Food & Drink

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Some Of The Best Chowder In Oregon Can Be Found At This Classy Oceanside Restaurant

Welcome to the captivating world of Newport, Oregon, a coastal gem that is a mecca for lovers of nature, history, and the uniquely relaxed culture of the Pacific Northwest. Nestled between the sprawling Yaquina Bay and the rugged Pacific Ocean, Newport is a town that effortlessly enthralls its...

The ’50s-Style Oregon Diner That Serves a Hearty Side of Nostalgia

Every corner of Fins Drive In exudes a charming retro vibe.

There’s a Texas Style Barbeque in Oregon That’s Calling Your Name

Although Buster’s Barbeque serves up authentic Texas style smoked barbeque, it’s undeniably an Oregon institution. Not many restaurants in the Portland area can date back their beginnings as far as Buster’s can. Their first location in Milwaukie was opened in 1982! Working off the quick success...

The Unsuspecting Tiny Shop in Oregon That Serves Mouthwatering Italian Sandwiches

Over the years, Luigi's has proudly served over a million sandwiches, cementing its status as an iconic institution in Medford's culinary scene.

Grab Some Iconic Eats at this Classic Forest Grove Drive-In

In a small corner of Forest Grove, Oregon, tucked away on the town's main drag, lies a hidden gem that has stood the test of time. Scottie's Drive-In, a beloved local establishment, holds the power to transport you back to an era when drive-ins were the epitome of cool, and burgers, fries, and...
Oregon’s Nacho Authority: Rivas Taco Shop in Eugene

Oregon’s Nacho Authority: Rivas Taco Shop in Eugene

I've been eating nachos at Rivas Taco Shop on Willamette St. in Eugene off and on for a number of years now, as it's located near one of my work locations.   However, a couple years ago, I decided to take a little hiatus from eating there, due to receiving a...

Nachos Review: Cocina Baez of Eugene

Nachos Review: Cocina Baez of Eugene

Hello, dear readers of That Oregon Life! My name is Scott and I am a nacho enthusiast residing in lovely Eugene, Oregon. A couple years ago, I had written a few articles for That Oregon Life, but life got in the way and I took a little break from one of my other...