There’s something good wafting through the air near Machesney Park Mall. Discover a new place that started with a sauce and a food truck that become a popular attraction.
Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.
Meet a family that always welcomes a diverse crowd at this bar, and see what delicious food specials are in store every day.
Casual/American. Pub fare; 32 HDTVs; 32 beers on tap. Open late.
Inside the Best Western Clock Tower Resort, 7801 E. State St., Rockford, Ill.
Casual/Italian-American. Chicago-style hot dogs & Italian beef; pasta; burgers; sandwiches; pizza; beer & wine.1920 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, Ill.
Casual. Café with unique baked goods, soups, sandwiches, burgers, hummus plates, salads, entrees made fresh daily. Gourmet coffee/tea; beer, wine. Fair trade, local & organic market onsite.
328 E. State St., Beloit, Wis.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Pub/Deli. Wisconsin cheese, deli sandwiches, locally brewed beer.
1023 16th Ave., Monroe, Wis.
Casual/American. Burgers, tacos, salads, steak, seafood. Full bar.
6246 E Riverside Blvd., Loves Park, Ill.