Ambrosia is a Broad Ripple staple. While they’re known for their Italian wines and delicious plates, Ambrosia recently switched things up with a new menu to keep you coming back for another 30 years. I was recently invited to a wine tasting with my friend Twinkle, and we also enjoyed a few of the new [...]
What you don’t know about me? My hidden love of chicken livers. Seriously. Back when my mom used to eat meat, she would pick up chicken gizzards at this gas station in Seelyville (the smallest town in between Terre Haute and Brazil, close to where I grew up), many many years ago. I would sneak [...]
My first progressive dinner was this past week in honor of Northside Nights, the two-week restaurant promotion that runs March 11 – 24. When I first heard about Northside Nights I was quite excited – I’m a fan of Chow Down Midtown since it’s closer to our house than Devour Downtown, but heck, they all [...]
I was watching Throwdown with Bobby Flay last night. The challenge was on burgers, one of Bobby’s favorite things. He said something to the tune of “if you aren’t using a napkin, your burger isn’t juicy enough.” That pretty much sums up my burger from Pearl Bistro – so juicy I used my napkin multiple [...]
Sushi. I feel like you either love it or hate it, however I’m still in the experimental phase, wondering if I’ve really had enough to make that decision. My friend Tracy and I went to lunch at Sakura, one of Indianapolis’ well-known sushi restaurants, to try a few things and let our tastebuds do the [...]
Last night I had the privilege of attending a five-course dinner at Osteria Pronto, an Italian fine-dining restaurant inside the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. Accompaning each plate was a Banfi wine, along with the grandson of Banfi’s founder, who shared many family anecdotes about their wine philosophy.