Table with a view, please

Table with a view, please

Whether the backdrop is the winding Illinois River, a bustling downtown or a cozy courtyard, Starved Rock Country has numerous al fresco dining options.
Brunches fit for everyone

Brunches fit for everyone

One of the true treasures to be found in Starved Rock Country is a satisfying selection of brunches. Every town, it seems, has an eatery tha…
Follow the stampede to The Lone Buffalo

Follow the stampede to The Lone Buffalo

Following years of preparation and construction, The Lone Buffalo, an upscale restaurant and craft brewery in downtown Ottawa, opened to rave reviews in February under the auspices of its parent corporation, Tangled Roots Brewing Company.
Hungry for Hank's

Hungry for Hank's

Besides Italian-American cuisine, be ready for the farm animals.  In fact, when you're parking at the Farm, watch out for the peacocks. Th…