Greater Lafayette Food Series: Pizza

Greater Lafayette Food Series: Pizza

Mama Mia! It’s a pizzeria! Welcome to another strong area of Greater Lafayette, IN cuisine choices. Honestly, if pizza is your thing, you will find what you’re looking for among this selection. Traditional or gourmet topping selection? Thin crust? Stuffed crust? Cauliflower or gluten and dairy free options? Explore each of these local gems for some of the best pizza you’ve had in your life- no joke. Also, note that National Pizza Day is coming up soon on February 9th, 2021. Bruno’s Pizza and Big O’s Sports Room The name delivers quite an introduction, and it’s an accurate one as well. Bruno’s Pizza sits as one of the best pizza places in Greater Lafayette, IN for good reason. It’s known around the community as a local favorite. Pizza hits here different than anywhere else. Toppings pile high, the atmosphere is perfect for watching the current big 10 game, and have you tried the Bruno dough or the dessert pizzas yet? Trust us here. You’ll love coming to hang out- and staying for a while. Arni’s Pizza Famous around the world for Axl Rose’s shipment in to his shows, Arni’s deliciousness doesn’t really need the promotion. This throwback Greater Lafayette, IN staple is known and loved by many locals. There’s even a little bit of a debate between Arni’s and Pizza King with many of them! Don’t worry, it’s just a friendly hometown rivalry. The interior is bright and inviting for all walks of life. Bring your family, you’ll be right at home here. The pizza here is known for the crafty way the topping are on the pizza. They’re...
Greater Lafayette Food Series: Barbecue

Greater Lafayette Food Series: Barbecue

Let’s take a trip South of the Mason Dixon line and taste what Greater Lafayette, IN has to offer in the Barbecue cuisine category. As it turns out, we’re really rockin’ it in this food bracket, and we’re not mad about it. Barbecue, when it’s done just right, is one of the best types of food out there. D&R BBQ Step into this deli style, fast casual restaurant for some of the best BBQ in Lafayette, IN. You can order a single plate for yourself or take it to go by the pound. Maybe even have D&R cater your next event. Any way, you’ll enjoy this spot for sure. According to the website, “D&R BBQ has been voted as the best BBQ restaurant in the state.” Burnt Ends are available on Wednesdays. Click here to follow along with more weekly and daily specials. D&R BBQ attaches to an actual market that carries a variety of items: a butcher shop, rare finds for fresh never frozen seafood, morel mushrooms when they’re in season, and more. Be sure to check that out when you visit as well! Revolution Barbeque Another fast casual experience with a modern twist. Revolution Barbeque offers the standard plates and sides you’re looking for in a BBQ spot, but they also offer daily specials such as a whole duck, giant turkey legs, poblano grits, and more. They also have a taco option that sets them apart! Desserts too from their sister store, Sweet Revolution Bake Shop. Pies and all the yummy things! If you enjoy sauce with your smoked meat, check out the Strawberry Habanero for a...
Small Business Spotlight: The Spinning Axe

Small Business Spotlight: The Spinning Axe

Experience the rush of axe throwing at The Spinning Axe! Greater Lafayette, IN welcomes its first axe throwing venue, and we’re here for it. Are you looking for a challenge that’ll keep you sharping those warrior skills? This trendy, modern sport involves throwing an axe at a target and competing against yourself or others for the most accurate throw. This social – distance friendly activity will keep you adrenaline pumping, and it’s a great indoor option to keep you occupied throughout winter months. However, it’s definitely not exclusive to only enjoy through winter. Here’s some information to get you started on your next Greater Lafayette, IN adventure! About The Spinning Axe The downtown Lafayette, IN location gives convenient access for both patrons from Lafayette and West Lafayette. Find a parking spot along the main roads or in one of the downtown parking garages! The warehouse style decor reminds you that you’re here for business, and we think it’s super cool. Your axes are sharp and ready for you to man your station, and you’ll enjoy the power for the hour. This activity is for ages 10 and up. For your information, participants will need to throw the axe 12 ft to hit the target. The Spinning Axe Pricing According to the Spinning Axe Facebook Page, “[The Spinning Axe is] the Greater Lafayette area’s premier indoor axe throwing venue. Adult price is $22/hr. Children 17 to 10 are $15/hr. Military, fire department, and police department discount rate of $17/hr. Contact us for group/corporate rates for parties of 30+” The Spinning Axe Hours, Location, and Reviews The Spinning Axe is open everyday. Monday...
Greater Lafayette Food Series: Italian

Greater Lafayette Food Series: Italian

This post’s trip mentally takes us over the big blue Atlantic for some of our all time favorite dishes. Italian food standards stand the test of time and fuel our bodies with all the carb-y goodness. Bring on the pasta! Fortunately, Italian food isn’t distinctly carbs, and these Greater Lafayette, IN restaurants give an amazing, rounded menu for all your Italian dish wants and desires. Keep reading for some insight on our favorite local spots to grab this delicate art of a cuisine! Ciao! Bruno’s Take Out and Big O’s Sports Room $$ Bruno’s currently operates on a “take out only” menu and operation system due to COVID-19. On a regular bases, though, you’ll see this Greater Lafayette, IN staple crawling with transient students and Lafayette locals alike. It’s a “thing” here around town! Bruno’s is family owned and operated since 1955, currently offering Italian dishes in single servings or even family pans. Select an appetizer (Bruno Dough, you’re welcome), pizza, or and family pan of ravioli’s for the entire house. You’ll love this Lafayette, IN local business just like we do! La Scala $$$ La Scala is another local – frequented Italian restaurant, and it’s for good reason. These dishes are one of a kind. As a true chef – run kitchen, this literal farm to table restaurant uses local ingredients and competes for some of the best food in Lafayette. Here’s a quick example of one of La Scala’s best selling dishes: “Gratinee Del Mar- Shrimp and blue crab meat sautéed with asparagus and tomato in cream sauce with pasta.” Unfortunately, during this time, La Scala has...
5 Preparation Steps to Buy a House

5 Preparation Steps to Buy a House

Springing into a new year has goal setting on our mind. New Year’s resolutions come in many shapes and sizes. Many pertain to fitness, finances, studies, social advances, and self care, but have you considered purchasing a house? It’s a resolution that can change your life. If you already own a home, refinancing, or finding another house to fit all of your needs might also be an option for the goal list. Purchasing a home in a hot market might have you thoughtful about what you need to do to achieve that goal. Is it even possible right now? Of course it is! With the right team behind you, the possibilities are endless. Whether you’re a first time buyer or you desire to sell and change your location, there are things to do to prepare. So, what exactly needs to happen in order for you to purchase a home? What are some practical steps that can take you in the right direction? Is right now the time to purchase for you? Find a reliable realtor. Realtors are essential in the current housing market. Part of preparation includes finding the perfect match for the person who will fight for you during all aspects of this process, show you houses on a flexible schedule, and who will be your match maker for you and the perfect home! The Romanski Group would be honored to represent you in this endeavor!Keep an eye on your credit score. Keep that credit score high and reliable during all stages of purchasing a home. It opens up doors for your loan officer to get you the...