Coffeehouse Five is a delectable, quaint coffee shop situated in Old Town Greenwood. Providing a hipster vibe, the furniture is an eclectic mix of IKEA and vintage. As a for-benefit coffee shop, all revenue is allotted to five initiatives to build stronger marriages and families in the Greenwood community. These initiatives include premarital counseling, marriage coaching, addiction… Read More Coffeehouse Five-Greenwood, Ind.
On a frigid cold day, there is nothing better than a hot latte to warm you up. I have frequented The Caffeinery many of times and even more so since the temperatures have dropped below freezing. Specializing in gourmet coffees, loose leaf teas and espresso beverages, this local coffee shop is the epicenter of downtown… Read More The Caffeinery-Muncie, Ind.
Looking for authentic ramen in the greater Indianapolis area? For the past year, I’ve been searching far and wide for delicious ramen with little accomplishment. Well, the search is over! Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya located in Carmel provides ramen enthusiasts the authentic Japanese dish for an affordable price. Kizuki includes a cool modern vibe to enhance your… Read More Kizuki-Carmel, Ind.
Located in the historic Meridian Kessler neighborhood, Open Society Public House is a sophisticated yet hip coffee and wine bar. The modern industrial interior compliments the unique contemporary flavors of the restaurant’s dishes. The atmosphere attracts a diverse crowd from elite business professionals to elderflower whispering hipsters next door. As one of our favorite pre-church breakfast… Read More Open Society-Indianapolis
Even in the dead of winter, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil can be warm and sultry. The only thing to relieve you is the brisk ocean breeze and cold gelato. Leo L’arte Gelato Italiano is a premiere gelato boutique just a few blocks from Copacabana Beach. Offering an array of flavors, the gelato shop attracts tourists… Read More Leo L’arte Gelato Italiano-Rio de Janeiro
After a long overnight flight to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, I have a hankering for some fresh seafood and a cocktail. My sister and I drop our luggage at the hotel and immediately make our way to world renowned Copacabana Beach. Conveniently located just a block from our hotel, we stroll down the boardwalk and… Read More Axe Rio-Rio de Janeiro
What better to do on a Wednesday evening than visit the local farmers market in Yorktown? Although the selection may be relatively small compared to what customers are used to at a Saturday market, the Yorktown Farmers Market provides an array of food items from fresh, organic produce to pork burgers and homemade fudge. After surveying the selection,… Read More Yorktown Farmers Market
Did you know the first donut machine was invented in 1920? Boy has the indulgent treat taken off since then! Jack’s Donuts has been creating these delicious pastries since 1961 and most recently opened its Muncie location on White River Boulevard, just south of Ball State University. Needing to satisfy a late night craving, I… Read More Jack’s Donuts-Muncie
Located in a train depot in the artsy Broad Ripple neighborhood, BRICS serves up 36 flavors of hard-packed ice cream with a selection of specialty sundaes, malts, floats and smoothies. The ice cream is delivered fresh weekly from Sherman’s Ice Cream in South Haven, Michigan. BRICS’ location on the Monon Trail makes an ideal stop… Read More BRICS: Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station
Looking for a tranquil oasis in the heart of Muncie? Look no further! The Island, located on the Cardinal Greenways next door to Olive Garden, offers cyclists, runners, students and professor alike a relaxing place to unwind. Most widely known for its smoothies, The Island menu also includes ice cream, fresh fruit and brownie sundaes. After… Read More The Island-Muncie