Eat Sheet: John Adams, Wabash Brewing, and More
Local chef John Adams makes a career shift, and Wabash Brewing opens on the northwest side.
You’ve probably seen the Portlandia “Is the chicken local?” scene by now. It’s the one where a bistro-aproned restaurant server tells her customers that “The chicken is a heritage breed, woodland-raised chicken that’s been fed a diet of sheep’s milk, soy, and hazelnuts … His name was Collin. Here are his papers.” Snarky people like […]
Seven of Indiana’s top culinary dogs are strutting their stuff as 2013 James Beard Foundation nominees, selected from more than 44,000 online entries in 20 categories. Last week, the foundation unveiled its “long list” (421) of the year’s semifinalists—which will be cut down to the final list of nominees on March 18 during a press brunch in Charleston, SC. (NOTE: nominations will also be announced live via the Foundation’s Twitter feed.)
The cool, refreshing prawn salad called goi tom thit at Sizzling Wok Thien Huong (7280 Michigan Rd., 317-298-9001), in which shrimp and slivered veggies wilted in a sweet marinade are topped with crushed peanuts and rice crackers for scooping. Fountain Square new arrival Bluebeard’s (653 Virginia Ave., 317-686-1580) Sanctuary cocktail, a pretty-in-pink s
Since January, Indianapolis Monthly has been following the progress of Bluebeard (653 Virginia Ave.). So this past Friday, our forks were at the ready for the restaurant’s soft opening. Fans of Abbi Merriss Adams and John Adams were happy to see the pair back in the kitchen (right behind the bar), plating everything from white-bean salad with chorizo, zucchini, and radicchio fleur to a sharable whole snapper with house giardiniera.