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Italian food in Southern illinois

The Southern Illinois region has some spectacular Italian options. This region has a heavy Italian influence, from the “Great Wave” of immigration during the early 20th century. Many Italians began migrating from central Illinois to southern Illinois working in coal mines. Many settled together in the various towns resulting in a strong Italian influence in […]

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freight house

This week’s featured restaurant is freight house located in Paducah Kentucky. This restaurant boasts of creating traditional southern flavors with a modern twist. This amazing restaurant is helmed by chef Sara Bradley, a runner up on Bravo’s competitive cooking show: Top Chef. We of course rooted for our hometown favorite and was sad to see

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Seasoning bistro

This week’s featured restaurant is Seasoning Bistro, located off the square in Benton, IL. This contemporary restaurant features modern American fare, and is led by Katie Karcher, and Troy Ray both classically trained and experienced chefs. They opened their doors in 2011 after noticing a need for healthy locally sourced restaurants in their community.Seasoning bistro

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