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.
Torchy’s Tacos, Kung Fu Tea and more coming to Hamilton, Boone counties
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.Read More
Parks Place Pub to open in former Brixx pizzeria in downtown Fishers
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.Read More
Artisan marketplace at 16 Tech adds tenants, amps up for grand opening
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.Read More
Musk restaurant group reverses course, plans to reopen Next Door Eatery in SoBro
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.Read More
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.
A small-but-growing brewpub chain based in Louisville plans to take over the former Ram Restaurant & Brewery location in downtown Indianapolis, making its first foray outside Kentucky.
Owner Tom Main said he’s shooting for an April reopening for Tinker Street, a fine-dining restaurant that’s been closed for dine-in service for more than a year and was on the selling block in late 2020.
Brew Link, which is owned by three Hendricks County couples, opened its first location in Plainfield in 2016. The Indianapolis location is slated for a mid-March opening.
Humble Taco and Margarita Bar is set to open Monday in a 4,300-square-foot spot that formerly housed a Stacked Pickle restaurant.
Founders Grounds Coffee Co. will sell the Rex Coffee brand that was founded more than 100 years ago by the Hulman family’s patriarch, Herman Hulman.
Local restaurateur Terry Anthony said his goal is lure people back downtown and attract repeat customers. The Block opens Sunday in the historic Block Building.
Indianapolis-based owners David Brown, a chef, and Adam Belt, a commercial pilot, are gearing up to open their fast-casual soul food concept in a space that formerly housed a Dunkin’ Donuts.
Green District plans to take over the space on the southwest corner of Monument Circle that was previously occupied by Au Bon Pain.
A New York City-based restaurant and candy store chain known for its extravagant desserts, colorful decor and celebrity following is planning to open a location in downtown Indianapolis later this year.
Day & Night Cereal Bar, which opens next month at Greenwood Park Mall, is a franchised location for the Los Angeles-based concept, which launched last summer as a mobile food truck.
The seven vendors, which include restaurants, a space for food entrepreneurs and a barber shop, will occupy 16 Tech’s 40,000-square-foot food and retail hall.
Founded in 2008, the Alabama-based fast-casual chain has grown to 181 franchised and company-owned locations in 17 states.