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Brewsing through Hamilton County

Breweries are becoming as woven into the fabric of Indiana as racing, basketball and St. Elmo’s. There are old ones like Broad Ripple Brew Pub, new ones like Big Lug Canteen, big ones like Three Floyds and smaller ones like Bier. Indianapolis has been Read more >

Dining During Devour Downtown

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Devour Downtown is a treat for anyone in central Indiana who likes a good meal. It’s a great opportunity to get to a place you’ve been itching to visit or try something new outside of your comfort zone. My wife, Chelsi, Read more >

Immature Food for Mature People

There’s no reason to be ashamed of cheesy-mac cravings or Pop-Tarts penchants. Several Indy eateries are offering a sophisticated spin on these childhood staples, because let’s be honest, kid’s food trumps all. 1. Scratchtruck “Scratch Grilled Cheese, oh how I love Read more >

Cake Bake Shop Takes the Cake

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A few weeks ago, friends and I visited the Cake Bake Shop in the Broad Ripple area of Indianapolis. As we didn’t live in the city, we had consulted online reviews for places to eat. We had read good reviews about Read more >

Hands On at Hearthside Suppers

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The older I get the more I have a desire to learn about cooking … the preparation, pairing of items, all of it. Conner Prairie offers a unique twist on cooking and clearly it centers around history – Hearthside Suppers.You Read more >

Indiana’s Best of 2015

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Happy New Year’s Eve! It’s almost time to start a new year and it could not be a bigger one for the state of Indiana! The state’s bicentennial begins in 2016 and plans to celebrate it extend throughout the year! Read more >

Christmas Dining with an Ethnic Twist

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The first Christmas after my mother-in-law passed away, our family felt discombobulated. We didn’t feel like trying to handle the plethora of kitchen tasks she had performed with aplomb—cooking the turkey, making fluffy mashed potatoes, setting a gorgeous table. So Read more >