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Patachou empire to grow in 2017

We’ve heard a lot lately about the number of new Indianapolis restaurants that have opened in the past few months. (Twenty? Really?) Well, look for plenty more in 2017. And count on at least five new spots in restaurateur Martha Hoover’s growing Patachou empire. She’s already announced Crispy Bird, the fried chicken restaurant that will … more »


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Fantastic Food Fest brings celeb chefs and more to Indy
Eat Drink Indy

Celeb chef Alex Guarneschelli headlines this weekend's Fantastic Food Fest at the Indiana State Fair… Read More

Patachou empire to grow in 2017
Eat Drink Indy

We've heard a lot lately about the number of new Indianapolis restaurants that have opened in the pa… Read More

Crux dinner tour to hit Indy; tix available
Eat Drink Indy

  I just found out that a handful of tickets have become available for the upcoming Crux dinn… Read More

Louie's Wine Dive to open in Broad Ripple
Eat Drink Indy

The long-empty building at the corner of College and Broad Ripple avenues will finally have a new re… Read More

Chef's Academy in Indianapolis no longer enrolling students
Eat Drink Indy

After 10 years of training aspiring chefs, The Chef’s Academy in Indianapolis is no longer accepting… Read More





EatDrinkIndy’s restaurant news on IndyStyle

Check it out as Jolene updates Indy Style hosts Tracy Forner and Amber Hankins on the latest restaurant news. Watch it here.


Chef and Food Celeb Carla Hall and St. Adrian Meats & Sausage
Eat Drink Indiana Radio podcast

We talk with The Chew co-host Carla Hall and then head to Lebanon, Ind. to check out St. Adrian Meats & Sausage with butcher/owner Ryan West.

Listen here at WFYI.

Chef Dean Sample, Amy Pauszek and the Borels

Eat Drink Indiana Radio podcast

We’re talking with chef Dean Sample of Meridian, “Where’s Amy?” columnist Amy Pauszek, and Theresa and Becky Borel of Borel’s Cajun & Creole Cookery.

Chefs Jonathan Brooks, Carlos Salazar & Layton Roberts + Ted Allen

Eat Drink Indiana Radio podcast

What’s up with Indy chefs Jonathan Brooks ofMilktooth, Carlos Salazar of Rook and Layton Roberts of Vida? Plus Ted Allen of “Chopped” on the Fantastic Food Fest.

Listen here.