Must-Eat McMinnville

From arancini to zucchini bread, McMinnville offers plenty of eating opportunities. Take a peek at my personal McMinnville “must eats,” the places I take out-of-towners and things I insist, er, suggest they order there.

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Pizza Capo: This is vera Italiana

We lingered over each slice, reminiscing about our times touring the Italian countryside and visiting family. Those memories were years and thousands of miles behind us but for that evening, at Pizza Capo in McMinnville, they were alive once again.

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July in McMinnville: Aquilon Music Festival

It doesn’t get better than this: Opera at an affordable price. Many Oregon towns have music festivals that by this point need no introduction, but here’s a new one for you: The Aquilon Music Festival. You’ll find it in Oregon wine country this summer.

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Tiny Travels: Drive Time

Want a tiny trip with big impact? These are my favorite quick drives to awaken the wanderer’s spirit and get the lay of the land around McMinnville.

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