Month: January 2017

Why It’s Time to Start Taking Oregon Truffles More Seriously

January 31, 2017
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By Javier Cabral of Munchies If you don’t mind getting a little wet and muddy, going on a dog-led truffle hunt in the Pacific Northwest will be one of the most memorable experiences of your life. This was my sentiment after spending a rainy, cold afternoon out in Oregon’s wine country with Stella Endora Del…

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Oregon truffle industry goes global: Boosters hope locally grown French black truffles take off

January 29, 2017
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By Molly Harbarger | The Oregonian/OregonLive Nose to the ground, Dante races through the hazelnut orchard. The fluffy Lagotta Romagnolo is trained to search for truffles – a pungent mushroom that expert dogs can sniff out 100 yards away. After a few minutes, Dante beelines toward a tree and scratches at its base. Pat Long…

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Dining Agenda: New Restaurants and Food News This January

January 6, 2017
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By Krista Simmons on January 03, 2017 A global list of new and notable places to eat and drink Eugene, Oregon: Oregon Truffle Festival For some, wintertime is synonymous with hitting the slopes, but for gourmands in Oregon, it’s all about the arrival of white truffle season. The Pacific Northwest celebrates the harvest of their…

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