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Pulaski County Tips a Hat to Tippy's Owner


Sheila Hazemi-Jimenez always wanted to own her own pizza place, even from the time she was a child. Since taking ownership of Tippy’s in Pulaski County in 2016, she has been able to make that dream come true, and even expand to a bigger and newer facility.

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Strack & Van Til Makes Healthy, Easy Meals Part of Your Daily Routine


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What’s your New Year’s resolution? How about making your life easier with Strack & Van Til Meal Solutions?

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this December

Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 Celebrate Christmas on Tuesday, December 25, with a lavish Christmas buffet at Options. The Christmas Buffet, for $26.99 plus tax, is served from 11 am - 8 pm and features traditional Christmas favorites, including sage-rubbed turkey with cranberry glaze, cornbread dressing, sweet potato casserole, maple-glazed ham, New York strip steaks, crab legs and more. Add one lb. crab legs for just $9.99.

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this November

Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 Celebrate Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 22, with family and friends at Options. The Thanksgiving Buffet, for $27.99 plus tax, is served from 11 am -8 pm and features traditional Thanksgiving favorites, including oven-roasted turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, prime rib, honey-glazed ham, Peking roasted duck legs, New York strip steaks and more.

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Drool-Worthy Options are Available at Blackbird Cafe

2018blackbirdtopimage 1200x800Throughout 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.

Let’s take a look some of the array of...

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Hungry? Fiddlehead Restaurant and Bar Offers Unique Ingredients and Fabulous Specials All Year Long

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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,...

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Customers Love New Upgrades at Kelsey’s Steak House of Valparaiso


Kelsey’s Steak House of Valparaiso received a major makeover, transforming the beloved restaurant into something even more spectacular.

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this October

Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 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.

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Strack & Van Til and Culinary Fight Club Present Bo Jackson’s Grocery Store Blitz and Tailgate Throwdown

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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.

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Culver’s True Blue Crew Brings Positive Experiences to Guests Thanks to Company Culture

culvers-logo-on-whiteJoining 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.

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Fall-Themed Drinks Bring Excitement for the Season Thanks to Indiana Beverage


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.

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