Coffee and Bend: A Tried and True Affair

Add Coffee to the Growing List of Bend’s Exceptional Offerings by Kelsi Shelton Considering there are over 17 locally owned coffee shops in Bend, there is no doubt we like our coffee local, artisanal, within walking distance and easily accessible to our favorite hiking and biking trails. And now that it is summer, the coffee beverage morning-fix transitions from a hot, warm your bones pre-mountain caffeine warm-up to an iced, pre-mountain biking run jump-start. With all of the coffee destinations in Bend, here is a quick summer guide to getting your cup of joe the way you need it. Cold Brew: Remember when iced coffee meant watered-down, weak hot coffee poured over ice? No longer. The local mainstays Backporch, Thump,… Read More