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Bend Oregon Coffee Shops That Don’t Blow

Bend Oregon Coffee Shops That Don’t Blow

If only my mother read some of the titles of these blog posts (actually, she does)… she’d giggle. Or ask me to clarify what they meant. To which I’d offer: we’re referring to the Bend Oregon coffee shops that make some of the best damn espresso you’ve ever had, that employ or are run by generally good people, and that don’t suck. Then she’d pronounce espresso expresso and go back to sipping her mug of hot water mixed with generic-brand…

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What’s In the Bag, With Jason Rhodes of Palate (An Exquisite Bend Coffee Bar)

What’s In the Bag, With Jason Rhodes of Palate (An Exquisite Bend Coffee Bar)

On a recent Friday afternoon, around 4:30, Jason Rhodes of Palate was deep in conversation with someone over the back fence at Palate. (Palate = only the most exquisite Bend coffee bar; lovingly owned and operated by Jason Rhodes and his rad partner, Jodi Groteboer.). I waited some breaths while Jason finished up his exchange. We were to have a casual chat and photo session for what would be the (eternal) Beginner’s Guide to Bend’s first installment of What’s In the Bag?, wherein…

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