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Broad Ripple taco shop to close

Nov 9th, 2017 | News, Restaurants

Better get your sweet potato fries and your tilapia tacos while you can. La Chinita Poblana owner George Munoz said that the tiny Broad Ripple taco shop with the Asian fusion menu will close Nov. 18.  But he was quick to add that “it’s not the doom and gloom of the restaurant business.” Rather, he … more »

Duos to open in Indy City Market

Jul 13th, 2017 | Jolene’s Blog, News, Restaurants

Amid the bad news of restaurant closings in Indianapolis, it’s nice to hear some good news of expansion. Duos, the popular restaurant from Becky and David Hostetter and John Garnier, which also has locations at Eskenazi Health and in the International Medical Group building at Meridian and 30th streets  — as well as a food … more »

Chef Brad Gates heading to Indy’s new Hedge Row

Jun 30th, 2017 | News, Restaurants

So here’s the official word about what’s next for Brad Gates, formerly of Gates Catering and The Pantry at the Indianapolis City Market. He has joined The Kitchen Restaurant Group and will be head chef at Hedge Row, which will open this fall on Mass Ave. The company planned to make the announcement Friday. He … more »

St. Elmo adds 40-year-old Glenfiddich to menu

Jun 9th, 2017 | News, Restaurants

A 40-year-old Scotch whisky – placed in barrels to age when Jimmy Carter was president and bottled 40 years later – is now available at an Indianapolis restaurant. St. Elmo Steak House has secured a bottle of 40-year-old Glenfiddich, one of only 600 available worldwide, said general manager Richard Edwards. “It’s the only one in … more »

Reaction to closure of Owner’s Wife in downtown Indy

Jun 2nd, 2017 | News, Restaurants

The Indianapolis restaurant community reacted today to the news of The Owner’s Wife closing in downtown Indianapolis. Chef Jonathan Brooks of Milktooth, who served as consulting chef for the restaurant, released a statement: “I’m saddened to hear the news about The Owner’s Wife closing,” he said. “I had such a great time consulting on the … more »

Owner’s Wife to close in downtown Indy

Jun 1st, 2017 | News, Restaurants

New concept coming to upstairs at Brugge After a little more than three months, The Owner’s Wife restaurant in downtown Indianapolis is closing, the latest in a string of high-profile closures. Just in the past two weeks, owners of the Elbow Room, a longtime downtown pub on Pennsylvania Street, and LongBranch, a newcomer at 22nd … more »

Still no James Beard finalists for Indy

Mar 15th, 2017 | News, Restaurants

The short list of finalists for the 2017 James Beard Foundation’s Restaurant and Chef Awards was announced today. None of Indiana’s semifinalists made the list of nominees. Five Indiana names were on the “long list” of semifinalists that was released last month, including three from Indianapolis. Milktooth chef/owner Jonathan Brooks and Bluebeard chef/partner Abbi Merriss were … more »

Long-awaited Owner’s Wife to open soon in Indy

Feb 17th, 2017 | News, Restaurants

For all of you waiting for news on The Owner’s Wife, here’s the press release annoucing the opening. The Owner’s Wife will officially open its doors on Feb. 26 in Indianapolis’ historic Chatham Arch and Massachusetts Avenue district. The project is led by Outliers Brewery and Brugge Brasserie’s husband and wife team, Ted Miller and … more »

Indiana has five 2017 James Beard semifinalists

Feb 15th, 2017 | News, Restaurants

Coming at a very volatile time for the Indianapolis restaurant community, the James Beard Foundation Restaurant & Chef Award semifinalists were announced today. Amid news of longtime restaurants closing and others rebranding, just four Indiana chefs and restaurateurs made what is often called the “long list” of semifinalists. In the category of Best Chef Great … more »

Neal Brown to close Mass Ave Pizzology; will reopen as Stella

Feb 7th, 2017 | News, Restaurants

Indy’s restaurant scene is definitely in the midst of a shakeup. On the heels of last week’s announcemet from Greg Hardesty that he will be closing Recess and Neal Brown taking the space for his Japanese restaurant Ukiyo, Brown has more news for local food fans. He will be closing his Massachusetts Avenue Pizzology on … more »
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