Cafe Indiana is both a guide to Indianaas hometown mom-and-pop restaurants and a reclamation and celebration of small-town Midwest culture. The hungry diner looking for adventure and authenticity can use Cafe Indiana simply as a guide to the stateas quintessential eats: the best fiddlers, macaroni and cheese, soup beans, and beef Manhattan. But Stuttgen also captures the spirit of the locals, bringing to life the people whose stories give the bookaand the foodaits soul. Over plates of chicken and noodles, fried bologna sandwiches, and sugar cream pie, folks are crafting community at the Main Street eatery. In Cafe Indiana, Hoosiers and out-of-staters alike are invited to pull out a chair and sit a spell.aquot;Wea#39;re here every day, a James tells me, aquot;so people know theya#39;ll find us here. Ita#39;s where we get our news. ... as round or cube steak. Country-fried steak (you might know it as chicken fried) is dipped in beaten eggs and coated with seasonedanbsp;...
|Author||:||Joanne Raetz Stuttgen|
|Publisher||:||Terrace Books - 2007-09-05|