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36 Hours in Indianapolis

“Bluebeard, named after a novel by the Indianapolis native Kurt Vonnegut, is a hard reservation to score. Abbi Merriss’s unbounded menu mixes small plates like octopus with shishito peppers with large ones such as chipotle-sauced pork chop ($36). Vegetables are particular stars as is anything with bread, including the charcuterie plate; Bluebeard’s sibling business, Amelia’s READ MORE

Where to Eat in Indianapolis Now

“The casual, warmly-lit Bluebeard (named after native Hoosier author Kurt Vonnegut’s 1987 book), features chef Abbi Merriss’s hearty, shareable plates and crusty artisan bread from on-site Amelia’s Bakery.” READ MORE

Kurt Vonnegut Inspires Bartenders With Dark Humor and Satire in Indianapolis

“One of Indianapolis’s best restaurants, Bluebeard is named for Vonnegut’s 12th novel, but bar manager Ryan Gullett decided to take a literal interpretation of Breakfast of Champions with his cereal-infused cocktail. ‘For the rim, I put Wheaties in a bag and smash it,’ he says. ‘I wanted it to be the same consistency as sugar, READ MORE

Ten Reasons to Drive to Indianapolis

“Bluebeard is a restaurant at the forefront of the city’s culinary renaissance. The perpetually packed and rigorously seasonal restaurant features an ever-changing array of contemporary Midwestern dishes in a refurbished warehouse setting.” Read more. READ MORE

Taste a Gourmet Revolution in Indianapolis

“Continue southeast to Fletcher Place, a newly revitalized area with ascendant urban breweries and Indy’s esteemed Bluebeard restaurant. Check your bike into a nearby kiosk, then nosh olives al forno and a salumi sandwich at Bluebeard. READ MORE