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Eskca 2022 Best Restaurants in Indianapolis

“In the early 2010s, there wasn’t a bakery in Indianapolis that made hearth-baked, European -style bread. Lifelong Indianapolis advocate Tom Battista set out to change that. He found the ideal space—a 1924 factory warehouse in an historic Italian neighborhood in Downtown Indianapolis—and with the help of his nephew, Charlie McIntosh, started production in Amelia’s Bakery. READ MORE

America’s Best Restaurants Video

Bluebeard is a restaurant and bar located in the historic Fletcher Place/Holy Rosary Neighborhood on the South East edge of downtown Indianapolis. The menu features contemporary American cuisine featuring the best local produce and meat that our farms have to offer. READ MORE


Flavor with Mike G: Bluebeard

Mike Gillis, an Indianapolis food blogger, has been helping us “find the flavor,” highlighting some of best spots to try around town.13Sunrise anchor Jalea Brooks and he stopped by Bluebeard, a hotspot in the downtown Indianapolis neighborhood of Fletcher Place, near Fountain Square. This restaurant and bar serves up traditional American cuisine on its ever-changing menu. READ MORE

Jan Bugher: The Click-Away Sommelier

Red or white? Cabernet or Chardonnay? What pairs well with fish, or chocolate, or beef tartare? In a world where billions of bottles are sold each year, we’re in desperate need of experts to guide us to the best fermented grapes out there. Luckily, help is just a click away. Meet Jan Bugher, sommelier and READ MORE

Indy’s top chefs: Abbi Merriss of Bluebeard

She creates each dish with passion and love. Her love of food started simmering when she was younger. Now, she owns a popular Indianapolis restaurant. Chef Abbi Merriss first began cooking when she was about 18 years old. She moved out to Norfolk, Virginia, right after high school. She fell into the service industry, working READ MORE