Eating in Bandon

Allison Hundley, one of Bandon’s prime volunteers, is president of the E.A.T. program and has been helping those on limited incomes since 2004.  E.A.T., which stands for Everyone At Table, invites those on limited incomes to come and share in a home-style nutritious meal every...

Friday, May 8th marked the 2nd anniversary of the opening of Bandon’s Face Rock Creamery. People still remember feeling excited and optimistic for the town and, in particular, for cheese, when plans for the creamery in the old cheese factory’s location were announced.  It was, for...

The Face Rock Creamery may be a relatively new business, but it is part of an old and integral tradition in Bandon.  Cheese has been an important part of the town's history since the 19th century; the industry even survived two major fires in 1914 and...

Tucked into the Floras Creek Valley near the community of Langlois, about 14 miles south of Bandon, is the 90 acre Valley Flora Farm run by Betsy Harrison and her two daughters Abby and Zoe. Valley Flora is a diversified family farm growing a huge...

Owners of the Sea Star Bistro in Old Town Bandon, Degan and Lori Parker grew up in small towns in Oregon and California.  Having vacationed at the southern Oregon coast, Lori always loved Bandon and was excited to move there with her husband and son. ...

Owner, manager, cook, waiter, and entertainer of patrons Jason Tree started Pacific Blues restaurant in 1996 as a place to serve wine and beer by the glass with hors d’oeuvres for snacking.  As customers returned regularly and expressed a desire for more of his culinary...