Plat99

Cheers to Vonnegut with Plat 99

FEBRUARY 22, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
Celebrate the Year of Vonnegut in Indy with 11 cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixologists. For 11 weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to try these Vonnegut-inspired cocktails. For each drink, I sat down to catch up with the bartender who crafted it, asking him or her a series of questions about what inspired the drink. This week is a Q&A with William Mohring with Plat 99.  
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Cheers to Vonnegut with Bluebeard

FEBRUARY 15, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
Celebrate the Year of Vonnegut in Indy with 11 cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixologists. For each drink, I sat down to catch up with the bartender who crafted it, asking him or her a series of questions about what inspired the drink. This week is a Q&A with Ryan Gullet from Bluebeard. 
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Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

FEBRUARY 10, 2017 • SARA CROFT
If you’re staying downtown while in town, there are many places to celebrate a Valentine’s Day dinner with a menu that offers an experience through atmosphere, fine dining and hospitality. And if you live here like I do, you’ll find these options unique to your everyday Indy eats and worth exploring. Good luck picking just one.
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Cheers to Vonnegut with Ball & Biscuit

FEBRUARY 8, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
Celebrate the Year of Vonnegut in Indy with 11 cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixologists. For 11 weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to try these Vonnegut-inspired cocktails. For each drink, I sat down to catch up with the bartender who crafted it, asking him or her a series of questions about what inspired the drink. Next up, is a Q&A with Kendall Lockwood from ball & biscuit.
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Order Up! Six Historic Places to Grab a Bite

JANUARY 18, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
Out with the old and in with the … older? To complement Indy’s fast-growing food scene, we’re highlighting a few of our favorite historic restaurants. These tried-and-true establishments include a more-than-100-year-old deli, a café inside a cathedral, and a diner originally manufactured in New Jersey. Go ahead; order up! (Er … read on.)
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Celebrating Repeal Day in Indy

DECEMBER 5, 2016 • NATALIE CLAYTON
Today is THE day – the day of the 21st amendment, aka the day Prohibition was repealed. Discover the best ways to celebrate in Indy.
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Five Perfect Date Nights

NOVEMBER 18, 2016 • GUEST
We’ve all been there before. From single and ready to mingle to trying to get a night away from the kids, a date can be a great way to cut loose and have some fun.
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111 Year Old Restaurant Provides Melting Pot of Cuisine & Culture

NOVEMBER 11, 2016 • CHRIS GAHL
The first time I dined at the now 111-year old iconic Shapiro’s restaurant, I was only seven years old.  I went with my dad ahead of going to my first Pacers game. I vividly recall the eclectic gathering of people, a melting pot if you will, all speaking different languages, all enjoying food.
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Perfect Date Night in Fletcher Place

JULY 19, 2016 • LESLIE BAILEY
Move over, Mass Ave and make room, Fountain Square - there’s a new date night hot spot in Indy. With new restaurants, bars and breweries popping up on the reg, Fletcher Place is a one-stop spot for a night out on the town.
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Drive Into Summer

JULY 5, 2016 • KATIE UTKEN
Picture this: you pull your car into a drive-in diner, and a roller skating carhop appears at your window, ready to take your order of a burger, fries, and root-beer float. Think this is an experience of the past? Think again!
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The Revitalization of Speedway

MAY 25, 2016 • KATIE UTKEN
The town has taken its slogan, “More than a day in May” to heart and given its main drag new life with exciting new attractions and eateries. Celebrate the month of May in Indy by taking a pit stop and checking out the new additions to the scene in Speedway.
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James Beard Award Semifinalist: Alan Sternberg

MARCH 25, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
At age 17, Alan Sternberg was a dishwasher. And now, at age 29, the executive chef of Cerulean is a 2016 James Beard Awards semifinalist.
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Celebrate Valentine's Day in Indy

JANUARY 27, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
Come Valentine's Day weekend, Indianapolis will be buzzing with activity. From helicopter rides to hotel rooms, and puppet shows to art exhibits, there are countless events for friends, couples, and families to check out.
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Fantastic Food Fest at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

JANUARY 8, 2016 • SARA CROFT
Have you ever wished you could try out a new chicken marinade or chef’s knife before you purchase it? Shop and sample your way through 200 exhibitors of specialty foods and culinary gadgets available at the Fantastic Food Fest January 16-17 inside the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
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New Restaurants in Indy - September Edition

SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 • SARA CROFT
The kids may be back in school, but Indy still feels like summer with hot temps and far more activities and events than you can possibly attend. With so many attention grabbing aspects of our city, you will need to fuel the fire by dining out at one of the new restaurants in a variety of neighborhoods.
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Chefs’ Night Off Indy Heads to NYC

AUGUST 3, 2015 • SARA CROFT
When the James Beard House in New York City opens their doors, guests pile in to taste a meal prepared by critically-acclaimed chefs from all over the world. On August 6, five Indiana chefs and one bartender will take control …
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