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Deep Cuts: Be the BBQ Hero this Fourth of July

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It was in Warrior, Alabama where I first discovered my love of BBQ. It wasn’t even the best barbecue (‘cue) I have ever had, but there was something about the nostalgic feel of that small-town restaurant that opened me up to what barbecue was really about.

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A Taste of Aftermath Cidery & Winery

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Running Vines Winery recently opened a new location this past spring just on the edge of Downtown Valparaiso and the Valparaiso University campus. You can now get all your favorite Running Vines wines, along with their new collection of ciders at Aftermath Cidery and Winery at 454 S. Greenwich Street.

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Poster Artist, Mitch Markovitz, Available to Sign 2016 Cheers to Region Beer Poster


Cheers_to_Region_Beer-2016Illustrator and Artist, Mitch Markovitz will be available to sign the latest poster in the iconic South Shore Poster Series, Cheers to Region Beer at local breweries. The Cheers to Region Beer poster was a collaborative effort between more than a dozen of the South Shore’s craft breweries.

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Check Out Blue Chip’s Delicious Dining Specials in June 2016


rot15At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Mac & Cheese Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with mac and cheese, bacon, red onion and cheddar cheese and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the June Beer of the Month, Corona Light.

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Appearing at a NW Indiana Event Near You: Blue Chip’s “King of the Road” Food Truck

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Back by popular demand, “King of the Road,” Blue Chip Casino’s 33-foot food truck, will be traveling to NW Indiana events again this summer and fall.

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McDonald's Reaches New Happy Meal Milestone


McDonalds-Two-Billion-apple-slicesIn April 2004, McDonald’s introduced apple slices in its Happy Meal. This means that all children in the US under the age of 12 have only known a Happy Meal that included the option of apple slices! Since apple slices were introduced, McDonald’s has served two billion apple slice packages with its kids meals – enough to provide every child under 12 with more than 40 packages of sliced apples.

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Bring Your Appetite to the Blue Chip this May


BC MayBOM WEBAt The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Chorizo Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with chorizo, avocado, aioli, romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, pepper jack cheese and avocado salsa and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with May’s Beer of the Month, Naugatuck Oval Beach Blonde Ale.

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Blackbird Cafe Knows the Importance of Good Coffee

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Blackbird Café in Valparaiso is one of the most unique establishments that the area has to offer thanks to the delicious and interesting food concoctions that are served there, the friendly staff, and what they are best known for – coffee.

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Enjoy Lunch at Your Leisure at Shady Creek Winery

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I’m the type that skips lunch. I go from breakfast to dinner with a snack somewhere in between. But I think that might change now that I’ve eaten lunch at Shady Creek Winery in Michigan City.

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Industrial Revolution Hosting 3rd Annual Original Burger Award Contest


BurgerMay is National Burger Month and once again we at Industrial Revolution are offering all of our Burger-loving fans a chance to submit their ideas for the 3rd Annual Industrial Revolution Original Burger Award!

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The Beers of Summer are Here

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When it comes to beer, the season has a lot to do with what you see on the shelves and what you put in your glass. Sure, some staple beers exist year round, but each new season is an opportunity to sample selections that may only come around once each year; a chance to explore new tastes and discover new brands that may one day become your go-to choice.

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