Cooking Classes, Recipes and Culinary Experiences in Bend, Oregon

Love to cook?  Grab your special someone or make it a girls night out and invite a few friends to join you in in one Savory Spice’s  fantastic cooking classes. Check back soon for more cooking classes or sign up for email updates to get notified!

Stay in and cook up some of our featured creative culinary and cocktail recipes from the Old Mill District blog …  then show us your creations by tagging us on Facebook and Instagram.

Copper River Salmon back at Anthony’s for a limited time

Anthony's at the Old Mill District just received its first shipment of salmon from Alaska's famed Copper River this spring. Born free and caught wild, Copper River King and Sockeye salmon are deep in color [...]

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Kona Mix Plate, a family affair

A Slice of Paradise in the High Desert Currently open for takeout and to-go orders Words and photos by Gwen Shoemaker For nearly a decade, Kona Mix Plate has been serving up a taste of [...]

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Cooking at home

Ginger's and Savory are here to help with home meals As we're all cooking more meals at home during this global crisis, Savory Spice and Ginger's Kitchenware both remain open with curbside pick-up service and [...]

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Takeout and delivery options in the Old Mill District

Grab meals to-go or have the sent right to your door from Old Mill District restaurants Restaurants in the Old Mill District are offering a variety of takeout, delivery and curbside services during these unprecedented [...]

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COCC student dishes featured at Anthony’s

Three-course meal to benefit Central Oregon Community College Anthony's at the Old Mill District and the Cascade Culinary Institute at Central Oregon Community College collaborated for their inaugural Chopped Competition on November 6. Ten culinary [...]

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Cold Brewed Coffee Cocktails

Bend-based Riff Cold Brewed Coffee turns winter cocktails on their head Our friends from Riff Cold Brewed Coffee are leading the way in cold-brewed cocktail goodness. This New Year's Eve, get creative and blow your [...]

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Cozy up to the fire

Enjoy outdoor dining year-round with these patios Great food and drinks just seem to go better with a little bit of the great outdoors. Fortunately, here in Bend our food and drink scene includes multiple [...]

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Boxwood Kitchen’s Butternut Squash Recipe

From Boxwood Kitchen’s Eric Rud and Lance Blanchard Perfect for those crisp bluebird days that have come to define Bend’s cooler months, Boxwood’s butternut squash soup is just another reason we long for the fall [...]

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Summer Drinks from Savory Spice

Michelada (Mexican Beer Cocktail) We love playing around with new summer cocktail concoctions and this Michelada recipe from Savory Spice is one of our favorites. It's a Mexican take on a Bloody Mar, that's perfect for [...]

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Celebrate World Whisky Day in Style

Photo by Carlos Andrés Varela Expand your whisky horizons with a pair of new cocktails It's easy to get trapped in a rut. You're at the bar or at home making drinks and you fall [...]

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Anthony’s partnering with Family Kitchen

Restaurant donating all perishable food during renovation Anthony’s at the Old Mill District is very excited to announce that they are getting a fresh, new look! The restaurant will close for one week for renovations. [...]

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Drink recommendation from Ginger’s Kitchenware

Embrace the stormy weather of April and May with a Martinez Whenever we have food or drink questions, we go to our favorite foodie couple, Ginger and Jaime at Ginger's Kitchenware. Looking for a classic [...]

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Treat yourself to these winter delights

Nothing soothes the soul during a streak of cold weather like hot soup, a sizzling steak or a mouth-watering wood-fired pizza. It’s science. Look it up. With the temperatures dropping, here’s a look at some [...]

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  • Achiote Ribbed Chicken Tacos Recipe

Favorite Fall Recipes

As the temperature drops in Bend, it's time to warm things up in the kitchen. Good thing we know some folks that can whip up a hot meal or two. Here's some of our favorite [...]

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  • Small batch Patron Anejo tequila being served at Hola! Restaurants in Bend, Oregon

Hola!’s New Custom Tequila

The best margaritas in town just got a little better. Hola! is now serving its own private label of Patrón Añejo tequila. “There’s lot of vanilla and roasted pear in there with a beautiful caramel [...]

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The Other Pink Martini

Yes, it's the greatest way to pre-funk one of our favorite, funkiest performers. We love Pink Martini the band. As for the drink - well we've had our doubts. Until now anyway. Here's a fantastic recipe [...]

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