HopLore Brewing to Open New Location in Warsaw

HopLore Brewing, the popular locally-owned brewery located in Leesburg, Indiana, will be opening a new location in Warsaw. While most of the details are unknown at this point, the new location will be at 501 Argonne Road. The building, just north of the Winona Lake viaduct, currently houses multiple businesses. It’s still unclear how the…

Rocket Fizz Brings a Sweet Nostalgia to the Village at Winona

My article on Rocket Fizz in the Village at Winona in Winona Lake, Indiana first appeared on Flavor 574 back in August 2015. It has been updated to include revised hours of operation, relevant links and video. When I go back in, which will undoubtedly be soon with two young kids, I’ll update it with…

An Introduction to Winona Lake’s Port Winona Wine and Market

To say Port Winona Wine and Market, located in the Village at Winona in Winona Lake, hit the ground running would be an understatement. Informally opened the night before the Fat and Skinny Tire Festival and officially opened the day the festival started, Port Winona was a popular spot for participants and spectators of arguably…

Six Plus Must Try Cocktails in Warsaw and Winona Lake

The growing craft cocktail scene in the Warsaw and Winona Lake area is something I’ve been watching closely for many years. While varying restaurants offered their “signature” drinks, it was really Winona Lake’s Cerulean who kick started the craft cocktail scene in the area. As with their chefs, bartenders honed their “craft cocktail craft” at…

Get Your Bento on at Winona Lake’s Cerulean

If you’ve never been to Winona Lake’s Cerulean, a restaurant located in the Village at Winona, because you thought it was too expensive, too fancy or too something else, then I’m about to give you the best reason you need to change your mind and it comes down to two words – Bento Box.

Winona Lake’s Light Rail Cafe and Roaster

My review on the Light Rail Cafe and Roaster, located in the Village at Winona in Winona Lake, Indiana, first appeared in my Bites and Tidbits column for Ink Free News in May, 2015. I’m not sure why we hadn’t eaten there before but as the article explains, for the same price of some fast…