Bend's teaching restaurant Elevation delivers terrific meals For some, the idea of an evening’s fine dining meal being prepared by fledgling culinary students isn’t going to sound ideal, but not so fast. Dining at the Cascade Culinary Institute’s Elevation restaurant in Bend is sure to deliver...

Central Oregon Locavore Dinner Series brings together chefs, farmers and guests Sinking my teeth into a bite of goat kibbe tartare, I was pleasantly surprised. A refreshing combination of mint and onions followed by cinnamon tickled my taste buds. I’d been told that goat meat resembled...