hand-thrown stoneware is food, oven,
and dishwasher safe—not to mention
gorgeous. Artist Ken Merrick has been
making and selling these pieces from T
or C since 1974.
All this art gazing will no doubt
bring on an appetite, so head back
downtown for a bite at Grapevine
Bistro (413 N. Broadway St.,
grapevinebistro.com), which dishes
up gluten-free and vegetarian options.
Their menu includes a Very Berry
Salad with a house-made raspberry
vinaigrette, and a meaty T or C Club
on rosemary olive oil bread. So go
light or go hearty, but definitely save
room for dessert—or at least a croissant
slathered with prickly pear jam!
Hunt for Treasure!
Whether an antique collector or thrift
store junkie, a visitor to T or C will find
no shortage of places to shop. When
Pigs Fly (113 Main Ave., 575-200-8143)
has the most impressive and best-
curated collection of vintage goods—
tin signs, record albums, antique
kitchen utensils, costume jewelry, and
refrigerator magnets. An aficionado
can browse in silent delight, while
an amateur will discover a wealth of
knowledge in the friendly shopkeeper.
Another friendly face will welcome
you into Sun Gallery (407 1/2 N.
Broadway St., 541-515-4575). You can
gauge artist Sue Soaring Sun's passion
for collecting by the amount of goods
piled high in the small store, and her
sense of humor shines through in the
Discover some out-of-this-world
clothing at nearby boutique A Touch
of Yesterday (409 N. Broadway St.,
575-590-1524) and then head across the
street. On the south side of Broadway,
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