Sample Indiana Event

Last week I attended the first ever Sample Indiana event, and it could not have been more of a success! Sample Indiana was presented by Indy Craft Brew, and it was held at Scarlet Lane Brewing on November 17. We enjoyed unlimited tastings of Indiana beer and cider out of Bottoms Up cups made just... Continue Reading →

Carmel Christkindlmarkt

The 2nd annual Carmel Christkindlmarkt officially opens on Saturday, Nov. 17. After a successful first year in 2017, the market is back and better than before with a variety of new vendors. I attended the Media Preview night to check out the new layout, food, drinks, vendors and ice skating. "Christkindlmarkt" is the German term... Continue Reading →

Tinker Street: Fall Menu

I recently got the chance to stop by Tinker Street to enjoy dinner and sample their fall menu. I'm a big fan of restaurants that update and change their menus every so often, especially when they incorporate seasonal ingredients. Tinker Street is located downtown at the corner of 16th and New Jersey St. Their menu... Continue Reading →

Apple Butter Bourbon Fizz

I'll admit that I have an obsession with finding the perfect seasonal cocktail. During the summer I'm a big Aperol Spritz fan, and Eggnog Martinis gets me through the holidays each year. Now I can proudly say I've finally found the PERFECT fall cocktail: the Apple Butter Bourbon Fizz. I typically make my Apple Cider... Continue Reading →

Apple Cider Mimosas

These apple cider mimosas are the perfect fall beverage! I've been making these for a couple of years now, and they're always one of my favorite. I actually prefer them over the classic OJ version, but that's just me. The best part is that they're really easy to make, especially in bulk for a group.... Continue Reading →

Grindstone Public House: First Impression

Grindstone Public House is a recent addition just off the square in downtown Noblesville. Like the historic building it occupies, Grindstone Public House comes from a family with a history in the restaurant business. Clancy's Inc., the company behind Grindstone Charley’s, Michaelangelo’s Italian Bistro and Clancy’s Hamburgers, opened the new spot this past summer. I had... Continue Reading →

DIY Fondue With SoChatti Chocolate

Chocolate is always the answer, who cares what the question is. I'm always down for fondue, so I was really excited to try out SoChatti chocolate. SoChatti is small-batch chocolate designed to be served warm or melted, as well as for baking. The best part? It's DAIRY-FREE, which is fantastic for someone like me who... Continue Reading →

Books & Brews

If you're looking for a casual place to try some craft beer then Books & Brews is for you. With the tagline "a place for people without a place" they've achieved the perfect balance of, well, books and brews. The concept all started in 2014 when the first location, now called the "Mothership," opened on... Continue Reading →

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