Where else would you find one of the best places for pie in Indiana than on “Cherry Street”? That’s where Mrs. Wick’s Restaurant & Pie Shop is located in Winchester. Founded by Duane “Wick” Wickersham and named after his wife, Ruby, Mrs. Wick’s is a full-service “bakery café” that has been in business for over… Continue reading.
by Emily Schilling If you asked me what my favorite food is, I couldn’t come up with a definitive answer. I love so many foods: grilled sweet corn on the cob sprinkled with seasoned salt, skillet fried chicken, lobster dunked in warm melted butter, futomaki sushi rolls (no avocado), crème brûlée, artichoke and bacon pizza… Continue reading.
The origin of the shrimp cocktail is a little fishy, but Indianapolis’ St. Elmo Steak House has been serving their own delicious version since 1902. According to writer Nick Kindelsperger, another one of the earliest recorded mentions of the dish was an advertisement in the Nov. 30, 1914, issue of The Chicago Daily Tribune. Along… Continue reading.
Whether you have a hankering for a kimchi pancake or a kebab — or if you just want to expand your culinary horizons — Bloomington, Indiana, is the place to go. Home to Indiana University, Bloomington has attracted people from all over the world who come to live and learn. You can experience different cultures,… Continue reading.
Do you long for those simpler days when a father-son stroll down to the fishin’ hole, to the soundtrack of an earworm whistling tune, was the highlight of the week? If that sentence resonates with you, and you haven’t yet been to the Mayberry Café in Danville, Indiana, well, you need to nip that right… Continue reading.
The Farmhouse Café and Tea Room is located off the beaten path out in the country, three miles from Bean Blossom and five miles from downtown Nashville, Indiana. That out-of-the-way location is just one reason you should visit this quaint southern Indiana eatery. A trip to the cafe is like traveling through time back to… Continue reading.
Thanks to the Indiana Foodways Alliance’s culinary trails program, Hoosier foodies can map their way to their next dining adventure. The Alliance promotes a whopping 21 unique trails crisscrossing the state and featuring more than 220 locally owned establishments. The trails focus on a variety of cuisines, sweet treats, beverages and guilty pleasures. It’s no… Continue reading.
If your let’s-go-out-to-lunch bunch can’t agree on a cuisine du jour, Crooked Ewe Brewery and Ale House can come to the culinary rescue. The gastro-brewery’s eclectic menu choices will satisfy everyone’s cravings. Appetizers, sandwiches, salads, smoked meats, a full brunch menu and Asian selections like ramen, poke and Pad Thai tempt hungry diners at the… Continue reading.
The Mean Bean Bistro and Brew in Bremen is one of those places that refuses to be pigeon-holed. It’s a cozy coffee shop, brewing up all your favorite hot and cold beverages — and not just of the java variety. It’s a breakfast spot, serving a variety of classic and trendy must-tries. (Is that an… Continue reading.
The farm-to-table concept — which celebrates and elevates fresh, local ingredients — was foreign to Fort Wayne when Tolon Restaurant debuted in the city’s historic downtown in February 2016. But, oh, what a difference six years makes! Farm-to-table is now all the rage and Tolon is renowned in northeast Indiana for serving sublime seasonal specialties… Continue reading.
Comfort food is like a hug that nourishes you. It brings families together and inspires memories of cherished time spent around the dinner table. For many hungry Hoosiers, the best places to savor classic comfort food are the state’s Amish restaurants. Homestyle cooking reigns supreme here — nothing pretentious, just delicious. To enjoy an authentic… Continue reading.
Serving great food and ensuring customers have a positive dining experience are hallmarks of a top-notch restaurant. But One Ten Craft Meatery in downtown Warsaw goes above and beyond through its mission of creating a strong community by investing in people. Owner Jason Brown notes, “If you develop people, your community is a better place.”… Continue reading.
When is a restaurant not a restaurant? When it’s so much more than that. The Homestead, with locations in Remington and West Lafayette, definitely fits the bill as a food industry unicorn. It’s a breakfast and lunch spot, offering homemade soups, sandwiches, desserts and a large salad bar amidst a farmstead chic décor. It’s a… Continue reading.