Whether you are passing through on your way to or from Chicago or enjoying a short overnight vacation here, you can find world-class dining at the many fine restaurants in Northwest Indiana. These eateries serve up world-class cuisine, and many highlight ingredients produced on local farms.
Sage Restaurant, Chesterton
Serving contemporary Italian-American cuisine, this restaurant highlights locally sourced foods and features a hand-selected list of fine wines from around the world. Signature dishes include homemade sausage served with homemade tagliatelle and the house roasted chicken with seasonal vegetable risotto.
Bistro 157, Valparaiso
Located in this town's charming historic downtown, Bistro 157 produces excellent gourmet dishes under the direction of Cordon Bleu-trained chef Nicole Bissonnette. Small plates here include classics such as calamari, crab cakes and foie gras, each with a unique twist, and entrees range from scallop linguine to grilled veal chops to spicy Indian tikka masala shrimp.
Miller Bakery Cafe, Miller Beach
This eatery offers haute cuisine in a casual yet elegant atmosphere. Start off with pork rillete or chili-spiced tiger shrimp, scallops with soft polenta or bison sliders. For the main course, you can dine on pasta with house-made sausage, or enjoy a perfectly cooked steak fresh from the grill with your choice of homemade sauces.
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