Author: Eat Drink Indy
Local chef Regina Mehallick, who launched her award-winning farm-to-table restaurant R bistro at 888 Massachusetts Ave. 13 years ago, has decided to eliminate lunch service and focus on dinner only. The change in hours will take effect July 8. “I just don’t have the business at lunch,” Mehallick said, noting that while traffic on Mass … more »
By Aaron Ketzenberger I used to be a vegetarian. With options like the ones I found at the Butcher’s Block in Bloomington, I’m very glad I’m not one today. And I’ll admit it — I’d never had fresh oysters before. But I definitely will again soon. On a recent trip into the Butcher’s Block, a … more »
By Jolene Ketzenberger The new restaurant from local chef Ryan Nelson has opened at 1250 E. 86th St. in the Nora Plaza with a focus on barbecue and moonshine, and if the preview event last Saturday was any indication, it’s going to be a hit. For one thing, it’s a sit-down restaurant, which is rare … more »
By Will Carroll I’m always a guy for a good Indiana beer, but sometimes you have a look a bit outside the borders. There are some great national craft brands and some go-to beers that can be found by a little looking and a little luck, like the Lakefront I had last week. This week, … more »
Not sure if this is going to work, but I’m going to try making another shrub. Since I made the strawberry shrub the other day, we’ve also tried one with cantaloupe, which I’m not sure about. I tried mixing the canteloupe shrub with rum, and it wasn’t bad, but it needs a little something else. … more »
By Aaron Ketzenberger Finals, check. Graduation, check. Now it’s time to enjoy Bloomington in the summer, and that means regular visits to the farmers’ market. The sun finally came out after days of rain, and though the morning was cool and breezy, last Saturday’s market was packed and vibrant as usual. The Bloomington Community Farmers’ … more »
Does Scarlet Lane CEO and brewer Eilise Lane remember the beer that first sparked her interest in brewing? You bet she does.
I’ll have more on the new Pizzology location soon, but here’s lunch today: the Asparagi pizza with proscuitto and roasted asparagus. Deliciousness.
Fire by the Monon, 6523 Ferguson St., will host a debut party at 6 p.m. May 21 for Scarlet Lane Brewing Company, one of the newest breweries in the area. I stopped in recently at the brewery, located in McCordsville at 7724 Depot St., to talk with CEO and brewer Eilise Lane and head brewer and … more »
I visited Harvestland Farm by Aspire this week and interviewed garden manager David Robb for my Eat Drink Indiana Radio program, a show about local food that airs every Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. on 88.1 FM and other central Indiana stations. And while I was there, I couldn’t resist picking up a few … more »