Top 10 Food War Winners

Looking for a really great locally owned place to eat? We have 10+ suggestion.  Indiana's Cool North has hosted food wars over the years, so you know these winners are some of the best in the region!  The competition was fierce as locals voted for their favorite  burgers, tacos, breakfast, and pizza.  We've compiled a list of the top restaurants from all the various food wars to help you find some great food! See all the food wars here.

Pierogi Fest - a Wacky Celebration of the Stuffed Dumpling

Pierogi Fest


July 26-28, 2024

Pierogi Fest in downtown Whiting  is a lively celebration of Polish culture, featuring delicious pierogi, lively polka music, and quirky parades, like the Dad’s Lawn Mower Brigade. Held annually, it attracts thousands of visitors who enjoy traditional foods, crafts, and entertainment. The festival showcases Whiting’s heritage and offers a fun-filled experience for all ages.

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  • 38 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 52 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 91 Minutes to Elkhart County

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