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Chef Justin Miller Invites You to Slow Down at Anthony's Chophouse and 3UP

After all, if you hurry, you might miss out on a big part of what’s being cooked up at Anthony’s Chophouse in downtown Carmel.     So … slow … down. Take your time. Really see the exquisite woven-wood planking on the ceiling of this massive-but-intimate space, the earth-tone brick accent walls and other design features. Listen to the symphonic clang and sizzle emanating from the kitchen. Breathe in the aromas of spices and sauces, and feel the high-count luxury of the linen tablecloths and the cool weight of fine cutlery. And – most of all – truly taste the mix of old meets new, east meets west and trendy meets traditional Chef Justin Miller has designed for your meal. It all matters to Justin. His title might be “chef,” but he’s not focused only on food. He wants you to enjoy every aspect of your time at his year-old fine-dining eatery at the corner of Main Street and the Monon Greenway. And you can’t do that if you’re in a rush…

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Chocolate Shop Brings Global Flair to Downtown Carmel

The owner of Xchocol’Art is from Austria. She learned about making high quality and high-end chocolate in Europe. She imports her chocolate from Ecuador, and she traveled to London this year to receive the “Top Truffle Artistry Award” for her mouth-watering whiskey honey morsel. And then there’s the location of Xchocol’Art in Carmel, Indiana. It’s like walking down a Parisian alley and stumbling onto a delectable treasure. Owner Joann Hofer said the space was intentionally selected – tucked away on the thoroughfare of the Carmel Arts & Design District…

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Food, Drink & a Side of History: Local Businesses in Repurposed Buildings

The walls of every business have stories to tell. Some of those stories are just loaded with more history, more chance encounters and more twists and turns than others. The stories of Hamilton County’s Schoolhouse 7 Café, for example, fall squarely in the “more history” category. Once a one-room schoolhouse, then a residence, its building now is a schoolhouse of a different kind — the kind that’s a coffee shop and drive-thru…

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You're Invited: Indiana Chef Swap

All Hoosier foodies invited! Join Visit Hamilton County and Visit Fort Wayne for the first Indiana Chef Swap event featuring two of the state's best chefs. Toby Miles of Rail Restaurant & Bar in Hamilton County and Aaron Butts of Copper Spoon in Fort Wayne will leave their home base for a brunch takeover where they will swap kitchens, share spatulas and exchange recipes for a day…

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Fishers Test Kitchen Launches Chef Careers

Imagine dining at the table of a seasoned chef – sitting just inches away from the epicenter of an epicure. Or picture peeping in on an up-and-coming chef who is prepping tasty original eats. This is the Signature Table and Fishers Test Kitchen – one of the newest dining options in Hamilton County, opening this November. An idea that started over a cup of coffee might now be considered a full-course meal. Also on the menu for the Fishers District are new retail, residential and restaurant offerings. One of the first businesses to open is also one of the most hyped concepts spreading across the country – the culinary accelerator. What’s that, you say? Essentially, the Fishers Test Kitchen is a startup space for three culinary entrepreneurs…

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Five Must-Try Fall Festival Foods

There are many food and drinks fondly associated with the fall season - looking at you, pumpkin spice. But fall means festival season in Hamilton County, and beyond arts, culture, and entertainment these festivals also serve up good eats. We rounded up a list of the top five food and beverages you should try this fall at festivals in Hamilton County, Indiana…

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Sip and Sample at IndyStar Wine & Food Experience

Are you someone who can’t get enough of cooking competition shows? Seeks out Martha Stewart’s tips and tricks for party planning, home décor and beyond? Enjoys good food, complemented by beer, wine, and spirits? Then block off the afternoon of Sept. 28, 2019, on your calendar and make plans to be at Clay Terrace in Carmel, Indiana for theIndyStar Wine & Food Experience, brought to you by Martha Stewart…

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A Full List of Hamilton County Restaurants Participating in Devour Indy

It’s the perfect time to discover a new restaurant or visit an old favorite, because Devour Indy Summerfest presented by Faegre Baker Daniels returns Aug. 19 - Sept. 1, 2019. Dozens of restaurants are participating in Indy’s city-wide dining event, offering three-course, value-priced menus. No coupon or ticket is needed – simply visit the restaurant of your choice and ask for the Devour menu. Devour Indy’s lineup includes a number of northside options, including these restaurants in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond. See the full list below, make a reservation and start planning how you’ll devour all they have to offer…

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