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October 19, 2017

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The Inn at ONU introduces a sensational salads menu

The Inn at ONU introduces its sensational salads 2016 menu to Icon viewers. The menu (shown above) is also available as a printer-friendly attachment. It is also found on the Icon's menu page, by clicking here.

The Inn offers six salads:
• Mediterranean
• Southwest Chicken
• Strawberry - Avocado
• Shrimp-Avocado and Roasted Corn
• Chicken Pizzazz
• Honey Orange Grilled Chicken Salad

Each salad as several add-on options.

The Inn at ONU launches Brunch Series

The Inn at ONU announces its 2016 Brunch Series. Each of these events is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on a Sunday. Reservations are requested. Call 419-772-2500 for more details or to make reservations.

• Graduation Celebration Brunch - May 22
Graduation Sunday)
Graduate's Brunch one-half off
Any recent/current graduate receives half-off brunch price. They may be a graduate from a recognized graduation such as high school or college. 

Bluffton's Mustard Seed Cafe has 5-course new year's eve offering

Mustard Seed Cafe, 562 N. Main St., Bluffton, has a new year's eve special dinner. RSVPS are suggested at 567-226-1120:

Mustard Seed is offering the following set five course menu from 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

Here's Mustard Seed Cafe's special weekend events

Join Mustard Seed Cafe, North Main Street, Bluffton, Friday, Dec. 18, from 9-11 p.m., for an “After Hours” holiday evening of half shells and hops.

Chesapeake oysters with craft beer pairings and craft flights are on the menu. Also featured are blue point oysters for the weekend.

"After Hours" takes place Saturday, Dec. 19, from 9-11 p.m. It features songs about wassail, wise men, and all the holy trees of the season.

Wendy Chappell-Dick will be joined by some of her friends: Wanda Stopher, Teri Sato on bowed psaltry, Steve Harnish on recorder, Sara Chappell-Dick on flute and Jan Wiebe on flute and vocal harmony. Wendy will also play cello and dulcimer.

August features at Mustard Seed Cafe

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main St. Bluffton, (567-226-1120) is featuring local summer vegetables in its offerings for August:

●Rolled Skirt Steak stuffed with herbed goat cheese, mushrooms and spinach, served over potato cakes with pan-flashed green beans and drizzled mushroom sherry sauce

●Summer Ratatouille over lemon herb pasta

●Marinated herbed shrimp over lemon sautéed zucchini ribbons, marinated tomatoes, ricotta cheese and basil pesto risotto

●Eggplant Caponata flatbread with fresh goat cheese and fresh basil

●Smoked Salmon BLT

●Chocolate Dipped Watermelon

Mustard Seed Cafe offers Jumpin' July specials

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main St. Bluffton, is back from vacation with some Jumpin’ July Features:

● Ruby Red Trout with Marinated Tomatoes, Fresh Corn and Potato Salad

● Crab over Gnocchi with Roasted Corn, Sugar Snap Peas, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes in Lemon Ricotta Cream Sauce drizzled with Basil Oil

● Roasted Chicken Breast and Andouille Sausage over house created Corn Bread Shortcakes with Fresh Peach Salsa and Grilled Leeks

● Cobb Flatbread: Avocado Cream, Torn Romaine, Tomato, Bacon, Crumbled Gorgonzola, Hard Boiled Eggs

● Swordfish Tacos with fried cabbage, House Pico de Gallo, and Sour Cream

Mustard Seed Cafe Father's Day fundraiser set

The Mustard Seed Cafe, Bluffton, will host a fundraiser on Father's Day.

The event is held Sunday, June 21, from 5-8 p.m. by the Mustard Seed Café and Cavalier Distributing at the Mustard Seed Café at 562 N Main St., Bluffton.

Proceeds will be sent to Island Dolphin Care, Key Largo, Fla., to sponsor a week of joy through dolphin assisted therapy for Logan Bell. Logan is a young adult born with FG Syndrome, a genetic disorder causing mild to severe developmental delays and other medical concerns. For more information on Island Dolphin Care, visit

You'll like Mustard Seed Cafe's June menu features

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main St. Bluffton, announces the following features for the month of June:

●Beer-Poached Swordfish Steak in sauce over white beans, roasted tomato, baby carrots and olives

●Seasoned Pork Chops with smoked gouda grits, fried cabbage, arugula and balsamic blackberry sauce

●Cajun Shrimp Carbonara with andouille sausage, bacon, tomato, peppers, shrimp and gorgonzola

●Chicken Ranch Flatbread—our house ranch dressing, mozzarella, seared chicken, bacon, tomato, cheddar cheese, green onion

●Strawberry Mousse with ricotta cream and caramel

Mustard Seed Cafe plans Mother's Day brunch

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main St. Bluffton will be serving a Mother’s Day 4-Course Brunch May 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations are suggested; call 567-226-1120.


1st Course - Choice of
Avocado Blue Cheese Salad or
Creamy Spring Onion Soup

2nd Course –Baked Egg Cups
Choice of Caprese or

3rd Course– Choice of
Coffee-Rubbed Filet Mignon with Mushroom Gratin & Shallot Sauce
Chicken Crepes with Brie, Spinach and Artichoke Cream
Smoked Salmon with Lemon Risotto and Asparagus

Mustard Seed Cafe featured in May issue of Ohio Magazine

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main St. Bluffton, is featured in the May 2015 issue of "Ohio Magazine."

Lemon Blackberry Shortcakes get top billing on the cover of the magazine and there is a photo of the summer dessert inside.  Chef Rhonda Moor says that her grandparents’ backyard berry patch inspired the fresh fruit she uses to create the “sweet compote that spills out from between two layers of a rustic shortcake.” 

She indicated that her favorite food memories go back to her grandparents - the many delicious meals experienced with them and the incredibly loving environment in which they were provided.

The May dessert feature at the cafe will be the shortcakes.