In the Kitchen with Rocket 88 Doughnuts

Cutting Dough

Doughnuts have always fascinated me. It’s the scientific process of mixing a few simple ingredients together to create fluffy fried rounds of dough that is intriguing. How does it rise? How is this dough different from breads or biscuits? Lucky for me, my questions were about to be answered with a step-by-step tutorial that ended […]

41 Reasons Why I Love Living in SoBro

41 Reasons Why I Love Living in SoBro - Solid Gold Eats

John and I just renewed our lease for our lovely little home in SoBro, aka South Broad Ripple. To be more specific, we are in the Keystone-Monon neighborhood, a smaller subset of SoBro, which I recognize thanks to my Neighborhoods of Indianapolis poster AND the neighborhood newsletter that was kindly dropped in our mailbox the […]

Alligator, Onion Rings, Gumbo and More at B’s Po Boy

Onion Rings at B's Po Boy

Last week I had the honor of enjoying a night out with a select group of Indianapolis food lovers at B’s Po Boy to celebrate Mardi Gras a little early! Claiming to offer Indy’s only authentic po boy, we were invited to sample their menu and see for ourselves why people enjoy this Fountain Square eatery. The […]

Holiday Gift Guide: I Love Indy + Giveaway

New Day Meadery - I Love Indy Holiday Gift Guide

Love Indianapolis like I do? This holiday gift guide shares some of my favorite artisans and businesses from the circle city and beyond (because some of these items are outside Indianapolis but inside Indiana, and I just couldn’t NOT share them with you!). I’ve compiled a list of my favorite things, including non-food related gifts […]

Cranberry Pear Cocktails with Sage’s Simple Syrups

Cranberry Pear Cocktails - Cranberry Recipe Round-up

Cranberries can make their way into your holiday cocktails with Sage’s Simple Syrups. John and I were first introduced to Sage’s Simple Syrups at the Indiana State Museum during a Yelp event. I was immediately impressed with the packaging – vibrant colors of simple syrups in glass bottles with simple yet elegant labels. And once […]

11 Ways to Give Back in Indy this Thanksgiving

11 Ways to Give Back in Indy this Thanksgiving

Oh, Thanksgiving. A day in which we should be thankful for all of the things we have and people around us. Yet oftentimes people struggle to provide a meal for themselves or their families. While I’m not involved in holidays from a religious standpoint, I am one for tradition and culture, things that should bring […]

Edible Indy Gets a Fresh Start

Edible Indy Gets a Fresh Start

Indianapolis is home to several publications that provide our community with up to date information about what’s going on around us, and many of them are free to the public. Edible Indy is one of those and with their new ownership and management, I think you’re going to want to pick up a copy. I’ve […]

5 Reasons to Attend CANvitational + Giveaway

5 Reasons to Attend CANvitational + Giveaway

Is it beer thirty yet? That’s the feeling I have due to anticipation of the inaugural CANvitational, a canned craft beer fest for the Midwest this Saturday, September 28 presented by Sun King Brewing. Set to showcase 30+ craft breweries from around the world who CAN, this event is sure to draw a crowd of […]

Yelp’s Farm + Fodder Rooftop Dinner Party at CityWay

Yelp's Farm + Fodder Rooftop Dinner Party at CityWay

What would you say if someone invited you to dinner on a rooftop with 100 other people who all love your city just as much as you do? You say “WHEN and WHERE and I’LL BE THERE,” and that’s pretty much how it went down when I heard about Yelp’s Farm + Fodder Rooftop Dinner […]

SGE Experience: Another Broken Egg Cafe

Biscuit Beignets at Another Broken Egg Cafe

Oh, the joys of breakfast. Do you have a favorite breakfast dish? Whatever it is, close your eyes and picture it. Think about what it tastes like. See yourself taking a bite into the dish. Then imagine the perfect diner where you’re sitting, enjoying your breakfast. That’s what Another Broken Egg Cafe has brought to […]

Vintage Indiana Food & Wine Festival Ticket Giveaway

Oliver Wines

You may remember me saying that 2013 was going to be my year to learn about wine. While I’m definitely a craft beer person, wine interests me a lot, and at the beginning of the year I decided I was going to know more than just saying “there’s white, and red, right?” There’s a festival […]