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‘Farm-to-curb’ food a hit at The Mug

Oct 1st, 2014 | Jolene’s Blog, News, Restaurants

Business was so good on opening weekend at The Mug, a “farm-to-curb” drive-in restaurant in Greenfield, that the restaurant’s Facebook page was telling fans “no mas” — because they were literally out of food. The drive-in, which sources its meat and many other products locally,  was so busy last weekend that by Saturday night the … more »

Racing team chef to open Broad Ripple restaurant

Sep 30th, 2014 | Jolene’s Blog, News, Restaurants

So this is fun. Chip Ganassi Racing chef Rafael Mendoza will be opening a taco shop in Broad Ripple. To be called George’s Mexican Taco’s, the new restaurant will be located at 801 Broad Ripple Ave. in the former Za Pizzeria spot. Mendoza, who specializes in seafood and gourmet fare when cooking for Ganassi, said … more »

Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney Island turns 100

Sep 16th, 2014 | Events, Jolene’s Blog, News

by Jolene Ketzenberger Sometimes, you just have to hit the road. I was pining for a little country scenery recently, so John and I  made plans awhile back to hit the state roads and take a drive. We typically head to southern Indiana, but this time we pointed the car north and made arrangements to … more »

My picks for Devour Downtown

Aug 20th, 2014 | Events, Jolene’s Blog, News

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 … more »

New food market to open in Fountain Square

Aug 8th, 2014 | Jolene’s Blog, News, Shop

Ever wondered about that former garage at 1015 Virginia Ave. in Fountain Square and thought, ‘I wish something cool would go in there?’ Well, I have, and I was happy to find out that something cool is indeed going in that space. And I was even happier to hear that it’s going to be a … more »

Kuma’s coming to Fountain Square

Aug 7th, 2014 | Jolene’s Blog, News, Restaurants

This year has definitely been a great one for restaurant news, and it just keeps getting better. It looks like things are progressing with the new Kuma’s Corner location  in Fountain Square. Permits gone up in the windows next to Radio Radio, an inspired location for the Chicago-based burger joint that has a penchant for … more »

Check out this cheese deal at Goose

Aug 6th, 2014 | Jolene’s Blog, News, Shop

I just happened to stop in at Goose the Market today for a sandwich (the delicious Lemmy, made with pork belly and fois mustard) and got a chance to talk with cheesemonger Vinnie Salas about his recent trip to the American Cheese Society conference in Sacramento. It’s become a tradition, he said, to bring back … more »
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