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The 5 Stops Everyone Must Make in Kokomo

My kids and I recently spent the day in Kokomo and despite it being a horribly rainy day, we had a fantastic time exploring the city and it’s treasures. Prior to the trip, I was guided to a lengthy list of Read more >

Wine, Dine & Unwind at This Historic Farm & Winery

When you’re in southeast Indiana and ask people what to do, I guarantee someone will say, “You need to visit Stream Cliff Farm.” People visit Stream Cliff for all kinds of reasons: to dine, taste wine, buy plants, enjoy the Read more >

The Farm-to-Fork BBQ That Revitalized This Small Town

I’ve been hearing rumblings for a while about a small town in northeast Indiana that is home to a barbecue place that serves up food so good it will blow your mind. So after yet another recent recommendation from friends about Read more >

4 Batesville Shops Locals Have Loved for Nearly 400 Years

I hadn’t visited Batesville for a while and wanted to see the new renovations at The Sherman so I picked up a couple of friends and headed up SR 129 to check things out. A theme of sorts began to Read more >

Landlocked? Don’t Tell These 9 Indiana Seafood Spots

Spring can mean Seafood or Vegetarian meal options so Indiana Foodways Alliance has made a list of meatless delicious Indiana seafood spots within the landlocked Hoosier State. Check out IFA’s entire Here Fishy Fishy Food Trail. Coody Brown’s in LaGrange Read more >

This Southern Indiana Brewery has Great Beer & Amazing Food

  For a while now, I’ve wanted to visit Great Crescent Brewery in Aurora. Not just for the artisan crafted beer but to try their food – all housemade including the Canadian bacon & corned beef! I called my trusty Read more >

Back 40 Junction: Homemade Dining You Won’t Soon Forget

There’s something so gratifying about filling your stomach with a home cooked dinner. Mix that with an all-you-can-eat experience at one of the best buffets in the state it’s an experience you won’t soon forget. One meal at the Back 40 Read more >

3 Must-Stop Food Destinations in Shipshewana & Middlebury

With the largest flea market in the Midwest, quaint shops, antique stores, places for mouth-watering family style meals and all-things Amish, a trip to Shipshewana should most certainly be on every Hoosier’s bucket list. This Northeast Indiana destination is filled with plenty Read more >

Wine & Dine at Beautiful Ertel Cellars Winery

Recently, a friend suggested that we get together with a couple of friends for lunch. I was prepared for a long negotiation to decide where to go, but, when Ertel Cellars in Batesville was mentioned, everyone agreed. Ertel Cellars is Read more >

4 Must-Stop Restaurants in Northeast Indiana

Once you get on the interstate it’s easy to get in a hurry to reach your final destination and grab food from one of the many fast food restaurants. What you may not know is that there are some fabulous places to eat Read more >