March 1, 2024


Than a Food Fitter

New food trucks, sauerkraut workshop and more in food news

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — We’re bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Check out this weekly feature to keep up to date on the latest.

The Farmer and Frenchmanwill be hosting a Dad’s Day Lunch on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20, with seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The four-course meal includes a smoked chicken Cobb salad, dirty rice arancini, prime rib and Bourbon Spice cake with choice of wine, beer, mimosa or Bloody Mary. Tickets are $50, which includes tax and gratuity. There will be limited seating so reserve early.

Farmer and Frenchman — 12522 Highway 41 S., Robards, Ky.; 270-748-1856

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The Highland Inn is located on North First Avenue.

The Highland Inn is now serving Sunday brunch from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. On the menu are breakfast favorites, such as egg and meat platters, pancakes, French toast, omelets and beignets. Special cocktails include mimosas, bellinis, fuzzy navels and more.

Highland Inn — 6620 N. First Ave.; 812-909-1500

Legacy Taste of the Garden in Princeton is teaming up with Urban Seedsand the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library to offer a Juneteenth Book & Cookvirtual cooking event for third to fifth graders on Saturday, June 19. Participants will pick up food and supplies at an EVPL branch location, then will learn about Juneteenth traditions and make their own dish at home on June 19 with virtual instruction. This is the first of a five-month series of Book n’ Cook classes. The class is free.

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Osaka Japanese Hibachi and Sushi will be opening in the former Crazy Buffet II location at 5434 Pearl Drive. Opening date to be announced.

The Milk Barn Cafe is a new food truck serving "firecake" doughnuts, coffee and ice cream on the North Side of Evansville near Darmstadt.

Milk Barn Café is a new food truck stationed just off Highway 41 near Darmstadt. It specializes in warm made-to-order iced doughnuts called “firecakes” in creative flavors, such as maple-bacon, strawberry and marshmallow, blueberry and raspberry, mudpie and more. Coffee drinks (drips) and ice cream will also be offered.

Milk Barn Café — 13998 Old State Road

Chaney’s ice cream:JB’s Barnyard trailer serving Chaney’s ice cream from Bowling Green, Ky.

Poppa Bacon’s Street Kitchenis a new food truck specializing in worldly flavors. Visit them for dishes such as Delhi butter chicken with coconut rice, Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches, poutine, the Texan sirloin steak sandwich with cheddar and bacon on Texas Toast, nachos, fresh-cut fries and more.

Savannah’s Café just can’t stay closed. The family diner on Stringtown Road is open again from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday through Friday and the first weekend of each month. Savannah’s will be open Father’s Day weekend as well. Stop in and enjoy the large menu of hearty breakfast fare, sandwiches, plate lunches and homemade desserts at very reasonable prices. Catering is also offered.

Savannah’s Café — 1802 Stringtown Road.; 812-773-5001

Siciliano Subs is, as of Saturday, June 12, serving beer and wine. The selection will be rotating and will be chosen to compliment the shop’s sub sandwiches, salads and charcuterie boxes.

Siciliano Subs — 2021 W. Franklin St.; 812-303-3382

Siciliano Subs is our newest eatery on West Franklin Street.

Urban Seeds will host a free pop-up sauerkraut workshopat Ascension St. Vincent YMCA on Wednesday, June 16, from 3-5 p.m. Learn how to safely ferment a variety of foods and make and take your own sauerkraut. Space is limited, so call to register at 812-423-9622. On June

Ascension St. Vincent YMCA — 516 Court St.

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