Spring means brewery openings in Indy

Mar 24th, 2014 | Craft beer, News

By Will Carroll Spring has sprung, at least on the calendar. There might be snow and cold in the forecast, but no one could have known that months ago as they were trying to plan  an event. “Solstice?” they must have said. “That would be a perfect time to open a new brewery!” And open … more »

La Mulita ready to open

Mar 18th, 2014 | News, Restaurants

By Chris Bavender South Broad Ripple will soon have another choice for patrons in search of a casual food in a relaxed atmosphere when La Mulita opens Wednesday at 5215 N. College Ave. The venture – by restaurateur Nicole Harlan-Oprisu and partners – is housed in the same building at 52nd Street and College Avenue as … more »

No local chefs on James Beard finalist list

Mar 18th, 2014 | News, Restaurants

No Indiana chefs made the list of finalists for the 2014 James Beard restaurant and chef awards. Four chefs — David Tallent, of Bloomington, and Regina Mehallick, Greg Hardesty and Neal Brown, all of Indianapolis, had made the “long list” of semifinalists in the Best Chefs — Great Lakes region category, along with Mike Floyd, Nick … more »

Read the label or pay the price

Mar 15th, 2014 | Craft beer, News

By Will Carroll I was excited to see a nice selection of Stone beers at a local package store last weekend. Stone and its Arrogant Bastard Ale are among the reasons craft beer went big. Stone found that combination of great beer, humor and not being conventional. So many others have tried to follow, but … more »

The best $2.50 you’ll spend on dessert

Mar 11th, 2014 | News, Restaurants

I’m not really a sweets fan, but I’m still thinking about the new Cloud Nine crepe cake from 3 Days in Paris that I tried today at the Indianapolis City Market. I ordered a crepe for lunch (the $6.50 Harvest crepe with ham, apples, cranberies, gouda and chipotle raspberry sauce, which was excellent), but then I … more »

East 16th Street building to become artisan food hub

Mar 10th, 2014 | News

By Jolene Ketzenberger The Indianapolis artisan food scene will get a boost this year as a local investment firm creates a “food and beverage innovation hub” on East 16th Street. Slane Capital, an Indy-based start-up studio, will redevelop the Tinker Flats building at 1101 E. 16th St. to create an incubator for artisan food businesses. … more »

Peter George to open new restaurant in Indianapolis

Mar 9th, 2014 | News, Restaurants

By Jolene Ketzenberger Former Indianapolis restaurateur Peter George, who closed his fine-dining restaurants more than 10 years ago, will re-enter the business when he opens a small restaurant on East 16th Street this summer. To be called Tinker Street, after 16th Street’s original name, the 36-seat restaurant will be located in the midst of the … more »
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