The Journal Gazette
Red Beans and Rice are a favorite family treat for Matthew and Nicky Nolot of Tolon restaurant, recently pairing it with a grilled pork chop.

Local chefs' go-to dishes

What makes recipes dear to us usually has little to do with ingredients, complexity or even flavor. Often, it is the memories that are...

June 14, 2020 1:00 am


Restaurant owners must adapt to new world

Restaurants have been doing their best to get back to normal since the state permitted customers to return May 11.

May 24, 2020 1:00 am

welch's Courtesy photos
David Skalicky, front house manager of Welch's Ale House, lies on the floor acting depressed as his dogs mill around him in the “Day 7” episode of Welch's “Quarantine Diaries” on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Skalicky and co-workers post a new video each day. (Courtesy)

Eateries get social

With no dine-in service and most everyone staying at home as much as possible, staying in touch with customers has never been more...

May 10, 2020 1:00 am

Pandemic can't put damper on pizza night

It's the most popular carryout and delivery option out there, and one of America's favorite dining out options overall.

April 26, 2020 1:00 am

FreeNo Dining out column

The Dining Out restaurant review column that appears weekly in Living is on hiatus because of the COVID-19 shutdown of area restaurants.

April 12, 2020 1:00 am

Acme The legendary bar room at Acme Bar & Grill on East State Boulevard. (Ryan DuVall)

East State staple continues to be welcoming

The Acme has been a staple of East State Boulevard since 1941.

April 5, 2020 1:00 am

FreeAnswers, opinions always available for carryout

With all that's going on, I figured there was no better time to catch up on some interesting reader questions I have received recently.

March 29, 2020 1:00 am

FreeTips to ensure carryout will hold up at home

There will be a couple of reviews coming that were completed before Indiana restaurants were shut down, but, going forward, we will just...

March 22, 2020 1:00 am