Archives for June 2009

Tony George resigns as IMS president

Tony George has stepped down as

Ocean World Sushi Restaurant in North Indianapolis: Exotic Freshness

Ocean World Sushi is the sister-Sushi restaurant to Sakura Japanese restaurant, just a few miles to the east. Both are familiar restaurants in Indianapolis, and pretty much have the Sushi game wrapped up in the Circle City, though there are some other major players. Ocean World Sushi has been operating in the North central section […]

Oakley’s Bistro: Perfection in a North Central Indianapolis Restaurant

Oakley’s Bistro is a high-end, haute cuisine restaurant in north central Indianapolis. Considered one of the very best restaurants in Indianapolis, Oakley’s offers an imaginative menu whose dishes employ only the freshest available ingredients. For that reason, the menu changes with the seasons. Short video depicting a typical meal at Oakley’s Bistro in Indianapolis, Indiana […]

India Palace: Spice Meets Nice in this Northwest Indianapolis Restaurant

Located by the Lafayette Square Mall in northwestern Indianapolis, the India Palace Restaurant shares the same owner-operator as another restaurant for fine Indian cuisine, the Shalimar Indian Restaurant in the Broad Ripple area of Indy. Dave Samra and his excellent staff offer up East Indian and Vegan delicacies at both dining establishments. Mr. Samra’s is […]

Famous Dave’s BBQ Restaurant in Northwest Indianapolis

Famous Dave’s is a restaurant in Greenwood, a suburb of Indianapolis. The story of Famous Dave’s Restaurant is the story of one little boy’s passion for barbecue and what he did about it once he grew up. Dave Anderson’s entire life, in fact, has been dedicated to the quest for, and the creation of, the […]

Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse Restaurant

For an exciting and live dining experience, visit Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse Restaurant, where customer orders are cooked right at the table on a hibachi grill. This Indianapolis restaurant has been providing Hoosiers with a uniqe atmosphere for business meetings, birthday parties, school field trips, family dinners and first dates for more than 30 years. Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse […]

Bynum’s Steakhouse Restaurant in South Indianapolis

Juicy prime rib, tender steaks and fresh lobster tail are the specialties at Bynum’s Steakhouse, one of the best locally owned restaurants in South Indianapolis. Bynum’s Steakhouse is consistently ranked by Hoosiers as one of the best restaurants in Indianapolis, and they’ve been serving up success for more than 20 years. Because of its very close […]

Barlo’s Pizza

Known all over Indy for its Big 29 Challenge, Barlo’s Pizza is a popular restaurant on the south side of Indianapolis restaurant. Barlo’s Pizza makes a huge 29 inch pizza for under $40, and they’ll even give you your money back if you win the Big 29 Challenge. If a singer person can eat all 29 […]

Kelly’s Pub Too Restaurant

Also known as the Racers’ Pub because of its just a hop, skip and a jump from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This Indianapolis bar is known for hosting race fans and even popular drivers during the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Indy 500). For more than 20 years, Kelly’s Pub Too Restaurant has been enhancing Indianapolis nightlife in […]

John’s Famous Stew Restaurant

For almost 100 years, John’s Famous Stew Restaurant has brought flavor and charm to Indianapolis residents with their homestyle cooking. The famous stew recipe dates back to the late 1800s, when Mother Dapa Stragneff cooked it for her nine children. Two of her sons opened a restaurant in 1911, and their biggest hit was mother’s […]

The Souled Out Band: Talent, Chemistry, Professionalism

In Indianapolis, there’s always something going on. Whether it’s an Indianapolis Colts pre-game party, a dance marathon at an Indianapolis bar, or a wedding uniting two residents of the Circle City, there’s always some sort of Indianapolis event taking place. But there’s nothing worse than an event with no music and no dancing. That’s where […]

Rick’s Cafe Boatyard Restaurant

This Indianapolis restaurant is located on the west side of the Circle City, just along Eagle Creek. Rick’s Cafe Boatyard Restaurant has become an Indianapolis attraction over the years because it offers a unique experience and fine seafood dining. If you thought you had to drive a thousand miles to enjoy all the freshness and […]

Glicks Give $2 Million for Humanitarian Memorial

by Kathleen McLaughlin – IBJ staff Indianapolis real estate mogul Gene Glick always wanted to build an homage to peace in a city whose icon is the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument. Then Indianapolis Cultural Trail founder Brian Payne convinced Glick to build outward, instead of up. Glick donated $15 million toward the $55 million […]

El Meson Restaurant and Cantina

El Meson Restaurant and Cantina is an Mexican restaurant and bar so festive and authentic you will think you suddenly woke up South of the Border. In the greater metropolitan Indianapolis area, there are four El Meson Indianapolis restaurants, one due south of Zionsville in the northwestern corner of Indianapolis, one in the southwestern suburb […]

H2O Sushi Bar and Restaurant

Since 2000, H2O Sushi Bar and Restaurant has been wowing Broad Ripple customers with its exquisite offerings. H2O Sushi Bar has a seemingly endless list of options and a unique blend of flavors for Indianapolis customers to choose from. The variety of sushi and rolls offered at this Indianapolis restaurant is astonishing. Not a fish lover? […]

L’explorateur Restaurant in Indianapolis

RESTAURANT CLOSED A deep exploration of flavors and ingredients is underway at L’explorateur, an Indianapolis restaurant located in Broad Ripple. Buying local is a priority at this Indianapolis business, and oftentimes the iNgredients on the plate traveled a shorter distance to the restaurant than the customers. Hoosier farmers provide the majority of vegetables and meats on the menu. […]

Banura 1, Authentic Greek Restaurant in Northwest Indianapolis

The great city of Indianapolis in the heart of the Heartland possesses a vastly diverse, creative and entrepreneurial population. Indianapolis culture and society have been shaped, over the generations, by the heritage brought to the Circle City through venues such as the many excellent, authentically ethnic Indianapolis restaurants. One such place is the Banura 1 […]

Amalfi Spells Amore at this Restaurant in Northwest Indianapolis

In a tranquil corner of northwestern Indianapolis, there’s a restaurant that has been serving up exquisite and authentic Italian fare since 1991. Amalfi Ristorante Italiano, better known as Amalfi Italian Restaurant, is a family-owned operation in a single location, and is the dream come true of the DiRosa family. They dreamed of having a restaurant […]

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Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant

For a classy night out in Broad Ripple, visit Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant. This Indianapolis restaurant is a major part of Indianapolis nightlife, because of its proximity to downtown Indianapolis, Butler University and the happening Indy bar scene. Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant is quant and cozy, perfect for a date or a large […]

Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy: Restaurant in Northwest Indianapolis

The self-proclaimed food ambassadors from south of the border, Abuelo’s Mexican Food Embassy, really knows how to solidify diplomatic negotiations: through the estomago, of course! Abuelo’s is a vastly popular Mexican restaurant chain with two locations in greater Indianapolis, one in the fast-growing suburb of Carmel, Indiana, and another in the northwest corner of the […]