Finding your favorite tender-to-the-bone barbecue ribs may be is as easy as heading to the rustically decorated shack by the railroad tracks in Lizton, Indiana. Rusted Silo Southern BBQ and Brew House, a converted package liquor store located off I74, boasts a rotating smoker filled with hickory and cherry wood that transforms meats like ribs,… Continue reading.
Locally-owned, family friendly, convenient … and yummy food, of course. When we’re choosing a place to eat, these important considerations lead us to our eventual favorite restaurants. Papa’s Grill in Columbus ticks all those boxes — and some more, too. Established in 2008, Papa’s is tucked away in a small strip mall on State Road… Continue reading.
Though it’s only been open a little more than a year, Harry Stuff Brewing Company has attracted quite a following, and not just from craft brewery aficionados. Located in Wawaka in northeast Indiana and served electrically by Noble REMC, Harry Stuff is renowned not only for its inspired beer selections but for its tasty flatbread,… Continue reading.
Bringing joy to others matters — now more than ever. And Olivia Luse of Lebanon, Indiana, enjoys spreading joy — one baking sheet at a time. Through her on-line cookie business, Backroad Baker, Luse makes, bakes and creates custom decorated edible works of art that look as awe-worthy on her Instagram page as they do… Continue reading.
On those days when you aren’t quite sure what you’re craving, The Post Restaurant and Bar in Tell City just might be the perfect dining option. Its eclectic menu includes burgers and other sandwiches, homemade soup, wings, Italian fare and Tell City Fish Tacos, the favorite dish of Rep. Stephen Bartels. The tacos feature hand-breaded… Continue reading.
This St. Patrick’s Day take a trip to Ireland — Ireland, Indiana, that is. But don’t head to this small town in Dubois County for an Irish Stew and Colcannon dinner. The Hoosier state’s Ireland is synonymous with fried chicken from The Chicken Place. Yes, this purveyor of good old-fashioned skillet-fried chicken, made fresh to… Continue reading.
Restaurant reviewers on OpenTable.com have named it Indiana’s number one restaurant. It has consistently earned Wine Spectator magazine’s “Best of Award of Excellence” honor. The culinary buzz certainly inspires foodies looking for an unforgettable dining experience to flock to tiny Roanoke, Indiana, and take a seat at the renowned Joseph Decuis gourmet restaurant. Invariably,… Continue reading.
Tiny Kentland, Indiana (estimated population: 1,676), has a huge culinary attraction: an elegant, upscale restaurant that serves discerning diners from far and near. The Old Colonial Inn, located on Kentland’s downtown courthouse square, offers an unforgettable gastronomic experience of classic fare, excellent service and a perfect venue. Rep. Sharon Negele is an Old Colonial Inn… Continue reading.
No need to leave a plate of cookies for Santa later this month. He already has his pick of delectable sweets at Santa’s Candy Castle in the Spencer County town named after him. Since the jolly old soul is also hospitable, he invites you to visit and indulge in an overwhelming variety of candy and… Continue reading.
No political campaign was ever won on an empty stomach. Between photo ops of chowing down with the voting public to simply needing the energy to sustain a long campaign, folks running for office just naturally gravitate to down-home restaurants serving up stick-to-your ribs kind of meals. In Huntington, such a place is Nick’s Kitchen,… Continue reading.
By Richard G. Biever A year ago, a cloud of uncertainty hung over the future of the fertile u-pick fields and home-style meals of Joe Huber’s Family Farm & Restaurant. The iconic agritourism destination atop the rolling knobs of Starlight was brought to a very public auction by a division in the family-run business. But… Continue reading.
It isn’t every day that a steak place gets rave reviews for its salad bar. But Cork ‘n Cleaver, an institution in Fort Wayne (it opened in 1974), is renowned for its 52-item salad bar which State Rep. Bob Morris calls “the best salad bar in the state.” The recommendation comes with good reason. Besides… Continue reading.
Creativity reigns on Voodoo Public House’s menu. And foodie fans of this popular Peru eatery couldn’t be happier with the culinary magic Rose Ryan, chef and co-owner, performs in the kitchen. For example, with the inspired addition of bacon and truffle oil, deviled eggs are elevated beyond your standard summer picnic fare. Sure, the restaurant’s… Continue reading.