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Blackberry Ice Cream

Infuse your homemade ice cream with Oregon blackberries for a localvore kick to dessert.


The Best Crisp Recipe Ever

Our delicious crisp recipe has a 40 minute prep time and stays fresh in the freezer for up to a month…


1859 & Dine: Mexican Food

1859 reviews the best of Oregon’s myriad Mexican food offerings, from a Portland taqueria to a truck in Medford.


Behind the Scenes of the July/August Cover Shoot

Contributing photographer Amanda Conde and 1859’s design team, Aimee Jameson and Guy Olson, took to the backroads of Central Oregon to photograph Homegrown Chef Carrie Cook Minns for the July/August cover. Hilarity ensued.


A Little Bit of Smoke

Brynn goes country and tries the BBQ at A Little Bit of Smoke on SW 9th in Portland. 


Krua Bangkok

Brynn takes to the beaten path and finds fantastic Thai fare at this off-the-grid Portland food cart.



1859’s inaugural Food Cartographer blog! Brynn Opsahl reviews Spork, Bend’s flagship food cart.