Pi Day Specials

Pi Day Specials

Are you ready to let your math nerd show a little bit? Pi Day. Celebrated on March 14th, 2020, it’s a time where many math lovers talk about the infinite digits of Pi and all things math-y, and consequently, celebrate by eating pie. What else would they do? It’s just too obvious. We are down with any reason to eat pie. What is Pi? With words from PiDay.org, Pi is: ” Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159… Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point. As an irrational and transcendental number, it will continue infinitely without repetition or pattern. While only a handful of digits are needed for typical calculations, Pi’s infinite nature makes it a fun challenge to memorize, and to computationally calculate more and more digits.Learn More About Pi – What is Pi?“ Well, here’s your guide to the sweet treats around town on Pi Day. Sweet Revolution Bake Shop 109 N 5th St, Lafayette, IN 47901 Sweet Revolution Bake Shop knows pie and, to our benefit, they’re having a sale! “In honor of PI Day, all out pies will be on sale this Saturday! (Open from 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.) 3″ pies – 4 for $104″ Pies – $3.148″ pies – $3.14 off$3.14 off dozen prices (call to pre-order dozen orders by Thursday) Flavors of the week: Strawberry Rhubarb S’more Strawberry Cobbler Key Lime Apple Caramel Lemon Chess Vanilla Bean Rum Pear Sugar Cream Bourbon Chocolate...
Greater Lafayette, IN Breweries

Greater Lafayette, IN Breweries

There’s just something about having the right beer with dinner or on a warm afternoon with some friends. Craft beer has a culture of its own, and “all its glory”, is a deep well of fun for those who are into it. You’ll find folks all over the United States passionate about the subject of small batch brewing, and we’re about it! Thankfully, Greater Lafayette, IN brewers are abundant too. We are all about supporting the small businesses and supporting small breweries is no different! If you’re new to this endeavor, food and drink pairings are major players in the craft beer game. Be sure to check out each specific pairing recommendations with specialty craft beers. People’s Brewing Company (Lafayette, IN): Most known in the Greater Lafayette, IN for their ale, “Boiler Gold” and their porter, “Boiler Black”, (BOILER UP!) you’ll find a variety of People’s IPA’s, ales, stouts, or seasonals throughout the city in grocery stores or gas stations. Here’s their bio on Google: “Brewing facility for small-batch beer, offering daily tastings in tap room plus free weekend tours.” This is a fun destination for a day adventure. Teays River Brewing and Public House (Lafayette, IN): While Teays has their own micro-brewing going on with a stellar selection of beers- hops, malt, and alpha flavorings- they also have a full menu featuring steaks, tacos, stone fired pizza, and more. So whether you’re looking for a place to have dinner with some amazing ambiance or a night out with some friends, Teays is a great place to just come hang out no matter the occasion.Lafayette Brewing Company (Downtown Lafayette,...
Greater Lafayette, IN Wineries

Greater Lafayette, IN Wineries

There are wineries throughout the world, and you could easily make it a sole life-mission to fully experience and visit places within the world’s wine culture. Honestly, we think life is too short to drink bad wine. So, why not enjoy the finer side of life? Actually, according to Healthline and various other sources, drinking wine has health benefits, which explains why humans have been drinking it for centuries. One opinion states that wine tastes best at the property where the grapes are grown. Fortunately, within an hour’s drive of Greater Lafayette, IN, we have plenty of home grown grapes-turned-to-wine facilities, so you can find the best tasting wine in the area for yourself. These wineries open to the public for you to come experience the countryside for a relaxing day or event, but most importantly, they’ll display some of that good ol’ Hoosier hospitality, making you feel at home. Most of these locations offer various events throughout the warmer months (some are only open during those summer months!). So, allow us to encourage you to explore the websites for depth in each Indiana winery’s history, culture, and, of course, wine! Why not try them all? Greater Lafayette, IN Wineries Wildcat Creek Winery (Lafayette, IN): “Rick and Kathy Black purchased the property that is now Wildcat Creek Winery in 2007. After a year of renovations, and converting it from a once functioning farm into a winery, they opened the doors to the public. We have been making and serving our award-winning wines here since 2008.”Carpenter Creek Cellars (Remington, IN): ” Carpenter Creek Cellars is the full realization of two...
Valentine’s Day Specialty Events

Valentine’s Day Specialty Events

From dancing to a 5 course fine dining meal, one of these local, unique Greater Lafayette, IN events will take your Valentine’s game to the next level! Romantic Events! Evening of Romance (Mariott Hall; West Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 8:00 – 10:15 P.M. “The Purdue Jazz Band and the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management team up to recreate a 1940s big band dance club atmosphere – where couples can enjoy music, dancing, food, and romance. Purchase tickets here.”Valentine’s Day Dinner (Richelle in a Handbacket; Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 7:00 – 10:00 P.M. BY RESERVATION ONLY. “Chef Lauren Reed will prepare a shrimp cocktail appetizer followed by a caesar salad for starters and a filet mignon main course. Dinners will also be treated to wine and their choice of dessert by Richelle in a Handbasket Just Desserts! Interested parties can call 765.441.2626 to RSVP. The cost is $75/person.”Valentine’s Day Dinner (Folie; Downtown Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 5:00 – 10:00 P.M. “Five course prix fixe dinner presented by Chef Cesar $50 per person.”Heart of Art 2020 (Courtyard Lafayette; Lafayette, IN): Friday, February 14, 2020 from 6:00 – 10:00 P.M. ” The eleventh annual Heart of Art wine dinner and auction will celebrate Valentine’s Day with wines provided by Carroll Wine and Spirits. Wines will be paired with a three-course menu designed by Jim Bodenmiller and prepared by the Courtyard Marriott chef. Sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served during the welcoming reception, with silent auction items on view for bidding, from 6:00-7:00. Guests will then be seated for an evening...
Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

Looking for the perfect place to take that special someone out to for Valentines Day? Greater Lafayette, IN has something for every romance style. Here are some of our suggestions. We won’t tell anyone that we helped you out! Fine Dining in Greater Lafayette, IN McGraw’s Steak, Chop, and Fish House (West Lafayette, IN): McGraw’s sits on the Wabash River on the southwest side of Purdue University. Winding, beautiful country roads take you to this intimate destination. For the menu, there are seasonal specialty items that change daily, but additionally, they serve a variety of steaks, a gourmet pasta option, an extensive seafood menu, and sides and sauces (such as a Bleu Cheese Butter) giving your pallet plenty to choose from! Extensive wine list, full bar, and the perfect place to wine and dine your significant other!La Scala (Lafayette, IN): La Scala is not just another Italian restaurant. On Valentine’s Day, they serve a special menu with dishes from classic lasagna to a lobster mac and cheese! La Scala prides themselves on their local involvement, supporting local product producers in categories such as meat, cheese, bread, and produce. This historic downtown location will surely tickle your fancy!Mountain Jacks (Lafayette, IN): Crab legs. Steaks on steaks. Ribs. Prime Rib. Are you hungry yet? Mountain Jacks is a classic steak house that’s very well known in Greater Lafayette! You’ll love the log cabin, cozy interior. The fireplace, especially, will make you feel right at home in this intimate setting.Bistro 501 (Lafayette, IN): Bistro 501 sits on the corner of 5th and Main Streets in the historic Lahr building in downtown Lafayette. This French inspired, fine dining experience will have...
Pizza Love – Top 5 Pizza Places Around Lafayette

Pizza Love – Top 5 Pizza Places Around Lafayette

If we know anything around these here parts, it’s pizza. Lafayette, IN takes our pizza seriously, and you really can’t blame us. We have so many great options! Check out these pizzerias around town to see what we’re talking about! Check out this list our team put together of our favorite pizza places around Greater Lafayette! Bruno’s Pizza and Big O’s Sports Room (West Lafayette, IN): Bruno’s has a soft spot in our heart. That spot might actually be Bruno dough because we have eaten so much over the years? Anyway, when you go to Bruno’s expect top quality ingredients, ample portions, creative and exciting flavor combination, and an environment with a heartbeat spelling P-U-R-D-U-E.Arni’s Pizza (Click here for locations): We can’t do a pizza highlight without mentioning this one. Arni’s chops their toppings into small pieces, and they pile the them high! This is a Lafayette, IN family favorite forever and ever. It’ll be another great choice for feeding your family. We’ll meet you at Arni’s! Pizza King (Click here for locations): Another Lafayette, IN staple within the same category as Arni’s. Both make a similar style pizza, and be careful which one that you claim as your favorite! There’s a little bit of a debate over which one is better! Try both and you decide!Azzip Pizza (Lafayette, IN) and LOTSA Pizza (West Lafayette, IN): Both of these pizzerias are a build-it-yourself style pizza joints. At these establishments, you order at the counter and walk through an assembly line of toppings and flavor combinations, building it as you go. Azzip and LOTSA offer plenty of pizza flavor combo suggestions, but...