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“Pop Up” alley food carts are back!

Posted on Aug 28, 2014 in Eat & Drink | 0 comments

Downtown Salem’s September 3 First Wednesday event sees the return of the popular “Pop Up” food carts in alleyways!...

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Oregon Wine Month concludes with Memorial Day Weekend Festivals

Posted on May 14, 2014 in Eat & Drink | 0 comments

The Willamette valley is known worldwide for the variety and quality of its wines, particularly its excellent pinot noir. In 2012,...

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11 places that have healthful food options

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in Eat & Drink, News | 0 comments

Salem Weekly celebrates the edible, the sweet and savory, the nosh-able and gulp-able. Food is essential to life, and is one of the...

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Heritage Farms -Not your grandmother’s pork, well actually it is more like your grandmothers pork

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in Eat & Drink, News | 1 comment

Heritage Farms Northwest is located on 45 green acres tucked away amid the rolling hills beyond Dallas.  There, Jim and Wendy Parker...

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You can grow it

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in Eat & Drink, News | 0 comments

Grow on your own land What could be more local and fresh than food you grow yourself?  Alice Phelan and Peter Bergel have been doing that...

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Taco Town – Adios y buen provecho!

Posted on Aug 7, 2013 in Eat & Drink | 3 comments

Six months ago we set out to help you discover the best, most authentic Mexican food in Salem and Keizer. Having written about a dozen...

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Posted on Jun 26, 2013 in Eat & Drink | 0 comments

Plaza Morelia demonstrates once again the beauty of combining a carneceria (meat market) with a taqueria. When you walk into this place...

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Posted on Jun 12, 2013 in Eat & Drink | 1 comment

When you walk into Azteca Bakery and study the menu on two big boards above the counter you may be a little mystified. What are these...

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Posted on May 29, 2013 in Eat & Drink | 0 comments

There are a number of good Mexican bakeries in Salem and Keizer, but Salvador’s may be the oldest and the best. The Larios family started...

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