Michiana's Menu: Get 'Uncooked' with Chip and Summer Lewis, plus two more stories

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By: Danielle Waldron dwaldron@flavor574.com

UNCOOKED: CHIP AND SUMMER LEWIS

You’ve probably been in Iechyd Da Brewing Company in Elkhart and seen Summer Lewis smiling and chatting with customers or Chip rolling up his sleeves while he gets brewing. 

For its new project, Uncooked, Flavor 574 sat down with the duo and got a little personal. Turns out Summer has quite a perfume collection going and Chip is really into motorcycles. 

Look for more features about chefs and brewers twice each month on Flavor 574 and learn more about the project.

See the full interview on Flavor574.com.

BACON HILL KITCHEN & PUB UNVEILS NEW EATING CHALLENGE 

There’s a behemoth burger on the menu at Bacon Hill Kitchen & Pub in Elkhart. 

Meet The Porker Challenge — five pounds of food that must be eaten in 30 minutes or less. You can’t have any help when you eat it and if you fail, you fork over $35. If you finish everything, the burger is free and you get your photo on the wall. 

Introducing the Porker Challenge. Put this down in 30 minutes or less, the meals on us and your picture goes up next to…

Posted by Bacon Hill Kitchen and Pub on Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Read more about the challenge and what’s on the burger on Flavor 574’s full story

CROOKED EWE TRIES TO COOK LOCAL WHILE FINDING THE BEST INGREDIENTS 

Crooked Ewe is trying to keep it as fresh and local as possible, but the chefs are being honest when they can’t. 

Executive chef Alain Helfrich has a philosophical approach to food, Marshall King for Flavor 574 said. Part of that is getting local food when he can, but always trying to get the highest quality food possible. 

And he’s inviting more local food producers to join him. 

The restaurant has a list of where ingredients are sourced in an effort to be as honest as possible. 

For more information, see the full story on Flavor574.com

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