On our plates: Dixie closed, Common Spirits finds home, more

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By: Danielle Waldron
dwaldron@flavor574.com

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SOUTHERN STYLE RESTAURANT CLOSES IN SOUTH BEND 

Dixie in South Bend is no more. 

The restaurant at 808 E. Colfax Ave., opened in February 2015 and specialized in food from the American south, a nod to chef and co-owner Aislin Keith’s New Orleans roots, according to previous Flavor 574 reporting.

During the last few weeks, Keith decided to shutter the restaurant to focus on her health. 

The building isn’t up for sale yet, though. Keith is hoping another restauranteur will contact her to set up a lease agreement, Heidi Prescott with the South Bend Tribune reports.

See the full story from Danielle Waldron on Flavor574.com.

GOSHEN COCKTAIL BAR REVEALS UPCOMING LOCATION 

A new cocktail bar is set to open in Goshen by year’s end. 

Common Spirits announced Thursday, Sept. 3 on Facebook that it would open at 111 E. Lincoln Ave., serving up craft cocktails and other offerings. 

Ryan and Jami Hawkins are in the process of renovating the space and hope to open by mid-December. 

Ryan said there will be about eight or so beers on tap and probably five or six signature cocktails with nary a pre-made mixer or syrup. 

See the full story from J.C. Lee on Flavor574.com

FLAVOR 574 TASTE TESTS PIZZA FOR NATIONAL CHEESE PIZZA DAY 

You’re never too old for a pizza party. 

For National Cheese Pizza Day on Saturday, Sept. 5, we asked Flavor 574 and Elkhart Truth staff to try slices from Papa John’s, Little Caesars and Pizza Hut. 

 

Let us know your favorite spot to grab a slice in the comments below!

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