More than just a meal

Live music can overwhelm a listener with emotional and social power. Food can trigger a pleasure in the brain that scientists are still researching. What happens when you combine the two? Here are a few places in Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan where you can find an answer.

Lake County reporter

Rob covers urban affairs and other matters in Crown Point, St. John, Winfield and beyond. Previously he covered Valparaiso, Hammond, Gary and East Chicago. He's also written for various magazines and pens a culture blog for The Times.