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How to Spend 24 Hours in Mishawaka

Day trips are simple yet complex. They're designed to be efficient ways to explore, yet require some planning to get everything in during a short period of time. It's important to have a game plan. If you're in The Bend for only a day, here are some suggestions for spending all of it in Mishawaka…

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Restaurants in The Bend from A to Z

All you need to know about The Bend’s dining scene in one spot? Maybe not, but this is a pretty darn good start. Let’s dive in. We’re running down The Bend’s dining scene one letter at a time. Anyone craving barbecue? Here you go: Fat Cap, Frankie’s, The Prized Pig, On the Money, Clark’s Fish Net…

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11 Romantic Places for Valentine's Day Dinner

On the list of holidays that require a special dining experience to celebrate, Valentine's Day is probably tops. Let's take some of the guesswork out of your planning. NOTE: Restaurants in The Bend remain open for in-person dining. Please contact restaurants directly for hours, service changes…

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Try These #OnlyinTheBend Recipes

We've collaborated with several partners on #OnlyinTheBend recipes — dishes and drinks straight from our community to your table. Explore the recipes and save those you like. Then tag us on social media with the finished result. Happy making and mixing! Saving Instructions Desktop Click on the…

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7 Spots for Sushi Lovers

Hearty dishes aren’t the only meals being served up in our corner of the Midwest. Chicago has long been considered one of the best sushi cities in the country. That influence trickles into The Bend, where you’ll find fresh takes on the traditional Japanese dish at restaurants across the area. Here’s…

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