The Feed: Commission Row, Cousins Subs, and More

This week’s roundup of Indy’s freshest dining news.
Photography by Twinkle VanWinkle

NOW SERVING Commission Row (110 S. Delaware St.) celebrated its grand opening yesterday at a ribbon-cutting with Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, Pacers Sports and Entertainment CEO Rick Fuson, and Cunningham Restaurant Group founder and CEO Mike Cunningham. Commission Row is located on Bicentennial Unity Plaza, adjacent to Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

HUNGER HERO Cousins Subs (9321 Michigan Rd.), a Wisconsin-based sub shop chain, has opened a location at College Park.

CHEERS WITH BEERS The Brewers of Indiana Guild announced the lineup for its 2024 Indy Winterfest at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The February 10 event features hundreds of regional beers and Indiana vendors.

TOP CHEF Indianapolis chef Craig Baker took home the top award at this year’s Taste of Elegance held on January 17 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. The premier chef’s competition, hosted by Indiana Pork, is a culinary event designed to inspire innovative ways to serve pork.

FREE RANGE TWANG The new owners of Duke’s (2352 S. West St.) announced that they will reopen with tried-and-true menu items—like their famous broaster fried chicken—on February 6.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT The Indianapolis Public Library announced a new cafe space coming to Central Library (40 E. St. Clair St.). Tha Corn Man Cafe will open on January 26. The cafe will feature breakfast sandwiches, salads, subs, soups, street corn, pastries, and a variety of refreshing drinks.

SUMMER CELEBRATION The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site (1230 N. Delaware St.) is looking for food and retail partners to participate in its third annual Juneteenth Foodways Festival on June 14. The museum home welcomes applications from black-owned restaurants, food trucks, caterers, retailers, artists, and more. Interested partners can apply now through March 1. 


  • HopCat (6280 N. College Ave.), a brewpub that has served the Broad Ripple area casual food, burgers, and brews for more than 10 years, will close January 28.
  • Hana Japanese Fusion (6905 S. Emerson Ave.) announced its closure on February 21, due to unresolved lease issues.