Where are the best burgers in Starved Rock Country?

Where are the best burgers in Starved Rock Country?

More than 600 people cast their votes for which bars, breweries and restaurants in Starved Rock Country grilled up the best burger! Here are five great places where our readers think you should visit:Lodi Tap House The Lone Buffalo Court Street Pub Red Dog Grill Broadway Pub
Local Food Restaurant Week: B.A.S.H.

Local Food Restaurant Week: B.A.S.H.

Ottawa’s inaugural restaurant week is underway, with four of the city's best restaurants serving special dishes made with ingredients from around Starved Rock Country. B.A.S.H, C230, Lone Buffalo and Pine Hills will be serving special farm to table dishes using ingredients from f…
4 Restaurants offering 'farm-to-table' specials in Starved Rock Country

4 Restaurants offering 'farm-to-table' specials in Starved Rock Country

For one week only, starting Sunday, September 15, four great restaurants in Ottawa will be featuring dishes made from fresh, locally sourced, ingredients. This farm-to-table dining experience is part of Ottawa's first annual Local Foods Restaurant Week, celebrating great meals an…
Where is the best cup of coffee in Starved Rock Country

Where is the best cup of coffee in Starved Rock Country

More than 600 local coffee connoisseurs cast their votes for which cafes, restaurants and coffee shops in Starved Rock Country brewed the best cup.Whether you're looking for iced cappuccinos and live music or black coffee in a vintage diner, there's bound to be a coffee shop with…
Take the trolley tour to delicious destinations

Take the trolley tour to delicious destinations

A new multi-course dining tour will be kicking off in Starved Rock Country, giving you a chance to ride on a trolley to three of the most exciting dining and drink destinations the area has to offer.This culinary trip through Starved Rock Country will depart from the famous Starv…
Monte's Riverside Inn serves up delicious food and cool cocktails

Monte's Riverside Inn serves up delicious food and cool cocktails

One of Starved Rock Country's best kept secrets is Monte's Riverside Inn, a small supper club perched on the edge of the Fox River.Monte's feels like a time capsule, with its dim and comfortable interior and the welcoming neon sign outside, but it's also not without its surprises…
Drive in (or boat in) to Spring Valley Boat Club

Drive in (or boat in) to Spring Valley Boat Club

The Spring Valley Boat Club, located on the banks of the Illinois River in Granville, are hosting one of their biggest events of the season this weekend, a drive-in and boat-in chicken fry, steak fry and pancake breakfast.Friday July 19 Saturday July 20 Sunday July 21