Indy Like a Local: Gary Brackett

Who is Gary?

Restaurateur who owns Brackett Restaurant Group who's restaurants include multiple Stacked Pickle locations and CharBlue, an upscale steak and seafood restaurant. He also won a Super Bowl as linebacker for the Colts.

Q. Besides CharBlue, what are some of your favorite places to eat? What do you order?

A. Here are a few of my favorites:

Q. What’s your favorite type of food, and where do you find it in Indy? 

A. I'm a pizza guy: I love the deep dish at Roselli's Pizza and I eat at Napolese if I'm downtown.

CharBlue

Q. What are the best places to watch Colts games and other sports events on TV in town?

A. Stacked Pickle :)  (Brackett is part owner of multiple locations)

Q. What’s Indy’s best-kept secret?

A. Holliday Park

Q. Where do you take friends when they’re visiting?

A. Downtown. Swing past Lucas Oil Stadium and definitely past the Circle. There is always a lot of excitement going on out there.

Q. What’s your favorite summer activity in Indianapolis?

A. Taking the kids to the Zoo. We are members and love seeing the next exhibits!

Zoo

Q. What’s your favorite Indy hangout?

A. The Courtside Club restaurant at a Pacers game.

Q. What should visitors to Indy absolutely not miss?

A. The local restaurants. Definitely some spots you won't see in other cities. 

 


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