The assets of Thr3e Wise Men’s now-closed Broad Ripple location will be auctioned off next month. Also this week: Kopetsky Auto Wash, Hendricks County Bank and Trust, Chuy’s, Ross Dress for Less, more.
Popular southern Indiana pizza chain to open first Indianapolis location
Evansville-based Azzip Pizza, which has eight restaurants in Indiana and Kentucky, has a site locked up for its first Indianapolis location. The company said it could open several more restaurants in the area in future years.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Scott Wise talks Scotty’s, starting over and his new restaurant Roots
Wise tells IBJ Podcast host Mason King that he’s both emotional and excited about his new start, which he says has been like hitting control-alt-delete on his career.Read More
Indiana fish farm poised to make history with genetically modified salmon
The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption in the United States.Read More
Cunningham Restaurant Group multitasks with latest venture
Croute Baking Co. in downtown Indianapolis won’t be a restaurant, but a multipurpose facility that includes a bakery, developmental kitchen and a small retail operation with a limited grab-and-go food menu.Read More
The 2,700-square-foot watering hole and family-friendly eatery is expected to open this fall in a 93-year-old edifice with the moniker Corvus-Black Acre Rotisserie, Taproom and Bourbon Bar.
A Pots & Pans Production LLC, which provides management services for all of Scotty’s Holdings LLC’s restaurant locations, filed suit this week against Johnson Hospitality Group LLC.
For the second time in less than three years, restaurateur Gary Brackett is forming a new business strategy for the downtown space he leases at 14 E. Washington St.
The Indianapolis-based restaurant and bar chain is down to eight Scotty’s locations, plus a Thr3e Wise Men Co. taproom and eatery in Muncie. The chain had more than twice as many locations at the end of last year.
The 47-year-old told IBJ he hopes to make the most of what he learned in Germany—where he grew up and got his start in hospitality—as well as in Dublin, Phoenix and Virginia, with hopes of adding some authentic German flair to the hotel’s specialty menus.
The regional restaurant chain has closed three restaurants in Indianapolis this year, leaving it with just one location in the city and six others in surrounding areas.
Also in this week's roundup: The latest on Yo Mama Roux, Goldfish Swim School, Zips Dry Cleaners and Yujo.
The restaurant, Roots Burger Bar, is set to open next week in Muncie, at the site of the original Scotty’s Brewhouse that Wise opened in 1996.
The shortages coincide with the arrival of the Impossible Whopper at Burger King. Under terms of a deal inked earlier this year, Impossible Foods patties will be inside Burger Kings nationwide by the end of this year.
Another Scotty’s Brewhouse has shut down, marking the ninth closure for the Indianapolis-based restaurant and bar chain in the last six months.
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.
Guggman Haus Brewing’s near-west-side tasting room is reviving a pair of historic buildings with ties to one of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s most iconic drivers.
The food hall is part of the much-larger, $300 million Bottleworks development at 850 Massachusetts Ave. that will include retail, residential, office and restaurants, as well as a hotel.
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 shop is a made-from-scratch effort that started in a food truck. Also this week: 3 Brothers Pub & Grub, Macy’s Backstage and Stein Mart becomes Amazon Hub.
The Irvington landmark has reopened as a multi-tenant space. Also this week: 10th Street Diner, Turn 3 Chicken & Waffles, Jailbird, Tiny House Treats, DeBella’s Subs and more.