If you're headed to the theater after dinner, let your waitstaff know. They will usually do whatever they can to make sure you aren't late! For a light post-theater meal, try Chateaulin.

Inexpensive -- For the best breakfasts in town, head to Morning Glory Restaurant, 1149 Siskiyou Blvd. (tel. 541/488-8636; www.morninggloryrestaurant.com), which is across from Southern Oregon University and is immensely popular with college students. For delicious wraps with international influences, head to Pangea, 272 E. Main St. (tel. 541/552-1630; www.pangeaashland.com). If you're in need of a latte and a pastry, stop by Mix Sweet Shop, 57 N. Main St. (tel. 541/488-9885). For the best espresso in town, head to Noble Coffee Roasting, 281 Fourth St. (tel. 541/488-3288; www.noblecoffeeroasting.com), a large coffeehouse in the Railroad District. If you want to sip a latte with some left-leaning SOU students, stop by Evo's Coffee Lounge, 376 E. Main St. (tel. 541/482-2261; www.evoscoffee.com). If you just need a good loaf of artisan bread, perhaps for a picnic in the park, try the Village Baker of Ashland, 372 E. Main St. (tel. 541/488-9130). On hot summer days, you shouldn't miss the ice cream at Zoey's Café and All Natural Ice Cream, 199 E. Main St. (tel. 541/482-4794).

Sweet Treats! -- As you meander around southern Oregon, keep your eyes out for local gourmet foods made by these companies, or visit their factory stores. Ashland's Dagoba Organic Chocolate, 1105 Benson Way (tel. 541/482-2001; www.dagobachocolate.com), makes outstanding chocolate bars and has a tasting room and factory store that's open Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm. Lillie Belle Farms, 211 N. Front St., Central Point (tel. 541/664-2815; www.lilliebellefarms.com), makes some of the most creative, delicious, and unusual chocolate confections you will ever taste. The store is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm, Saturday from 9am to 6pm, and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. The voodoo bunnies, made for the Halloween season, are a blend of cute and gory and have become cult favorites. Rising Sun Farms, 5126 S. Pacific Hwy., Phoenix (tel. 800/888-0795 or 541/535-8331; www.risingsunfarms.com), specializes in savory and sweet tortas and is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.