Food

Mayberry Cafe & Danville IN Courthouse Square, a winning combination

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I love the Andy Griffith show.  Watching it takes me back to a simpler time and makes me laugh.  Barney’s antics and Aunt Bee’s food are among the biggest draws for me to this iconic show, so when I got the chance to dine at the Mayberry Cafe as part of a hosted trip to […]

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The Oasis, a Diner on the National Road

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There is something to be said about the only Diner on the National Road in Indiana. Besides having that distinction, the wonderful Oasis is one of less than five historical diners to remain on US 40 from Cumberland, Maryland to Vandalia, Illinois. For those like me in Central Illinois, the Mother Road is Route 66, […]

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Breaking Bread at the Bread Basket

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The Bread Basket Cafe and Bakery is a wonderful bakery and cafe in downtown Danville, Indiana. It is easy to see where the name comes from when checking out their homepage on the website where they have the statement  ” I AM THE LIVING BREAD THAT CAME DOWN FROM HEAVEN. IF ANYONE EATS OF THIS […]

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Perillio’s Pizzeria A Happening Place!

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A visit to Hendricks County, Indiana would not be complete without lunch as Perillo’s Pizzeria.  Damiano Perillo came to the States from Sicily and made his way to Chicago, then Indianapolis.  He wanted to live in a small town and that, and of course, a woman, is how he ended up in the small town […]

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Beasley's Orchard, a place for family fun

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On a press trip to Hendricks County, I got the chance along with a group of writers to visit Beasley’s Orchard.  Located in Danville, Indiana, this fun place had me at the hay ride, barn and best of all for this farm girl, a chance to shoot apples out of a cannon!  Yes, I said, […]

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