Enjoy A Tasty Bite From Covered In Chocolate, Breese, IL

With a name like Covered in Chocolate, visitors expect to find delectable desserts and candies at the shop in Breese, Illinois. And oh boy, do they have them. But locals know that Covered in Chocolate is also where to head … Continue reading

Clinton County, IL Wineries Host Spring Events

Tastings, dining and music are all part of springtime events at our four local wineries. Take advantage of the good weather and enjoy a day or evening at one of the following fun events. Hidden Lake Winery in Aviston is … Continue reading

5 Of The Best Sandwiches In Clinton County, IL

Stacked, grilled, shredded, layered, slow-cooked and served with pride. There are so many delicious sandwich options in Clinton County, Dagwood would be dancing with joy. Here are five popular picks. When it’s burger time we’re heading to Wally’s Drive-In, a … Continue reading

Take A Break At RAIL Coffee Room In Centralia, IL

Not only does RAIL Coffee Room serve up some delicious drinks and food, it serves up a big slice of Centralia history too. Opened in April, 2017, the eclectic coffee house evokes a comfortable, city vibe with its industrial style … Continue reading

5 Fun Reasons to Visit Clinton County, IL This Winter

The flurry of the holidays is over. Now is the time to kick back and relax in the towns of Clinton County, Illinois. The slower pace of winter is an ideal time to catch a show, enjoy dinner with friends, … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dinner “To-Go” In Clinton County, IL

There are those who love cooking Thanksgiving dinner. And then, there are those who don’t, or whose schedule just doesn’t allow it. If you’re one of the latter, not to worry, there are some terrific options for getting dinner to … Continue reading

Sam’s Pizza Brings Brick Oven Pies To Breese, IL

Sam’s Pizza opened in Breese this spring and already it’s gaining a faithful following. A spinoff of the popular restaurant in Highland, Illinois, the Breese location offers its trademark brick oven pizzas. The company touts five decades of pizza making … Continue reading

Getting To Know Our Town: St. Rose, Illinois

St. Rose, Illinois, holds the honor of Clinton County’s newest incorporated community, voting to join together in November, 2016. This village, which is just five miles northwest of Breese, may be small but it definitely makes its presence known. Early … Continue reading

Nudge Coffee Roasters Branches Out In Breese, IL

The historic former Breese City Hall building seems a fitting place for Nudge Coffee Roasters. The relatively new coffeehouse, an offshoot of Nudge Coffee Roasters in Highland, Illinois, is all about community, so a location in one of the town’s … Continue reading