"Paley’s nod to his Belarusian heritage extends into the Heathman’s Tea Court Lounge, where he has replaced the traditional English tea with a Russian Tea Experience on Saturdays. Along with Steven Smith teas, served in samovars, the prix fixe lunchtime menu offers a range of sweet and savory Russian pastries, including cheese blintzes, stuffed eggs, pierogi, latkes, bird’s milk tortes, steopka (sour-cream) cakes and khachapuri (Georgian cheese bread)."

Read the full story by Bend Bulletin's John Gottberg Anderson.