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Eat and Explore Illinois Cookbook and Travel Guide


Eat & Explore Illinois Cookbook

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$18.95 • 256 pages • 7 x 9

 

Coming Soon... Eat & Explore Illinois, the eighth edition in the Eat & Explore State Cookbook Series, is now open.

This outstanding new cookbook will promote Illinois in a unique and long-lasting way.  As a cookbook and tour guide, Eat & Explore Illinois will feature traditional recipes straight from the kitchens of Illinois cooks, as well as profile the festivals, events and unique destinations that are the hallmarks of the state’s traditions.

Like the previous editions in the series, Eat & Explore Illinois will be sold in major bookstores, gift shops, retail chain stores, visitor centers and wholesale clubs across the state of Illinois and surrounding states as well as to cookbook collectors across the country.

 If you have a fun event or tourist location for families to visit in Illinois and you are interested in being profiled in the book, call Heather Martin or Victoria Renegar at 1-888-854-5954.  They may also be reached by email:  hmartin@gapublishers.com or vrenegar@gapublishers.com.

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If you have a fun event or tourist location for families to visit in Illinois and you are interested in being profiled in the book, call Victoria Renegar or Heather Martin at 1-888-854-5954.  You may also email:  vrenegar@gapublishers.com or hmartin@gapublishers.com

Alphabetical Listing of Events & Destinations Featured in Eat & Explore Illinois. Watch for More... Coming Soon.

ACM Tours
138 N Vine Street
Arthur, IL 61911
(217) 543-2766
www.acmtours.com

Acquaviva Winery
47W614 Route 38 Park
Maple Park, IL 60151
(630) 365-0333
www.acquavivawinery.com

 

Allerton Park & Retreat Center
515 Old Timber Road
Monticello, IL 61856
(217) 333-3287
www.allerton.illinois.edu

 


Allyn House
1400 Mulholland
Nauvoo, IL 62354
(217) 453-2204
www.allynhouseinnauvoo.com

American Obstacle
7859 South Route 37
Kinmundy, IL 62854
(217) 690-3367
www.americanobstacle.com

 

Anicca Float Club
4S100 N IL-59 suite 6/7
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 854-7385
www.floatnaperville.com

 

 

     

Bald Guyz Coffee and Bistro
320 N Main Street
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
(815) 244-0055
www.baldguyzbistro.com

Barnacopia
2570 North Westbranch Road
Polo, IL 61064
(815) 238-1474
www.barnacopia.com

Batavia Main Street
4 1/2 West Wilson Street
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 761-3528
www.downtownbatavia.com

   

Belvedere Mansion and Gardens
1008 Park Avenue
Galena, IL 61036
(815) 777-0747
www.belvederemansionandgardens.com

Belvidere Park District
1006 W Lincoln Avenue
Belvidere, IL 61008
(815) 547-5711
www.belviderepark.org

 

Black Hawk Historic Site
1510 46 Avenue
Rock, IL 61201
(309) 788-9536
www.blackhawkpark.org


Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor
7347 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 366-7970
www.browncowicecream.com

Burgoo Festival/LaSalle
County Historical Society
101 East Canal Street Box 278
Utica, IL 61373
(815) 667-4861
www.utica-il.gov/burgoo-festival

 

Cache River Basin
Vineyard and Winery
315 Forman Lane
Belknap, IL 62908
(618) 615-1009
www.crbwinery.org


Cahokia Mounds
30 Ramey Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
(618) 346-5160
www.cahokiamounds.org

Cantigny Park
1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 668-5161
www.cantigny.org

 

 

Chicago Flower
and Garden Show
1000 N Milwaukee Ave Suite 401
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 241-1249
www.chicagoflower.com

 


Chicago Foodways Tours
1227 West North Shore Ave #3E
Chicago, IL 60626
(312) 203-4767
www.chicagoethnicfoodtours.com

Chicago Pizza Tours
27 N Wacker Drive Suite 126
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 221-8502
www.chicagopizzatours.com

Chicago Tour Company
4835 W Grace Street
Chicago, IL 60641
(773) 930-3710
www.chicagotourco.com

 

 

City of Chester
1330 Swanwick
Chester, IL 62233
(618) 826-2721
www.chesteril.org

City of Olney
300 S Whittle Avenue
Olney, IL 62450
(618)395-7302
www.ci.olney.il.us

 

City of Pontiac, Illinois
115 West Howard Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-5847
www.pontiac.org

Crazy Horse Campground
2113 Crazy Horse Road
Ashland, IL 62612
(217) 886-2089
www.crazyhorsecamp.com

Danenberger Family Vineyards
12341 Irish Road
New Berlin, IL 62670
(217) 488-6321
www.danenbergerfamilyvineyards.com

D'Arcy's Pint
661 West Stanford Avenue
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 492-8800
www.darcyspintonline.com


Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop
and Prehistoric Life Museum
711 Main Street
Evanston, IL 60202
(847) 866-7374
www.davesrockshop.com

Elburn Days
500 Filmore Street
Elburn, IL 60119
(630) 365-6315
www.elburnlions.com

Enjoy Peroria
456 Fulton Street, Suite 300
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 676-0303
www.peoria.org


Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery
4595 W Speer Road
Hanover, IL 61041
(937) 289-2500
www.fergedaboudit.com

Flutterby Gourmet Popcorn
621 Liberty Street
Morris, IL, 60450
(815) 710-5070
www.flutterbypopcorn.com

Forest View Farms
16717 Lockwood Avenue
Tinley Park, IL, 60477
(708) 560-0306
www.fvfarms.com


Four Lakes Snowsports
5750 Lakeside Drive
Lisle, IL, 60532
(937) 289-2500
www.fourlakessnowsports.com

Fox River Distilling Company
204 Dearborn Court, Unit #110
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 303-3064
www.foxriverdistilling.com

Goebbert's Farm & Garden Center
40 West Higgins Road
South Barrington, IL 60010
(847) 428-6727
www.goebbertsgardencenter.com


Hickory Knolls Discovery Center
101 South 2nd Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 513-4319
www.stcnature.org

Historic Hull House Inn
1517 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 305-5625
www.historichullhouseinn.com


 


 

 

Hornbaker Gardens
22937 1140 Avenue North
Princeton, IL 61356
(815) 659-3282
www.hornbakergardens.com


Hotel Nauvoo and
Grandpa John's Cafe
1255 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo, IL 62354
(217) 453-2211
www.hotelnauvoo.com

 

Illinois Grape Growers
& Vintners Association
2900 Greenbriar Drive
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 726-8518
www.illinoiswine.com

Illinois Skydiving Center
1650 W Ottawa Rd
Paxton, IL 60957
(217) 841-8881
www.illinoisskydivingcenter.com


Illinois Trophy Bowhunters Inc.
520 Juniper Drive
Petersburg, IL 62675
(217) 632-4595
www.illinoistrophybowhuntersinc.com

Inn at Molly's
110 West Market Street
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
(815) 906-0052
www.mollysmountcarroll.com

International Annual Houby Fest
4949 W Cermek Road
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 656-3600
www.whyberwyn.com/event/houby-day-fest



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Jarosch Bakery
35 Arlington Heights Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(847) 437-1234
www.jaroschbakery.com

Jasper County Chamber of Commerce
124 South Van Buren Street
Newton, IL 62448
(618) 783-3399
www.jasperchamber.com

 

Johnny Appleseed Festival
25 W Crystal Lake
Crystal, IL 60014
(815) 479-0835
www.downtowncl.org


Keller's Farmstand
2500 Johnson Road
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 219-8194
www.kellersfarmstand.com

Kishauwau Country Cabins
901 N 2129th Road
Tonica, IL 61370
(815) 442-8453
www.kishauwaucabins.com

 

Knights Action Park
1700 Knights Recreation Drive
Springfield, IL 62711
(217) 546-8881
www.knightsactionpark.com


KOVAL Distillery
5121 North Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, IL 60640
(312) 878-7988
www.koval-distillery.com

Kuiper's Family Farm
1N318 Watson Road Park
Maple, IL 60151
(815) 827-5200
www.kuipersfamilyfarm.com

Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival
314 N 6th Street
Rochelle, IL 61068
(815) 519-3211
www.lincolnhighwayheritagefestival.org


Little Bear Ribfest/Vernon Hills Park District
635 North Aspen Drive
Vernon, IL 60061
(847) 996-6800
www.vhparkdistrict.org

Long Hollow Canopy Tours
3247 West Longhollow Road
Galena, IL 61028
(815) 281-2853
www.longhollowcanopytours.com

 

Lovin Oven Cakery
2207 North Route 83
Round Lake Beach, IL 60073
(847) 231-4700
www.lovinovencakery.com


Mackinaw Valley Vineyard
33633 State Route 9
Mackinaw, IL 61755
(618) 374-1684
www.mackinawvalleyvineyard.com


Maple Leaf Cottage Inn
12 Selma Street
Elsah, IL 62028
(618) 374-1684
www.mapleleafcottageinn.com


Marcoot Jersey Creamery
526 Dudleyville Road
Greenville, IL 62246
(618) 664-1110
www.marcootjerseycreamery.com



Mattoon Bagelfest City of Mattoon Tourism
208 North 19Th Street
Mattoon, IL 61938
(217) 258-6286
www.mattoonbagelfest.com


Mendota Sweet Corn Festival
800 Washington Street
Mendota, IL 61342
(815) 539-6507
www.sweetcornfestival.com


Naperville Bites and Sites
6420 Double Eagle Drive Unit 1204
Woodridge, IL 60517
(815) 539-6507
www.napervillefoodtours.com

 



On Target Range and
and Tactical Training Center
560 Beechcraft Lane
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
(815) 477-2020
www.ontargetsite.com


 

 

Pekin Park District
1701 Court Street
Pekin, IL 61554
(309) 353-4328
www.pekinparkdistrict.org

 

Pheasant Hollow Winery
14931 State Highway 37
Whittington, IL 62897
(618) 629-2302
www.facebook.com/Pheasant
Hollow Winery

 

 

 


Pontiac Illinois Tourism
115 West Howard Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
(815) 844-5847
www.visitpontiac.org

 

 

 

 

Prairie View
48W130 IL Route 72
Hampshire, IL 60140
(847) 683-4970
www.prairieviewfarmmarket.com


Primrose Farm/St. Charles
Park District
101 South 2nd Street
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 513-4319
www.st-charlesparks.org

 

RGW Candy Company
1865 2200th Street
Atlanta, IL 61723
(309) 830-4361
www.squareup.com

Rhubarb Festival
201 West Main Street
Aledo, IL 61231
(309) 582-2751
www.enjoyillinois.com

 

 


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RiverBank Lodge
522 South 6Th Street,
Petersburg, IL 62675
(217) 632-0202
www.riverbanklodge.com

 

 

Rock Falls
603 W 10Th Street
Rock Falls, IL 61071
(815) 622-1106
www.visitrockfalls.com

 

 

Rockome Garden Foods
127 N CR 425 East
Arcola, IL 61910
(217) 268-4107
www.rockomefoods.com

 


Roeser's Bakery
3216 West North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 489-6900
www.roeserscakes.com

Scandinavian Day Festival/Vasa Park
35W217 Route 31 South
Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 882-2552
www.scandinaviandayil.com

Slagel Family Farm
23601 E 600 North Road
North Fairbury, IL 61739
(217) 268-4107
www.slagelfamilyfarm.com


Springfield Park District
2500 South 11Th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-1751
www.springfieldparks.org

Steamboat House Bed & Breakfast
605 South Prospect
Galena, IL 61036
(815) 777-2317
www.thesteamboathouse.com

Stockholm Inn
2420 Charles Street
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 397-3534
www.stockholminn.com


 

Sweet Dream Desserts & Catering
1969B Dekalb Avenue
Sycamore, IL 60178
(815) 756-8150
www.sweetdreamdesserts.com

 

Tanner's Orchard
740 State Route 40
Speer, IL 61479
(309) 493-5442
www.tannersorchard.com


Timber Ridge Outpost & Cabins
North Iron Furnace Road
Karbers Ridge, Il 62955
(618) 264-9091
www.timberridgeoutpost.com

3 French Hens
217 Liberty Street
Morris, Il 60450
(815) 513-5600
www.3frenchhensmarket.blogspot.com

Twelve Oaks Vineyard
18975 Vogel Road
Carlyle, IL 62231
(618) 594-7459
www.twelveoaksvineyard.com


Vigneto Del Bino
Vineyard & Winery
42150 Crawford Road
Antioch, IL 60002
(847) 204-7352
www.vignetodelbino.com

Visit Alton
200 Piasa Street
Alton, IL 62002
(618) 465-6676
www.visitalton.com

 

Visit Springfield Illinios
109 North Seventh Street Springfield, IL 62701
(800) 545-7300
www.visitspringfieldillinois.com

 



Wabash Depot Antique Mall
780 East Cerro Gordo Street
Decatur, IL 62523
(217) 233-0800
Facebook: Wabash Depot Antique Centre

Whimsical Candy
175 North Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 781-0053
www.whimsicalcandy.com

 

Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery
10033 S Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 233-7579
www.wildblossommeadery.com


Wildlife Discovery Center
1401 Middlefor
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 810-3663
www.cityoflakeforest.com

Williams Hill Pass
1935 Peak Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946
(618) 525-6061
www.williamshillpass.com

 

Windy City Sweets
3308 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 477-6100
www.windycitysweets.com

Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team
Po Box 518
Wonder Lake, IL 60097
(815) 321-3846
www.wonderlakeskiteam.org

 

 

 


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