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McMenamins, which has more than 60 bars and restaurants in Oregon and Washington, announced Tuesday it is temporarily closing nearly all of its locations and laying off 3,000 workers as restaurants and hotels around the region shut down in response to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Spring Break is just around the corner and many of us will be thinking of ways we can keep our kiddos busy. Instead of relying on the latest video game or Sponge Bob, why not set aside a Kids in the Kitchen day.

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The Carl’s Jr. at 250 Grant Smith Road, next to the Love’s Travel Stop in Green, opened Tuesday morning, and by all accounts, it was a quick hit.

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When KC and Savannah McKillip were looking for a spot to put their second Backside Brewing Co. pub, one of the things that sold them on the property they eventually chose was its history.

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Work is underway on the long-awaited and much-anticipated Five Guys Burgers & Fries restaurant in Roseburg.

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The owners of Backside Brewing Co., who opened a brewpub at the site of a closed building supply store just north of downtown Roseburg and turned it into a popular, multi-event spot known for its wood-stove pizza and variety of beer and cider, are opening a second location in Sutherlin.

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Red is a color everyone thinks of during the month of February. With Valentine’s Day during the first half of the month — and February designated as heart health month — we all have hearts on our minds.

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Remember the 2011 movie “Money Ball”? It starred Brad Pitt as a general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team and centered on how he fundamentally changed the game by introducing statistics and analytics. Today, every team in Major League Baseball has its own analytics department an…

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With my love for fermented foods, I’m getting used to the incredulous looks and questions of “you fermented what?!” It hasn’t dampened my enthusiasm, however, as I continue to experiment with different foods to preserve using natural fermentation.

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The beginning of a new year is a time when people make New Year’s resolutions. Many people make New Year’s resolutions around health, nutrition and physical activity.

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It’s a chilly December morning as Teresa O’Sullivan pulls into the Dutch Bros. coffee kiosk on Northeast Garden Valley Boulevard, the barista greets her by name and starts on her order — Golden Eagle, super hot — before she can get a word out.

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This year at the Christmas craft fair, I stopped at a booth selling roasted hazelnuts and had to buy a small bag to munch while I was there.

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It is Thanksgiving week and I should be discussing turkeys or cranberries, but as I was cracking commercially raised eggs into a bowl, I felt compelled to discuss the amazing benefits, nutrition and taste of real, fresh, farm raised eggs.

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Winter squashes not only bring to mind Autumn leaves and pumpkin pies but, are highly versatile vegetables. They can become soup, stew, bread, pies, cakes, cookies, side dishes and main courses.