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Indiana Foodways: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

How many delightful ways can you eat chicken?! Devour it every way from fried and crispy to smoked and juicy. In addition to a wide variety of preparations, this trail gives you numerous options for atmosphere. Dine on Main Street or overlook the Ohio River. Be served by the Knights of Columbus or stop in at the local bar and grill. The trail offers you even more options while each location gives you a great experience and satisfied belly.

4th Street Bar and Grill 


For over 30 years, 4th Street Bar & Grill has been the favorite local gathering place in Columbus, Indiana. With drink specials every night along with an extensive food menu there is something at 4th Street Bar & Grill for every guest.

6 Autumns Food & Spirit 

6 Autumns Food & Spirits uses local ingredients whenever possible to create fresh, made in-house cuisine. Try their delicious chicken parmesan or their popular knickerburger consisting of an angus beef patty, pepper jack cheese, bacon, our special sauce and fried egg served on a pretzel roll. Whatever your choice of food and spirits, enjoy their view overlooking Lake Charles from their patio or comfortable and charming interior.

Big Hoffa's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que was rated 3rd Best Barbeque in the nation by Tabelog and Indiana's #1 BBQ Restaurant by Yahoo! Signature dishes include the Hoffanator with Macaroni & Cheese and Fries.

Blackerby’s Hangar 5 

Blackerby’s Hangar 5  is open 7 days a week from 6:30 AM- 2 PM. Blackerby’s Hangar 5 serves the community of Columbus with excellent dining and a complete view of the Columbus Municipal Airport.

Blue Gate Restaurant 

When you visit the Blue Gate Restaurant & Bakery in Shipshewana, you will enjoy a warm and inviting atmosphere, great home-style cooking, friendly service and all the baked goods your heart desires. While your table is being prepared, enjoy a peaceful Shipshewana moment on one of the many gliders that line our beautiful wrap-around porch.

Bouser’s Barn 

A classic American Restaurant located in Union City, Bouser’s Barn offers delicious fried chicken, blackberry pie, and more! This family owned restaurant offers something for everyone.

Clay’s Family Restaurant 

Clay's is a family owned restaurant that has been a Steuben county tradition since 1950. Your hosts, The Baker family, are dedicated to the highest standards of both food and service.

Gray Brothers Cafeteria 

Gray Brothers Cafeteria has been serving Indiana some of the best home cooked meals and desserts since 1944.

A classic American Steakhouse with a wall wrapped in windows offers spectacular views of Hoosier Park’s oval of speed. Indulge in fresh seafood and delicious steaks as you overlook the action at the unique Homestretch Steakhouse.

Jefferson Street BBQ 

A different kind of restaurant with a unique menu and fun atmosphere. 

Julie’s Tell Street Cafe 

Enjoy the small town charm at Julie’s Tell Street Cafe! Sit down and enjoy yourself where you’ll be greeted by their friendly staff. Try some of the best pie in Tell City at Julie’s Tell Street Cafe.

Knights of Columbus #563 

Enjoy a home cooked chicken or fish dinner at the Knights of Columbus!

Legends of Notre Dame 

It’s easy to see why Legends of Notre Dame is Michiana’s favorite place to relax with family, friends and food. Watch the game on one of the 23 flat screens and choose an entree off of their special football weekend or tailgate menu. Legends serves  family-friendly sights, smiles, and surprises that make every visit a fun-filled treat.

Marcy's Restaurant 

Marcy's Restaurant and Catering is a family friendly restaurant located in Leopold, Indiana.

Mayberry Cafe 

The Mayberry Café is a friendly family restaurant in Danville, Indiana. Since 1989, owners Brad and Christine Born have welcomed diners to take a step back in time for home-cooked food.

Sgt. Peppers Chicken 

Sgt. Peppers chicken offers the finest Fried Chicken this world has ever tasted, end of story. Their chicken is made with quality ingredients, precise cooking, and a passion for pleasing their customers.They're not making these delicious, one-of-a-kind creations to not share them with you so head to Sgt Peppers Chicken.

The Phoenix 

Try delicious, authentic Chinese and Malaysian food at the Phoenix in Rockville Indiana!

Under The Arch 

Marshall Arch was constructed in 1921 by an architectural student for a school project. 
This quaint restaurant is decorated with Indiana historical information throughout facility.