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Thanksgiving Q & A with Mario Batali

Last Saturday I got the chance to interview celebrity chef and restaurateur Mario Batali, who was signing his new cookbook at Market District in Carmel. The only catch? All the local food writers in line to talk to the famous chef would only get five minutes. So I figured I’d get the most info with … more »


Sangrita Saloon
834 E. 64th St.
Get a table on the outdoor deck – or go for the banquette in the sexy bar area – and order up some of chef Joshua Huffman’s tacos and elote (Mexican corn on the cob) and a killer drink (preferably something with tequila or mescal).

St. Joseph Brewery & Public House
540 N. College Ave.
Take a look at the gorgeous renovation that turned this former parish church into a brewery and restaurant, but you’ll also want to check out the beer, wine and food menu as well. And while the beer might get all the attention, you’ll find good deals on wine too: 30 wines for $30 a bottle.

Thanksgiving Q & A with Mario Batali
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Last Saturday I got the chance to interview celebrity chef and restaurateur Mario Batali, who wa… Read More

Play along: Match the Indy restaurants with their Yelp review
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If you've been following along on Facebook about the Chefs' Thanksgiving event that I put together w… Read More

Sultana opens with Egyptian food, hookah bar
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Sultana, a Middle Eastern restaurant and hookah bar, has opened -- very softly -- in the recently re… Read More

Scotty's Brewhouse to open in Illinois
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Restaurateur Scott Wise continues to expand his Scotty’s Brewhouse brand with another college to… Read More

New Chiang Mai noodle shop to open in Broad Ripple
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Happy to see that Broad Ripple is getting a noodle shop. Chiang Mai Thai Noodle coming… Read More





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World Food Championships
Eat Drink Indiana Radio podcast

Which Indy chefs are at the World Food Championships? We’ve got interviews with participating chefs Craig Baker, Cindy Hawkins and Matt Stum. Listen here at WFYI.

Indy Chef Chicks

Eat Drink Indiana Radio podcast

All about the “Indy Chef Chicks” Chocoate & Coffee pop-up diner. Interviews with Julie Bolejack of Chocolate for the Spirit, Erin Kem of R bistro, Abbi Merriss of Bluebeard, Zoe Taylor of Milktooth and Jessica Taylor of Marrow and the USBG.

Listen here.