Culinary

Indiana’s Oldest Restaurants

By Jane Ammeson When Abraham Lincoln stopped at the Noon Day Inn in 1844, the stage stop in Haubstadt had already been serving travelers for almost 20 years, having opened in …

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Indiana’s Top Chefs Featuring Keith Angell at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino

ANDERSON – His mother always told him to “follow his heart.” Find something you’re good at, that you enjoy, be the best at it, and get paid to do it. …

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ZwanzigZ Pizza & Brewery

By Elizabeth Granger COLUMBUS – Pizza and beer. Without a doubt, one of America’s great food pairings. And this pairing is especially great at a growing Columbus pizzeria/craft brewery, now with …

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Indiana’s Top Chefs Featuring Dan and Amber Grunden at Harrison Lake Country Club

BY BARNEY QUICK The values that are central to the lives of Dan and Amber Grunden – awe at the bounty and variety the earth brings forth, teamwork, and creating …

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Indiana’s Top Chefs featuring Daniel Orr: FARMbloomington

BY ELIZABETH GRANGER BLOOMINGTON – His “inner Hoosier” spoke. And Daniel Orr listened. It took a while, with culinary schooling and work in New England, New York City, France, Belgium, …

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Southern Indiana’s Premier German Restaurant, Brewery/Pub, Catering

Since 1961, Larry and Betty Hanselman have been proprietors of the Schnitzelbank Restaurant, a well know landmark in the predominantly German community of Jasper, in Southern Indiana. They’ve gone through …

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Indiana’s Top Chefs featuring Judy Sexton at the Bread Basket Café

DANVILLE – The temptation is to eat pie first. Don’t. It might spoil a delightful breakfast or lunch at Judy Sexton’s Bread Basket Café in Danville. This bright, cheery, homey setting just off …

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Indiana’s Top Chefs featuring Michael Cassady at Uptown Café

BY ELIZABETH GRANGER PHOTOS BY SHANNON ZAHLE BLOOMINGTON – At Bloomington’s Uptown Café, the emphasis is on “uptown” – stylish, yet comfortable, and unquestionably sophisticated. The perfect dining spot for …

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Indiana’s Top Chefs featuring Todd Downs at Trine University

ANGOLA – Todd Downs has gone back to school. And while he’s always up for learning, he’s really there to demonstrate the education he’s gleaned in 37 years of hands-on …

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Triple XXX Root Beer & Family Restaurant » Indiana’s first and oldest Drive-In

Featured on “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” Owners: Greg and Carrie Ehresman Established: 1895 Triple XXX Root Beer Corporation, 1929 Triple XXX Family Restaurant, 2003 Route 66 Diner Customer Favorites: Triple …

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Not Just Popcorn » Handmade Popcorn in over 380 flavors

Owner: Carol Buck Established: 1989 Products: Handmade popcorn in over 380 flavors, gift tins and packages available for ordering online. Tours: Daily $2 per person, children under 3 free, group …

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Traders Point Creamery» Certified organic dairy farm

Specializing in organic,100% grassfed dairy products. Owners: Dr. Fritz Kunz and Jane Kunz Established: 2003 Products: Award-winning creamline milks, yogurts, and cheeses from organic, 100% grassfed, non-homogenized milk, packaged in …

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