TASTE TEST: Blue Point Oysters & Sushi Bar a freshly shucked taste of heaven Blue Point Oysters and Sushi Bar opened in 2016 on the courthouse square in downtown Valparaiso, offering the many sophisticated diners in the Vale of Paradise a wide selection of sushi, seafood, steaks and oysters.The classy, modern restaurant at 13 E Lincolnway, which flies in seafood from as far as Greece, claims to have "Northwest Indiana's largest fresh oyster selection daily." Blue Point offers oysters Rockerfeller, char-grilled with garlic parmesan or Cajun spices, or fresh shucked at market prices. It offers an impressive selection of oysters from all along the east and west coasts, including BeauSoleil, Old 1871, Alpine Bay, Bras D', Caraquet, Duxbury, Fat Baby, Misty Point, Katama Bay, Rappahannock, Baie Blues, Kumamoto and Plymouth Champagne, usually having five to 10 different varieties on hand at a time.You can't go wrong with the small plate of the … [Read more...] about TASTE TEST: Blue Point Oysters & Sushi Bar a freshly shucked taste of heaven
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Hungry, but can't get away from your desk? Too tired to cook something or run out to a restaurant? Uber Eats has got you. The online and mobile food delivery service is now available in most of western Lake County. The Uber Eats website shows it now offers deliveries from hundreds of local restaurants to destinations in Munster, Highland, Griffith, Crown Point, Merrillville, Hammond, Dyer, St. John, Schererville, Whiting, East Chicago and Gary.The service is not yet available in most of Hobart, Lake Station, New Chicago, Miller, Lake of the Four Seasons, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Porter County or LaPorte County.The website shows that Merrillville residents or office workers can have food delivered from a number of restaurants including IHOP, Bar Louie, Big Daddy's BBQ, Mastercue, Aladdin Pita, Pork Chop, Villa Del Sol and Qdoba.Uber Eats touted food from Round the Clock, Rosati's, Ciao Bella and Harold's Chicken in a message to customers."You can use the Uber Eats app to order … [Read more...] about Uber Eats now delivering restaurant meals to most of Lake County
TASTE TEST: Dream of the '90s alive in Tomato Bar's Porklandia Remember when people were eating pizza? Vegan pizza, gluten-free pizza? Pizza with a spicy alfredo base, a pesto base, an oil and garlic base? Pizza topped with portobello mushrooms, hardwood-smoked bacon, artichoke hearts and goat cheese?There's a place where that idea still exists as a reality. And I've been there.The tomato sauce never runs dry at Tomato Bar, a modern pizzeria with locations at 79 U.S. 41 in Schererville and 2310 Laporte Ave. in Valparaiso.Cory and Blair Muro, the duo that's also behind Ricochet Tacos and The Market in Valparaiso, run the gourmet pizzeria where chefs toss spinning discs of dough in an open kitchen that features a custom-made 3,000 BTU rotating oven, a Homer Simpson Pez dispenser and a Stormtrooper standing sentinel next to a can of ingredients.Tomato Bar specializes in "outside-the-box" pizzas like The Buff, which includes a Buffalo sauce base, … [Read more...] about TASTE TEST: Dream of the ’90s alive in Tomato Bar’s Porklandia. Le Peep in Valpo offers brunch for the whole family.
UPDATE: Former high ranking Lake County police commander Daniel Murchek is indicted in the towing bribery scandal CROWN POINT — Dan Murchek, a former high-ranking administrator, is charged and will plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his involvement in the deepening Region towing bribery scandal.The U.S. Attorney's office made public early Friday a one-count indictment against Murchek, shortly after the 24-year veteran of the Lake County police force ended his law enforcement career with an abrupt resignation.U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge John E. Martin arraigned Murchek, 57, of Schererville on the felony, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. He was freed on bond.Although Murchek pleaded not guilty Friday, attorney Caitlin Padula, who represented Murchek in court, said Murchek already has signed a plea agreement admitting he lied to FBI agents Nov. 14, 2016, when he denied receiving an illegal campaign contribution from an … [Read more...] about A history of corruption in government in Northwest Indiana continues
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest First look: Hooked Seafood on Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas Shucked-to-order oysters, lobster rolls, mussels and fresh fish are now on the menu on a Royal Caribbean ship. The line just unveiled its first dedicated seafood restaurant, Hooked, on the new Symphony of the Seas. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Gene Sloan, USA TODAY Published 8:31 a.m. ET April 11, 2018 CLOSE Royal Caribbean has been sailing the seas since 1969, but it's just now debuting its first seafood specialty restaurant on Symphony of the Seas, the new world's largest cruise ship. USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN … [Read more...] about First look: Hooked Seafood on Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas