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.
Owner John Vassallo plans to open Nook in February with a highly-educated staff that can help diners learn how foods impact their bodies.
Chef Joseph’s on East Ohio Street will shut its doors upon the retirement of executive chef Joseph Heidenreich, ending a six-year run.
The second-oldest bar in Indianapolis will soon close its doors, clearing the way for one of the city’s most dynamic restaurateurs to take over the space.
The group behind some of the city’s hottest eateries of the last decade plans to open a “coastal Italian” concept in the space that Cerulean is vacating at the end of the month.
When downtown’s upscale Cerulean stops serving on Dec. 31, it will mark the end of a brutal year for the local restaurant industry marked by an unusually high number of closings.
The owner announced on Friday that the Asian-inspired fine-dining establishment will stop serving on Dec. 31, after a five-year run in the CityWay development.
In a Facebook post, B’s Po Boy said it couldn’t maintain enough business year-round to stay open.
Neal Brown, who’s already busy taking over the Recess space south of Broad Ripple for a new eatery, also is cooking up something new in the current location of Pizzology on Mass Ave.
Greg Hardesty will serve his last patrons Feb. 18 at the popular bistro south of Broad Ripple. He will turn it over to another high-profile local restaurateur, who will open a Japanese-inspired concept in the space.
In a Facebook post, the owner said he will now be focusing on a new business, Square Cat Vinyl, where “we won’t be serving doughnuts, but we will be serving vinyl records, coffee, and beer.”
The 31-year-old national chain, which began opening locations in the Indianapolis area in the early 1990s, filed for Chapter 11 protection on Tuesday and has closed all of its area restaurants.
Restaurateur Gary Brackett plans to replace his Georgia Reese's Southern Table & Bar in downtown Indianapolis with a steakhouse called CharBlue by the end of the year, he announced Monday.
The south side institution said on its Facebook page that it has “run its course in Greenwood,” although the Byrd Conference Center there will continue operations.