just outside of
Jacksonville, OR, would love to see you in April for the Pear
Who: Anyone who wants to enter and support Jackson County
High Schools, local school programs & the YMCA Annual Strong
Communities Fundraising Campaign.
What: 36th Annual Pear Blossom Run
When: Saturday, April 14, 2012
Where: Medford, Oregon (not too far from Jacksonville,
Why: Rogue Valley's #1 athletic event. ...
Friday, October 7, 2011 by
5th annual Food & Wine Classic celebrates Ashland’s amazing
restaurants, talented chefs, and Oregon’s bounty, Southern Oregon
style. The event kicks off on Friday, November 4th with a
Meet the Chefs party and the Downtown Wine Crawl. Join us as
Chandra Corwin of Cucina Biazzi, Ashland’s 2010 Top Chef, defends
her title against seven others in the Chef Showdown Saturday and
Sunday starting at Noon. Sample over 30 vendors and experience
wine, farm and food workshops.
2010 Food & Wine Classic,...
Saturday, June 25, 2011 by
never seems to end that Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild members keep
winning awards. This time it's the 2011 Guests'
competition hosted by
Pamela Lanier's Bed & Breakfast Inns
. And the winner
in the category "Best for Nearby Museums
" is (drum
roll please). . .Oregon's own
A Painted Lady Inn
located in Portland!
(Not a small feat, mind you, considering that this is a national
Innkeeper Jody Runge offers the following about her Portland Oregon
Saturday, June 25, 2011 by
Thinking about mixing a little culinary tourism with your summer
concert schedule? A stay at
Bybee's Historic Inn
in Jacksonville Oregon could be your cup
of tea (or scone for that matter). Top it off with
transportation to Jacksonville's Britt Festival
and your weekend
entertainment is well taken care of.
Innkeepers Vikki and Tina write: Summer has officially
arrived at Bybee’s Historic Inn. There is not a cloud in the
sky and a sweet breeze is teasing all the flowers, the trees and
Friday, June 17, 2011 by
The Prospect Historic Hotel B&B Inn - Motel and Dinner House
along with Bybee’s Historic Inn will be card stops for the Poker
Run on Friday June 17th.
For over a quarter century the Medford Cruise has been all
about automobiles, good times and good people. The Poker Run is a
great opportunity to join in the fun, cruise with classic cars and
win some great prizes. Approximately 90 cars will be participating
in the run and the poker game. All of the proceeds benefit
local youth organizations.
Sunday, June 5, 2011 by
I really am a country girl. That's why my inn is in the
country, in a little town about 10 blocks square, near
the Mt Hood National Forest where I can hike to my hearts content
and enjoy quiet quiet nights. But every once in a while
I like to go into the city. Take in the hustle and bustle,
visit shops and coffee houses, enjoy culinary
surprises, ride mass
transit. I love it. So when I
overheard my Portland guests suggesting to our Portland
bound Minnesota guests the 4T
I was all...Read More
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 by
Matthew DomingoRead More
FARM to FORK Co-Founder
Farm Dinners Celebrate Hood River Valley's Farmers,
Winemakers and Food Artisans
Farm to Fork’s
founders have created a traveling farm-to-table restaurant, local
food fundraiser, andcommunity celebration rolled into one. Each
dinner is set at the farm where much of the food on the menu was produced, and proceeds benefit
food-focused non-profits. rm to Fork’s mission is to connect guests
to local sources of produce, meat, seafood and dairy products, and
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 by
As a bed and breakfast innkeeper I am always looking for
unique breakfast recipes to serve guests, one that will provide a
true Oregon Culinary experience.Read More
I found one such recipe on
Rogue Creamery's Facebook page. You see I am a true fan
of the Rogue Creamery both on Facebook and in really life. The
Rogue Creamery, in Central Point, Oregon, is a “artisan cheese
company, with people dedicated to the sustainability and the art
and tradition of making the world’s finest handmade
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 by
So we set out to
find rooms—weekend rooms—for under $150 per night*. Call us cheap,
but for that price we also want our own bathroom, no bedbugs, and
rooms, or at the very least lobbies, with a dash of personality.
And each one of these hotels is in a place we really want to go.
(*All hotels have an...
Friday, April 1, 2011 by
March 31st, 2003, we arrived in Parkdale and began our journey as
innkeepers of the
Old Parkdale Inn
, a Mt. Hood Bed and Breakfast. It
was something I had dreamed about doing for quite awhile
and some days I still pinch myself and some days I ask
myself what am I doing!
Today I begin my 9th year. My, time certainly flies when
we are having fun! And I am having fun. Oh, I admit
there are days when it gets a little rough, say mid September when
we have had a constant turnover of guests...Read More
Sunday, February 6, 2011 by
Romantic weekend getaways are just around the corner with
Valentine's Day Weekend. Roselyn, innkeeper at the romantic
bed and breakfast R.R.
Thompson House in Carlton, offers some specific Valentine's
Weekend recommendations for exploring Oregon Wine Country:
- Celebrate Valentine's Day in the Willamette Valley and
experience the quiet beauty of Oregon's premier wine country in
winter. Tasting rooms and wineries will bring out the cupid
in you with special events which are hard to resist....
Thursday, December 9, 2010 by
It's about the beach, history, glass floats in the
sand, music performances, making your own dishes and even your own
candy – it’s not just about the holidays and New Year’s Eve
celebrations. Lincoln City lights up for the season in more ways
than just the Christmas lights strung along the buildings.Read More
With so much to see and do on the Oregon Coast, consider
Oregon Coast lodging at a member inn of the Oregon Bed and Breakfast Guild in and
City. From a quiet romantic getaway to a fun...
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 by
Submitted by guest blogger Shari Lobenstein
Lobenhaus Bed and Breakfast
Lobenhaus Bed & Breakfast is
thrilled to be a winner of a signed copy of the popular
Cookbook. We are looking forward to preparing the
recipes, hoping the dishes will somehow resemble the awesome
photos in the book! Perhaps you will be the lucky guest who
will be treated to one of the breakfast recipes!
Ponzi Vineyards founder, Nancy Ponzi shares her experience
hosting gatherings of all sizes and occasions...
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 by
town Oregon, tons of delicious restaurants, chef's making their
"own" creations, using all local ingredients of course! So,
what does one do with resources like that? Well, we create a
food tour of course! Tastes, sips, bites...a nosh
The Albany Nosh Tours
began this past June and they were a
hit from the get go! I think we had them at that
Traegered prime rib or maybe it was that homemade pasta that Ruby
just prepared and filled with buttered butternut squash or maybe it