America has a love affair with pizza. That goes double for the Region, and being so close to Chicago, we have strong opinions on what constitutes a good pizza. New York style or Chicago? Sweet red sauce, or salty? There are as many different opinions as there are pizza places.
As you’re getting in the holiday spirit this season, your taste buds might be yearning for a delectable wintry drink to brighten your day, don’t worry- we’re not talking about eggnog. The folks over at Indiana Beverage are making sure our shelves and stockings can be filled with a delicious assortment of beers this season. Among them were the Bell’s “Winter White,” Blue Moon’s “Pacific Apricot Wheat,” Lagunitas’ “Sucks Ale,” Revolution Brewing’s “Fistmas,” and Samuel Adams’ Winter Lager.
Celebrate the holiday with family and friends with a delicious Christmas buffet at Options. Enjoy traditional favorites, including prime rib, New York strip steak, crab legs with drawn butter, sage-rubbed turkey, rotisserie chicken, maple-glazed ham, dijon-glazed salmon, assorted pastas, and all of the sides and desserts. Christmas dinner is served from noon to 9 pm for $39.99 plus tax.
Miller Lite and Indiana Beverage Provide Beer Lovers with Blast from the Past, Resurrecting Classic Steinie Bottle
If you’ve seen one of these unique, handsome looking bottles around and wondered at the backstory, it goes back quite to the early 20th century and has its roots in the Post-Prohibition era. The steinie bottle, as it is called, was actually a response from the glass industry which sought to make their bottle products cheaper to compete with the emerging use of cans in the beer industry. When beer brewers were bouncing back from the Prohibition era and needed affordable and reliable containers to hold their products, the steinie bottle answered the call.
For the second 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 list of quality selections that will satisfy discerning wine enthusiasts. One of only a handful of NW Indiana restaurants to receive the award, William B’s features prime steak, seafood and fresh pastas, all prepared with Midwestern flair.
Any great organization takes skilled and dedicated leadership to get off the ground. The Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Operators were lucky enough to have that when they began meeting back in the 1960’s, and have continued that tradition throughout the years, bringing the McDonald’s name into many households around Northwest Indiana.
Celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends with a sumptuous dinner at Options. Enjoy Thanksgiving favorites, including roast turkey, ham and all of the sides and desserts, plus many other entrees, including smothered pork chops, baked salmon Florentine, fried chicken, honey walnut shrimp, BBQ roast duck and more. Thanksgiving dinner is served from noon to 9 pm for $27.99 plus tax.
Albano’s Villa of La Porte County is famous locally for using the same recipes handed down through the generations along with the same hand-crafted ingredients and the same cooking method. Their food is known throughout the Region and they’ve been treating customers in Northwest Indiana for over 50 years.
It’s a new day for culinary students in Michigan City. On Wednesday, The Career Café held its grand opening in the old Elston Middle School building in Michigan City. The Café is run by students under the tutelage of Mary Koselke, co-owner of the popular Valparaiso restaurant, Blackbird Café. It isn’t just completely staffed by the A.K. Smith Career Center’s culinary students, but also features a menu completely designed by them as well.
Our restaurant partners are a fantastic group, serving up some of the best food in Northwest Indiana! Their dishes, atmosphere, and stellar service have served as the backdrop for many nights of entertainment, fun, and happiness for people all around the Region.