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Sometimes Food is Also about Memories Pier 101 Lincoln City

Food isn't always about the taste. Sure, we want good food and we want healthy choices. But when Kathy and I judge a restaurant sometimes memories are a big part of the equation. Recently on a trip to the Oregon Coast we stopped by one of our favorite places, not because the food is over…
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Devils Peak: A Very Personal Journey

We had no idea we’d run into 8 inches of snow, we’d get lost twice (once for 30 minutes) or what we’d find at the end of our hike. We should have known when the website said:” not a family friendly hike” that we were in for a long day. The Cool Creek Trail starts…
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Wraptitude: Attitude that Tastes Great

https://www.facebook.com/wraptitude I like going to lunch but hate eating too much so I feel overly full the rest of the day. I want something for lunch that is filling, good and healthy. A few months ago we discovered “Wraptitude” in Welches, Oregon. This is such a cool spot. On the outside it looks like a…
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Ivy Bear: Blast From The Past

http://www.ivybear.com   We’re always looking for a new place to get pizza and last night we found an amazing spot. For years we’ve passed “The Ivy Bear” but never stopped in to check it out. For a number of years the place was shut down. The restaurant started in 1945 and used to be “The…
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Tidal Rave: Mother Nature is Entertainment

http://tidalraves.com It’s a stormy day on the Oregon Coast. Weather folks predict massive waves and we are lucky enough to be near Depoe Bay for the show. We Yelp our way around food joints and quickly remembered Tidal Rave. This is an old favorite that remodeled a few years ago. This is an amazing restaurant…
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Gracie’s Sea Hag: Old Coastal Cuisine

http://www.theseahag.com If you at all familiar with the Oregon Coast you probably know of Gracie’s Sea Hag restaurant in Depot Bay. We haven’t visited in a long time. I guess there are so many new places you tend to forget about the old. We had been to every restaurant we wanted to visit in the…
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Annette’s Westgate Café

On our way home from the beach we wanted to break up the trip so decided to stop in Salem for lunch. We usually eat at Word of Mouth and highly recommend the place but didn’t want to wait in a long line. We checked online and found Annette’s Westgate Café. It was 2 in…
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