Evansville-area food news: 11 bites of food news for you this week

Aimee Blume
Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE − We're bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Here's the latest.

Rockin' Ramen

and the will host on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Warehouse 410. There will be live music inside Warehouse 410, and 2nd Language and Pangea Pizzeria will be offering interesting and exotic foods and beverages for purchase. Tickets are $20 and include one drink ticket and three half pot tickets. Email the JD Sheth Foundation at to purchase a ticket.

2nd Language Ramen is at 401 NW Second St.; Warehouse 410 is at 410 Carpenter St.

Salsa, Sangria and Cuban food

will host on Friday, Nov. 10, from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tickets are $12 if purchased ahead or $15 at the door. The night will start with dance lessons. The Love at First Bite by Taste of Cuba food truck will be on hand with traditional Cuban dishes for purchase. Must be 21 to attend.

The 7 Mile Lounge is at 915 Main St.; 812-550-1127.

The Barker Brewhouse will soon be open on Evansville's West Side on the Lloyd Expressway at Barker Ave. The business will focus on craft beer with a few unique house brews.
Soup to benefit veterans

The and the truck will team up with the USI ceramics department to benefit veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., with . In return for a $20 donation, diners receive a handmade ceramic bowl with soup and sourdough bread from Shortstacks Kitchen.

The Barker Brewhouse is at 96 N. Barker Ave.; 812-437-5079.

Fish and chips truck!

is a new food truck surfing the streets of Evansville. Owner Ryan Bodine managed Ri Ra Irish Pub for many years as well as other genres of restaurants. The truck’s menu will be eclectic but do expect batter fried fish with hand cut chips and great burgers. Watch the Facebook page for times and dates of service or call 812-204-2729 for more information.

Bagels and lox

has added to its menu and is now serving all-day breakfast bagels, including The Lox, with lox and cream cheese, cucumbers and pickled onions. Acai and other fruit bowls, gourmet avocado toast, soups and more are still on the menu.

Bowlify Superfoods is at 250 N. Burkhardt Road.

Bowlify Superfoods is located on Burkhardt Road in Evansville.
Night farmers market

A will happen on Friday, Nov. 10, from 5-8 p.m., on Fourth Street between locust and Walnut Streets. Stop for local produce and other food products, handmade goods, food trucks, live music and entertainment.

Wine party at the Bourbon bar

will host a on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 5-7 p.m. Stop and sample a large variety of red, white and sparkling wines that can be ordered and will arrive for pick up before Thanksgiving. Hors d'oeuvres and charcuterie will be provided. There is no charge to enter. Must be 21 to attend.

Fidel's Bourbon Bar is above Walton's at 950 Parrett St.; 812-467-4255.

Holiday Pub Crawl

The will happen in Downtown Newburgh on Sunday, Nov. 12, from 2-8 p.m. Free trolleys will be running. Participating locations are Prime Sports, the , the , the , , the , , and the Knob Hill Tavern until 6 p.m., and there will be an after party and ugly sweater contest at the J from 6-8 p.m. purchased in advance are $10, or will be $15 cash only at the gate. Pick up wristbands at the Jennings Street Public House, Tin Fish or Prime Sports. Visit all nine stops and turn in your marked wristband for a chance of prizes at the after party.

A Cook's Favorite Herbs

will host Sherre Phillips of the Nashville, Tenn. Herb Society, who will present “A Cook’s Favorite Herbs for the Garden” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, and Thursday, Nov. 16, beginning at 2 p.m. Phillips is a cook and caterer and will discuss the best ways to grow and use herbs. Classes are $20. Call 812-476-3430 to reserve a spot. Proceeds will be donated to a local charity.

The Igleheart Gardens are at 5500 Lincoln Ave.

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East Side sports bar reopens

J’s Sportsbar & Grill has re-opened on Evansville’s East Side. The Vann Avenue favorite closed during COVID but is now back with new owners and a menu of good pub grub and burgers.

J's Sportsbar & Grill is at 1602 Vann Ave.

Wine pairing dinner

and will host a on Monday, Nov. 13, beginning at 5:45 at Just Rennie’s. The 5-course menu will include smoked salmon, Ashley Grill cream of wild mushroom soup, Italian salad, chicken cutlet with artichokes, New Zealand rack of lamb and classic tiramisu, each served with a complementary wine. Tickets are $96 per person inclusive of tax and gratuity. Call 812-401-8098 to reserve a seat.