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Vote Early Day, Oct 24

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

World Central Kitchen's Chefs for the Polls will be providing free meals today, October 24, Vote Early Day, in these cities at the voting locations listed on the website.

Red Currants???

by GigiHart 2 years ago

I saw a beautiful winter cake that I want to make. It has a currant and raspberry filling, and on top it has fresh red currant and raspberry decorations. Why can't I find red currants anywhere? The...

Restaurants feeding Federal employees for free during shutdown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"I thought, we could probably do that here in Indianapolis," Brown said. "The beautiful thing about being a restaurateur, is that we're already positioned to help. We're in the business of hospital...

Authentic Chinese restaurant in Indianapolis

by NujraKayan 3 years ago

Are there any authentic Chinese restaurant in Indianapolis? I am new to Indiana and really love Chinese food. Not the Americanized Chinese... real Chinese.

Popular Food and Drinks in Indianapolis

by jpc8015 4 years ago

I'm a lifelong Seahawks fan. In my house we have a tradition of preparing a game day meal that is traditional for the opposing teams city (e.g. we had potstickers when we played San Francisco, fond...

First Watch: Best Brunch Dish Ever!

by rickyric 4 years ago

I have been to this locale at least 5 times before. I have always found it to be a great place for interesting breakfast/brunchy fare. The first time was the hook, and though it's not cheap, I have...

Rehearsal Dinner on West Side of Indy

by indychristine 4 years ago

Hello We are looking for suggestions for a rehearsal dinner venue. There will be about 30 people, in October. We want it somewhere on the West side. Any ideas? All suggestions are appreciated...

Rehearsal Dinner Location - last minute?

by Shuttercrzy17 4 years ago

Hi! Looking for some suggestions on a last minute rehearsal dinner location for February 10th, 2017. Woukd like a private/semi private room. Approx 20 - 25 ppl - not overly expensive. No...

Looking for some ethnic restaurants

by L2soon 5 years ago

Looking for restaurants in Chicagoland area or anywhere within a day trip (up to 6 hours by car(includes Milwaukee, Madison, Indianapolis, Detroit, Quad Cities, St Louis) to try some new cuisines. ...

Recommendations Needed for Indianapolis and Carmel

by salesgirl19 6 years ago

Headed to Carmel for business. Looking for two great lunch options, one great dinner and one great breakfast. Will have a car, no budget, can eat downtown for lunches since i will be coming from...

A Couple of Gems in Indianapolis

by Gonzo70 6 years ago

Just back from a weekend visiting Indianapolis and had some stellar dining experiences. Bluebeard: Had on a couple of occasions during a previous trips and loved it, but was even better this t...

indianapolis this august

by velkyn 7 years ago

will be in Indy for a week this august (GenCon). A few days before the con and a day or so after. Best places to go? Preferably downtown walkable. anything from dives to very high end suggestion...

Indianapolis 500 menu?

The Librarian
by The Librarian 6 years ago

Any suggestions on what to serve? Any foods especially loved for race day eating? I'm out here in San Francisco so I'm clueless...Thanks!

Indianapolis - Kaffeine Mobile Truck

by Jalle 7 years ago

Would anyone know how I can find out where the Kaffeine Mobile Truck in Indianapolis will be at a given time? I'm visiting in a few days, and I want to try their coffee.

good not-expensive eats in Indianapolis (not downtown)?

by BayAreaTeacher 7 years ago

I'm going on a business trip to Indianapolis next week... we'll be staying in NE Indianapolis (Castleton area?). We will have a car, but due to the locations of our meetings, I think we'll generall...

Lunch between Pittsburgh and Indianapolis - (Columbus / Dayton?)

by wynnemat 7 years ago

Hello, I will be driving leisurely across country - Philadelphia to San Francisco - and am currently researching stops along the way. Regarding this section of the trip, we will be staying in Pi...

Indianapolis & Bloomington on Easter Sunday

by ceekskat 7 years ago

First time in Indiana arriving approx. 1:30 at IND with two teens to visit IU Bloomington. Thought we could eat somewhere first, drive by Lucas Oil Stadium, look around the city a bit then head to...

upscale cocktail bars in Indianapolis

by Shanghailander 7 years ago

I'll be in Indy for a few days later this month and am looking for recommendations for upscale cocktail bars - places with good ambience and where the bartender knows what a sidecar is and where y...

Where to eat in Downtown Indianapolis

by RoKeIr 7 years ago

There are a few very dated threads about Indianapolis, but I'm wondering what's of interest in the downtown these days? I'll be there for a conference for 4 days, and would love a couple of good ch...


by pedalfaster 8 years ago

Wanted to give a Chowhound shout-out to this small, clean Bahn Mi joint in Indy. http://www.rookindy.com/ Just off the Interstate (65/70?) and worked ~very~ well for us as a quick tasty/filli...