The Feed: Bluebeard, Scarlet Lane, And More

This week’s roundup of Indy’s freshest dining news.

CHEF SHAKEUP Bluebeard (653 Virginia Ave., 317-686-1580) announced Friday, February 23, the departure of James Beard–nominated, long-time executive chef Abbi Merriss. Merriss helped galvanize Indianapolis as a food destination over the last 15 years, from hosting James Beard dinners to the creation and execution of Bluebeard-adjacent Kan-Kan Cinema and Restaurant (1258 Windsor St., 317-800-7099). Chef Alan Sternberg will take over the executive chef role moving forward.

NEW LEAF Chef JJ’s Public House (42 W. South St.) launched February 14. This public-facing concept joins Chef JJ’s already-popular classes and private events.

FRESH CUP Command Coffee (55 Monument Circle, 317-492-9199) officially opened February 19 in the former Starbucks location.

NICE ICE  Broad Ripple–based bespoke popsicle business Nicey Treat (916 E. Westfield Blvd., 317-602-6423) plans to reopen in March with new, exciting flavors.

LAST POUR The Irvington Scarlet Lane Brewing Company (5632 E. Washington St., 317-757-6066) will close February 25.


Salamat Cookies! is looking for baker’s assistants and packaging associates. Apply here.

Futuro is hiring all shifts. Apply online

Oakleys Bistro is hiring kitchen staff. Contact or call 317-824-1231.