» Signage is up for Cafe Carib, described as modern Caribbean Food, at 5603 E. Washington St., in the former Tiqueables location in Irvington. And next door, the upcoming Bitter Sweet (which took over the Your Local Deli spot) has posted future menus in its window.
» Also coming soon: Mr. Tequila Cantina & Grill which has claimed the former location of short-timer Nourish at 931 S. East St.
» Northside Nights, two weeks of three-course value-priced menus at top restaurants like Late Harvest Kitchen and Oakleys Bistro, kicked off yesterday and runs through March 20.
» Though R Bistro has officially closed its doors on Mass Ave, you can still get your fix of the kitchen’s legendary culinary skills through a series of cooking classes at satellite gourmet market, R2GO (1101 N. College Ave., 317-737-2543). The hands-on lessons begin with a Greek Cooking class taught by Erin Kem tonight, and a Southwestern-themed class with Regina Mehallick tomorrow. Kem also leads a Knife Skills class on March 15 and a Middle Eastern cooking class on March 16. Lane Milburn leads an Italian-cooking class on March 28. The classes begin at 6:30 p.m. and cost $80.