Many participating Indianapolis Devour Downtown prix fixe restaurants are committed to sustainable and local food and drink. Stimulate the salivary glands this Labor Day weekend while wining and dining a la farm to table in Indianapolis’ Cultural Districts.
Colts Grille pairs mustard-glazed local Fischer Farms pork chops alongside a Flat 12’s Pogues Run Porter. Best Chocolate in Town crafted Sun King’s Wee Mac into luscious chocolate truffles. A feta watermelon salad starts the Libertine’s Labor Day mouth-watering menu--entrée choices of Fischer Farms grass-fed burger or roasted cauliflower.
Bluebeard boasts as many farm to table, local, fresh and organic produce and products as possible. Menu changes daily. No reservations needed.
Local Devour Downtown deliciousness continues as Regina Mehallick stays true to seasonal fare with a zucchini salad, Indiana yellow perch and a peach Napoleon at R bistro. Black Market mixes up its meals with selections of Indiana bluegill with Smoking Goose ham hocks, or grilled Amelia’s bread with eggplant and house mozzarella.
Creation Café serves up seasonal farm to table refreshments of heirloom tomato salad, summer veggie and chevre tart, and pound cake topped with fresh berries. Closed Sunday before Labor Day.
Iozzo’s serves up fair farm and fish fare. Fischer Farms pork shank is a sure bet. Inquire on surf. Lucky diners can feast on wild catch from Sitka Salmon Shares. The king, sockeye and Coho are all tender and succulent. Cerulean in Indianapolis surprises the senses with a local cold peach soup, and an entrée of chicken or summer veggies both topped with dandelion root and blueberry puree. Heirloom tomato salad, hand crafted cocktails and a great skyline vista beckon Devour Downtown diners upstairs to Plat 99 this Labor Day weekend.
Indianapolis’ Devour Downtown continues through September 1, 2013. Some locations closed for Labor Day holiday. Farm to table reservations recommended.