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Best of Indy: Food & Drink

Posted at 2:36 PM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-04 14:36:19-05

Our friends at Indianapolis Monthly know what good food is. And weird food, and new food and all kinds of food.

They compiled their list of the best things in Indy about Food & Drink, and unveiled it at their Thursday night Best of Indy event.

Here's a look at the Best of Indy categories and winners:

Mall Pretzel

Ben’s Soft Pretzels, Circle Centre

Unexpectedly Great Brisket

Fat Dan’s Deli, 5410 N. College Ave.

Hand Pies

General American Donut Company, 827 S. East St.

Grocery Store Deli 

Kroger in Carmel 1217 S. Range Line Rd.

Buttermilk Pancakes

Hoaglin to Go, 448 Massachusetts Ave.

New Gourmet Market

Wildwood Market Food, 1015 Virginia Ave.

Boozy Milkshakes

B Spot, 2727 E. 86th St.

Soft Cheeses

Tulip Tree Creamery (Multiple locations)

Guilt-Free Desserts

Ezra’s Enlightened Cafe, 6516 Ferguson St.

Bread Pudding

Penn & Palate, 28 E. 16th St.

Tequila Chaser

Sangrita Saloon, 834 E. 64th St.

Thick-cut Bacon

Milktooth's sorghum-glazed bacon, 534 Virginia Ave.

Chicken Slider

Slider Station

Truck-To-Mortar Move

Chef Dan’s Southern Comfort, 5539 E. Washington St.

Unconventional Chili

Foxgardin Kitchen & Ale, 215 S. Main St., Fortville

Restaurant Spinoffs

Bru Burger Bar, 12901 Old Meridian St., Carmel
Georgia Reese's, 14 E. Washington St.
Pizzology, 12819 E. New Market St., Carmel
Ruth's Chris Steak House, 2727 E. 86th St.

Smoked Salmon Dish

The Loft at Traders Point Creamery, 9101 Moore Rd., Zionsville, 317-733-1700

Chocolate Babka

Lucy’s Bakery, 1323 W. 86th St.

Private Dining Venue

Chef J.J.’s, 42 W. South St.

Pots de Creme

Spoke & Steele, 123 S. Illinois St.


Union 50, 620 N. East St.

Layer Cake

Cake Bake Shop, 6515 Carrollton Ave., 317-257-2253


To read more about Indianapolis Monthly's choices, click here.