Every one has to eat and these folks will tell you where.
Peoria Peepers seems to stick mainly to restaurants in the Peoria area. Peoria is the one town I don't visit in Central Illinois. Not for any reason in particular, but I think I've been there three times in the twelve years I've lived round these parts.
But after reading this review of River Station, I may make a date with B in Peoria. Central Illinois Gourmand writes about Peoria and Macomb.
For food photography, try Champaign Taste. I was so sad to learn how good the food is at Seaboat II after I spent all summer trying to find good places to eat around Neal and Kirby.
You have got to eat in a lot of restaurants in Springfield to be able to meet the "Name that Restaurant" photo challenge at Springfield Photos.