My picks for Devour Downtown

My picks for Devour Downtown

Who doesn’t love a bargain? And that’s exactly what Devour Downtown should be — a way to try a pricy, new place you might otherwise skip or an enticement to revisit an old favorite restaurant or a way to save a little money and get a little more bang for your buck, right? Well, that’s […]

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Sampling beer on the road, a new brew at Dig-IN and Sun King’s expansion

Sampling beer on the road, a new brew at Dig-IN and Sun King’s expansion

By Will Carroll By now, we all have our favorite local beer. We know where to get it, we know what it’s like, and we’re glad that it’s fresh. However, many of us aren’t always in Indianapolis or even Indiana. This week I was on the road in Dallas, and there’s no Sun King, no […]

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‘King Cocktail’ Dale DeGroff in Indy

‘King Cocktail’ Dale DeGroff in Indy

When bartending legend, author and James Beard award-winner Dale DeGroff spoke in Indianapolis recently, he opened with a rendition of “Your Cheatin’ Heart.” Music was included throughout his talk — as were cocktails, of course. In fact, attendees at the Southern Wine & Spirits-sponsored event, held at The Hi-Fi in Fountain Square, got to sample […]

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Tents going up for Dig-IN — check out these food fest numbers

Tents going up for Dig-IN — check out these food fest numbers

For more on Dig-IN — A Taste of Indiana, check out my story in this week’s NUVO. The food extravaganza of Dig-IN – A Taste of Indiana is Sunday, and organizers and local restaurants face a busy weekend of prep work even before the first fest-goers arrive — at 11 a.m. if they have a […]

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Downtown building evacuated

Downtown building evacuated

The 30 South Meridian building, a Kite Realty building in downtown Indianapolis, was evacuated Wednesday following what was apparently a transformer explosion beneath the building. The building, located on Meridian Street just south of Washington Street, houses Napolese, an artisan pizzeria by Patachou. Napolese is closed until tomorrow, said Patachou spokesperson Christina Pippen. “They have […]

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Ezra’s Enlightened Cafe opens with raw, vegan fare

Ezra’s Enlightened Cafe opens with raw, vegan fare

Audrey Barron, a certified raw food chef and massage therapist, had her eye on the garage in the back of her business, Be Bliss Healing Therapies, at 6516 Ferguson St. for quite a while. She had dreamed of turning it into a cafe, and when her son, Ezra, was born a year and a half […]

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