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This Café Looks & Tastes So Good, It is Hard to Believe

Backed up against a wildlife refuge and serving food and desserts that look almost as good as they taste, you have to experience this café for yourself. Batar first showed up on my radar a couple of years ago when Read more >

Reroute Your Road Trip Through This Historic Small Town

Redkey, Indiana sits nestled at the crossroads of Highway 1 and Indiana State Road 67 in Jay County. This small town of about 1,300 is currently in the process of revitalization and is, in the view of this author, a Read more >

What is New at the 2017 Indiana State Fair?

The 2017 Indiana State Fair takes over the state fairgrounds August 4 – 20! This year’s theme is Wonderful World of Food! So what is new at the fair this year? Below are some of the things we’re most looking forward Read more >

These Two Festivals Are a Must for Summer Fun

August is festival time along the Ohio River in Madison and Vevay. These two river towns play host to amazing festivals in August, which feature great food, music and summer fun. Start with Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues, August 18 Read more >

Five Twists on the Classic Tenderloin You Need to Try

Indiana’s most famous sandwich mirrors its people: hearty and unassuming. Thus, it’s no surprise the pork tenderloin sandwich is an Indiana staple, cropping up at restaurants and county fairs all over the state. The sandwich is pounded thin and fried Read more >

This Restaurant Serves Farm-to-Table Flavors You Have to Taste to Believe

A couple of years ago, I had planned to take my visiting brother & sister-in-law to The Restaurant at Walhill Farm in Batesville but they ate so much lunch that they decided to forego dinner. It’s taken me a while Read more >

You’ve Got to Try This Eatery in Evansville

I always enjoy my trips to Evansville. There is more to do than meets the eye and I think I’ve been to most of the go to places. This time around, I got to try a new eatery in Evansville, Read more >

History, Food, Fun &… Guns? 4 Must Stops in Vincennes

I’m a bit ashamed to admit I have never spent an extended amount of time in Vincennes. We spent a good part of a day there and could have spent even more time, so we will have to plan a Read more >

Your Taste Buds Will Love Indiana’s Best Irish Pub

While in Lafayette the other day I tried a new restaurant – Nine Irish Brothers. This restaurant was named the best Irish pub in the state by TripAdvisor, Yelp and Buzzfeed! While the name has meaning (the owner was one Read more >

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 >