The publicly traded firm is on a tear, having added 153 wing-and-tender spots in 2020. Its downtown eatery will join several that already ring the city.
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He launched Big Mouth Biscuits at Indy’s Kitchen, a culinary incubator at 2442 Central Ave., on April Fool’s Day. Now he and business partner Clint Rollins are preparing to open their first stand-alone location at City Market by Thanksgiving while also continuing to operate at Indy’s Kitchen.
Burbank-based Jinya Ramen Bar said it has signed a deal with a franchisee to open two local restaurants early next year.
The owner of several local Indian and Pakistani restaurants plans to open Royal Indian Restaurant and Banquet Hall at the site.
When it reopens in Avon, the barbecue hotspot will serve its own customers while accommodating two virtual takeout-and-delivery-only concepts—The Wing Experience and The Burger Experience.
The restaurant’s co-owner, Kanlaya Browning, co-owns 10 Thai restaurants, nine of which are in the Indianapolis area. Oishii will offer a fusion cuisine of both sushi and ramen.
This will be the first Indiana location for Pickleman’s, a Missouri-based chain with 24 locations. The local franchisees plan to open a total of four Indianapolis-area stores over the next four years.
Breadworks, a Greencastle-based bakery and restaurant, is opening an outpost this fall at the former home of Locally Grown Gardens on 54th Street, thanks in large part to a strong connection with late Indianapolis chef Greg Hardesty.
Fishers resident Tiffany Schlueter is planning to open the state’s second Bruster’s Ice Cream franchise in an 1,800-square-foot space at 12350 Olio Road by early November.
Roundup: Fishers might soon be getting a taco joint, an Asian tea franchise and a fast-seafood eatery. Also, a relocated veterinary clinic has plans to build next to a new Mexican restaurant in Carmel and part of a former Big Lots in Boone County is slated to become a new gym.
Parks Place Pub—named after the city’s first bar, Parks Place Saloon—will be operated by three men who will be out to prove they can overcome their lack of restaurant experience.
About half of the 20 vendors so far are already open at The AMP, which has its grand opening later this month. The AMP, a food-and-drink-based artisan marketplace, is on the campus of 16 Tech on the western edge of downtown.
When Next Door American Eatery on College Avenue closed in March 2020, co-owner Kimbal Musk said the closure would be permanent. But the company now says that a transformed version of the restaurant will reopen at the same location this summer.
Chef Carlos Salazar said he expects downtown Indianapolis customers will be more open to the global street food he serves at Lil Dumplings.
The 23,000-square-foot restaurant-and-entertainment venue, part of a Denver-based chain, has been closed since March 2020, eliminating 91 jobs.
A Louisville, Kentucky-based restaurant chain known for its house-made desserts is entering the Indianapolis market, with Homemade Ice Cream & Bakery Cafe locations set to open within months in both Zionsville and Noblesville.
A Fort Wayne-based franchise group that operates 45 Pizza Hut locations, including some in Hamilton and Boone counties, has signed a deal to open 15 Dave’s Hot Chicken locations in Indiana. Most are expected to be in the Indy-area market.
The family behind Usta Turkish and Mediterranean Restaurant, slated to open in Broad Ripple by the end of the month, scouted several options for moving once it was forced to close its location in Bloomington, Illinois.
The eatery on East 54th Street needed a complete renovation after smoke damage from an electrical fire. Despite the lengthy closure, its entire kitchen staff is rejoining the restaurant for its April 14 reopening.