The restaurant specializing in meatballs blamed the pandemic for “significantly decreased sales” at the location at 12505 Old Meridian St. that have not returned to pre-COVID levels.
IBJ Podcast: Martha Hoover (Part 2 of 2) on how the restaurant industry is broken
Hoover—known for restaurants including Cafe Patachou, Public Greens and Napolese—tells host Mason King that the industry has historically put too much emphasis on quantity and price at the expense of quality, as well as the people making the food.Read More
New Big Woods restaurant announced for Fashion Mall
Shoppers can expect the Brown County-based restaurant to open in the Fashion Mall at Keystone in spring 2022.Read More
IBJ Podcast: Patachou’s Martha Hoover on surviving the pandemic, prepping to expand (part 1 of 2)
Hoover tells host Mason King—in the first of a two-part interview—that Patachou is now “very healthy,” in part because she and her leadership team started making some tough decisions pre-pandemic to streamline and become more efficient.Read More
Fast-growing Sweetgreen, ‘the Starbucks of salads,’ to debut in Indiana with north-side restaurant
The national fast-casual salad chain is in expansion mode as it prepares to become a public company. Filings with the state show that it’s also considering a downtown Indianapolis location.Read More
Plans call for the 1st On Main development—previously known as Lot One—to include a four-story office building with first-floor restaurant space and a private rooftop terrace, luxury condominiums, upscale apartment units and a parking garage.
Chalet, a daytime cafe and an evening bar, is expected to be the seventh business launched in five years by Small Victories Hospitality.
Starbucks’ North America President Rossann Williams said the pay raises not only support workers but will enhance recruitment efforts in a challenging labor market. The company said it’s the third time in 24 months that it has raised workers’ pay.
The 18,267-square-foot restaurant, which is open to both OneAmerica Tower tenants and the outside public, has been vacant since Sahm’s Restaurant Group closed its cafeteria there last fall.
The owners of Monterey Coastal Cuisine in Carmel announced plans Tuesday to open a sister restaurant in the Nickel Plate area of Fishers called Tiburon Coastal Cuisine.
A Fishers homebuilder intends to remodel the former Claddagh Irish Pub & Restaurant on South Meridian Street and open a business named Hovito.
Indianapolis-based developer Midland Atlantic Properties recently acquired a high-profile piece of property in a bustling retail corridor for the project, to be dubbed The Greenfield Market.
Castiron has operated in stealth mode since late last year and already has hundreds of users of its beta program.
The restaurant at 148 S. Illinois St. is family-, women- and minority-owned, according to an announcement of the closure. Its owners say they plan to return with a new project soon.
The dispute at the U.S.-Canada border is threatening America’s supply of Alaska pollock, a key fish used for popular products such as fish sticks. Most fast-food fish sandwiches, including the McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish, are made from pollock.
More than half of 4,000 restaurant operators surveyed in September by the National Restaurant Association say that business conditions are worse now than three months ago.
“When I heard that they were having trouble with their oven, and it just didn’t appear to be repairable, I just felt kind of compelled to go, ’Hey, we got one,’” said Puccini’s Pizza & Pasta co-owner Don Main.
To an extent that has surprised economists, many people who lost or quit their jobs during the pandemic recession have yet to look for work again despite a robust economic rebound that has left many employers desperate to hire.
The 6-year-old restaurant and bar in a busy area along 116th Street was one of the top-rated eateries in Fishers, ranking No. 10 out of 151 restaurants in the city that were rated by Tripadvisor.com readers.
The Carmel store opened in City Center in 2017 as the first franchise for Indianapolis-based Books & Brews.
The ownership group, headed by former Scotty’s Brewhouse owner Scott Wise, has agreed to lease a 2,500-square-foot space in a retail center that recently underwent a transformation.
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.