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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 >

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 >

Happy Eating on the Hoosier Pie Trail

There are 19 stops on the Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Hoosier Pie Trail that placed 4th  “Best Food Trail” by USA Today’s 10Best Choice. Yep! You heard that right! It beat out the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Bourbon and Pie ….I like 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 >

Locally Grown: Eating and Drinking in Evansville

Guest blog contributed by Lori Rice of FakeFoodFree.com Whether you call it farm-to-table, farm-to-fork, or garden-to-glass, the practice of sourcing ingredients as close to home as possible continues to grow. When you find yourself in Southern Indiana craving food and 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 >

Indiana Foodways Alliance’s 10 Top Picks for Holiday Treats

The Holidays are quickly approaching so start planning now for your traditions and  festivities. Bring a new tradition to the table whether it is fine wine or fine chocolates, stop by one of Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Top Picks for your Read more >

Tailgate While You Wait at Bonge’s Tavern

For years (and I do mean years) folks have been talking to me about Bonge’s Tavern. Located almost an hour north and a little east of Indy this place is out in the sticks. Perkinsville, Indiana. Never heard of it? Read more >

Indulge in a Taste of Asia at Asparagus Restaurant

Our daughter has lived in Asia for several years. While our intent has been to visit her in her second home, our budget has not allowed it. A tasty alternative was to visit Asparagus Restaurantin Merrillville located in the northwestern 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 >