The Best Sushi Near South Bend

February 27, 2007

There’s no restaurant scene so stylish as sushi. There’s no food more misunderstood. And there may be no cuisine more under-represented in South Bend. The Toyo Grill is working to change that. It’s comfortable if not stylish and covers the expected territory for a sushi place. Next to the more crowded Bonefish Grill, Toyo is […]

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Hacienda, A Fiesta Every Night

January 22, 2007

The South Bend Area’s staple for Mexican food is Hacienda. They boast multiple locations – 12 in Indiana and Soutwest Michigan – and have either remodeled or rebuilt many of them in the last few years. While the newly clad decor and themes are nice, I prefer the original location in the 100 Center. It […]

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Main Street Grille – The Setting is Great But They Need to Work on Their Plates

January 4, 2007

The décor of the Main Street Grille compares with that of the area’s other upscale restaurants – sheik yet small and cozy. Its small dining room offers booths and tables and a full bar with a number of wines and high-end liquors. The food, however doesn’t match the setting. My party of three ordered Cheese […]

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Top Ten Things To Do in South Bend

December 20, 2006

editors note: This article was written 12/20/2006. While most of it is still relevant, you might want to check the Facebook page 365 Things to do in South Bend for more ideas and an ongoing discussion Visit Notre Dame: Go for the tailgating and a football game. Or go for another sport “ many are […]

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Photos From Around Michiana

October 31, 2006

Follow this link to view a slideshow of the  Michiana photos that have appeared on the BendAreaBlog since its launch on April 11th.

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