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Roasted Red Pepper Bisque at Peppermill Cafe in Edinburgh, Indiana

You may be familiar with the ever-popular and bustling Edinburgh Outlet Mall in Edinburgh, Indiana–but did you know that just 8 minutes away lies an amazing dining option? Don’t worry! The mom and pop restaurant, Peppermill Cafe, is quaint and Read more >

My Favorite Independent Hendricks County Restaurants

One of the biggest misconceptions about life in the suburbs is that when it comes to dining out, your only choices are bland, chain restaurants. Having grown up in Hendricks County, just west of Indianapolis, I’ve learned that this is Read more >

Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana (#video)

A few weekends ago, my family enjoyed a camping weekend at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana. What a great getaway in such a beautiful area of Indiana. Here’s a bit about how my family spent our time there: Clifty Read more >

A Hamburger Review at Scotty’s Brewhouse

I’m a burger fiend. I love hamburgers, the messier, the better. (The one rule is I have to be able to pick them up. No chili-smothered knife-and-fork burgers.) And I judge the burgers not only on the quality of the Read more >

New Restaurants, Fun Events Coming to The Commons

When I last wrote about The Commons, the new, multi-million dollar community and recreation center in downtown Columbus, Indiana, it was still under construction and had not yet opened to the public. I’m happy to report that The Commons, which opened in Read more >

Dig-IN to Indiana’s Best Local Food This August

This summer, I’ve made it a goal to use more locally grown food when I cook at home. I subscribe to a CSA box from Double Oak Farm here in Columbus, Indiana and I visit farmer’s markets regularly. We grow some Read more >

Satisfy Your Stomach and Savings Account in Indy

Going out to eat on a consistent basis never does well for the wallet, but the lure of Indiana’s restaurant variety and authenticity always keeps me coming back for seconds. After living in Indianapolis for the past four years, I Read more >

Chow Down Midtown June 6-16

With record heat all across the country, I’m sure I’m not the only one who has declared my kitchen a no-cook zone lately. So it’s a perfect time to explore some new restaurants and expand your culinary horizons by heading Read more >

Area Restaurants in Spencer County, Indiana – Windell’s Cafe & The Chateau

On a trip last month to Spencer County, my family and I had a chance to visit a couple local eateries while we were there. Windell’s Cafe, Dale, Indiana Windell’s Cafe is a cozy little eatery in downtown Dale, Indiana. Read more >

Hamilton County, Indiana is for Lovers

Need a place to go for something special with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day, but you aren’t sure what to do? Hamilton County is filled with Valentine’s Day dinners and getaways for the romantic in all of us. Valentine’s Dinner Read more >