Steak n Shake classified 103 of this year’s closures as “temporary,” and said it plans to reopen the stores under its new franchise partnership program.
Circle Centre files suit against Granite City over lease default
According to the suit, Granite City failed to pay monthly rent and meet other obligations under terms of the lease for the 9,603-square-foot ground-floor space it occupied in Circle Centre until late last month.Read More
What Sardar Biglari needs to fix to save Steak n Shake
The hedge fund manager, who gained control of the Indianapolis-based chain a decade ago, is facing challenges on many fronts—from declining customer traffic to a looming loan maturity.Read More
Five more Scotty’s Brewhouse locations call it quits
The corporate owner of many of the remaining Scotty’s Brewhouse restaurants said it had closed all of its operations. The decision leaves less than a handful of independently owned Scotty’s locations.Read More
At least four restaurants in the area have blamed their closings on the U.S. 31 project. Carmel says other nearby restaurants are doing just fine.
Owner Bill Ficca said he plans to reopen the restaurant at 6319 Guilford Ave. after Labor Day with a new concept.
The Indianapolis-based restaurant and bar chain opened the microbrewery location more than eight years ago to supply the Scotty’s chain with its own brand of craft beer.
The east-side Cajun and creole restaurant is a successor of sorts to Papa Roux, which operated out of the same building before closing last fall.
The steakhouse, part of a chain founded by NFL coaching legend Don Shula, plans to leave the Westin Indianapolis at the end of next month.
When the location opened in 1999, Hard Rock was still considered a fashionable brand and a good get for a downtown in the midst of a renaissance powered in part by Circle Centre mall.
Instead of trying to continue operating the Meridian-Kessler eatery, Patachou leaders say the space is needed to temporarily house the operations of the company’s fast-growing, not-for-profit foundation.
The chain founded by Jimmy Buffett had as many as 23 locations in 2012. On Tuesday, its website counted only two after closure of the south-side eatery.
As one of Hamilton Crossing Centre’s key tenants prepares to close its doors, the future of the Kite Realty development along Meridian Street in Carmel remains unclear.
Peppy Grill, 1004 Virginia Ave., has been closed by the Marion County Health Department after an inspector found food was not being stored at proper temperatures.
The owner said he would come up with a new plan after losing key employees to a new brewpub from Sahm Restaurant Group.
Two well-regarded eateries have failed in the space since late 2016.
The restaurant, created by Food Network chef Michael Symon, opened in the high-profile Ironworks development in mid-2015.
The new owner also operates Hirosaki, a Japanese restaurant in Avon that opened in 2016.
After resigning on March 30 amid personnel issues at the high-profile eatery on East 16th Street, chef Braedon Kellner has returned to the kitchen with a stake in the business, according to one of its founders.
The high-profile eatery owned by veteran restaurateurs Peter George and Thomas Main had abruptly closed on Wednesday and Thursday night with little explanation, while posting a notice that it was hiring servers and salespeople.
One day after shutting down his upscale southern European eatery in the Mass Ave district, local restaurateur and chef Neal Brown disclosed he was moving on to an even bigger project in partnership with former Angie’s List CEO Bill Oesterle.