Hearth in Peoria Heights won the “Viewer’s Choice 2016 Best Bar” and “2016 Best Dinner Date” for a reason. Owning a restaurant together had always been the Higgins brothers’ dream. Years of hoping and planning led to a perfected formula and true dedication to satisfying every guest. Open since 2013, Hearth serves fresh and locally-sourced American cuisine with flavor so good you know it was made from the heart. Visit their website or facebook page to learn more!
Noir Tapas & Rendezvous Lounge seeks to mix “Old World Spanish Charm” with “New World Mystique.” Located in Peoria Heights, Noir caters to the adventurous diner who wishes to try unique and interesting flavors. Noir has won HopScotch’s “Best Whiskey Cocktail” two years in a row. Visit their website and Facebook to keep up to date with Noir.
Zion Coffee Co. was developed by Morton residents Mike and Banu Hatfield to “change lives through coffee.” Founded less than 5 years ago, this Peoria coffee bar is already widely known in the area for its beautifully minimalistic atmosphere, but more importantly, the high-quality drinks and connection to improving the lives of coffee farmers. Keep up to date with all things Zion Coffee Co by visiting their website, Instagram, and Facebook.
Tannins & Hops is a “modern day speakeasy,” located in a building actually used to smuggle whiskey between 1926 and 1932. The establishment was built using local products only, encourages people to actually communicate through little technology, serves only fresh food, and wants to give everyone an escape from their modern day life. You can learn more about Tannins & Hops at the website, Instagram, and Facebook pages.
Edge offers a personal dining experience with every dish and drink hand-crafted by Chef Dustin Allen, from farm to table. The recent move from Junction City to Peoria Heights has brought about growth and a trendy new look. Check out what Edge has to offer by visiting their website, Facebook page, and Instagram.
Founded in 2008, Half Acre Beer Company has two breweries located in Chicago. Bright and edgy designs showcase their beers in a range of tastes suited to every type of beer lover. Their breweries offer a fixed selection of signature beers and also offer different small batches weekly. Visitors to their brewery are encouraged to also try out their food, visit the gift shop, and enjoy their beer garden. Learn more about Half Acre by visiting their website, Instagram, and Facebook page.
For a brewery located in Normal, Destihl Brewery is anything but. Founded in 2013 on the promise of “supporting flavor and boycotting bland,” Destihl hosts a wide array of “intensely flavorful” beers. Their most widely-known and award-winning line is their WiLD SOUR Series. Still independently owned and produced, this brewery distributes to 20 states and South Korea while also hosting two Artisan culinary destinations. For more information about Destihl, visit their website, Instagram, and Facebook page.
Triptych Brewing began as a Kickstarter campaign in 2013 and blossomed into a business in Savoy, IL. This company has a self-proclaimed “obsession with innovation” that creates hundreds of different beers each year. Their mission is to converge beer with community, joining together and turning everyone into a true beer lover. Triptych has a website, Instagram, and Facebook showcasing their beers and more information.
For a brewery located in Normal, Destihl Brewery is anything but. Founded in 2013 on the promise of “supporting flavor and boycotting bland,” Destihl hosts a wide array of “intensely flavorful” beers. Their most widely-known and award-winning line is their WiLD SOUR Series. Still independently owned and produced, this brewery distributes to 20 states and South Korea while also hosting two Artisan culinary destinations.