Brown County Eats

So, I’ve been very sick recently (note the lack of posts…my apologies), and now that I’m all better, my appetite is back, and its BIG.  I felt a Brown County food post was most appropriate.

The Gnaw Mart Tenderloin

I’ve heard about the pork tenderloin since day one in Indiana.  Just about every restaurant in this area, maybe even the state (?), has it on their menu.  From what I hear, the “Original” tenderloin is to be had at the Gnaw Mart in Gnaw Bone.

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Bed & Breakfasts

There are a variety of options for lodging in Brown County, from hotels to cabins to campgrounds to bed and breakfasts.  I set out to find some cozy and unique bed and breakfast spots in our area.  Check them out below!  Click on the B&B name for a direct link to their website. Continue reading

Whispering Pines Alpaca Farm

Whispering Pines Alpaca Farm

Yep, there is an alpaca farm right here in Brown County.  It’s primary operation is for breeding and fiber production, however, the owner gives tours for only $2!!  On the tour, you can hang out in the pen or in the field and feed the alpacas.  The owner, Bill, is very passionate about his fairly new ad-venture.  He does an informal and welcoming tour where he’ll discuss caring for and breeding the alpacas, as well as, anything else you’re interested in.  Continue reading

Melchior Marionette Theatre

Melchior Marionette Theatre

Squeezed between two buildings in a small alleyway, I’ve walked by this colorful tiny outdoor theatre numerous times on my way to lunch or browsing around town.  I had half written it off as children’s entertainment, not something that would likely capture my attention and satisfy my “advanced” humor so I was holding off on seeing it with the kids on a weekend I could pry them away from the tween dramas of the Disney channel.  Instead, I found myself popping in with a friend on a Thursday afternoon in October, for their seasonal performance of the “Slightly Haunted Puppet Theatre”.  I was pleasantly surprised with what I discovered. Continue reading