Best eats outside the I-5 corridor
So I've enjoyed some of the recommendations given in the I-5 corridor. But lots of times, I'm outside of same. Where are the good eats there? I travel all through WA, and previously all through OR as well. Anything goes on this one.
re: c oliver
& here I was so excited. Someone knew SOMETHING about SOMEWHERE other than SEA, PDX, Eugene and nearby environs. NOT.
I go, let's see. I-90 through WA. 395 through Spokane, Tricities, Pendleton, Baker City etc. 84 up the gorge. 97/197. coastal route through Oregon. 31s Metalline Falls and Silver Lake. The various linkages to the coast.. McMinnville, Eugene, Aberdeen. 2. & at any given time I might make a detour from above listed routes.
Guess I won't even bothering that the 'Elsewhere in America' splits out all the Hawaii posts.Just too many who don't know where elsewhere is anymore.
re: munching marmot
La Rosa in Bend, OR (Mexican), awesome hibiscus margaritas & lobster/crab ravioli.
Nehalem River Inn south of Manzanita on the coast. Not sure if they are serving lunch, but their dinner is incredible.
Also the Victorian in Bend. Their breakfast is always a treat - I almost always get the warsaw potatoes. I think they serve lunch during the week.
Local Ocean Seafood, Saffron Salmon, and April's, Panini Bakery in Newport. Local Ocean & Panini are both good lunch desinations. Get the fish tacos at Local Ocean. I keep trying to duplicate their fennel slaw. Panini (near Nye Beach) has incredible bread. Aprils and Saffron are more for dinner.
Kind of out of the way, but Steamboat Inn on the Upmqua, east of Roseburg.
Ashland - Cowboy Cafe.
I recently heard Jane and Michael Stern talk on The Splended Table of their visit to Ecola Restaurant in Cannon Beach, OR. They highly recommended the fish & chips, but it sounded like all their seafood was wonderful.
Ecola Seafood Restaurant
208 N Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110