Dinner Lab pop-up biz to launch in Indianapolis

Dinner Lab pop-up biz to launch in Indianapolis

Dinner Lab, a membership-based dining event company that currently operates in 30 cities across the country, will soon be launching in Indianapolis. Beginning March 24, memberships will be available for $120, which then allow members a chance to buy up to four tickets to upcoming pop-up dinners. The first Indianapolis dinner is scheduled for July […]

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Scott Wise to open another northside Scotty’s Brewhouse

Scott Wise to open another northside Scotty’s Brewhouse

Restaurateur Scott Wise said today that he has signed the deal to open a Scotty’s Brewhouse in a former La Hacienda location at 146th and Hazel Dell Parkway. That location, at 14741 Hazel Dell Crossing in Noblesville, should be open by mid to late June, he said. It will be the 11th Scotty’s Brewhouse location. […]

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Film to Fork series announced

Film to Fork series announced

Indy Film Fest’s Film to Fork series—which pairs thought-provoking, food-driven films with corresponding, themed menus—is back for a third year,with meals from the chefs at The Alexander Hotel before viewing the evening’s film in the IMOCA Gallery next door. “The Film to Fork Series has quickly become one of Indy Film Fest’s most popular events, with […]

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Four Indiana chefs are Beard award semifinalists

Four Indiana chefs are Beard award semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its Restaurant & Chef Awards, and four Indiana chefs made the list. Indy’s Greg Hardesty of Recess and Micah Frank of Black Market are semifinalists for Best Chef Great Lakes Region, along with Bloomington chefs David Tallent of Restaurant Tallent and Daniel Orr of FARMbloomington. It’s Tallent’s […]

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Nicky Blaine’s looking for love stories for Valentine’s party

Nicky Blaine’s looking for love stories for Valentine’s party

These stories should be interesting. To celebrate its “Sweet 16” anniversary, Nicky Blaine’s is asking patrons to post their love stories involving the bar on its Facebook page for a chance to win prizes during its Valentine’s Day party. Originally opening in the former King Cole restaurant space in November 1998, Nicky Blaine’s outgrew that […]

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Bent Rail opens with plans for charcuterie

Bent Rail opens with plans for charcuterie

So this is cool… Not only has Bent Rail Brewery opened at 53rd and Winthrop, but chef/co-owner Craig Baker says that he has signed up Portland’s Mike Jennings of Chop Butchery & Charcuterie for a position with Bent Rail. “He’s going to be our charcuterie guy,” said Baker, who envisions a room dedicated to crafting […]

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