The Feed: Patachou at the Stutz, Melon Kitchen, and More

This week’s roundup of Indy’s hottest dining news.
Cafe Patachou at Stutz


COFFEE & TOASTS The newest addition to Martha Hoover’s Cafe Patachou chain, Patachou at the Stutz (1060 N. Capitol St., 317-222-3538), opened in the historic automobile factory last Thursday. The cafe’s subtle, inviting design is a departure, but the menu is consistent. A small Martha-curated library fills the wall near the coffee bar, loaded with books by female writers.

NEW CREW Melon Ghost Kitchen, a restaurant accelerator designed for local Black chefs, welcomes five new food businesses to its cohort program. Ummi’s Table, Mrs. Murry’s Naturals, Samosa n Sauce, Stix, and Juzen Juice Bar join the other businesses at The Amp (1220 Waterway Blvd.).

HELP NEEDED 1313 Eatery (4602 E. 10th St., 317-602-6379) was damaged by an early morning fire on November 8. Co-owner and neighborhood leader Ron Gee says bad wiring caused the unfortunate event, rendering both the restaurant and 1313 Market unusable. A GoFundMe has been set up to aid the treasured neighborhood business in rebuilding.

TGI MONDAY Blue Mind Coffee (646 E. 38th St., 317-874-7374) will add Mondays to its schedule on November 27. This move precedes a shop expansion scheduled for December 9, when the coffee roaster will reveal a larger dining area.

Also New:

Fast-casual taco shop chain Paco’s Taqueria will soon expand into its newest location at Keystone at the Crossing.

Indonesian restaurant Wisanggeni Pawon (2450 E. 71st St., 317-666-2491) has moved from the cloud kitchen at Circle City Eats into the former Sakura Mart on North Keystone Avenue.

Mexican restaurant and cocktail bar El Toro Prime (4901 E. 82nd St., 317-288-4232) opened its doors to customers in the Castleton area earlier this month.

The newest coffee spot on the Circle, Good Vibes Cafe Bar (36 E. Washington St., 463-239-0541), welcomed its first customers on October 21.