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A famous little family eatery where the seafood practically gets shuffled from the sea straight into your mouth. Soups and salads include many seafood specialties, including cioppino, chowders, crab Louie and cheese breads. Fish 'n' chips come w/ various fish. Seafood sandwiches with shrimp, tuna or crab, as well as burgers. Dinners like pan fried oysters, fillets of salmon or halibut, sautéed scallops.

Feed the seals! One of the oldest aquariums in the U.S. is here in Seaside, Oregon, right on the Promenade

Lincoln City’s only resort hotel built right on the beach with all oceanfront rooms - nestled against a rugged cliffside overlooking a soft, sandy beach. Dine in penthouse restaurant and bar, for casual meal or candlelight dinner. An array of seafood specialties, juicy steaks and other Northwest favorites, including decadent Sunday buffet. Rooms range from bedrooms to studios to 1-bedroom suites with microwaves and refrigerators to full kitchens. Also, wi-fi, spa, saunas, exercise room and year-round heated swimming pool. Kids will love the game room and easy beach access. Full-service conference/meeting rooms for that inspirational retreat; extensive wedding possibilities.

There will not be another property built like this in Cannon Beach in our lifetimes. Rare, premiere ocean front location; handsome, dramatic architecture and tasteful, fun (nostalgic) beach interiors. Overlooks Haystack Rock. 100 percent smoke free. Imaginative special occasion packages. Massive wood burning lobby fireplace. Library w/ fireplace, stocked with impressive book collection. Pet and family friendly. Lavish continental buffet breakfast. In-room fireplaces, mini-kitchens. Jacuzzi tubs in select rooms. DVD players, complimentary movies. Morning paper. Warm cookies.

the finest in luxury condominium lodging. Every unit is focused on the beauty of the sea and the beach.

A castle on the coast. Fine antiques, gourmet breakfast, luxury w/ ocean views, pet friendly. Social hour in the eve. Have to see to believe. East Ocean Rd., just north of the Arch Cape Tunnel. Arch Cape, Oregon (s. of Cannon Beach and Seaside). www.archcapehouse.com. 800-436-2848

For over 80 years a favorite of Seaside visitors. 51 oceanfront condos, individually owned and decorated. Suites for couples, small apartments with fireplaces and kitchenettes, one or two bed family units with fireplaces, kitchens and dining rooms. Oceanview cottages sleep anywhere from two to eight, w/ two bedrooms, some with lofts, fireplaces and kitchens. Heated outdoor pool, enormous grounds w/ picnic tables - all at quiet southern end of Seaside.

20 gorgeous homes sleep up to 18; doubled that with some side-by-side homes. Some pet friendly. Cottages to massive homes; new oceanfront to renovated historic beach houses. All over central coast w/ Lincoln City, Otter Rock, Boiler Bay and Nye Beach. Long list of features, including barbecues, large decks, antique furnishings, wood stoves, gas fireplaces, hardwood floors, Jacuzzis and hot tubs. Most have movies, music, books. Gift basket w/ goodies in each

smaller homes with a view to a large house that sleeps 15. All are either oceanfront or just a few steps away – all with a low bank access and fantastic views. Most are in the Nelscott area; one is close to the casino. You’ll find a variety of goodies: fireplaces, multiple bedrooms, dishwashers, Jacuzzis, washer/dryers, hot tubs, cable TV, VCR, barbecues; there’s a loft in one, and another sprawling home has two apartments. Pets allowed in some homes – ask first. Each comes with complete kitchens. Most have seventh night free.

Suites, duplex units, houses for 2-8 people. Close to everything. All units w/ kitchens; many have fireplaces, decks, jetted tubs. Robes, slippers, luxury bath amenities and more. Award-winning flowers. Featured on Travel Channel.

Major Foodie Event for Central Oregon Coast

Published 10/27/2010

(Newport, Oregon) - It's an evening of fine coffees, wines, culinary fireworks, celebrity chefs, jazz, desserts, raffles and a chance to help the education of youngsters. This year’s Oyster Cloyster extravaganza features a dozen chefs serving over 7,000 oysters – all to benefit the Oregon Coast Community College Aquarium Science program and its new building scheduled to open September 2011. The decadent event happens November 6, from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

A variety of entrants from around the Oregon coast will be serving up fine foods, and chefs will be competing for the title of Top Chef, and first, second and third place judged by professionals in the culinary profession.

Entries will be from Angell Job Corps Culinary Program (Yachats), Bay 839 (Newport), Chinook Winds Casino Resort (Lincoln City), Georgie’s Beachside Grill (Newport), La Maison (Newport), Local Ocean (Newport), Mist at Surf Tides (Lincoln City), Newport Café, Rogue Ale (Newport), Shilo Restaurant (Newport), Spirit Mountain Casino (Grand Ronde), Starfish Grill at the Agate Beach Best Western (Newport), and The Mill Casino (North Bend/Coos Bay).

A sampling of the names of some of the dishes includes: Oysters of Native Lands, Southern Fried Oysters on the Half Shell with Cajun Remoulade, Firecracker Oyster with Lime Chipotle, Slaw, Caramelized Shallots & Chipotle Aioli, Ginger Lemongrass Lemon Granada: a version of a "Cold" Hot Toddy Slider, Oyster on the Half Shell with Granny Smith Apple Mignonette and Dungeness Crab Ginger Gelee, Asian "Yoi-Ster Bomb" Dusted & Pan Fried Oysters skewered atop a Malaysian Oyster & Shiitake Mushroom Stew with Seaweed Kim-Chi, Smoked Oyster Sushi Roll, Baked BBQ Bacon wrapped Oyster glazed with Huckleberry Smoked BBQ Sauce, and Oregon Wild Mushroom Ragu and Smoked Oyster with Pernoid Cream Sauce in Pasta.

Rob Pounding, owner of the Blackfish Café in Lincoln City, is the coordinator of the Oyster Cloyster judges. He has chosen three well seasoned professionals chefs to judge this year’s entries:  Dave Sherril, Executive Chef of Amazon.com in Seattle; Greg Taylor, Corporate Chef of Nestles Inc.; Sharon Wiest, Executive Chef of the Culinary Center in Lincoln City.

A no-host bar is also available for attendees who will receive a souvenir 10th Year Anniversary Oyster Cloyster wine glass. Wineries include Capitello Wines from Eugene, Kristin Hill Winery from Amity, and Silver Falls Vineyards from Sublimity. Rogue Ale will serve a number of popular microbrews and will have their Oyster Cloyster stout on draft just for this occasion.

Following the oyster indulgence, participants will be soothed by Starbucks coffee and many desserts. This year’s desserts will feature Lincoln City’s Captain Dan’s Pirate Pastry Shop with some of their specialties: Pirate Eye Tarts, Chocolate Marble Bars, German Chocolate Brownies, and Chocolate Cake Balls, among others. Other desserts will be provided by Side Door Café from Gleneden Beach, J.C. Thriftway from Newport, and Tables of Content Restaurant from Newport.

Back by popular demand are two well known popular jazz groups: Perpetua and Hot Club de Jour; a dance floor will be ready in the lobby of the aquarium for enthusiastic attendees. For a more delicate ear, participants will find the authentic Andean folk music of Chayag. 

Participants will also receive the Oyster Cloyster traditional welcome by bagpiper, Donna Futrell-Baker.

Oregon Coast Aquarium will be the site of this year's Oyster Cloyster.

Also a big part of the event is an opportunity for supporters of the students in the Aquarium Science Program to purchase raffle tickets for one of 10 baskets. Proceeds help fund the students internships at Aquariums and research facilities located throughout the country and abroad.

Each basket contains an original necklace and earring set made from pearls and sunstones from Plush, Oregon, plus art, wine and gift certificates for restaurants, hotels and entertainment.  Tickets are $10 each or 11 for $100.00. Tickets can be purchased at Lincoln County branch offices of Bank of the West and TLC Federal Credit Union as well as OCCC campuses and online at oregoncoastcc.org.  You do not have to be present to win.

Oyster Cloyster is also the major benefit for the Oregon Coast Community College Foundation and the OCCC Aquarium Science program, now in its sixth year.

“Because of our partnership with the Oregon Coast Aquarium and our other generous sponsors and loyal patrons we have raised over $250,000 for Oregon Coast Community College from this event”, said A.T. Ronan, Executive Director of the Foundation.

Ticket price are still $65 each or two for $125. The tickets increase to $75.00 at the door on the evening of the event. Call the Oyster Cloyster hotline at 541 867-7131 to order tickets or purchase tickets online through the college website at www.oregoncoastcc.org.

Tickets to the benefit event can be purchased through the college website or at the following locations: OCCC campuses in Newport or Lincoln City, Oregon Coast Aquarium, Bank of the West Lincoln County branches, TLC Federal Credit Union branches in Newport and Lincoln City, the Hatfield Marine Science Center in South Beach, Chuck's Video in Waldport; J.C. Market in Newport; Newport Performing Arts Center; Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau, and West Coast Bank branches in Lincoln County.

The aquarium is located at Ferry Slip Road, South Beach (across the bay from Newport).

TLC Federal Credit Union is the Presenting Sponsor for the Oyster Cloyster this year.  Additional sponsors include Bank of the West and Dust Devil Mining Co. as Black Water Pearl sponsors. Cultured Pearl sponsors include Chinook Winds Casino Resort; Day, CPM; gLAs Architects, Pat & Mary O’Connor, West Coast Bank and Wilder, followed by BOSS Radio, Oregon Coast Catering, and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital. String of Pearls Sponsors include Animal Medical Care, Cathleen Donnellan, CPA; Jane Hodgkins & Robert Lean, Illingsworth Gifts by the Sea, Kristen Hills Winery, Oregon Coast Event Rentals, River City Travel, Rogue Ale, Ed & A.T. Ronan, Silver Falls Vineyards, Starfish Point, TLC Photography, Wayne & Gina Tapp and Todd Construction.


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Perfect for large family vacations all the way down to a getaway lodging for two - with over 25 vacation rental homes to choose from. A breathtaking collection of craftsman or traditional beachfront homes, or oceanview houses – from one to seven bedrooms. In various areas of Lincoln City and overlooking the beach, with some in Depoe Bay. All kinds of amenities are available, like hot tubs, decks, BBQ, rock fireplaces, beamed ceilings and more. Some are new, some are historic charmers.

Dozens of homes in that dreamy, rugged stretch between Cannon Beach and Manzanita known as Arch Cape. Oceanfront and ocean view , or just a short walk from the sea.

Beautifully wooded natural setting at quiet south end of Cannon Beach. Great during winter storms with a new book by the fireplace – or when the sun is out for family fun and beach strolling. Handsome beach cottage-style architecture. Lush flowering gardens and naturalized courtyard pond. Warm, inviting guest rooms. Continental buffet breakfast. Warm Cookies. Family and Pet Friendly. Welcome gifts. Smoke-free. Complimentary Wireless Connectivity. Wine and book signing events.

Breathtaking high panoramic beach views from oceanfront rooms, spacious family suites & fully equipped cottages.  Known for gracious hospitality, the sparkling clean Sea Horse features a heated indoor pool, dramatic oceanfront spa, great whale watching, free deluxe continental breakfast, conference room, free casino shuttle & HBO.  Fireplaces, private decks and spas are available in select rooms.  Close to shops, golf, fishing & restaurants.  Pets are welcome in select rooms.  Senior discounts.  Kids 18 and under stay free in their parent's room.  Very attractive rates.
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All rooms are immaculate and have TV’s, VCR’s and in-room phones w/ data ports. Oceanfronts have queen bed, a double hide-a-bed, kitchen, cozy firelog fireplace and private deck. Both types sleep up to four people. Others are appointed for a two-person romantic getaway, yet still perfect for those on a budget. Elaborate oceanfront Jacuzzi suite has two bedrooms, kitchen, double hide-a-bed, fireplace and private deck, sleeping as many as six. For family reunions or large gatherings such as weddings, some rooms can connect to create two-room and three-room suites. Some rooms pet friendly

Sumptuous indoor pool heated year round. Lovely ocean views come with many rooms. All units big, extremely comfortable, w/ special touches. Each room contains a microwave, refrigerator, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, and larger kitchen units are available as well. Free parking, choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms. Within walking distance to all of Yachats’ various amenities; short walk to the beaches
Literally over 100 homes available as vacation rentals – all distinctive and carefully selected to be special. Find them in Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Nye Beach, Otter Rock, Depoe Bay, Gleneden Beach, Lincoln Beach, Lincoln City, Neskowin, Pacific City, Tierra Del Mar and Rockaway Beach. Some pet friendly.


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