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.
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.
Family-owned restaurants are a rarity in these days of chain eatery domination. But The Saratoga in downtown Terre Haute has been lovingly run by the Malooley family since 1942. Back then, Joe Malooley purchased the restaurant from local attorney George Nasser. Nasser was the brother-in-law of Joe’s brother, Abe. When Abe returned home from serving… Continue reading.
You’ll literally need to travel off the beaten path down a few winding roads to find Bonge’s Tavern. Located 30 minutes from Indianapolis, Bonge’s is the claim-to-fame of the small unincorporated area known as Perkinsville. And, it’s one of those must-visit destinations for Hoosier foodies. Opened as a tavern in 1934, the building sat empty… Continue reading.