Oregon’s Oystermen

Story and photos by Dwight Caswell Oyster farming is on the rise as new growers and seasoned veterans respond to demand for the salty delicacies. It’s a gray day on Netarts Bay. Travis Oja is wearing a wetsuit as he pilots his skiff south from the boat launch toward his […]


North Coast Food Trail

THOSE WHO FOLLOW the North Coast Food Trail find a bevy of delights for the senses, and best of all, the self-guided tour allows followers to choose their own foodie adventures. The trail begins in Seaside, journeys south throughout the Tillamook Bay area, and ends in Lincoln City. Destination options […]

FLORENCE, Food/Travel

48 Hours in Florence

Florence—like the Italian city of the same name—is an inspirational location. For evidence of this fact, look no further than the best-selling science-fiction book of all time, Dune, by Frank Herbert. Back in 1959, Herbert was on assignment to write an article about the Oregon dunes. He became so mesmerized […]