It’s the (second) most wonderful time of the year! The Shop Fishers: Summer Series is BACK and in full swing. All week long from July 16 through July 23, over 60 restaurants and shops citywide are offering the season’s best deals and discounts. This is the perfect week to #SeizeTheSummer while supporting and celebrating our local businesses.
I’m here to give you my best #RachelsRec around some of the participating local eats. This could even be a fun local summer bucket list challenge for you and your friends and family to tackle!
9708 District North Drive Suite 910
Their “unpretentious yet uncommon” menu items make for a perfect hang-out spot for local foodies.
Rachel’s Rec: Try their Shrimp & Grits. The jumbo shrimp is succulent and paired with andouille sausage over a bed of cheddar grits. Bonus points for gluten-free!
Shop Fishers Deal: Receive an order of loaded tater tots or soft pretzels with entrée when you dine-in or take $5 off your order of $50 or more when you order online with promo code ShopFishers.
9719 East 116th Street #450
When Korean bibimbap meets Chipotle-style service, you get BIBIBOP! You can create your own rice bowl along with your choice of protein and veggies.
Rachel’s Rec: I try to recreate my bowl as authentically close to Korean bibimbap as possible. This includes white rice, bean sprouts, red cabbage, cucumber, carrots, egg, kimchi, and steak protein. I top it off with gochujang (Korean red pepper paste) and some sesame oil.
Shop Fishers Deal: Buy one bowl, get the second one 50% off when you order online with promo code: SummerSeries. Cannot be combined with other promotions.
7854 East 96th Street
From Vietnam to Indiana, Chao offers authentic Vietnamese flavors as well as some fun fusion dishes.
Rachel’s Rec: Try their Pork Banh Mi. This is a Vietnamese sandwich filled with grilled marinated pork and pickled veggies in between a crispy baguette.
Shop Fishers Deal: Get 10% off any purchase when you mention Shop Fishers.
13578 East 131st Street
Jack’s is a Hoosier gem and staple. I appreciate their deep roots within the community while rolling out some delicious donuts.
Rachel’s Rec: I’m a sucker for their applesauce cake donuts and tiger tails.
Shop Fishers Deal: Receive 20% off on all orders. Use promo code: SHOPFISHERS for online orders.
11547 Yard Street Suite #870
You can always count on Kincaid’s to carry the best quality meats, especially ones that you can’t always find at your big grocery stores.
Rachel’s Rec: I always order a big hunk of prime rib when I want to make a good impression at dinner.
Shop Fishers Deal: Enjoy house-made sausages on sale for $5.99/lbs.
9713 District North Drive Suite #1210
Located inside the Fishers Test Kitchen, Korave does Korean street food with a fun fusion flair!
Rachel’s Rec: Mee-Chin (it means ‘crazy’ in Korean) Nachos. Marinated Galbi meatballs, monterrey jack, nacho cheese, red onion, green onion, gochujang (Korean red pepper paste), and creamy galbi sauce all over a bed of crunchy tortilla chips. I’m drooling already just thinking about it.
Shop Fishers Deal: Get five Korean fried chicken dumplings for $1.99 on July 19.
11069 Allisonville Rd
MashCraft is the place to go for a casual atmosphere and a good time. These guys know what they’re talking about when it comes to a great brew!
Rachel’s Rec: I’m always down for a good meat and cheese board along with a beer flight if you’re into craft beers.
Shop Fishers Deal: Get a $5 bonus card for every $25 in gift cards purchased and receive 15% off all merchandise.
7810 East 96th Street
Newer to the Fishers community, but delicious nonetheless! PANA offers a huge variety of donuts, breakfast items, coffee, smoothies, and boba tea.
Rachel’s Rec: You can’t go wrong with a classic yeast glaze and theirs do not disappoint!
Shop Fishers Deal: Receive six free glazed donuts with the purchase of a dozen mixed donuts.
11547 Yard Street Suite #830
Grab a friend and go wine tasting while catching up on all things post-pandemic all while knowing that your patronage supports local and global charities!
Rachel’s Rec: Try their “Mixed Flight” which includes a white, red, and rose sample if you want a variety. My personal favorite is their Cabernet Sauvignon “Passion”.
Shop Fishers Deal: Get five wine tastings for $10
12125 Cyntheanne Road
It’s not every day you walk into a coffeehouse that used to be an actual school built-in 1900. I appreciate a good history lesson while sipping on a good cup of joe.
Rachel’s Rec: Dirty Chai and any of their baked goods.
Shop Fishers Deal: Buy one drink, get the second 50% off. Excludes alcohol.
11677 Olio Road
This is where you want to swing by when putting together a fabulous charcuterie board or even just to pick up a good bottle of wine for dinner, entertainment, and gifts. And if you’re a wine novice like me, rest assured you’ll get some great recommendations for whatever price point you’re looking for!
Rachel’s Rec: I’m always after a good Cab, but don’t ask me, check out the shop for yourself and ask the experts what they love!
Shop Fishers Deal: Save 15% on any food products when you mention Shop Fishers.
Rachel Cho has been a Fishers resident for seven years. Her favorite things to do in Fishers are eating at local restaurants and visiting the Fishers Farmers Market almost every Saturday with her family. She loves sushi and Korean bbq, trying out and recommending the newest restaurants in Indy, photography, and true crime podcasts. She loves that there are so many fun parks and playgrounds nearby to take her kids to, as well as the Farmers’ Market because it makes them feel connected to the community when they eat and shop local. She is also a stay-at-home mom to 3-year-old triplets, and she and her husband make a pretty great team wrangling three toddlers and two dogs. Follow her on Instagram at @rdklove.