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The Oyster Bar – A Fort Wayne Favorite for 60+ Years

I would call myself a foodie. I have been to many restaurants all over Northeast Indiana and I honestly think about food at least half of most days. So when selecting which place I wanted to feature for the blog – the first Read more >

These 6 Shops in Angola Sell Amazing Antiques

Shopping for antiques is a long-time favorite activity of my family’s. My mother and I have taken many trips to shop for antiques over the years and it’s always fun to reminisce while finding items from your past like a Read more >

Richmond Dining At Its Best

Every time I visit Richmond and Wayne County I come home full. Not only from experiences (see some of my visits here and here), but also from the extraordinary restaurants. This last time was no exception … The Kitchen at Read more >

A Taste of Hamilton County

From brunch to dessert, Hamilton County Tourisms new Dining Guide has suggestions for anything and everything your taste buds desire. Its the first time Hamilton County Tourism has produced a full-blown dining guide for visitors (or locals, no shame in Read more >

Be cozy, be satisfied, b on the River.

My fellow college students can agree that one of the best things about coming home for the holidays is gorging at favorite locals restaurants. Having lived in Elkhart for my entire life, the restaurants I frequent dont change much. However, Read more >

Nick’s English Hut: a Bloomington tradition

A few weeks ago I experienced my first Indiana University football tailgate. Coming from Butler University, its safe to say it was quite an exciting weekend! Before hitting the road back to Indy the following afternoon a few friends and Read more >

La Piedad, Local Indianapolis Mexican Restaurant, Converts Burger Junkie

La Piedad is a local Mexican restaurant in Indianapolis, IN that serves delicious authentic cuisine. A fun atmosphere with friendly people makes it a great place to dine. Read more >

Harry & Izzy’s and their Prime Rib Sandwich (#Super46)

If you’ve visited Indianapolis before, you might know that one of the most famous steakhouses in town is St. Elmo’s Steakhouse. Whenever Indy hosts big events (NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Fours, the Indianapolis 500, Super Bowl, etc.) the biggest names Read more >

Devouring Delicious Dishes at Tavern on South

This post was written by a Butler University student about their experience at one of 40+ restaurants involved in Devour Downtown – a prix-fixe way to experience some of Indianapolis’ best downtown restaurants twice a year. Check out all the Read more >

The Mayberry Cafe Experience

The Mayberry Caf in Danville, IN, is a quaint, family owned diner with a special something that sets it apart. You walk through the door of the caf and are instantly transported to a simpler time, when family was most Read more >