Throughout the year, Blackbird Café offers unique variations of homemade sweets and meal creations, the perfect complements to their themed specialty drinks. This Fall season they are featuring pumpkin and pecan pie.The bakers will soon be decorating cookies and cupcakes for the Halloween season and offer Punkaboo Marshmallow, the October drink special of the month.
Blackbird receives their tea and coffee from the Coffee and Tea Exchange in Chicago, where they ship a plethora of new items for customers every two weeks.
Almost all of the treats at Blackbird are homemade; bakers prepare goods in shop from 4am onward.
“All of our pastries are homemade, everything you see in the bakers case. No mixes,” Christina Reyes, employee at Blackbird said.
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Since opening its doors in 2015, Fiddlehead Restaurant and Bar has grown, ranking its scores among the highest in fine dining throughout Northwest Indiana. By incorporating interesting local ingredients, homegrown spices, and fun flavor combinations, sharing a meal at Fiddlehead makes you a part of the Fiddlehead family table.
Aaron O’Reilly, founder, proprietor and host at Fiddlehead, makes it his duty to provide quality service to customers. From maintaining a squeaky-clean facility and using the highest quality of ingredients, to keeping a positive, friendly energy among coworkers, the Fiddlehead team is dedicated in serving an “11 out of 10” experience for its customers. The inviting atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and top notch food creates a Fiddlehead vision that is clear to see,...
Kelsey’s Steak House of Valparaiso received a major makeover, transforming the beloved restaurant into something even more spectacular.
At The Game, enjoy a delicious breakfast Monday through Friday from 8 am - 11 am and try the October waffle -- the Churro Waffle -- a fluffy Belgian waffle made with cinnamon sugar batter and topped with cream cheese frosting. Visit www.bluechipcasino.com to view the entire menu. Also at The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Cheese Curd Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with batter-fried bacon, cheese curds, cheddar cheese and jalapeno aioli and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the October Beer of the Month, Yuengling Golden Pilsner.
Strack & Van Til and Culinary Fight Club Present Bo Jackson’s Grocery Store Blitz and Tailgate Throwdown
On Monday, Strack & Van Til in Schererville hosted the Culinary Fight Club, featuring Bo Jackson’s Grocery Store Blitz and Tailgate Throwdown. The event promoted Bo Jackson’s Signature Food Line as chefs from around the Midwest used different Jackson products to compete in the Tailgate Throwdown.
The new Strawberry Fields Pancake House & Restaurant in Crown Point adds a whole other meaning to the word “fresh.” With friendly service, a convenient location, and a one-of-a-kind menu, this new eatery is the breakfast spot the Region has been hoping for.
Joining the True Blue Crew at the Valparaiso Culver’s means being immersed in a positive, guest-centered culture. The team’s dedication to creating a positive experience for each and every guest involves every member of the restaurant, and is something they work toward every day.
Autumn is nearly here and Indiana Beverage is getting ready with a lineup of amazing beverages to follow suit. The Lifer crew had the chance to sample some of these fall-focused flavors and had a blast getting into the spirit. Cool temps may mean bundling up, but some of these beers had us kicking back and embracing the season in all its glory.
Downtown Valparaiso is such a fitting home for Ben’s Soft Pretzels that the town just wouldn’t seem the same without it now! Nestled right off Lincolnway and Lafayette St, just a skip and a hop from Urschel Pavilion and Central Park Plaza, Ben’s Soft Pretzels makes for a perfect quick bite with family and friends. The doughy, Amish-inspired pretzels are made from scratch right before the customers’ eyes, and the fact that they’re speedy and easy to take on the go makes them all the more appealing.
As anyone who has dined there knows, Strawberry Fields Pancake House has an instant-classic feeling. The restaurant caters to those who crave home-cooked simplicity with a dose of the unexpected. In other words, Strawberry Fields offers a delicious menu with all the staples and none of the short cuts, all cooked to order in a warm and cozy environment. The hospitality and care that goes into cooking, serving, and running the diner are what truly set Strawberry Fields apart. We took a moment to speak with Harry Les, Owner and Manager of Strawberry Fields Pancake House, so that patrons could get to know the man behind the counter.
William B’s Steakhouse at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa Receives Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for Third Year
For the third year, William B’s Steakhouse at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, given by the magazine to recognize a well-curated wine list that will appeal to the most discerning wine enthusiasts. One of just a few NW Indiana restaurants to receive the award, William B’s features prime steak and seafood.