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Posts about Casual Dining establishments in Indiana

Celebrate National Coffee Day

mocha frappe scotcheroo

I’ve been waiting for a day to exalt some of my favorite coffee hang-outs in northeastern Indiana. Today, National Coffee Day, is it! Grounds and Grains in Bluffton, 30 minutes south of Fort Wayne, is a cozy café that serves Read more >

Mmmm … Pie!

Mrs. Wick's Pies

USA Today just recently announced the winners of their “Best Food Trail” category and guess what? The Indiana Hoosier Pie Trail finished fourth! If you didn’t know about this one-of-a-kind trail, then here is your chance! There are 17 stops Read more >

Dig IN

Individual plates tomatoes

Now that I have to be rolled everywhere I go (thanks to eating my way through the State Fair) I have yet another great foodie event to attend – Dig IN!Returning for the sixth year, this festival is all about Read more >

Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes

Mocha Torte at Vincennes' Pea-fections Restaurant

Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes Pea-fections Restaurant in Vincennes is just about the cutest café I’ve frequented in a long while. It is named after its owner, Becky Pea, who started the business with husband Bill in 1996. They are professional Read more >

Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine


Dad worked for Amtrak. Train rides were part of my childhood. So when I heard about the Spirit of Jasper Ride & Dine excursion, I arranged for tickets for my husband and me! Jasper is located in Dubois County, southwest of Read more >