» Downtowners, it’s time to trek up to the suburbs for Northside Nights, which will run March 9–22. During the event, diners can indulge in three-course prix-fixe meals from an impressive lineup of more than 30 restaurants, including a few newcomers like Georgia Reese’s, Claddagh Irish Pub, Hino Oishi, and The Ville Restaurant.
» Soupremacy (7 E. Market St., 317-423-0780) is now serving Rocket 88 doughnuts. We heartily (arterily?) recommend the brown-butter version.
» According to Urban Times, a new 84-seat restaurant will open inside the historic Virginia State Bank at the corner of Virginia and College avenues. It has yet to be named.
» Try to wrap your brain around this: House of Cards creator Beau Willimon just told Vanity Fair that he’s annoyed by food. “I mostly see it as fuel,” he says. “I wish I could have a little brick that I could consume in 30 seconds, and that would be my meal for the day.” We’ll keep that in mind this weekend when we’re downing a box of Square Doughnuts while binge-watching Season 3.