Contest: Embrace Your Nature At Tangled Roots Brewing Co.

Contest: Embrace Your Nature At Tangled Roots Brewing Co.

Starved Rock Country's own farm-to-foam brewery Tangled Roots is offering you a chance to win a huge prize package (including tickets to the Hegeler Carus Mansion Summer Concert Series and tons of exclusive merch)! Here's how you can enter for a chance to win.Tangled Roots Brewin…
Homegrown Wines

Homegrown Wines

August Hill Winery & Illinois Sparkling Co. in Downtown Utica is Starved Rock Country’s award winning winery. August Hill Winery has been making wine since 2002. The Winery includes caves for aging wine, a tasting room, a sparkling wine program, and a staff that is family. Enjoy …
MYSTERY DINER: History, delicious Italian cuisine on menu at Mona's

MYSTERY DINER: History, delicious Italian cuisine on menu at Mona's

Join the Mystery Diner as they take a trip to Starved Rock Country's own Mona's Italian Foods, a hidden gem located in Toluca!Mona's fried chicken is a specialty unto itself. For the best of both worlds, order it "Family Style" to sample the chicken, salad, choice of potato or ri…
Path Mender Pale Ale Benefits Starved Rock Trails

Path Mender Pale Ale Benefits Starved Rock Trails

It's no small secret that Starved Rock State Park is one of our state's greatest natural resources, between its flowing seasonal waterfalls, ice-age era sandstone canyons and gorgeous birds eye view of the Illinois River, it's truly something worth preserving for future generatio…
Mystery Diner: Thyme Craft Kitchen features fresh ingredients!

Mystery Diner: Thyme Craft Kitchen features fresh ingredients!

In the Mystery Diner Al Fresco Edition, we'll be exploring how restaurants are adjusting their service to accommodate social distance, and most importantly, reviewing some delicious food! Join the Mystery Diner as they take a trip to Thyme Craft Kitchen in Peru.There is no scrimp…
New Bottle Shop And Patio Arrive At Princeton's Barrel Society!

New Bottle Shop And Patio Arrive At Princeton's Barrel Society!

Princeton's Barrel Society normally offers over 100 whiskeys, 17 cocktails and an excellent revolving selection of craft beers at their beautiful downtown watering hole. Now, with the addition of their brand new bottle shop, you can take a bit of the Barrel Society experience hom…
Calling Craft Beer Lovers: Hop On The Ale Trail Today!

Calling Craft Beer Lovers: Hop On The Ale Trail Today!

Craft beer lovers, rejoice: The Heritage Corridor Ale Trail has returned for its 2020 season! This convenient web app connects you to more than 20 breweries, bars and tasting rooms across Starved Rock Country and beyond, giving you deep discounts and a shot at some exclusive priz…
The Veranda Is Serving Up Great Food And Views!

The Veranda Is Serving Up Great Food And Views!

If you're looking for a bite to eat in Illinois, you'll be hard pressed to find a restaurant with a more awe inspiring view than the Starved Rock Lodge's Veranda! Providing guests with a remarkable panorama of the flowing Illinois River and the titular Starved Rock, The Veranda a…
Tangled Roots Expands To New Outdoor Dining Tent!

Tangled Roots Expands To New Outdoor Dining Tent!

By popular demand, Ottawa’s own Tangled Roots Brewing Company has expanded their outdoor seating selection to include a massive al fresco tent, complete with a full bar and live entertainment!Looking for more than just a great craft beer? The Lone Buffalo has you covered. Next to…
10 Al Fresco Restaurants Near Starved Rock!

10 Al Fresco Restaurants Near Starved Rock!

Some of our favorite Starved Rock Country restaurants are open this week for al fresco dining! These businesses will be practicing proper social distancing and serving up some delicious food on their outdoor patios! Here are ten restaurants to check out before your next trip to t…