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Essenhaus: Fried Chicken, Flea Market and… Fashion Show?

Amish Country in Northern Indiana is a place I visit frequently and has become a reunion of sorts for my family. Flea market, fried chicken and friends is what I equate with the area, but now I have something new Read more >

This Pizzeria Packs Urban Flair in a Quaint Small Town

In the modern world, finding Perillo’s Pizzeria tucked into an urban side-street in Indy or Bloomington makes a modicum of sense, but finding a thriving Italian restaurant, with all the earmarks of a legendary big-city mom-and-pop, in a place like 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 >

Wayne County: A Treasure Trove of Art, History & Culture

  A cultural renaissance is underway in Richmond and Wayne County. Artists and artisans, chefs and confectioners, antique dealers and historians all work together to make Wayne County a destination for those interested in spending a weekend with the arts, Read more >

These 3 Ice Cream Places Will Have You Screaming for More

As a parent, I know how important stopping for ice cream is in the life of any child. It’s special time for the family to bond or a treat for a job well done. While many places serve up ice 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 >

Yelp Indy’s Top 50 Places To Eat in Indiana 2017

Here at Yelp, we’re obsessed with the food scene in the Hoosier State and love being the word-of-mouth guide for locals and visitors alike to discover the hidden (and not-so-hidden) gems. We released our first Top 50 Places To Eat In 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 >