Farm Indiana // may 2014
WOO YOUR SWEETHEART »Everybody’s talking about Thunderbird (1127 Shelby St., 317-974-9580, thunderbirdindy.com) these days—and with good reason. The latest restaurant installment in the area offers a Southern-inspired menu with hipster flair. Equally impressive on the culinary scene is Bluebeard (653 Virginia Ave., 317-686-1580, bluebeardindy.com), where you can dine on upscale Mediterranean-inspired cuisine made with local meat and produce. Fresh bread from Amelia’s, which specializes in hearth-baked Italian bread, is on sale daily at the Bluebeard lunch counter. For something a little more intimate and less-traveled, you can’t go wrong with the Peruvian-inspired delights to be found at Mama Irma (1058 Virginia Ave., 317-423-2421, www.mamairma.com), the fresh traditional Asian dishes at Naisa Pan Asian Café (1025 Virginia Ave., 317-602-3708, www.naisacafe.com) or the always flavorful Thai appetizers and entrees at Siam Square (936 Virginia Ave., 317-636-8424, siamsquareindy.com). For more fun: Stop in for a sip at the family-owned
New Day Meadery (1102 Prospect St., 888-632-3379, newdaymeadery.com), home of delicious hard ciders and meads; Brass Ring Lounge (1245 Shelby St., 317635-7464, www.thebrassringlounge.com), an art decoinspired bar and restaurant with a quirky menu of its own; or Imbibe Lobby Bar (1105 Shelby St., 317-6851959, www.fountainsquareindy.com/imbibe), where you’ll find handcrafted cocktails, craft beers and a small selection of wines, as well as lighter fare like jumbo shrimp cocktail, hummus and fresh baked pretzel sticks.
COFFEE BREAK »Getting tired? For a caffeine fix, hop over to Calvin Fletcher’s Coffee Co. (647 Virginia Ave., 317-423-9697, www.cfcoffeecompany.com), which serves organic and fair trade coffee, organic teas, sodas and pastries or Funkyard Coffee Shop and Gallery (1114 Prospect St., 317-822-3865, www.facebook.com/Funkyard.Indy), an art gallery and café rolled into one. *FI
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