Spotlight on Bistro 501 Brunch

Spotlight on Bistro 501 Brunch

Welcome to the Bistro, located in the historic Lahr building in downtown Lafayette! Lafayette, Indiana has plenty to offer on a Sunday stroll through downtown, and specifically, that stroll should consist of a stop for Sunday brunch at Bistro 501. Bistro 501 is an integral base to the Greater Lafayette, IN community, having been established for a couple of decades. Keep reading for some fun information about Bistro 501 with a special twist highlighting their Sunday brunch! About Bistro 501 Bistro 501 sits in Downtown Lafayette, IN on the corner of Main and 5th St. This area’s one of our favorites for a few reasons: it’s on a beautiful brick road; the Lafayette, IN Farmer’s Market is here on Saturdays May – October; and it’s a brief walk to the Wabash or to some great Lafayette, IN staples (such as McCord’s!). Fun fact: this location actually used to be a Piggly Wiggly grocery store! The Buckley family owns and operates Bistro 501. “The Buckley’s consist of twin sisters Cheyenne and Theresa, and their mother Mary. Theresa, a long term staff member, manager, pastry chef and retired server/bartender put more than 9 years of love and hard work into Bistro 501 while working for her friends and mentors Gabrielle and Helen Meyer. It is truly as if the restaurant has stayed in the same family. In keeping with the family tradition, Cheyenne and Mary joined the team. Moving from Vermont to become the executive chef, Cheyenne is a force in the kitchen. Her food and menus portray a love for cuisine and for Bistro’s guests that our regulars adore. The...
Spotlight on Healthies – Lafayette

Spotlight on Healthies – Lafayette

58 shake flavors available! We found this photo on Healthies – Lafayette’s Facebook page! Are you looking for an quick, healthy meal here in the Lafayette, IN area? Or, maybe you LOVE energy drinks but you also know they’re not healthy for you? This new to Lafayette, IN business, Healthies – Lafayette, provides nutritious alternatives to just those things. No matter if you need lunch on the go or a quick fuel before you take the kids to their various activities, Healthies – Lafayette can help you stay on track for your health goals! Here’s the break down on one of Lafayette, IN‘s newest crazes. About Healthies – Lafayette Jeremy Jones (the owner) has a goal to create a friendly, welcoming environment, where you can get a convenient, healthy meal. First off, the staff works hard on that “environment” with a giant, “HELLO, Welcome!” when you walk in the door, warm smiles, and genuine concern and care for you and your health goals. Second, this is an Herbalife based formula and plan. Healthies – Lafayette gives Greater Lafayette, IN a home base and an ability for a personal level to a larger company. Herbalife is a world-wide health and weightloss program with many dietary supplements. Healthies – Lafayette offers their shakes and teas in many varieties (more information in the “Menu” section)! Healthies – Lafayette hooks you up with the convenient meal option, but they also display a personal, individual intentionality through an option to create a wellness profile. Trainers at Healthies – Lafayette sit down clients to discuss health and fitness goals, and get you on track to...
Spotlight on Lafayette, IN GQT Eastside 10 IMAX

Spotlight on Lafayette, IN GQT Eastside 10 IMAX

Seeing a movie in the theater is an experience. Fortunately for you, “A night at the movies,” in Lafayette, IN just got a face lift. One of our 3 indoor movie theaters (Goodrich Quality Theater Eastside 9) just underwent some major improvements, and we are super stoked to tell you about them! What makes an IMAX Theater? First thing’s first. What’s even the difference? IMAX is an all around cinematic experience. Yes, it is a larger screen (75 ft wide by 52 ft tall compared to the standard 30 to 90 feet wide by 10 to 30 feet tall ), but it’s also an audio wonderland. The IMAX theater is all about the entire room having the perfect seat. Since the screen is larger, and the audio is perfected, it creates the best possible movie seeing situation. It creates a movie-seeing EXPERIENCE. As stated by the IMAX company, “Experience the IMAX difference.” Now you can here in Lafayette, IN. What new things can you expect to see new at the GQT Eastside 10? Here’s a rundown on everything that’s new: Obviously, an addition of an IMAX theater! Yay!All theaters now have recliner seats. That’s right! Even if you’re not in the IMAX theater, you’ll still be reclining in comfort. Improvements also abound in the refreshment department. An entire bar serving alcoholic beverages was added and more food options and combos came to the general food counter.There are also new updates to the entire theater. New carpet, building details, and more give a fresh, clean appearance to this local Lafayette, IN classic! We hope you enjoy the updates to our...
Spotlight on Greenleaf and Banh Mi

Spotlight on Greenleaf and Banh Mi

Walk with us through some information about two restaurants in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. Both are Vietnamese inspired, but one’s been a staple on Chauncey Hill for several years now and the other is a brand new addition to the Downtown Lafayette, IN area. The trendy dish, Pho, gives the Vietnamese cuisine it’s recent attention over the past few years. So, we recommend giving you taste buds a little something different and try some Vietnamese Food this summer! About Vietnamese Cuisine Vietnamese restaurants are generally known for a variety of flavor combinations. The Culture Trip has a couple of articles we recommend giving a read if you want to know more, general information about Vietnamese Cuisine. Click here to see the Top 10 Traditional Vietnamese Dishes You Need to Try and here to view the 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Vietnamese Cuisine. GreenLeaf “Greenleaf offers a variety of dishes on the menu. With dishes and soups ranging from the popular Pho noodle soup to crispy banana with ice-cream dessert. And don’t forget the bubble tea! The traditional Vietnamese cuisine is greatly admired for freshness of the ingredients and healthy eating style.” Egg rolls, skewers, rice with an entire cornish hen, you know, the regular menu items. Click here to view more information! Greenleaf Hours, Location, and Reviews Monday – Saturday 11:00 A.M. – 9:30 P.M.Sunday 12:00 – 8:00 P.M. 111 S River Rd, West Lafayette, IN 47906 Facebook, Google, and Yelp all have helpful reviews. Banh Mi by GreenLeaf Banh Mi comes at the traditional Vietnamese Cuisine with a slightly different spin. This restaurant is a specialty Vietnamese...
Spotlight on Dusk Till Dawn Fried Chicken and Seafood

Spotlight on Dusk Till Dawn Fried Chicken and Seafood

Dusk Till Dawn Fried Chicken and Seafood has our attention with just the name! This new addition to Wabash Landing gives a fresh menu in the American cuisine department, and we think that’s cool! Are you even American if you don’t love one of these two things: fried chicken or seafood?! Anyway, check out some of the details below, and then go check out this Greater Lafayette, IN restaurant for yourself! About Dusk till Dawn Fried Chicken and Seafood Okay, so they reeled us in with the name, but now, we introduce: the menu. As you’ll see below, the menu has all sorts of things to choose from. The obvious, fried chicken and seafood, take up the majority of the menu, but there are plenty of variety of a seafood, chicken cuts, and sides to choose from. The great, seasoned breading on the chicken is amazing, so go for it! Also, check out that lobster and craw-fish boil! YUM! Here are a couple of extra things from the menu that really ticked our fancy: Haagen Dazs ice cream (WHAT?! Yes, please!) and the slight Asian flare! Check out the pot-stickers as a side or quality teas offered for beverage. If you’ve ever been out of the United States to travel, you’ll know that Americans are known for large portions. Dusk Till Dawn lives up to that American cuisine standard in this category as well! Everything comes in great, generous portion sizes, and you’ll love to feast on this goodness. We hope you get the chance to check out this piece of Lafayette, IN! Dusk Till Dawn Fried Chicken and...
Spotlight on The Whittaker Inn

Spotlight on The Whittaker Inn

Something new and exciting opens its doors this week: The Whittaker Inn. About The Whittaker Inn “With decades of hospitality experience, Elizabeth and Andrew Whittaker’s goal is to deliver the finest overnight stay and meeting venue in the Greater Lafayette Area. The Whittaker will be a one-of-a-kind destination in this area featuring personalized service, unique local fare with an international twist and instant memories.  We invite you to celebrate, educate, and collaborate, at The Whittaker.” So, what does all that mean? Practically, you can expect: 15 custom designed rooms and suites, breakfast always included in your overnight rate, and some exposure to international delicacies through food, entertainment, and more! The Whittaker conveniently sits close to 2 golf courses. We love easily accessible entertainment! They’ve got a large patio for down time, business meetings, or late night hang outs. With eyes to involve the local community, the Whittaker serves up Copper Moon coffee, and it also has tables from Purposeful Design, a company in Indianapolis. Our take: we think the Whittaker is thoughtful. They’ve thought through details and more details, all to provide you with the best night stay you can have away from home. The owners, the Whittakers, are knowledgeable and passionate about their field in Hospitailty Management, and it shows! As Purdue Alumni themselves, they’re thinking about the next generation by offering internships to students. Boiler UP! Check out this article about the Whittaker in Purdue’s Council Newsletter! Upcoming at the Whittaker Inn The Whittaker officially opened Wednesday, May 1st 2019, accepting its first guests for the night of May 2nd. “The Official Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony...