On the east side of Bloomington the former Asia location has a new restaurant. Charlie Schlenker talks about Amavarati on Hershey Road with Larry Carius who writes about the Bloomington Normal Restaurant Scene on Facebook.
Epiphany Farms Hospitality Group is reaching goals in year 7 of its 10 year business plan. During an on-location edition of Sound Ideas at Epiphany on Main, co-owner, founder, chef and farmer Stu Hummel said there was never any question of failure when the farm to fork enterprise was started.
The local foods movement has come a long way in a short time with a bigger network of suppliers, making it easier for restaurants to source food within a 100-mile radius. Now in its ninth year, a local flavors farm-to-fork series kicks off this month at The Garlic Press, an Uptown Normal restaurant that was on the forefront of keeping it local.