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1933 Lounge

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Great Nights Out: With Out-of-Towners

1933 Lounge We hear there’s a pretty good shrimp cocktail here … You want ritzy? You go straight to the clubby environs above St. Elmo Steak House, all dark wood and brick and plush seating, where pretty young things in red body-con dresses serve perfectly chilled martinis (plus the place’s signature cocktail, the bourbon-and-vanilla-laced Elmo […]

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The New Downtown: Insider Tips for Winning the Weekend

Order secret cocktails. Ditch the sports crowd. Find an instant squad. A few insider tips for winning the weekend in downtown Indianapolis.

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Day and Night: Styles From Work to Play

See fashionable ways to go from your 9-to-5 to that restaurant or concert, courtesy Profyle, The Secret Ingredient, 14 Districts, and more Indy shops.

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St. Elmo Steak House

After work, folks head upstairs to the 1933 Lounge, where they tuck into plates of mini bone-in filet chops, like caveman finger food. Even that famous cocktail sauce is now available by the bottle.

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Our Top 10 Dining Stories of 2013

Including Indiana State Fair (fried) food porn, a celebrity’s surprise visit at a downtown eatery, a buzzworthy drink prepared 10 different ways, and much more.

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Good Libations: Boozy Fruit

From bourbon-drenched cherries to lychee shrubs, cocktail garnishes go the handcrafted way.

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Swoon List: 5 Things We Adore Right Now

The Mile-High Club at Rock-Cola ’50s Cafe (5730 Brookville Rd., 317-357-2233), held together with a steak knife instead of a toothpick. The Russian Mule at

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No. 5 – 1933 Lounge

The stairway to the 1933 (named for the year Prohibition ended) leads back in time. At the top, waitresses in scandalously small red dresses cater to the suits in a lounge that’s as elegant as it is quiet.

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Best Bars Party 2013: Critics' Choice Winners

Champions were chosen based on the following criteria, with each bar rated on a scale from 1 to 10: visual appeal, creativity/originality, inventiveness of ingredients, and the balance of flavors and taste.

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One Drink, 10 Ways: The Moscow Mule

Three simple ingredients—vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice—go into the Moscow Mule, yet every bar makes this trendy cocktail its own. Our stubborn Mule aficionados found the best.