Entries Tagged as 'USA- OR, Eugene'

Eugene- Morning Glory Cafe, Perugino Cafe

If you're looking for a great breakfast spot in Eugene, check out the Morning Glory Cafe(450 Willamette Street).  The place is covered with art both inside and out, and is packed with chatty locals.  And when the waiter asks for your order, tell him you'd like the refreshing hibiscus tea and the excellent cinnamon french toast with blueberry apple compote!

Then head for the atmospheric Perugino Cafe(767 Willamette Street #102).  Located in a beautifully preserved old building with brick walls and Renaissance prints, it's the perfect place to enjoy a dark chocolate mocha!

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Eugene- Oregon Electric Station Restaurant

The Oregon Electric Station(27 East 5th Avenue) is one of my favorite restaurants in Eugene.  It's located in a beautiful red brick structure that is over a hundred years old, and has large rounded Victorian windows, rich dark wood, and fine antique lighting fixtures.

It's a great place to kick back and have a leisurely lunch.  I personally recommend their french dip sandwich and some fries, all washed down with a roy rogers or three!  And if the spirits so move you, mosy on over to the bar for something a bit stronger!   

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Eugene- Eating My Way through the Saturday Market

If you're looking for delicious food in Eugene, look no further than the Saturday Market(8th and Oak).  There you will find food from countries such as India, Thailand, Italy, France, Mexico, and of course, the good old USA.

  My personal favorite is the Mexican food at Ritta's.  Their deluxe burrito has all the fixings you could want, and when you pair it up with a Saturday Sunrise(their signature drink), you have a smashing combination indeed!

Then hightail it to the Hideaway Bakery for a marionberry pastry, which is sprinkled liberally with almond slivers.  After sinking your teeth into one of those, you'll never want to buy old pastries wrapped in plastic at the store again!     

 

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Eugene- Eugene Saturday Market

If you visit just one place in Eugene, Oregon make it the Saturday Market(8th and Oak).  It's a great place to see the locals at play.  It's also a heck of a lot of fun! 

When you visit, you'll be delighted by the variety of things on offer.  From colorful t-shirts and paintings to eccentric hats and sun catchers.  From delicious fruits and vegetables to flowers of every hue.

And that's not even mentioning the musicians, face painters, and fortune tellers, all eager to earn your buck.  Now what are you waiting for?  Have at it! 

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