TIME FOR THAI
Lunch menu includes 35 entrees, most served with rice, pad Thai noodles and Thai salad. Staff picks: Chicken Red Curry, Nuah Paht Kah Tiem (stir-fried beef) and Ka Prow Gung (stir-fried shrimp).
Dining deal: $6.95 to $8.95
Toomies Thai Cuisine
119 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday
The $5 lunch deal changes daily and features an entree and side. Staff picks: chipotle chicken wrap with tater tots and chicken teriyaki and rice.
Dining deal: $5
Maverick’s Country Bar & Grill
20565 Brinson Blvd., Bend
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
GET READY TO ROCK
The lunch special includes a half bagel sandwich and cup of soup, with soup selections varying daily. Staff pick: club sandwich with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and ranch cream cheese.
Dining deal: $7
Rockin’ Dave’s Bagel Bistro
661 NE Greenwood Ave., Bend
Hours: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Saturday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday
GRAB AND GO
This catering company also has two storefront locations. Try a hot panini with sides of fruit, potato salad and a large cookie. Staff picks: southwest grilled chicken and smoke roasted tri-tip.
Dining deal: $8.50
Tate and Tate Catering
Locations in Bend and Redmond
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Redmond; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday in Bend
Bento lunch boxes include an entree with three sides. Staff pick: yakisoba noodles with a choice of chicken or tofu, served with tempura, salad and miso soup. Nine entree options to choose from.
Dining deal: $10 to $12
BimBap Asian Kitchen
473 E. Hood Ave., Sisters
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday
CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN
Sample cuisine from the Himalayan region at this food truck. Staff picks: Masu-bhaat (seasoned chicken), Sabji-bhaat (spiced vegetables with coconut milk) and Shaapta (Tibetan stir fry with beef), each served with rice and salad.
Dining deal: $9
1424 NE Cushing Drive, Bend
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 3 to 8:30 p.m. Monday
Enjoy a heaping bowl of vegetable penne pasta in white wine, garlic and butter sauce, or a creamy cheddar mac and cheese with Parmesan crusted toast. Add your choice of meat for $2 more.
Dining deal: $9.95
Smith Rock Brewing Co.
546 NW Seventh St., Redmond
Hours: 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday
Whether you’re a climber, hiker, biker or just out for a drive, this lunch special includes a single topping mini pizza, small salad and soda to fuel you up without draining your wallet.
Dining deal: $7.99
Base Camp Pizza
8060 11th St., Terrebonne
Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily