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Dining with Doyle

Dining with Doyle: Kelly’s Bakery and Café – November 17, 2017

Dining with Doyle: Kelly’s Bakery and Café – November 17, 2017

Many people live busy lives, but for Kelly Mathy her life got even more hectic nearly 12 years ago when her and husband Jamie opened Kelly’s Bakery and Café. Along with owning Kelly’s, the talented baker is also a fourth grade teacher Monday through Friday. Kelly always has ...

Neil Doyle

November 17th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: Coffee Hound – November 10, 2017

Dining with Doyle: Coffee Hound – November 10, 2017

Roasted beans that are grounded and boiled with water to produce a brewed beverage, this process produces one of the most common drinks in the world known as coffee. It’s this beverage of choice that made owners Steve and April Fritzen of Coffee Hound open their doors 15 ...

Neil Doyle

November 10th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: BraiZe – October 27, 2017

Dining with Doyle: BraiZe – October 27, 2017

Tucked on the west side of the Parke Regency Hotel & Conference Center is BraiZe, a new age American style restaurant priding itself on their saying, “Eat. Drink. Be weird.” Co-owned by Lincoln natives Zack Poleto and Brandon Leach, the duo opened BraiZe in 2014. ...

Neil Doyle

October 27th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: Fort Jesse Cafe – October 13, 2017

Dining with Doyle: Fort Jesse Cafe – October 13, 2017

There is a reason people say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The team at Fort Jesse Café in Normal would have to also agree, as they go by the motto “all happiness depends on a leisurely brunch.” Located at 1531 Fort Jesse road, the breakfast joint has been ...

Neil Doyle

October 13th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: Medici in Normal – October 6, 2017

Dining with Doyle: Medici in Normal – October 6, 2017

It might be unusual to see a full mulberry tree as the center piece towering in the middle of a busy and bustling restaurant, but not at Medici in Normal. Located in Uptown, Medici has been in town since January of 2008, nearing their 10 year anniversary.  The restaurant ...

Neil Doyle

October 7th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: Flingers Pizza Pub – September 29, 2017

Dining with Doyle: Flingers Pizza Pub – September 29, 2017

Pulling up to a brick building with a pizza man wearing sunglasses, tossing pizza, and holding a beer, this only means you’re going to Flingers Pizza Pub. Situated at 1503 E. Vernon in Bloomington, Flingers has been in the community since 2003. Previously located in downtown

Neil Doyle

September 29th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: The Beer Hall at DESTIHL Brewery – September 22, 2017

Dining with Doyle: The Beer Hall at DESTIHL Brewery – September 22, 2017

A big window with tanks of beer being made is the view you see when you pull up to The Beer Hall. Part of the DESTIHL family, The Beer Hall is a new edition that opened in May of this year on 1200 Greenbriar Drive in Normal.  The expansion will now allow for DESTIHL to have ...

Scott Beyer

September 26th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: Anju Above – September 15, 2017

Dining with Doyle: Anju Above – September 15, 2017

Going up a flight of stairs isn’t so bad if you’re heading to Anju Above.  Located at 220 East Front Street on the upstairs of Epiphany Farms in Bloomington, Anju Above is part of the Epiphany Farms Hospitality Group. The EFHG has been in business since 2009, featuring three

Scott Beyer

September 26th, 2017

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Dining with Doyle: Los Potrillos – September 8, 2017

Dining with Doyle: Los Potrillos – September 8, 2017

An establishment that has been in the town of Normal for 12 years, Los Potrillos offers “real Mexican cuisine.” Located at 201 Landmark Drive, the restaurant is one you might drive by but shouldn’t. With vibrant colors and eclectic murals, the establishment is warm and ...

WZND Newsroom

September 26th, 2017

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