Great Bakes: Pastry Pop-Ups

We’ve got our flour-covered finger on the pulse of Indy’s best little pastry vendors.

Sweet Dream

 Perched for years on the busy corner of 16th and Pennsylvania streets, Thirsty Scholar had the perfect downtown location. With the light pouring through...
Salmon and eggs with greens at Garden Table

Cozy Patio Vibes

Hot on the heels of its first birthday, the new Garden Table location in Carmel boasts the same core brunch items, vibrant cold-pressed juices,...

Great Bakes: Pastry

Circle City Sweets Cindy Hawkins has been baking for more than 20 years, opening Circle City Sweets to Indianapolis customers 18 years ago. It’s no...

Great Bakes: Bagels

What makes a great bagel? They tend to be measured by the revered metro–New York version: shiny and crackly on the outside, dense and...

Great Bakes: Bread

Amelia’s Bread In the early 2010s, Tom Battista started a crusade to supply Indianapolis with the fresh hearth-baked loaves he felt the city was missing....

Great Bakes: Intro

When I moved here from Mississippi in 2008, bakeries were few and far between—and don’t even get me started on coffee and pastry shops....

Cheers: In High Gear

TWELVE YEARS ago, Steve and Brian Lindsay cranked into town with their first HandleBar, a 16-seat bicycle imported from Amsterdam that cruised the streets...

The Feed: Long’s Bakery, Yummy Bowl, and More

SURPRISE SOCIAL STAR Long’s Bakery (1453 N. Tremont St., 317-632-3741, 2301 E. Southport Rd., 317-783-1442) is generating a lot of buzz. The 70-plus-year-old doughnut...

Road Trip: Outstanding in Its Field

IN THE MIDST of a bunch of 900 wests and 200 norths, desolate four-way stops, and rows and rows of cornfields northeast of Indy,...