I was fortunate to spend a day with Mindy Rogers, guest engagement and tour manager of Visit French Lick West Baden, Indiana (known collectively as “The Valley”). This easy one-hour drive from the Louisville area will take you through the rolling countryside and farmlands of Southern Indiana. Mindy planned a wonderful day for us. I highly recommend starting with Visit French Lick for more information on The Valley.
Mindy and I stopped for lunch at a favorite spot of locals: the German Cafe. Charming and cozy, the cafe boasts an authentic German menu, where I tried (for the first time) spaetzle and sauerkraut as sides to my German bratwuerste! I was advised to save room for the delicious homemade desserts and ended up taking a generous slice of red velvet cake home with me.
Story and photo by Patti Hartog
P.S. Before dining at this lunch spot favorite, visit this museum first. Sports Enthusiasts Enjoy This Exhibit In This Downtown Museum