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Northside Nights Dinner Specials, Mar. 3-16

February 25, 2014 Leave a comment
Castleton Grill

Castleton Grill, one of the participating restaurants in Northside Nights. staff photo, (c) 2011, all rights reserved.

By Susan Decker
On behalf of the Indiana Restaurant and Lodging Association

Diners will soon be able to experience culinary delights from independent and upscale chain restaurants on the north side of Indianapolis from Monday, March 3 to Sunday, March 16, 2014. For 14 days, guests will be able to take advantage of specially designed three-course, value-priced menus for one person or two people.

In its  fourth year, Northside Nights anticipates more than 30 restaurants will participate in the event providing guests with various dining options including drink pairings, vegetarian and gluten free choices.

Participating restaurants and corresponding menus will be updated online at

Updates will also be posted on the Northside Nights Indy Facebook page and via the Twitter handle @northsidenightsindy. For more information, visit, or call 317-673-4211.

Editor’s Acknowledgement: Susan Decker Media.

Things to do in Indianapolis, Jan. 26-Feb. 2, 2014

January 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Indiana Foodways Alliance ‘Show Us Your Pie’ Contest

January 17, 2014 Leave a comment
Cherry Pie at Storie's Restaurant in Greensburg, Indiana.

Perfect cherry pie at Storie’s Restaurant in Greensburg, Indiana. staff photo, (c) 2012, all rights reserved.

Press Release
Indiana Foodways Alliance

Peach Pie at Storie's Restaurant.

Peach Pie

Celebrate National Pie Day all month by traveling The Hoosier Pie Trail. The Indiana Foodways Alliance kicked off their Facebook “Show Us Your Pie” Contest to Celebrate National Pie Day (January 23, 2014). Visit one of Indiana Foodways Alliance’s Hoosier Pie Trail Restaurants and take a photo of yourself with your pie and the participating restaurant logo. Submit the pictures to enter the contest to win an Overnight Getaway Package.

Find IFA’s Hoosier Pie Trail Restaurant information and enter to win the contest at

The package includes one overnight at the Hampton Inn & Suites and two dinners from Storie’s Restaurant in Greensburg, Indiana (known for its excellent pies; see photos). Contest runs Jan. 1, 2014 through January 31, 2014. Winner will be notified February 17, 2014.

Banana Cream Pie at Storie's Restaurant

Banana Cream Pie

Indiana Foodways Alliance is a statewide non-profit organization created by members of the I-69 Cultural Corridor Association in January 2007. A membership organization which encompasses a field to table spectrum from agriculture to fine dining, with emphasis on all the specialty foods, farm markets, diners and hands-on restaurants in between that are so dear to the hearts of Midwesterners who love real food.

Storie’s is one of the restaurants on the Hoosier Pie Trail, located across the street from the famed Decatur County Courthouse (you know, the one with the tree growing out of the tower) at 109 East Main Street in Greensburg. It is renowned in southeastern Indiana for its pies, where 30-50 pies of all varieties are made fresh daily and served to the restaurant’s appreciative patrons.

For more information about the Indiana Foodway Alliance, visit, or call  317-853-4944.

Things to do in Indianapolis, Sept. 16-22, 2013

September 15, 2013 Leave a comment

Scotty’s Brewhouse Rolls Out New Fall Menu

August 27, 2013 Leave a comment
Scott Wise

Scott Wise, owner of Scotty’s Brewhouse.

By Bob Burchfield, Editor, LLC

DISCLOSURE NOTICE: A Pots & Pans Production, LLC, parent company of Scotty’s Brewhouse, provided, LLC (and many other invited guests) with a free meal at their soft openings in 2010, 2011 and 2012 at Scotty’s Lakehouse in Fishers, Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. in Broad Ripple, Scotty’s Burger Joint in Columbus, Scotty’s Brewhouse in Southport, and on this occasion at the 96th Street location.

Scotty’s Brewhouse rolled out its new fall menu at a special event for 50 social media enthusiasts on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the northside location, 3905 East 96th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. Owner Scott Wise (pictured above) was on hand to personally explain the philosophy behind the new menu and to introduce the menu selections to the invited guests at this event.

Here are a few photos from the event:

Blackened Chicken at Scotty's Brewhouse

Blackened Chicken at Scotty’s Brewhouse

BBQ Chicken Salad at Scotty's Brewhouse

BBQ Salmon Salad at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Chicken Salad Sandwich at Scotty's Brewhouse

Chicken Salad Sandwich at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Chicken Wrap and Broccoli at Scotty's Brewhouse

Chicken Wrap and Broccoli at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Mini Corn Dogs at Scotty's Brewhouse

Mini Corn Dogs at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Penne Pasta at Scotty's Brewhouse

Penne Pasta at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Pork Ribs at Scotty's Brewhouse

Pork Ribs at Scotty’s Brewhouse

Grilled Salmon at Scotty's Brewhouse

Grilled Salmon at Scotty’s Brewhouse

ABOVE: staff photos, (c) 2013, all rights reserved.


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