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A Night with Friends on the Indy Brew Bus and the Nestle Inn

One of my favorite episodes of the show Friends was always the Thanksgiving episode. While we traditionally think of this as a family-oriented holiday, I loved that they had their own “Friendsgiving” celebration. Maybe it had more to do with Read more >

Big Woods Brewing Company in Nashville, Indiana

Every year, swarms of leaf peepers make their pilgrimage to Brown County in southern Indiana to admire these woods at their finest, when fall is putting on its show of color. But every hiker, shopper, and autumn lover has to Read more >

Brugge Brasserie: Belgian Food in Indianapolis

No one does fries better than the Belgians. With a father from Holland, and several trips to Holland under my belt, I’ve had more than my share of fries — frites, they’re called over there (pronounced like “freets”). So I Read more >

Upcoming Foodie Festivals Around Indiana

Just because the kids are back in school and the Indiana State Fair wrapped up yesterday doesn’t mean summer fun has to end. A great way to keep summer alive is by attending an outdoor festival, and if you’re like me, the best are Read more >

Conner Prairie Horizon Council Hosts Craft Beer Event

If you’re a beer fan, and don’t drink beers that are found on race cars, then you may want to visit Conner Prairie’s History on Tap, their first-ever craft beer event for beer enthusiasts and newbies. The event, which is Read more >

Sun King Brewery: Fresh Local Beer (#video)

Sometimes beer gets a bad rap, especially when compared to wine. There are many people who only think of the big breweries (Miller Coors, or AB InBev) and only think of college students drinking cheap beer. Fortunately, in the past Read more >

Yogi’s Grill & Bar in Bloomington

Last weekend, we took advantage of the Good Friday holiday and spent a wonderful spring day in Bloomington, Indiana. It’s long been one of my favorite day trip destinations in the state, and it certainly didn’t disappoint on this particular Read more >

Broad Ripple Brewpub and their Veggie Mushroom Burger (#Super46)

As one of the featured Super 46 Sandwiches, the Veggie Mushroom Burger at the Broad Ripple Brewpub is an excellent sandwich option for veggie lovers or for anyone looking for some lighter fare. I talked with Kurt, the kitchen manager at Read more >

Becoming a Serious Swirler at Bloomington’s Butler Winery

Even before I became the sophisticated 21-year-old that I am today, I always had a fascination with wine, and I made it my personal goal to one day be referred to as a “wine connoisseur” or even better, a “wino.” Now, Read more >