Charbonos: Italian-American Dining in Avon, Indiana

Charbonos, named for an uncommon grape found in Napa Valley, is an equally unique restaurant. The robust wine list isn’t surprising given the restaurant is named after a grape used for making wine. Location: Charbonos located at 128 North Avon Avenue, Suite 102, in Avon, Indiana. Menu: The menu at Charbonos is Italian American. You’ll…

Oasis Diner in Plainfield, Indiana

The door to the Oasis Diner functions as a time machine portal that transports you back to the 1950s, a place where family and friends met for comforting meals at a reasonable price. Today that remains the same. Location: Oasis Diner located at 405 West Main Street in Plainfield, Indiana. Menu: The menu features all-American…

Brunch at Eggshell Bistro in Carmel, Indiana

Walk through the door to Eggshell Bistro, and you’re immediately transported to Paris.  In the center of Indiana, Chef-owner Larry Hanes has created a Euro-influenced oasis. Some diners joke that it’s cheaper than a direct flight to Paris. Location: Eggshell Bistro located at 51 West City Center Drive on the City Center’s North side near…

Tina’s Traditional Tea Room & Tavern in Carmel, Indiana

One would expect to find authentic Queen’s Royal High Tea at Tina’s Traditional Tea Room & Tavern; but the heartier fare was a surprise. Yes, Tina’s Traditional Tea Room has English high tea, but she also serves meaty sausage rolls, ploughman’s platters, and Cornish pasties. Location: Tina’s Traditional Tea Room & Tavern is at 30…

The Willard: Homey in Franklin, Indiana

The expansive covered porch, the beautiful woodwork inside, and the neon sign hanging by the bar are the first indications of the comfortable experience you’ll have at The Willard. Exposed brick walls create a homey feel in each of the dining rooms. As soon as you step inside, it’s apparent that this is a place…

Burger Study-Back to School in Downtown Indianapolis

Burger Study is the casual companion to the Indianapolis icon, St. Elmo’s. Opened just around the corner from St. Elmo’s in 2017, the collegiate theme fits perfectly in downtown , home of the NCAA Hall of Champions and host to many collegiate and professional sporting events. Whether you find yourself in Indy to see the…

Public Greens Urban Kitchen in Indianapolis, Indiana

Imagine being able to watch your dinner grow as you enter the restaurant. This is how it works at Public Greens Urban Kitchen in Indianapolis, Indiana. The restaurant employs a dedicated farmer to cultivate the block long urban garden of crops and edible flowers along Indy’s Monon Trail. Even better, the profits from every bite you…

Locally Sourced Napolese Artisanal Pizzeria in Downtown Indianapolis

In the kickin’ part of downtown Indianapolis lies an upscale pizza joint serving local farm-to-table ingredients that dress up our favorite comfort foods. This is Napolese Artisanal Pizzeria. Location: There are three Napolese Artisanal Pizzerias in . All three serve dinner, but The Fashion Mall at Keystone (8702 Keystone Crossing) location is open for lunch, as…