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WELCOME TO BOOMTOWN! “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” - Charles Dickens, “A Tale of Two Cities.” Last year, our Best of Central Oregon theme was “Rising from the Ashes.” This year, it’s a new era, and it seems the phoenix has risen, indeed. This year’s theme is “Boomtown,” described in the Britannica Dictionary as “a town that experiences a sudden growth in business and population: a booming town.” If you’ve been feeling that “boomtown” vibe this summer, you wouldn’t be alone. You might feel it by the numbers of people you have to wade through to visit a shop downtown. You might feel it in the lines outside your favorite food cart. You might also feel it in the housing prices or traffic. But those are just part of the story.

As we put out this next edition of the Best of Central Oregon, we’re aiming to focus on the “best of times” that come from being a Boomtown. There are more people, yes—but that also means a proliferation of new ideas, fresh perspectives… more artists, more makers, more change-makers, more diversity… and we could go on. Thanks to Bend’s “Zoomtown” status, more people than ever can make Bend their home, all while staying connected to towns and businesses all over the world. Most of the year, we splash plenty of ink in these pages talking about the things that need improving and the ways Central Oregon can grow into the best version of itself. We’ll do that again, over and over—but for now, let’s have a little fun reveling in the wins for the many businesses that make our Boomtown so great. Cheers to all the winners!

Who votes? Thousands of people vote in a whopping 200+ categories in our poll. New categories! This year, like most years, we’re adding new categories while retiring a few others. Among the new ones: Best Breakfast Sandwich, Best Eggs Benedict, Best Mac n’ Cheese, and more specialty categories for Redmond, Sisters and Sunriver. Let’s party! The Source Weekly is turning 25 this summer, and to celebrate that AND the Best Of winners, we’re throwing a party! Join us for a free event Wed., Aug. 10 from 6:30 to 9pm (winners are invited earlier for a special fete for their accomplishments). Join us at the Deschutes Historical Museum for free music and live entertainment!

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BEST GOODS AND SERVICES P. 70

CONTENTS BEST EATS IN BEND Best New Restaurant Best New Food Cart Best Bagel Best Breakfast Sandwich Best Burrito Best Eggs Benedtict Best Patio Dining Best Vegan/Vegetarian Best Food Cart Lot

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BEST DRINKS IN BEND Best Milkshake p.55 Best Happy Hour p.57 Best Hazy Beer p.59

BEST OF HEALTH & FITNESS Best Yoga Studio p.61 BEST OF GOODS & SERVICES Best Pet Resort p.63 Best Pet Store p.64 Best Beauty Studio p.65 Best Massage/Day Spa p.67 Best Barbershop p.69

BEST OF SHOPPING Best Outdoor Clothing

BEST OF REDMOND Best Pizza Best New Restaurant

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BEST OF SISTERS Best Place for Live Music Best New Restaurant

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BEST OF SUNRIVER Best Pub/Best Lunch

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BEST OF PEOPLE & PLACES Best Open Mic Night p.75

Editor: Nicole Vulcan • Production Manager/Art Director: Jessie Czopek • Contributors: Donna Britt, Jack Harvel, Chris Williams, Brian Yaeger • Graphic Designer: Nathan Elston • Photography: Daniel Robbins, Jessie Czopek Copy Editor: Richard Sitts • Sales Executives: Ban Tat, Ashley Sarvis, Trinty Bradle

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Best New Restaurant BOSA FOOD & DRINK By Donna Britt About this time last year we were telling you about a new neighborhood place on Galveston in Bend created in the image of a traditional Italian osteria. BOSA Food & Drink was on a mission to be an inviting place where family and friends gather to eat often. Mission accomplished! BOSA has been voted Best New Restaurant 2022 by Source Weekly readers. Fresh pastas along with other French and Mediterranean dishes, seasonally driven using the best ingredients available, along with an extensive wine list and creative cocktail selections, have made BOSA a go-to spot on Bend’s west side. House-made focaccia bread, mouthwatering Bigoli “Cacio e Pepe,” a monstrous 40-ounce bone-in ribeye, and daily specials are just a few of the menu favorites. Chefs Nate King and Bill Dockter, co-owners/operators of BOSA, met in a Colorado resort town years ago and started dreaming up their own version of a neighborhood eatery. King and Dockter had this to say upon learning the news of being voted Best New Restaurant: “After pursuing and finally securing our dream location in Bend back in February 2020, our excitement was halted by the COVID pandemic. We were able to work with our landlord and weather the storm and emerged as a new restaurant on August 1, 2021. We are overwhelmed by the love and support that we have received from the community and our neighborhood. We are humbled by the awards that we have received and feel that this is a reflection upon our staff’s hard work and dedication to our concept. Thank you, Bend!!”

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By Nicole Vulcan Biting into the Crazy Tuna Roll at Maki Maki Sushi is like a little round piece of heaven. I’m a fan of spicy stuff, so I’m not shy when cart owner and sushi chef Adam Pan suggests this spicy roll as the one to try at his food cart at The Lot on Bend’s west side. With spicy tuna inside and more seared pepper tuna on top of the roll— plus spicy ponzu sauce and jalapeno, it’s got it going on in the spice department, but it’s nothing unmanageable, and the whole roll is gone before I know what happened. Maybe this experience of seeing your food disappear before your consciousness can catch up is why readers of the Source Weekly have voted this cart the Best New Food Cart in Bend in 2022. Pan and his family opened the cart in January 2022, settling on Bend to raise their sons after spending a couple decades running kitchens in New York. While Pan is a native of Fujian, China, his many years of training at Japanese restaurants have given him a chance to hone the craft, and to bring a mix of “old favorites” as well as new surprises. While Central Oregonians have a lot of options when it comes to sushi these days, this one is definitely worth a visit. Congrats to this new arrival for its win in Best of Central Oregon!

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CHI Chinese and Sushi Bar 2nd Chan’s of Bend 1st

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BEST BAKERY 1st 2nd

The Sparrow Bakery Nancy P's Cafe & Bakery

BEST BBQ 1st 2nd

Baldy’s Barbecue CURBBQ

BEST BOWL 1st 2nd

Café Yumm! Active Culture Café

BEST BREAKFAST

McKay Cottage Restaurant 2nd The Victorian Café 1st

BEST BREAKFAST BURRITO 1st 2nd

Bend Breakfast Burrito Burrito Sunrise

BEST BURGER

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Bend Burger Co. 2nd Dandy’s Drive-In 1st

BEST CASUAL DINING Spork 2nd Jackson’s Corner 1st

BEST CATERER Bleu Bite Catering 2nd Bowtie Catering Co. 1st

BEST DESSERT Bontà 2nd 900 Wall 1st

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Best Bagel BIG-O-BAGELS By Chris Williams A staple bagel spot is an essential element for any town. There’s a hole missing from a town without one (sorry, had to). Bend has given rise to quite a few spots that folks swear by, but one has reigned supreme for almost 30 years. Since starting out at its Galveston Avenue location in 1994, Big-O-Bagels has been on a mission to provide the best bagels to Bend. Bendites have responded and as a result Big-O has found enough success to open up three locations across town, dishing out countless bagels and rising to notoriety—and consistently being voted the best bagel of Bend since the Source started its poll in 1997. “Our success is in serving delicious, real food that is simple and unassuming… Our focus is on the belief that everyone should be able to afford a delicious breakfast or lunch made with quality ingredients and still have money left in their wallet.” Noël Reiner, owner of Big-O-Bagels, explained to me regarding aspects of how the company has found success. There are not many places still in town where one can go to get a filling meal for under $10. Here, breakfast is still less than 7 bucks. Big-O has stayed true to a simple formula that hasn’t had the need to change— straight forward with no gimmicks or unnecessary frills. Kudos to them for knowing who they are since day 1. Congrats on a well-deserved win!

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BEST FAMILY DINING 1st

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BEST FOOD CART Aina Kauai Style Grill 2nd Toasty 1st

BEST FRIED CHICKEN The Tin Pig 2nd Cascade West Grub & Alehouse 1st

BEST INTERNATIONAL FUSION CUISINE 1st Spork 2nd 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar

BEST LUNCH 1st 2nd

El Sancho Wild Rose Northern Thai Eats

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Best Breakfast Sandwich THE SPARROW BAKERY By Jack Harvel Sparrow is a longtime favorite for Best Bakery in Central Oregon, winning the category every time since 2013. It won that title this year, too, but it’s also taking home new bragging rights in a new category — Best Breakfast Sandwich in Central Oregon. Sparrow opened its original location on Scott Street in 2006 with a mission of creating high-quality baked goods at prices people can afford. The humble bakery’s popularity skyrocketed over the years, and it now has a location in Northwest Crossing and in the St. Johns neighborhood in Portland—but closed its original space this year. “It’s very humbling that we have so many people enjoying our product that are here in Bend and outside of Bend. We went from having a staff of, like, four to over 100,” said Jessica Keating, co-owner of The Sparrow Bakery. Popular menu items like the Ocean Roll, almond croissant sandwich and croque monsieur are all to die for, but for a morning meal that gets your day started right you can’t go wrong with the Bacon-Breakfast sandwich. “For us we feel like the base of the sandwich is really important. And so, we do it on a croissant and then we poach an egg, we use real avocado, we make arugula aioli for the sauce, and then the bacon... we cure and then we add a little bit of sweet and savory to it,” Keating said. “I think that each item is really good on its own but then when you put it together it eats really well.” Vegetarians don’t have to miss out either; the non-bacon breakfast uses havarti cheese instead of bacon. “A lot of people like that even if they also like bacon, the melted cheese with the egg is really nice,” Keating said.

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We would like to say THANK YOU to everyone in our community that has supported us all here at Lemon Drop Salon! We are honored and grateful to be part of a community that encourages and allows us to be our creative selves. It means the world to us. Thank you for voting Lemon Drop ‘Best Salon’! XO, The Lemon Drop Team

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By Chris Williams Seeing Super Burrito win Best Burrito is going to bring a smile to a lot of Bendites’ faces. The hole-in-the-wall burrito joint has been serving up tasty and affordable burritos since 1995 and has been one of locals’ best kept secrets. Nowhere else in Bend can you snag a burrito for under 10 bucks and have it at your table in under 10 minutes. The cooks are committed to using fresh ingredients and authentic recipes, from the burritos down to the salsa. The non-pretentious environment welcomes a whole host of people from all walks of life. At any given lunch hour there will be families three kids deep, business people in primed and pressed suits and construction workers/contractors wearing the sawdust of half a day’s hard work on their clothes. For those who fear that the spot is going to be blown out, you can relax; Super Burrito is a family-run restaurant committed to being loyal to its customers. It won’t stray far from what they have been doing for the last 27 years. “The Super Supreme is the most popular. The name says it all,” explains Juan Moreno, the owner of Super Burrito’s west side location, of the massive burrito stuffed with meat, chile relleno, pico and special sauces. In an age where it feels like some restaurants are trying too hard and have drifted away from authenticity, spots like this remind us that everything will be OK. Simple, straightforward and classic tastes still reign (super) supreme. Daniel Robbins

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Best Bloody Mary and Eggs Benedict THE VICTORIAN CAFE By Chris Williams When people think of breakfast in Bend one place sticks out: The Victorian Cafe. The staple breakfast spot has won multiple awards for best breakfast, has even been mentioned by The New York Times and keeps the ball rolling with two more awards granted by Source readers this year. Source readers have voted The Victorian Cafe’s egg benedicts and Bloody Mary as the best in town. Diners have the option to select from 10 different “bennies” on the breakfast menu. Although a classic benedict is an option, it’s hard not to explore an adventurous side and dive headfirst into the experimental options. The Dungeness Crab Benedict boasts fresh crab and asparagus topped with avocado. Other options offer pesto hollandaise or a Cajun variety for those looking to spice things up. Whatever your taste, The Victorian Cafe has you covered. If you haven’t experienced the Victorian Cafe’s Bloody Mary, be ready for a monstrosity ready to crush any hangover. If a shrimp, sausage and cheese tower poking out of a thick and spicy tomato juice drink sounds up your alley then look no further. Lined across the rim are pickled veggies and olives—yes an actual pickle, and salt to balance out the zest and pepper inside. Two shots of house infused vodka rest inside the monster. Add all this up and a satisfactory nap looks like a pretty pleasing way to end brunch.

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Thank you, Central Oregon, for voting us Best Staycation & Best Wedding Venue!

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BEST MEDITERRANEAN Kefi Fast Fresh Mediterranean 2nd Joolz 1st

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Hola! Nouveau Mexican-Peruvian Cuisine 2nd El Sancho Taco Shop 1st

BEST MILKSHAKE Dandy’s Drive-In 2nd Bend Burger Company 1st

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BEST PATIO DINING Pine Tavern Restaurant 2nd Monkless Belgian Ales 1st

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Mother’s Juice Café Emerald City Smoothie

BEST STEAK 1st 2nd

Bos Taurus Brickhouse Steakhouse

BEST SUSHI

CHI Chinese and Sushi Bar 2nd 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar 1st

BEST TACO El Sancho 2nd Hablo Tacos 1st

BEST TAKEOUT 1st 2nd

Wild Rose Northern Thai Eats Spork

BEST THAI 1st 2nd

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Voted Bend’s Best Mediterranean Restaurant!

The Original Pine Tavern Restaurant & Bar on NW Brooks Street downtown at the foot of Oregon Avenue is a piece of Bend history. Founded in 1936 by the enterprising Maren Gribskov and Eleanor Bechen, it started as a restaurant serving the growing population of timber industry workers and their families. As Central Oregon’s economy and demographics have evolved, the iconic downtown establishment has been a constant. Eighty-six years after its founding The Pine Tavern tradition continues as Source Weekly readers have voted the restaurant Best Patio Dining this year, along with 2nd Best Happy Hour. Tucked under huge shade trees, the popular patio at Pine Tavern overlooks Mirror Pond. It’s a chill atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the busy downtown streets and an ideal spot to enjoy some Pine Tavern favorites like the soft scones with honey butter. Even on a summer day, the scones, which have been on the menu since the 1980s, are a must-have. Classic French onion soup, steamer clams, hazelnut encrusted mahi mahi, and a huge burger made with local grass-fed beef are other menu faves. The front of the restaurant bar area has been renovated and updated in recent years but retains its old-school vibe and is a happy hour tradition. House-made sangria and daily food specials attract both locals and tourists. Owner Bill McCormick is grateful to everyone who voted for Pine Tavern. “I’m humbled because there is so much great competition,” he says, and goes on to wish everyone in the food and beverage business the best.

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Best Vegan/Vegetarian TOASTY By Nicole Vulcan Just because someone is vegan doesn’t mean they don’t, once in a while, crave the tasty flavors of a “crunchwrap” from one ubiquitous yet here-unnamed Mexican-style fast food restaurant. With the addition of the Toasty “plant-based magic” food cart to the Bend scene, vegans can get what they’re craving and not wonder what mysteries lie inside that grilled tortilla. While the 100% plant-based Nacho Crunchwrap is what keeps this omnivorous writer coming back for more, the business was initially conceived as a place to serve up avocado toasts. It quickly morphed into a space for all things plant based—including salads, tacos, and that craveable crunchwrap that now comes in nacho, buffalo chick’n or (plant-based) cheeseburger. “It can be really hard to find vegan food that is fresh and flavorful and tastes so similar to the non-vegan food that most people are used to, and we’ve filled that void here in this community,” said owner Brooke Priem, who's assisted by manager Zach Tobias. “A lot of people come to Toasty not even knowing that it’s vegan, which I think is really cool, and when we tell them that it is, they’re always really impressed.” Toasty, located inside a vintage trailer at The Podski, has only been on the scene since 2021, and so far is making quite a splash. For the vegans who have lamented about seeing a non-vegan place win in this category in the past, you’re finally vindicated. Make great vegan food and even the omnivores will flock there—and who knows, it might even result in a few converts. Since Toasty also made it to the podium in the Best Food Cart category, getting 2nd to the popular Hawaiian cart, Aina, that argument seems only more true.

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MIDTOWN YACHT CLUB By Jack Harvel Midtown Yacht Club opened in July 2020, just months after a global pandemic forced businesses to shut their doors. Despite the inopportune timing, Midtown Yacht Club quickly rose through the ranks of Bend’s food cart lots, earning its first Best Of win and dethroning longtime favorites On Tap and Podski. The owners envisioned a Midtown-centered, unassuming local bar offering affordable food and beer, cutting against the image one might imagine for a “yacht club.” “The owners wanted a place where everyone is welcome to come have a cold beer, good food and relaxed place to watch sports on TV and bring their dogs along,” said General Manager Alesha Goodman. “For the most part, we’ve had all the same food carts since the beginning, and they all have good food and a great following.” Local favorites like Barrio, TOTS! and Shimshon set up shop at Midtown Yacht Club. It also offers an impressive selection of beers from across the Pacific Northwest. Goodman says, “Every cart lot has its niche, and there's a relaxed atmosphere and a lineup of products that aren’t easy to find in the area.” Some 20 rotating taps and a lineup of beverage coolers have also been a big draw for the Yacht Club. “When I used to be the buyer, my goal was to bring in products that were local, as well as products that you couldn’t find everywhere else in town,” Goodman said. “I wanted to be a place where people could go and find something they’d been looking for, and something they were excited about, maybe something from another state that they hadn’t been able to find anywhere or hadn’t had in years.” Midtown is always trying to find a way to distinguish itself and get new people in the door, whether it’s live music, a game of bingo hosted by fellow Best Of winner Street Dog Hero or it’s the Wednesday night "Dustin Does Trivia" that Goodman described as “unlike any trivia you’ve ever seen.” With all its momentum, it’s smooth sailing for these first-time Best Of winners.

SECOND PLACE: On Tap

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By Jack Harvel Dandy’s Drive-In is a Bend staple, slinging burgers, fries and milkshakes via roller-skated carhops since 1968. Bend has changed a lot in that time, but Dandy’s hasn’t; the classic ‘60s feel is a big draw for the business. “We haven’t changed things since 1968. We have the same old-fashioned aspect to it. Between the roller skating carhops, the same menu, smiling faces, I would say that’s what makes Dandy’s, Dandy’s,” said Noelle Ensz, general manager. “It’s really cool to hear so many customers who will come back in and when they’re eating, they say, ‘Hey, I used to work here 30 years ago, and you guys kept it the same!’” Dandy’s doesn’t just offer up nostalgia, though. In June, “Readers Digest” rated it the best burger in Oregon, and of course there are the 24 flavors of milkshake, each of which can be combined with another. A May 2021 Source Weekly article rated the multitude of choices, finding nearly each of them to be delicious. And this year, we’ve rolled out the new category of Best Milkshake—a category that Dandy’s was born to win. “I’d say our most popular, of course classics, right now our most popular during the summer is always fresh strawberry. That one’s going to be hard to beat, that one’s a classic. Of course, chocolate and vanilla, Oreos all are some of our best sellers, fresh banana. I’d say a personal favorite that’s underrated is peanut butter Oreo,” Ensz said.

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San Simón 2nd The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

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BEST CBD BEVERAGE Boneyard Elixr 2nd Ablis CBD 1st

BEST SPORTS BAR 1st 2nd

Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill The Hideaway Tavern

BEST HAPPY HOUR 1st 2nd

900 Wall Pine Tavern Restaurant

BEST CIDER 1st 2nd

AVID Cider Co. Bend Cider Co.

BEST BREWERY 1st 2nd

Deschutes Brewery 10 Barrel Brewing

BEST COFFEE SHOP 1st 2nd

Thump Coffee Looney Bean of Bend

BEST COLD BREW COFFEE Backporch Coffee Roasters 2nd Riff Cold Brewed 1st

BEST DARK BEER

Black Butte Porter - Deschutes Brewery 2nd S1NIST0R -10 Barrel Brewing 1st

Thanks Central Oregon for voting us #1 home décor three years in a row!

BEST DRIVE-THRU COFFEE 1st 2nd

Dutch Bros Coffee Backporch Coffee Roasters


Best Happy Hour 900 WALL Best Of

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Walk down Wall Street in downtown Bend nearly any afternoon and you’ll find out what many Bendites already know: 900 Wall is a popular spot, with outdoor tables hugging the block, happy patrons busily gobbling up the oysters on the half shell, fried green beans, house-made fries, and of course, happy hour cocktails. Served from 3 to 5:30pm, the happy hour at 900 Wall is a go-to for wise locals who like great drinks, a superb wine list and yummy small plates for reasonable prices—ideal as a meal all in itself, or as the pre-game for the remarkable dinners served up after happy hour is over.

SECOND PLACE: Pine Tavern Restaurant & Bar

THANK YOU FOR VOTING US

BEST LIQUOR STORE! WE LOVE PROVIDING YOU WITH THE LARGEST SELECTION IN CENTRAL OREGON!

740 NE 3RD ST SUITE 5, BEND

(541) 797-0028

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RPM - Boneyard Brewing First Run - Bevel Brewing

BEST KOMBUCHA 1st 2nd

Humm Kombucha Compassion Kombucha

BEST LIGHT BEER 1st 2nd

Thank you Central Oregon for 22 years of growing and the giggles along the way! www.gigglinggardener.com

King Crispy - Deschutes Brewery Sweet As - GoodLIfe Brewing

BEST LOCAL COFFEE Backporch Coffee Roasters 2nd Thump Coffee 1st

BEST SEASONAL BEER Red Chair - Deschutes Brewery 2nd Jubelale - Deschutes Brewery 1st

So much love for you Central Oregon! Thank you for your years of support and for making us one of your favorites.

BEST SOUR BEER 1st 2nd

Ching Ching Sour Ale - Bend Brewing Company Sahalie - Ale Apothecary

BEST SPECIALTY COCKTAIL 1st 2nd

Poco Loco – Dogwood Hola! Margarita

BEST WINE BAR 1st 2nd

OLD MILL DISTRICT 661 SW POWERHOUSE DR. STE 1302 www.vanillaurbanthreads.com | 541.617.6113

Portello Wine Café Stoller Wine Bar


Best Hazy Beer

DESCHUTES BREWERY’S FRESH HAZE IPA

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Deschutes Brewery’s Fresh Haze IPA once again tops the podium for Best Hazy. Since the category is in its second year, the beer is undefeated. A hazy, in beer parlance, is specifically an India Pale Ale that is neither clear nor bitter—the hallmarks of the once-popular West Coast IPA. In 2014 you could not find an example of what was originally dubbed a New England IPA in Oregon. By 2017 it was standard for brewery taprooms to offer three different NEIPAs built with haze-producing proteins from grains like flaked oats and unmalted wheat. In 2018, building on Fresh Squeezed IPA’s wild success, Deschutes introduced Fresh Haze. Fresh Squeezed had pivoted from high-IBU (International Bitterness Units) IPAs that see a ton of hops used early in the boiling process that create bitterness, to late-addition hops added at the end the boil (then generously dryhopped), which leads to characteristic juicy flavors and a softer body. Fresh Haze is Deschutes’s second-best-selling beer after Fresh Squeezed. The “haze craze” shows no sign of letting up, as Fresh Haze has tough competition in Bend. But what distinguishes it is that instead of chasing tropical or berry juice notes that tend to rely on hops grown in the Southern Hemisphere, Fresh Haze employs PNW all-star Amarillo plus Mandarina Bavaria (actually from Bavaria) hops that throw citrus flavors. It’s also far less hazy (cloudy) than most beers in the same vein, so it’s got the style’s distinctive pillowy mouthfeel and sweetness, is less opaque, and is embedded in West Coasters’ affinity for citrus-forward flavors. Fresh Haze is a tangerine bomb! “We wanted to avoid ‘yellow milk,’” says Deschutes’ Brewmaster Scott Birdwell. “It’s not visually appealing to us to be so thick. Our take was it needs to be hazy but have an attractive orange color and orange-like flavor.”

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SECOND PLACE: GoodLife Brewing - Sippy Cup

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Best Pizza

25 Years & Running!

THANKS BEND! We’re truly grateful for the community support!

Bend Family Dentistry 2nd Drew Family Dentistry 1st

BEST ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CLINIC 1st 2nd

(541) 330-9093 811 NW Wall St.

PizzaMondoBend.com

BEST EXERCISE STUDIO 1st

2nd

Thank you! Best Dog Beauty Boutique

Hawthorn Healing Arts Center Inspired Health Barre3 Orangetheory Fitness

BEST GOLF COURSE 1st

2nd

Tetherow Pronghorn Resort

BEST HEALTH & RECREATION FACILITY 1st Juniper Swim and Fitness 2nd Larkspur Community Center

BEST MASSAGE DAY SPA Anjou Spa 2nd Spa W 1st

BEST MEDICAL COSMETIC 1st

2nd

Esthetix MD Elite Medi Spa

BEST MEDICAL GROUP 1st

2nd

WrenandWild.com 112 NW Minnesota Ave

70+ Clean Beauty Brands

High Lakes Health Care Summit Medical Group

BEST PEDIATRIC DENTAL GROUP 1st

2nd

Deschutes Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Dental Associates

BEST SKI SNOWBOARD SHOP Powder House Ski & Patio 2nd Skjersaa’s 1st


Courtesy Namaspa

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Best Yoga Studio NAMASPA By Jack Harvel Namaspa winning the best yoga studio in Central Oregon shouldn’t be surprising for people who’ve been keeping track — it’s the fourth year in a row it’s won the award. Suzie Newcome started the business in 2007 with a goal to bring the tools of yoga and mindfulness to Central Oregon. The classes at Namaspa range from the physically demanding power vinyasa in a 90-degree room to yin yoga, a form of yoga that takes place entirely on the floor. “It’s like if you think of the yin and the yang symbol. So the vinyasa power flow would be more like a yang class, it’s heated, it’s like the sun, and then the yin, and like the moon, just totally not doing any activity. And it’s generally helping not just the muscles, but also the connective tissue in the body,” Newcome said. Namaspa teaches everyday yoga students but has also graduated more than 250 teachers in its yoga teacher training program. Its nonprofit arm, the Namaspa Foundation, takes yoga classes to recovery centers, jails and prisons. “We take yoga out of the studio to people who also need those tools for mindfulness, but may not know about it or be able to have access,” Newcome said. Bend’s not necessarily lacking in opportunities for yoga, and when asked what sets Namaspa apart, Newcome said it’s the community. “I do think that there’s just fabulous studios in Bend, and I’m proud to be part of this community. I think what sets us apart is the breadth of our community. That may be a virtue of the fact that we’ve been around a long time, that we just really emphasize community and connection and making it accessible to everyone,” Newcome said.

SECOND PLACE: Groove Yoga

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THANK YOU!

From our family to yours a big Mahalo for all the love and support you show us.

2020 Rookie Food Cart of the Year 2021 Food Cart of the Year 2022 Food Cart of the Year LOCATED AT BEVEL BREWING FOOD CART LOT 911 SE Armour Rd. Bend, OR 541-808-5868

@ainahawaiianbend

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Best Pet Resort

BEND PET RESORT By Nicole Vulcan Bend is known for a number of things—craft beer, glorious mountain views, an abundance of puffy jackets… and of course, a dog or two in (nearly) every household. And when it comes time for those households to go on vacation, someone has to take care of the furry members of the family. That’s where places like Bend Pet Resort come in—havens of fun and safety for dogs, and cats, too. Bend Pet Resort, named by the readers of the Source Weekly as the Best Pet Resort in Central Oregon, is tucked away on the east side of Bend, on 27th Avenue. The business offers dog and cat boarding and grooming as well as doggy day care for those pups who need a little entertainment while their human family is at work. “We are a team of animal enthusiasts who make it our goal to ensure every animal has a wonderful experience while in our care,” said co-owner Haley Fannin, who bought the business from its previous owners, along with two other partners, in 2021. “Our staff go above and beyond to make sure that every animal feels safe and loved during their stay.” Pets have plenty of room to play indoors and out at Bend Pet Resort, and can also get a grooming while they’re there. “Our groomers are amazing and take the time that the dogs need to get the grooming done to ensure that it is as stress free for each fur baby as possible,” Fannin said.

SECOND PLACE: Deschutes Pet Lodge

Thank you Central Oregon!

Best Real Estate Company Runner-Up

At your service.

Residential | Luxury | Commercial | Ranch & Land 431 NW Franklin Avenue, Bend 541.728.0033 info@rmkporegon.com www.keypropertiesoregon.com

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GOODS & SERVICES BEST BANK BRANCH 1st 2nd

Best Of

GOODS & SERVICES

OnPoint Community Credit Union Selco Community Credit Union

BEST AUTO REPAIR 1st 2nd

Import Performance Auto Repair Happy Danes Auto Repair

BEST DAYCARE PRESCHOOL 1st 2nd

Toddles Preschool Cottage Day Care

BEST HAIR SALON Lemon Drop Hair Salon 2nd Tangerine Salon 1st

BEST HOUSE CLEANING SERVICE Cleaner Living NW 2nd Berry Clean 1st

BEST INSURANCE AGENCY 1st 2nd

State Farm - James Chrisman Century Insurance Group

BEST LANDSCAPE SERVICE When the calendar turns to the time that Oregonians reluctantly call “smoke season,” (followed, in recent years, by “heat dome” season), our pets start getting the short end of the stick. Pavement too hot to walk on. Cars too hot to sit in for more than a minute. Parks and streets and backyards too smoky to breathe in. You get the picture. That’s why, on a recent day, I walked into Bend Pet Express to chat it up with the staff about my options for keeping my bored pups—fortunate enough to live in a house with A/C, but unfortunate enough to be cooped up during smoke season— busy during this time. The staff spent plenty of time with me, explaining which toys would help to stave off the boredom that my pandemic puppy is so obviously displaying, with her frantic zooming from one room of the house to another. I walked out with a new puzzle toy and advice on offering a cold bone to my puppy, right from the stash in the freezer. Both, they told me, will keep them busy for quite some time—along with offering some cooling benefits. Personalized customer service is just one of the reasons that people frequent Bend Pet Express—and why it routinely wins a Best of Central Oregon award. Quality foods, a wide selection of treats and supplements, curbside pickup and grooming services may be some of the other reasons. For me, though, keeping my pups happy during the long and sometimes boring “smoke season” is high on the list.

1st 2nd

BEST LAW FIRM 1st 2nd

High Desert Law Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis

BEST LOCAL FUNDRAISER Cork & Barrel 2nd Tuxes & Tails 1st

BEST LOCAL HOME BUILDER 1st

SECOND PLACE: Mud Bay

HD Landscaping Giggling Gardener

2nd

Hayden Homes Pacwest Builders


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PENNY LASH By Nicole Vulcan

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If you want to see an example of grit, look no further than Penny Lash, a business born at the tail end of the Great Recession and expanded during the COVID-19 pandemic. Owner Rebecca Penny moved to Bend from Minneapolis, Minnesota 26 years ago, several years into her career in the beauty business. In 2015, Penny opened her first Penny Lash studio, a budding business offering eyelash extensions in what would grow to over a billion-dollar-a-year industry. Within a year, Penny Lash had outgrown its space and moved to a location on Galveston Avenue, employing seven lash artists. In 2021, in the middle of the pandemic, Penny Lash expanded again, opening in midtown Bend inside a 3,000-square-foot space with eight “lash beds.” Penny didn’t stop at just offering services, however; as the business now also includes a “lash academy” teaching new artists the craft, as well as a professional line of lash products. Penny also plans to expand to a shop in Redmond soon. Today, Penny Lash-trained artists are found region-wide. “I’ve been educating and certifying other beauty pros in the art of lashing for a decade,” Penny told the Source. “I have trained and certified countless lash artists and now have trained other Penny Lash trainers who offer classes in their regions in Oregon and California.” Now servicing hundreds of clients each week, it’s no surprise that Penny Lash is also looking for new people to join the team. “The team of independent contractors are always extremely busy!” Penny said. She’s also quick to underline how much she appreciates her incredible team. “Some of the hardest working women and we are very tight knit. No catty—only cat eye.” With the addition of services including body waxing, lash lifts, brow henna and brow lamination, Source readers are feeling the vibe, too—voting Penny Lash Best Beauty Studio—and this year, also second place in Best Beauty Boutique, too.

SECOND PLACE: Elite Medispa

THANK YOU CENTRAL OREGON!

1288 SW Simpson Ave (541)382-0559

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ANJOU SPA By Nicole Vulcan

Stepping into Anjou Spa, the team there wants visitors to experience more than just the pleasure of the massage or other service they signed up for. In addition to its full complement of facials, skin care, foot soaks, waxing, deep-tissue and other massages, Anjou also invites guests to sit and stay a while, enjoying the steam room and infrared sauna, or even its “sanctuary suite,” where couples or groups can come and relax in their own private space and enjoy sparkling wine, cupcakes or a charcuterie board. “For us it’s the whole experience—all the little touches we do,” said Jenna Walden, owner of Anjou Spa. “We try to add value to our experiences—they’re there to relax both mentally and physically.” Anjou’s team prides itself on catering to the type of people who work hard and play hard in Central Oregon—a lot of times, that includes athletic people who spend a lot of time in the wind and sun, and whose skin can be impacted by all that activity. Recently, Anjou added a new line of skin care products called Ultraceuticals, an Australian brand designed to help repair skin in a dry climate like Central Oregon’s. “It’s about building up your skin barrier and getting that strengthened,” Walden said. Between its lush skin care products and its comfortable spa services—and the option to get a monthly membership to support your regular wellness and therapeutic goals—it’s no wonder that the readers of the Source Weekly have voted Anjou Spa their “Best” once again.

SECOND PLACE: Spa W

Best Of

GOODS & SERVICES BEST MANI PEDI

Crescent Nails & Spa 2nd Freshly Filed Nail Lounge 1st

BEST OIL CHANGE

Red Carpet Car Wash 2nd Import Performance Auto Repair 1st

BEST PAINTING SERVICE Webfoot Painting 2nd Sunshine Painting 1st

BEST PEST CONTROL 1st

2nd

Pointe Pest Control Barnes Quality Pest Control

BEST PLUMBER 1st

2nd

Severson Plumbing McDermott Plumbing

BEST REAL ESTATE COMPANY 1st

2nd

West + Main Homes ReMax

BEST TATTOO STUDIO 1st

2nd

Monolith Tattoo Studio Black Opal Tattoo

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VOTED BEST AUTO REPAIR 14 YEARS IN A ROW!

For 14 years and counting, the Central Oregon community has voted us BEST OF CENTRAL OREGON. We are so grateful to the Lord for blessing us and our amazing community for your trust and keeping the tradition strong! Family owned and operated; Happy Danes Auto Repair is thankful for your continued support as we strive to better serve our community for generations to come. At Happy Danes, we know cars and people. Our friendly technicians and office staff are ready to serve you! Give us a call today!

541-382-8555 233 SE 2nd St. Bend, OR www.happydanesautorepair.com


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Best Barbershop

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THE SPOT BARBERSHOP By Nicole Vulcan Before Ivan Johnson opened The Spot Barbershop, he dreamed of running a place that had that classic “barbershop vibe,” filled with music, people chatting about sports and the news of the day, and maybe enjoying a drink—a place like the shops he knew in Portland, where he’d grown up. After working at several shops around town, Johnson realized that dream in 2018 when he opened The Spot along SE Third Street in Bend. “I wanted to make it tight knit, with a community connection,” Johnson said. Initially opened as a classic men’s barbershop doing fades and other cuts, word quickly got out that Johnson had skills women might be looking for, too. “Being one of the only people in town that knows how to braid or do dreadlocks, word spread,” Johnson told the Source. These days, you’re as likely to find Johnson doing braids in a woman’s hair as you are finding him giving a man a beard trim. “It went from being a place for mainly men to being a place for everybody, really,” Johnson said. With a current total of five barbers, this “spot” offering hair for everybody is finding itself booked out quickly, and Johnson hopes to soon expand The Spot to offer even more chairs. And with the win as Best Barbershop in the 2022 Best of Central Oregon readers’ poll, we’d say that’s probably a wise choice.

SECOND PLACE: Westside Barber Daniel Robbins

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SHOPPING BEST ANTIQUE STORE 1st

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Thank you Bend! Located at On @curbbq

Tap 1424 Cushing Rd Bendsbestbbq.com

Iron Horse Second Hand Store Gathered Wares

BEST BEAUTY BOUTIQUE Wren and Wild 2nd Penny Lash 1st

BEST BIKE SHOP 1st

2nd

Hutch’s Bicycles Pine Mountain Sports

BEST CAR DEALERSHIP 1st

2nd

Subaru of Bend Kendall Toyota of Bend

BEST CBD COMPANY 1st Ablis CBD

2nd

High Desert Pure

BEST CHILDREN’S CLOTHING 1st

2nd

Hopscotch Kids Wild Child

BEST CLOTHING CONSIGNMENT 1st The Gear Fix

2nd

Cosa Cura

BEST DISPENSARY 1st Tokyo Starfish

2nd

Oregrown

BEST GIFT STORE 1st

2nd

Ju-bee-lee Clementine Urban Mercantile

BEST GROCERY STORE 1st

2nd

Newport Avenue Market Market of Choice


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Best Outdoor ClothingMOUNTAIN SUPPLY By Jack Harvel Since 1980 Mountain Supply has been outfitting mountaineers, backcountry skiers, backpackers and climbers with the gear and expertise they need for their outdoor adventures. The independent retailer’s won the best outdoor clothing store category for the past two years. The store’s support from the community stems from the customer service and expertise of its staff. “Our knowledgeable staff is really what sets us apart,” said Kevin Ganey, the general manager of Mountain Supply. “Not only do we have a little bit more of a specialized gear and a curated assortment within some of the best brands in the industry, but a wide selection of those brands as well. And really, our people and our staff really round out that in terms of being able to provide that amazing customer service, and maybe a little level of detail that you’re not going to get from the bigger box stores.” Those bigger box stores are surprisingly welcome competition to Ganey, who said the larger retail stores are usually the first step people take to the outdoors. As they continue and seek higher quality gear, they’ll eventually find their way to specialty retail stores like Mountain Supply. “I think that we still maybe wouldn’t exist without some of those bigger stores that help bring a larger population into the outdoor space,” Ganey said. “We’re never going to say no to someone wanting to get into the outdoors; we think that’s probably one of the most healthy and best choices people can make. Especially as we’ve seen the last couple years with the global pandemic.”

SECOND PLACE: Gear Fix Daniel Robbins


Thank you for voting us Best Food Cart Lot of 2022!

SHOPPING BEST HOME DECOR 1st

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2nd

Lark Mountain Modern City Home

BEST INDOOR PLANT STORE 1st

2nd

Somewhere That’s Green Lounge

BEST JEWELRY STORE 1st

We are thrilled to be your favorite midtown hangout and our crew appreciates all your support these past couple of years. We want to give a special thank you to our amazing and dedicated food carts for all their hard work in making MTYC great! Open Mon-Sat 11am-10pm Sunday 11am-9pm

1661 NE 4th St, Bend Midtownyachtclub.com

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Silverado Saxon's Fine Jewelers

BEST LIQUOR STORE 3rd Street Beverage 2nd Trailhead Liquor 1st

BEST MENSWEAR REVOLVR Menswear 2nd Vanilla Urban Threads 1st

BEST NURSERY GARDEN CENTER 1st

2nd

Moonfire and Sun Garden Center Eastside Garden

BEST OUTDOOR GEAR SHOP 1st

2nd

The Gear Fix Mountain Supply

BEST PET STORE 1st Bend Pet Express

2nd

THANK YOU, CENTRAL OREGON FOR VOTING US

BEST LOCAL’S HANGOUT & RUNNER UP BEST FOOD TRUCK LOT! OPEN DAILY 11AM-10PM 1424 NE CUSHING DR. BEND

Mud Bay

BEST PLACE TO BUY ART Red Chair Gallery 2nd The Workhouse 1st

BEST PLACE TO BUY PRODUCE Paradise Produce Stand 2nd Market of Choice 1st


BEST SMOKING ACCESSORIES 1st Hempies

2nd

High Mountain Mist

BEST THRIFT STORE 2nd

REgroup Thrift Store

BEST TOY STORE

1st Leapin’ Lizards Toy Co.

2nd

Learning Express Toys & Gifts

BEST VINTAGE CLOTHING 1st Revival Vintage

2nd

Luck of the Draw Trade Co.

BEST WOMEN’S CLOTHING 1st Vanilla Urban Threads

2nd

Hempies

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1st Humane Society of Central Oregon Thrift Store

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PEOPLE & PLACES BEST BREWER 1st Nate Doss

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2nd

Shop artfully

Tony Lawrence

BEST BARBERSHOP 1st The Spot Barbershop

and support our local artists.

Thank you Central Oregon for voting us BEST PLACE TO BUY ART

2nd

Westside Barber Shop

BEST BARTENDER 1st Buck Bales at the D&D

2nd

Jon Dude at the D&D

BEST BUDTENDER

1st Carsen Robbins - Dr. Jolly's

2nd 103 NW Oregon Avenue Bend, OR 97703

Joe Koehler - Oregrown

541.306.3176

Open Every Day www.redchairgallerybend.com

BEST CHEF

1st Ariana Fernandez - Ariana Resturant

2nd

Summertime t means Funner Times! a s u n i Jo Funky Floaties & Swimwear

this Saturday, June 25th

Now in Stock! at Drake Park

George Morris - Bos Taurus

BEST FLORIST

1st Donner Flower Shop

2nd

Wild Flowers of Oregon

BEST GREEN BUSINESS

1st Somewhere That’s Green Indoor Plant Shoppe

2nd

The Gear Fix

Say it Loud, Say it Proud! Get em while itsCostumes HOT! Lingerie & Wigs

BEST INDOOR MUSIC VENUE

Your One Stop Adult Fun Shop!

1st Memes of Bend

Sex Toys Pole Shoes Party Supplies Gifts Galore COS T U LINGER IE River Floaties ME S & W IGS P OLE SHOE S

SE X TOYS

PA R T Y SU PPLIE S

GIF T S GA LOR E

ONLINE SHOPPING NOW AVAILABLE!

Your One Stop Adult Fun Shop!

visit www.prettypussycat.com

ONLINE SHOPPING NOW AVAILABLE!

1341 NE 3rd Street, Bend 541-317-3566

1341 NE 3RD ST • 541-317-3566 • PRETT YPUSSYCAT.COM

1st Volcanic Theatre Pub

2nd

Tower Theatre

BEST INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT 2nd

Babe City

BEST LOCALS’ HANGOUT 1st On Tap Bend

2nd

D&D Bar & Grill


Submitted Steve Augustyn

Best Open Mic Night

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Silver Moon Brewing has risen to become one of the prominent music and comedy venues in town, putting on multiple shows each week and attracting huge crowds. Although the venue gets national touring acts on a weekly basis, one thing Bendites agree that Silver Moon does best is give space to local creatives to hone their crafts and perform in front of a live audience at its comedy and music open mic nights. “Silver Moon was really the first venue in Bend to embrace both art forms. Usually, venues either stick to comedy or music. They built a bridge between the two worlds,” explains Katy Ipock, local comedy powerhouse and one of two hosts (the other being Jessica Taylor) of Silver Moon’s comedy open mic on Monday nights. “The room was really full last night,” Ipock explains. Silver Moon consistently packs in audiences there to check out local artists, Ipock said, which is a testament to the talent that lives in Bend. The music open mic is also known for its communal environment which invites a variety of artists to perform. Jeshua Marshall, local musician and host of the music open mic on Sundays, has let comedians get a little time in during the music sets in the past. This non-competitive approach fosters creative connection that allows artists a space to collaborate. Something is in the water (or more likely the beer) at Silver Moon that any arts enthusiast is sure to not want to miss.

SECOND PLACE: M&J Tavern

We’re honored to be among the winning lineup of the Best of Central Oregon. We truly value the trust our clients place in us to help elevate their own natural beauty. As Bend’s boutique medi spa, our small and highly-trained team gives you the individual, careful attention you deserve. From advanced injectable services to cutting-edge anti aging treatments, we’re committed to delivering results you will notice. The highest level of care for every client, every day. Call us today, 541.797.6306, for a free consultation to discuss how to elevate your natural beauty.

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(OVER 50 EMPLOYEES) 1st Hayden Homes 2nd Deschutes Brewery

BEST LOCALS’ NIGHT (DISCOUNTS) 1st Silver Moon Brewing

2nd

BEST PLACE TO WORK (UNDER 50)

Bevel Craft Brewing

1st Elite Medi Spa

2nd

BEST LODGING 1st The Oxford Hotel

2nd

BEST RADIO PERSONALITY

Campfire Hotel

1st Megan Sinclair - 107.7 The Beat

2nd

BEST NONPROFIT

1st 92/9 FM Backyard Bend

Humane Society

2nd

BEST PLACE TO PICK UP A COPY OF THE SOURCE

KPOV High Desert Community Radio

BEST REALTOR

1st Stormy Clark - West + Main Homes

1st Deschutes Public Library Downtown

2nd

Dave Clemens - 105.7 KQAK

BEST RADIO STATION

1st Street Dog Hero

2nd

Bend Veterinary Clinic

2nd

Newport Avenue Market

Tiffany Clark - Bend Premier Real Estate

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BEST SENIOR LIVING FACILITY 1st Touchmark Senior Living

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Mt. Bachelor Assisted Living and Memory Care

BEST WEDDING VENUE 1st Sunriver Resort

2nd

Aspen Hall

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CJ Juan

San Simón

BEST STAYCATION DESTINATION 1st Sunriver Resort

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Pronghorn

BEST TV PERSONALITY 1st Bob Shaw - KTVZ

2nd

Emily Kirk - KOHD

BEST VETERINARIAN 1st Bend Veterinary Clinic

2nd

Riverside Animal Hospital

Chi Chinese and Sushi Bar, Best Sushi

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1st River Pig Saloon


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BEST BAR - REDMOND

1st The Rooftop at SCP Redmond Hotel

2nd

Initiative Brewing

BEST BOUTIQUE - REDMOND 1st Willow Wild

2nd

Forever Sunshine

BEST BREAKFAST - REDMOND 1st One Street Down Cafe

2nd

Mo’s Egg House

BEST BREWERY BREWPUB - REDMOND 1st Wild Ride Brewing 2nd Initiative Brewing

BEST BURGER - REDMOND 1st Redmond Burger Company

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Bogey’s Burgers

BEST COFFEE - REDMOND 1st Honey and Pine Coffee Company

2nd

Tite Knot Craft Coffee

BEST FITNESS STUDIO - REDMOND 1st Love Bird Yoga

2nd

HIIT Logic

BEST FOOD CART - REDMOND 1st West Side Taco Co.

2nd

Feast Food Co.

BEST GIFT SHOP - REDMOND 1st Welcome Home

2nd

Maple Moon Home & Gift

BEST HAPPY HOUR - REDMOND 1st Initiative Brewing

2nd

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Best Redmond Pizza GRACE & HAMMER PIZZERIA By Nicole Vulcan In 2020 we here at the Source Weekly introduced you to the “Altar of Pizza,” the then-new church-turned-pizzeria opened by a team of pizza-makers from Austin, Texas. Doing its first full summer in business during a pandemic wasn’t exactly the thing they—or any restauranteur, for that matter—would have been dreaming of, but in spite of that unexpected global event, Grace and Hammer has steadily been establishing its reputation as the go-to place for excellent wood-fired pies, great cocktails and an ooze of ambiance that is undeniable. Where once stood the chancel of the former Presbyterian church now stands the wood-fired oven, ready for daily worship. Watching it produce lovely, crispy pizzas or fresh bread is the definition of divine. “We are constantly busy—we’ve worked hard doing our best to keep up with the demand,” said co-owner and General Manager Adam Valentine. “We can’t be thankful enough for the community around us that have made this pizzeria dream come to life.” Combined with a great patio for outdoor dining, craveable desserts and small plates that include a charcuterie board, caprese salad, wings, salad and fried mozzarella, Grace and Hammer checks all the boxes for a fun night on the town.

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BEST PLACE TO WATCH LIVE MUSIC 1st General Duffy’s Waterhole

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High Desert Music Hall

BEST RESTAURANT - REDMOND 1st Diego’s Spirited Kitchen

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Carnaval Mexican Grill

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Best New Restaurant XALISCO LATIN CUISINE By Jack Harvel Redmond’s restaurant scene is getting stronger every year, and this year’s favorite newcomer is an authentic Mexican restaurant that opened last summer, specializing in dishes from the western state of Mexico that the restaurant is named after. Xalisco specialties include the torta ahogada, a pork sandwich coated with salsa, as well as fish tacos and alambres —a dish similar to fajitas but with the added flavors of pineapple and bell peppers. “I think a lot of people think that American Mexican food is just like, tacos, burritos, and sort of like Tex-Mex-style flavors. I think at Xalisco, we really go a step further and really provide people with an experience, it’s not just the food—they’re really getting a piece of the culture because everything is very, very authentic,” said Daniella Llamas, a spokesperson for Xalisco Latin Cuisine. The restaurant is a family endeavor. Lupe Medina moved to Central Oregon to open a restaurant with her brother Evaristo Medina and sister Angeles Medina. It’s not the family’s first foray into the Redmond food scene, as the family also owns Carnaval Mexican Grill. Llamas said the Redmond community has been supportive of the restaurant since opening just over a year ago. “People have really responded to the authenticity of the flavors. And not just that, but they can really feel the sort of love that’s put into every dish,” Llamas said.

SECOND PLACE: Otto's Landing (food cart lot)

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RUNNER UP BEST GREEN BUSINESS RUNNER UP BEST OUTDOOR CLOTHING

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SISTERS BEST BAR BREWPUB - SISTERS 1st Three Creeks Brewing Company

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BEST BOUTIQUE - SISTERS 1st Bedouin

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GREAT SERVICE

BREAKFAST

BEST BREAKFAST - SISTERS 1st Angeline’s Bakery

2nd

Sisters Bakery

BEST COFFEE SHOP - SISTERS 1st Sisters Coffee Co.

2nd

Fika Sisters Coffeehouse

BEST FOOD CART - SISTERS 1st Boone Dog Pizza

2nd

Chulitas

BEST GIFT SHOP - SISTERS 1st Bedouin

2nd

Paulina Springs Books

BEST HAPPY HOUR - SISTERS 1st Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill

BEST LODGING - SISTERS 1st FivePine Lodge

2nd

Ski Inn Taphouse & Hotel

BEST LUNCH - SISTERS 1st Sisters Meat & Smokehouse

2nd

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BEST RESTAURANT - SISTERS 1st The Open Door

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Best Live Music Venue THE BARN By Chris Williams

The Barn in Sisters came out hot in its first year. Winning the Best New Restaurant is no easy feat in an establishment’s first year, but to win the Best Live Music Venue at the same time is impressive. Not only does The Barn host a handful of food carts, but it also makes its own pizza, now being the home of Boone Dog Pizza. Sisters is a town stacked with live music, from hosting its own folk festival to bringing in some of the best acoustic acts from around the country year-round. For those who haven’t checked out The Barn yet for music, it’s an ideal small outdoor venue. The stage is tucked comfortably into the corner of the lot and looks out to a man-made grassy hill with sitting stones and a walking path that creates a natural looking amphitheater. The venue hosts two nights of music every week on Thursdays and Saturdays, with Central Oregon’s finest musicians taking the stage. “We aim to support local farms and musicians, and the community recognizes and appreciates that,” owner Daniel St. Lawrence said about The Barn’s success in its inaugural year. On top of showcasing some of the best music in Central Oregon the Barn aims to source super-local ingredients from local farms. Although the restaurant’s brunch pop-ups and seasonal menu are on hold for the summer season, The Barn stays busy baking delicious breads and its signature pizzas. It’s well worth the drive from surrounding parts of Central Oregon to soak in the atmosphere and get some tasty snacks.

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Doing More with Less Water in Central Oregon

SUNRIVER BEST BAR BREWPUB - SUNRIVER 1st Sunriver Brewing Co

2nd

The Mountain Jug

BEST BOUTIQUE - SUNRIVER

August 18th

1st Lazy Daisy

2nd

West of the Moon

BEST BREAKFAST - SUNRIVER 1st Café Sintra Sunriver

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BEST COFFEE SHOP - SUNRIVER 1st Brewed Awakenings Coffee Roasters

2nd

Starbucks

BEST FOOD CART - SUNRIVER 1st Nosh Street Food

2nd

The Peak Food Truck

BEST HAPPY HOUR - SUNRIVER 1st Hola! Nouveau Mexican Peruvian Cuisine

2nd

The Mountain Jug

BEST LODGING - SUNRIVER 1st Sunriver Resort

& Sunriver Owners Association

SEPTEMBER 16 & 17 Benham Hall at SHARC

Wine Tastings Live Music Classes | Vendors Cheese | Chocolate

BEST LUNCH - SUNRIVER 1st Sunriver Brewing Co

2nd

Café Sintra Sunriver

BEST PLACE FOR LIVE MUSIC 1st The Backyard Cafe & Bar

2nd

John Gray Amphitheater

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BEST RESTAURANT - SUNRIVER 1st Sunriver Brewing Co.

2nd

Marcello’s Cucina Italiana


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SUNRIVER BREWING By Chris Williams

Sunriver Brewing Co. has won a “Best Of” category in the Source every year since the brewery’s inception in 2012. Along with being one of the most award-winning breweries from the area nationally, there is also a delicious menu that has developed alongside the quality of the beer. The brewery has opened two pubs in Bend and one in Eugene, along with its flagship pub in Sunriver. Being able to grow during a pandemic speaks to the quality of the brewery and shows that it doesn’t plan on going anywhere anytime soon. In its 10th year, Sunriver Brewing Company has won three categories in the Sunriver area: Best Lunch, Best Restaurant AND Best Bar/Brewpub. “We try our best all the time to put out the best quality to locals and tourists. Our employees are passionate about their work and it shows in what we produce,” says Ryan Duley, marketing director for Sunriver Brewing. The welcoming attitude and attention to detail are universal qualities that have made the brewing company a go-to tourist destination as well as a local Bend favorite. While some breweries treat food as an afterthought, Sunriver Brewing finds balance between award-winning beers and high-quality food. This commitment has paid off, helping them stand out in an area saturated in beer.

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Best Of

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Best Asian CHI Chinese and Sushi Bar Chan’s of Bend

Best Bakery The Sparrow Bakery Nancy P's Cafe & Bakery Best BBQ Baldy’s Barbecue CURBBQ Best Bowl Café Yumm! Active Culture Café Best Breakfast McKay Cottage Restaurant The Victorian Café Best Breakfast Burrito Bend Breakfast Burrito Burrito Sunrise Best Breakfast Sandwich The Sparrow Bakery Rockin' Dave's Bistro & Backstage Lounge Best Burger Bend Burger Co. Dandy’s Drive-In Best Burrito Super Burrito Los Jalapenos Best Casual Dining Spork Jackson’s Corner Best Caterer Bleu Bite Catering Bowtie Catering Co. Best Dessert Bontà 900 Wall Best Dinner Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails Ariana Restaurant Best Doughnut Richard's Donuts & Pastries The Dough Nut Best Eggs Benedict The Victorian Café McKay Cottage Restaurant Best Falafel Bo’s Falafel Kefi Fast Fresh Mediterranean Best Family Dining Jackson’s Corner Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews

CENTRAL 2022 OREGON WINNERS

Best Bloody Mary The Victorian Café Washington Dining & Cocktails Best Brewery Deschutes Brewery 10 Barrel Brewing Best Coffee Shop Thump Coffee Looney Bean of Bend Best Cold Brew Coffee Backporch Coffee Roasters Riff Cold Brewed

Best Fine Dining Ariana Restaurant Zydeco Kitchen & Cocktails

Best Sandwich/Deli Valentine's Deli Planker Sandwiches

Best Dark Beer Black Butte Porter - Deschutes Brewery S1NIST0R - 10 Barrel Brewing

Best Food Cart Aina Kauai Style Grill Toasty

Best Seafood Anthony's at the Old Mill District Sebastian’s Seafood

Best Drive-Thru Coffee Dutch Bros Coffee Riff Cold Brewed

Best Food Cart Lot Midtown Yacht Club On Tap

Best Smoothie/Juice Bar Mother’s Juice Café Emerald City Smoothie

Best Hazy Beer Deschutes Brewery - Fresh Haze Goodlife Brewing - Sippy Cup

Best Fried Chicken The Tin Pig Cascade West Grub & Alehouse

Best Steak Bos Taurus Brickhouse Steakhouse

Best IPA RPM - Boneyard Brewing First Run - Bevel Brewing

Best International/Fusion Cuisine Spork 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar

Best Sushi CHI Chinese and Sushi Bar 5 Fusion & Sushi Bar

Best Kombucha Humm Kombucha Compassion Kombucha

Best Lunch El Sancho Wild Rose Northern Thai Eats

Best Taco El Sancho Hablo Tacos

Best Light Beer King Crispy - Deschutes Brewery Sweet As - GoodLIfe Brewing

Best Mac 'n' Cheese Brother Jon’s Ale House Lively Up Yourself

Best Takeout Wild Rose Northern Thai Eats Spork

Best Local Coffee Backporch Coffee Roasters Thump Coffee

Best Mediterranean Kefi Fast Fresh Mediterranean Joolz

Best Thai Wild Rose Northern Thai Eats Noi Thai Cuisine

Best Seasonal Beer Red Chair - Deschutes Brewery Jubelale - Deschutes Brewery

Best Mexican Hola! Nouveau Mexican-Peruvian Cuisine El Sancho Taco Shop

Best Vegetarian/Vegan Toasty Active Culture

Best Sour Beer Ching Ching Sour Ale - Bend Brewing Co. Sahalie - Ale Apothecary

Best Milkshake Dandy’s Drive-In Bend Burger Company

Best Of

Best Specialty Cocktail Poco Loco – Dogwood Hola! Margarita

Best New Food Cart Maki Maki Sushi The Americana Truck Best New Restaurant BOSA Food & Drink Nome Italiano Best Pasta BOSA Food & Drink Pastini Best Patio Dining Pine Tavern Restaurant Monkless Belgian Ales Best Pizza Pizza Mondo Cibelli’s Pizza

DRINKS Best Bar San Simón The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin Best CBD Beverage Boneyard Beer Ablis CBD Best Sports Bar Sidelines Sports Bar & Grill The Hideaway Tavern Best Happy Hour 900 Wall Pine Tavern Restaurant Best Cider AVID Cider Co. Bend Cider Co.

Best Wine Bar Portello Wine Café Stoller Wine Bar

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GOODS & SERVICES Best Bank Branch OnPoint Community Credit Union Selco Community Credit Union Best Beauty Studio Penny Lash Elite MediSpa

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Best Bagel Big O Bagels Rockin' Dave's Bistro & Backstage Lounge

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Best Auto Repair Import Performance Auto Repair Happy Danes Auto Repair Best Daycare/Preschool Toddles Preschool Cottage Day Care

Best Barbershop The Spot Barbershop Westside Barber Shop Best Bartender Buck Bales at the D&D Jon Dude at the D&D Best Open Mic Silver Moon Brewing M&J Tavern

Best House Cleaner/Cleaning Service Cleaner Living NW Berry Clean

Best Budtender Carsen Robbins - Dr. Jolly's Joe Koehler - Oregrown

Best Insurance Agency State Farm - James Chrisman Century Insurance Group

Best Chef Ariana Fernandez - Ariana Resturant George Morris - Bos Taurus

Best Landscape Service HD Landscaping Giggling Gardener

Best Florist Donner Flower Shop Wild Flowers of Oregon

Best Law Firm High Desert Law Bryant Lovlien & Jarvis

Best Green Business Somewhere That’s Green The Gear Fix

Best Local Fundraiser Cork & Barrel - KIDS Center Tuxes & Tails - Humane Society of C.O.

Best Indoor Music Venue Volcanic Theatre Pub Tower Theatre

Best Local HomeBuilder Hayden Homes Pacwest Builders Best Mani/Pedi Crescent Nails & Spa Freshly Filed Nail Lounge Best Oil Change Red Carpet Car Wash Import Performance Auto Repair Best Painting Service Webfoot Painting Sunshine Painting Best Pest Control Pointe Pest Control Barnes Quality Pest Control Best Pet Resort Bend Pet Resort Deschutes Pet Lodge Best Plumber Severson Plumbing McDermott Plumbing Best Real Estate Company West + Main Homes ReMax Best Tattoo Studio Monolith Tattoo Studio Black Opal Tattoo

Best Of

PEOPLE & PLACES Best Brewer Nate Doss - Bevel Brewing Tony Lawrence - Boneyard Beer

Best Instagram Account Memes of Bend Babe City Best Locals’ Hangout On Tap Bend D&D Bar & Grill Best Locals’ Night (Discounts) Silver Moon Brewing Bevel Craft Brewing Best Lodging The Oxford Hotel Campfire Hotel Best Nonprofit Street Dog Hero Humane Society of Central Oregon Best Place to Pick Up a Copy of the Source Deschutes Public Library Downtown Newport Avenue Market Best Place to Work (over 50 employees) Hayden Homes Deschutes Brewery Best Place to Work (under 50) Elite Medi Spa Bend Veterinary Clinic Best Radio Personality Megan Sinclair - 107.7 The Beat Dave Clemens - 105.7 KQAK Best Radio Station 92/9 FM Backyard Bend KPOV High Desert Community Radio Best Realtor Stormy Clark - West + Main Homes Tiffany Clark - Bend Premier Real Estate

Mt. Bachelor Assisted Living and Memory Care

Best Spot for a Night Out with the Crew River Pig Saloon San Simón Best Staycation Destination Sunriver Resort Pronghorn Resort Best TV Personality Bob Shaw - KTVZ Emily Kirk - KOHD Best Veterinarian Bend Veterinary Clinic Riverside Animal Hospital Best Wedding Venue Sunriver Resort Aspen Hall

Best Of

SHOPPING Best Antique Store Iron Horse Second Hand Store Gathered Wares Best Beauty Boutique Wren & Wild Penny Lash Best Bike Shop Hutch’s Bicycles Pine Mountain Sports Best Car Dealership Subaru of Bend Kendall Toyota of Bend Best CBD Company Ablis CBD High Desert Pure Best Children’s Clothing Hopscotch Kids Wild Child Best Clothing Consignment The Gear Fix Cosa Cura Best Dispensary Tokyo Starfish Oregrown Best Gift Store ju-bee-lee Clementine Urban Mercantile Best Grocery Store Newport Avenue Market Market of Choice Best Home Décor Lark Mountain Modern City Home Best Indoor Plant Store Somewhere That’s Green Desert Rose Cactus Lounge Best Jewelry Store Silverado Saxon's Fine Jewelers

Best Liquor Store 3rd Street Beverage Trailhead Liquor Best Menswear REVOLVR Menswear Vanilla Urban Threads

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Best Nursery/Garden Center Moonfire and Sun Garden Center Eastside Gardens Best Outdoor Clothing Mountain Supply The Gear Fix Best Outdoor Gear Shop The Gear Fix Mountain Supply Best Pet Store Bend Pet Express Mud Bay Best Place to Buy Art Red Chair Gallery The Workhouse Best Place to Buy Produce Paradise Produce Stand Market of Choice Best Smoking Accessories Hempies High Mountain Mist Best Thrift Store Humane Society of Central Oregon Thrift Store REgroup Thrift Store Best Toy Store Leapin’ Lizards Toy Co. Learning Express Toys & Gifts Best Vintage Clothing Revival Vintage Luck of the Draw Trade Co. Best Women’s Clothing Vanilla Urban Threads Hempies

Best Of

HEALTH & FITNESS Best Adult Dental Group Bend Family Dentistry Drew Family Dentistry Best Alternative Health Clinic Hawthorn Healing Arts Center Inspired Health Best Exercise Studio Barre3 Orangetheory Fitness Best Golf Course Tetherow Pronghorn Resort

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Best Hair Salon Lemon Drop Hair Salon Tangerine Salon

Best Senior Living Facility Touchmark Senior Living


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Best Health and Recreation Facility Juniper Swim and Fitness Larkspur Community Center Best Massage / Day Spa Anjou Spa Spa W Best Medical / Cosmetic Esthetix MD Elite Medi Spa

Best Pediatric Dental Group Deschutes Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Dental Associates Best Ski/Snowboard Shop Powder House Ski & Patio Skjersaa’s Best Yoga Studio Namaspa Groove Yoga

Best Of

REDMOND Best Bar - Redmond The Rooftop at SCP Redmond Hotel Initiative Brewing Best Boutique - Redmond Willow Wild Forever Sunshine Best Breakfast - Redmond One Street Down Cafe Mo’s Egg House Best Brewery/Brewpub - Redmond Wild Ride Brewing Initiative Brewing

Best Of

SISTERS

SUNRIVER

Best Bar/Brewpub - Sisters Three Creeks Brewing Company The Barn in Sisters

Best Coffee - Redmond Honey and Pine Coffee Company Tite Knot Craft Coffee Best Fitness Studio - Redmond Love Bird Yoga HIIT Logic

Best Bar/Brewpub - Sunriver Sunriver Brewing Co. The Mountain Jug Best Boutique - Sunriver Lazy Daisy West of the Moon

Best Boutique - Sisters Bedouin Best Breakfast - Sisters Angeline’s Bakery Sisters Bakery

Best Food Cart - Redmond West Side Taco Co. Feast Food Co. Best Gift Shop - Redmond Welcome Home Maple Moon Home & Gift Best Happy Hour - Redmond Initiative Brewing E Bar Grill Best Lodging - Redmond SCP Redmond Hotel Best Lunch - Redmond Initiative Brewing West Side Tacos Best Mexican Restaurant - Redmond Carnaval Mexican Grill Hola! Best New Restaurant - Redmond Xalisco Latin Cuisine Otto’s Landing (Food Cart Lot) Best Pizza - Redmond Grace and Hammer Pizzeria Jersey Boys Pizzeria

Best Breakfast - Sunriver Café Sintra Sunriver

Best Coffee Shop - Sisters Sisters Coffee Co. Fika Sisters Coffeehouse

Best Coffee Shop - Sunriver Brewed Awakenings Coffee Roasters Starbucks

Best Food Cart - Sisters Boone Dog Pizza Chulitas

Best Food Cart - Sunriver Nosh Street Food The Peak Food Truck

Best Gift Shop - Sisters Bedouin Paulina Springs Books

Best Happy Hour - Sunriver Hola! Nouveau Mexican Peruvian Cuisine The Mountain Jug

Best Happy Hour - Sisters Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill

Best Lodging - Sunriver Sunriver Resort

Best Lodging - Sisters FivePine Lodge Ski Inn Taphouse & Hotel

Best Lunch - Sunriver Sunriver Brewing Co. Café Sintra Sunriver

Best Lunch - Sisters Sisters Meat & Smokehouse Sno Cap Drive In

Best Place for Live Music - Sunriver The Backyard Cafe & Bar John Gray Amphitheater

Best New Restaurant - Sisters

Best Restaurant - Sunriver Sunriver Brewing Co. Marcello’s Cucina Italiana

The Barn in Sisters Ski Inn Taphouse & Hotel

Best Place to Watch Live Music - Redmond General Duffy’s Waterhole High Desert Music Hall Best Restaurant - Redmond Diego’s Spirited Kitchen Carnaval Mexican Grill

2022

Best Place for Live Music - Sisters The Barn in Sisters The Belfry Best Restaurant - Sisters The Open Door Sisters Saloon & Ranch Grill

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Best Burger - Redmond Redmond Burger Company Bogey’s Burgers