South Bend, INWNDU

South Bend restaurant helps competition cook food

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - It may seem restaurants are constantly in competition with each other, and while this is the case, in Downtown South Bend, it’s a much more friendly competition. Café Navarre was full of customers, just like most Tuesday nights, when suddenly… all of their cooking appliances...
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Mishawaka, INWNDU

Food Truck Wednesdays return to Mishawaka

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (WNDU) - Food Truck Wednesdays have returned to Mishawaka for the summer. Several different eateries lined up their mobile operations outsidemthe Ball Band Biergarten at Beutter Park on Wednesday. There was everything from Italian and Mexican food to smothered fries to shaved ice. Sam Rulli, owner of Rulli’s,...
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Fiesta Cancun receives punishment for health code

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Seven separate diners reported getting sick after eating at Fiesta Cancun restaurant in South Bend the weekend of June 5th and 6th. An inspection found seven critical and nine non-critical health code violations. The misbehavior included an employee touching clean plates after loading dirty dishes...
Edwardsburg, MINiles Daily Star

Ice cream shop opens on M-62 in Edwardsburg

EDWARDSBURG — A new Edwardsburg business is serving up the latest scoop. Cousins Melanie Brennan, of Mishawaka, and Beth Medina, of South Bend, opened ice cream shop Sensational Scoops Saturday at 69045 M-62, Edwardsburg. To celebrate, the Edwardsburg Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome the new business to the area.
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Fiesta Cancun in South Bend faces hearing after reports of food poisoning

SOUTH BEND — The temporary closure of Fiesta Cancun last week came after two reports of possible food poisoning and an inspection by the St. Joseph County Health Department that found 17 code violations. At a public hearing with Fiesta Cancun’s management Tuesday, health department officials said the restaurant’s violations...
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Food trucks see high demand for special events throughout summertime

Finding where customers are at and what they want is crucial for any business. But the situation takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to food trucks. Every year, a handful of food trucks pop up around town, especially during the summertime. With working in downtown offices still an ever-fluctuating situation, designated events such as For the Win Food Truck Wednesday in Mishawaka and Fridays by the Fountain events in South Bend allow the opportunity for food truck operators to reach customers on a more consistent basis.
South Bend Tribune

St. Joseph County restaurants and bars now eligible for innovation grants

SOUTH BEND — Restaurants within St. Joseph County but outside of city limits that made investments into pandemic-related accommodations are now eligible for a "restaurant innovation" grant. On Tuesday, the county and South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce announced independently operated restaurants in unincorporated areas and towns such as Lakeville,...
Elkhart, INabc57.com

Parent upset with restaurant management decision

ELKHART. Ind -- On Saturday, 15 year old, Rosa Jimenez was asked by her supervisor of Granma's House of Pancake, to get into customer's car, to go to the ATM and get cash. The customer was not able to pay her bill due to the company's card machine being out of order, so she decided to go to the ATM to get cash.
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Michiana's Menu: Hotdogeddy's takes hot dogs to a whole new level

ELKHART, Ind. -- June means boats, baseball and barbecues, all of these summer staples have one thing in common…. Located on the corner of South Main Street in downtown Elkhart lies Hotdogeddys. The quaint, hot dog shop is a go-to place for all comfort food cravings. And if there is one thing Edward Hayden knows…it is hot dogs.
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Restaurants eligible for SJC innovation grants

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - Local restaurants that invested in keeping customers and employees safe during the pandemic are receiving some support. St. Joseph County and South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce are teaming up for the initiative. Restaurants are eligible for grants of up to $2,000 if they...
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New ‘Five Lakes Coffee Shop’ Opening On West Main In Kalamazoo

With things starting to ease up a bit and somewhat returning to normal, we're seeing people start to open new and exciting businesses in Kalamazoo, including a new coffee shop that will be taking over what used to be an old fast food restaurant located on West Main. Five Lakes Coffee Shop was actually born in Sturgis, MI and was the brainchild of brothers Jared & Paul Smith. Formerly known as Great lakes Coffee, the brothers re-branded back in 2018, and have multiple locations throughout Indiana and Michigan.