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.
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.
Steak n Shake is already on the hook for $7.7 million judgment after a jury found the burger chain improperly failed to pay overtime to 286 restaurant managers. Meanwhile, plaintiffs in an even larger second lawsuit are taking aim at CEO Sardar Biglari.
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.
Alabama-based Taziki’s Cafe is the third operator of Mediterranean restaurants to begin scouting locations for Indianapolis-area eateries in recent months.
The Pittsburgh-based chain, which is known for putting french fries on its sandwiches, entered the Indiana market in 2016 with the location near Hamilton Town Center.
The new model fits right in with Steak n Shake’s growing strategy to escape its roots as a sit-down diner and become more of a chain known for fast food.
Chicago-based Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill was established in 2009 and has 37 locations in multiple states. Indianapolis-based franchisee 316 Investments plans to open 10 locations around Indiana.
Following a multimillion-dollar renovation, a far-east-side building that was on track for demolition is set to emerge as a retail-startup hub that supporters say could revitalize a neglected part of town.
The 11-year-old Colorado-based restaurant chain expects to open its first Indianapolis-area location by the end of the year. Its menu includes gyros, falafel, kabobs and other Mediterranean fare.
A Florida-based theme restaurant chain licensed by the Ford Motor Co. has chosen Hamilton Town Center in Noblesville for its first location in Indiana, mall owner Simon Property Group announced Monday.