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Black Plum Café Gains Popularity in Westfield

Nestled in a quaint little house at 303 E Main St. in Westfield, IN, the Black Plum Café and Bakery is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat that features fresh, chef-created breakfast and lunch items. Come in for a cup of their organic coffee and make yourself comfortable in the lounge nook. […]

Hearthside Suppers at Conner Prairie

Take a trip back in time and discover what dinner looked like in the early 1800s at one of Conner Prairie’s Hearthside Suppers. Now in their 31st year, Hearthside invites guests to share in a traditional 19th-century feast at the Conner household. Hearthside Suppers: IMAX from LODGE DESIGN on Vimeo. The evening begins with one […]

Game Day Football Pizza Pockets

The big game is coming up this Sunday and you’re looking for a fun snack to make for the family or to take to a Super Bowl party. The great thing about these little football shaped pizza pockets is that they’re simple to make, only require a few ingredients, and the kids will love them. […]

Best Places In Indy to Watch the Big Game

Latitude 39 : Their state of the art HD Sports Theater is the second best thing to actually being at the game. With a 12 ft jumbotron and 13 HD TV’s broadcasting the game in HD in a 180 seat theater, you really can’t get much closer to the action. 4016 E 82nd St, Indianapolis, […]

Winter Warm-Up at the Winery

“WE WANT WARM TEMPERATURES!” is the resounding cry of Circle City residents. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like Mother Nature is giving up winter anytime soon, but there are many businesses that hold events catered to the cold weather. Mallow Run Winery has been providing a spot for warm food, friends, wine, and live music to […]

Spice Box Review: A New Way of Doing Indian

I’ve always been somewhat ambivalent towards Indian food. But if my first experience at Spice Box was any indication of what to expect from the rest of the menu, then I can easily see how this place could become addictive. It would be fair to say it was unlike any Indian food I’ve had before. […]

What’s a Crockin’? : Zippy Tortilla Soup

You’re cold. You’re hungry. You’re busy. I feel you. It’s time to whip out one of my favorite crock-pot recipes. Zippy Tortilla Soup. It’s easy. It’s zippy. It’s pretty healthy and it tastes great! (Be warned, there is a bit of a kick to it) Here’s what you’ll need to get before you start crockin’: […]

Help Crown a Super Chef at the 2014 Souper Bowls

With these ridiculously frigid temps that seem to be here to stay in the tri-state area, we’re all looking for ways to stay warm. Second Helpings is hosting their third annual Souper Bowls this Saturday where you can warm your belly with samples of soup prepared by some of the areas best chefs. 2014 Featured […]

Oh, The Pie-sibilities On National Pie Day

One of the things to do on my “Things To Do Before I’m 25” list is to bake a pie from scratch. Why before I’m 25? Eh, no real reason other than it seems like a good skill to have under my belt and who doesn’t love pie?? Actually, I’m sure there are many people […]

Exchange Indy Brings Kinfolk Together

Gathering around a table and sharing a well-cooked meal is one of the fastest ways to warm my heart. Whether you’re dining with family, friends, or new acquaintances, sharing a meal creates an opportunity to feel welcomed and a part of something special. It creates a natural platform for conversation and way to engage with […]

Ringing in my 24th year at Cooper’s Hawk

Today I turned 24 years young and was taken to a celebratory luncheon at the elegant Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant. Let me just say that it was the most d-e-licious lunch I’ve had the pleasure of eating in a looong time. The restaurant has a rustic vibe with its wine barrels and and exposed […]

Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quartet to Perform Jazz Kitchen on Friday

The Farrelly/Markiewicz Jazz Quartet will perform at the Jazz Kitchen on Friday, January 10, 2014. This is one of the more experienced groups in the area, one well-versed in jazz and its many variations. Expect styles like be-bop, latin, ballads, or basically any other jazz variation that strikes their fancy on that particular night. Gene […]

A Review of Gumbo A GoGo!

I recently decided to give Gumbo A GoGo! a try not once, but twice. My first impression was that this is a decent place, and just interesting enough to warrant a repeat visit. My second impression only reinforced the first, which is that Gumbo A GoGo! is decent, and worth trying, but ultimately not as […]

Ocean Prime in Review: High-End Dining at Keystone at the Crossing

“Gestalt” is a German word used to describe the ‘wholeness’ of a thing, as something greater than the sum of its parts. It is also a word that sums up what I liked most about my recent dinner experience at Ocean Prime. You see, it wasn’t just this or that aspect, it was how everything […]

Holiday Cheers and Beers: An Adult-Only Event at Conner Prairie

Holiday Cheers and Beers is a brand new, adults-only holiday event, hosted by Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana. It takes place Thursday, Dec. 12, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This fun event, which is presented by the Conner Prairie Horizon Council, a young professionals group, is about having fun in the present, by experiencing […]

Welcome Back! Yats Back in Business w/ New Mass Ave Address

Massachusetts Avenue just wasn’t the same when Yats left the location it had occupied for 11 years in spring of 2013. The announcement that Yats would be closing its doors at 659 Massachusetts Ave. came as a shock to just about everyone in the Mass Ave cultural district. But there was no other choice when […]

Wine & Dine at Northside Nights

You’ve probably heard of Devour Downtown, Chow Down Midtown, or Savor the Southside. Now it’s time to taste some of the best cuisine a little further North. Great deals will be available at several participating Northside restaurants from September 16-29. These restaurants span from Zionsville to Noblesville and will offer a prix fixe dinner menu […]

Devour Downtown Summerfest: A Break from the Routine

Eating out on Fridays can become an all-too familiar routine. If you’re like most people you have a list of personal favorites, places you go to because you know they’re good. Maybe you even order the same thing every time. But life is about variety and new experiences too. Problem is, there are so many […]

Fun at the 2013 Saint Thomas Aquinas Sausagefest

Sausage is among those mouth-watering foods that are just too hard to resist. Sausage lovers got their fill at the 9th annual Saint Thomas Aquinas Sausagefest, which took place Friday and Saturday, August 16-17 at 46th Street & Illinois Street. The annual tradition brings together several local establishments for this 2-day celebration, which features a […]

The 2013 Indiana State Fair: Fun at Every Turn

It’s that time of year again, when the smell of roasted corn on the cob and hot dogs permeates the summer air, and high-pitched screams and laughter can be heard from the midway. Yes, we are talking about the Indiana State Fair, and it’s happening now through August 18 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This […]