This article originally appeared in the Source Weekly; written by Eat Drink Bend writer, Nancy Patterson
Redmond currently leads Central Oregon with its rate of housing growth, and new businesses are following suit. A few restaurants have recently said goodbye to Central Oregon just as several more opened their doors. Here's an update on some of the spots that have opened recently in Redmond.
Wild Catch: English-style Fish & Chips
While the Jerk Kings have announced their retirement and exit from Wild Ride Brewing (and their cart in Bend, as well), Wild Catch was there to fill the truck void at the Redmond brewery. The cart offers English-style fish and chips, with a menu expansion coming soon. Currently, you get can freshly caught wild cod battered and fried with a side of "chips"—which, if you didn't know, is English for "fries." Some serious research and development is taking place as they determine the best brew to pair with their English fare. For now, they're loving Wild Ride's 3 Sisters American Red Ale. Food is served during Wild Ride's operating hours, seven days a week from 11am to 10pm.
El Patrón Mexican Kitchen
Locals are raving about Redmond's newest authentic Mexican cuisine, El Patrón Mexican Kitchen. The food truck is located outside of the Fiesta Room, offering daily specials such as pork ribs slow cooked in a chipotle sauce, and a Sunday favorite, Menudo—a traditional Mexican soup made with tripe, broth, lime, onions, cilantro, oregano and red chili peppers. Serving food from 9am until 7pm.
The Pub Truck
The Pub Truck joined The Vault Taphouse this summer, offering a "Central Oregon take on a New York bodega classic." A 1/3-pound beef burger is chopped on the grill along with cheese, grilled onions and jalapeños. Also being served up: their chopped take on French fries, the "Fry-Chop." Join them every other Tuesday for burgers, brews and Bingo.... Continue reading the original article here!