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Friday, August 12, 2022

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Hot Heads Burrito (5625 Pearl Drive) has opened on Evansville’s West Side. A franchise, the restaurant is the first of its kind in Evansville and serves build-your-own burritos, tacos, bowls, nachos, and quesadillas with mild to hot meat and sauce options and various toppings including rice, beans, guacamole, and salsa. …Cleo’s Bakery & Brown Bag Lunches (9 W. Jennings St., Newburgh, Ind.) opened in the building that used to house Historic Newburgh, Inc. A complete bakery serving delicious treats such as cookies, scones, muffins, and cupcakes, the store also offers lunch specials — including homemade peanut butter and jelly and roast pork loin on marbled rye bread — in brown bag style. …Teppanyaki Grill & Supreme Grill (201 B. N. Green River Road) opened on Evansville’s East Side. An Asian buffet-style restaurant, the family-friendly buffet offers a menu filled with several Chinese specialties including hibachi chicken, black pepper shrimp, and cheese wontons. …Bandana’s Bar-B-Q (6636 Logan Drive) opened in the former location of Firefly Southern Grill on the East Side. A chain, the Bandana’s tradition began in September 1996, when the first of its kind opened in Arnold, Mo. Since, the restaurant has grown into 32 franchises throughout Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, and now Indiana, serving its southern style barbecue dishes — in the form of pork, beef, chicken, and ribs — in a quick service, family-friendly atmosphere. …Pita Pit (1211 Tutor Lane) opened in the former location of Briar & Bean Coffee Shop on the East Side. Beginning in 1997 in Canada, the franchise spread to the U.S. within two years. A refreshing, healthy break from burgers, pizza, and subs, the restaurant offers flatbread pita sandwiches with a variety of meat choices, as well as vegetarian and vegan-friendly options.

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Winzerwald Winery (26300 County Road S. Indian Lake Road, Bristow, Ind.) has opened a new tasting room at 2021 W. Franklin St.
House of Como (2700 S. Kentucky Ave.) reopened this month after being closed for more than a year due to a fire in May 2011.

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