Downtown Peoria... What's For Lunch?

by Chris Farris, Peoria Public Library
Photos courtesy of Peoria Public Library Local History Collection

The rise and fall (and potential rise again) of Peoria’s downtown lunchrooms, cafes and sandwich shops

The Restaurant Life

by Jonathan Wright

A lifelong career in the culinary arts has placed Troy Ummel amidst the upper echelon of the fine dining world.

Culinary Arts and the Warrior Way

by Thomas Bruch, Peoria Public Schools

Woodruff’s culinary program regularly vies for state and national championships while fostering lifelong skills.

Collective Giving for Impact

Impact Central Illinois is preparing to kick off its first grant initiative to give away $117,000 to one local charity in 2020.

Hope Blooms Near St. Ann

OSF HealthCare has invested in the garden to provide access to healthy foods in an area that is otherwise food-insecure.