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People Are Talking About The Big Flavors In This Small Town Dining Scene

For those outside of central Indiana, the small town of Fairmount is probably best known as the hometown of James Dean. Fairmount hosts a James Dean Festival every September and is definitely worth the trip for fans of the Hollywood legend, Read more >

Craft Beer & Big Ten Football Combine at Taps & Touchdowns

With the Big Ten Football Championship Game coming to Lucas Oil Stadium on December 2, the party plans are underway in Indianapolis! Football fans can enjoy 35 Indiana craft beer, wine and cider vendors at Indiana Taps & Touchdowns on Read more >

The 5 Must Stops in This Amazing Southern Indiana Town

Home to great German heritage, this Southern Indiana town has a thriving downtown and a growing craft beer scene, making it a perfect spot for a getaway. Home to Strassenfest, where for a weekend each summer lederhosen and accordions reign Read more >

Gastropubs, Trails and Chocolates: Explore South Bend

I hate to admit that in the past I’ve only been to South Bend to attend a Notre Dame football game. During the visit we rushed in to tailgate and then back out after the game. What I’ve realized after Read more >

Flowers, Farms & Amazing Craft Beer South of Indy

So, how do you entertain someone who travels the world looking for great craft brews, wine, cocktails and adventure? If you’re in Johnson County, just south of Indy, you introduce her to the growing craft brew scene, a great winery Read more >

Six Spots for Indiana Craft Beer Along The National Road

I feel sorry for my dad and all his friends.  Granted, they never had to endure the agony that was Prohibition (you know a decade’s worth of back room gins and whiskeys loaded with those “natural substitutes” which eventually made Read more >

Your Tastebuds Will Love East End Grill in Lafayette

I like trying new places to eat. Especially when they are as yummy as East End Grill in Lafayette.Located in the heart of downtown it offers a great stop to wet the whistle (craft beers!) and satisfy the hunger. Example Read more >

Visiting the Toe of the Boot – Evansville Trip, Day 1

Every year, I try to visit the city of Evansville, Indiana for any reason I can find. I first visited about five years ago when I took my oldest daughter on a trip for Visit Indiana. Laura Libs of the 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 >