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 of our favorite winter meals in Bend that are sure to banish the chill from your bones.
Butternut bisque from Level 2: Coconut milk and butternut squash puree make this soup oh so good. Level 2’s French onion is well worth your time as well.
Anthony’s lobster dinner (above): Every day is better when it ends with lobster from the best seafood restaurant in Central Oregon. Yes, it’s as delicious as it looks.
The porterhouse at Greg’s Grill: Yes, it’s OK to fantasize about this wonderful cut of meat. Better yet, enjoy it with a classic cocktail like an Old Fashioned or a Manhattan.
Kona Mix Plate’s bulgogi and kalua pork mix plate with PotatoMac salad: Piles of slow-cooked meat with a little bit of Hawaiian love. Need I say more?
Pepperoni, sausage and Portobello mushroom pizza from Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzaria: One of Flatbread’s traditional Neapolitan pizzas, this classic pie will take your palate to southern Italy the moment it hits your mouth.