Friday, September 2, 2011

Road Trip

So, yesterday Garance and I decided to turn our staycation in New York into a road trip.  We hopped into a rental car and headed west to Indianapolis for a Bazbeaux pizza.


As most of you in Indiana know, Bazbeaux is one of the top-rated restaurants in Indianapolis.  I happened to have been there at its very beginning, when it opened alongside clothing store Verve in 1986.  Working at Verve made me an unofficial and happy taste tester for the novelty pizzas.
Meanwhile, Garance is happy to report that my build up of the place was deserved: the pizza is amazing.


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  1. Nico

    September 2, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    looks sooo delicious ..

  2. CBC

    September 2, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    umm look delicious

  3. Lu Simao

    September 2, 2011 at 1:39 pm

    Love this site! Inspiration to a brazilian girl!

  4. Karen

    September 2, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    You drove to INDIE?! Wow that’s quite the road trip, spur of the moment! I’m flying from Colorado to Indie’s western neighbor, central Illinois, tomorrow… and I’m so glad I’m not driving. But I do wish I was close enough to try this pizza! Danville, IL is as close as I’ll get. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Isabella

    September 2, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    That pizza is too stuffed :o maybe because I’m used to eating italian pizza :D

  6. Sandy Leonard Snaps

    September 2, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    Few things in life are better than pizza. And this one looks superb. September energy found me at my home oven yesterday making some of my own. Hardly as photogenic as the one you serve up.

  7. thefashionguitar

    September 2, 2011 at 1:56 pm

    Looks DELICIOUS!! Have a lovely time sweets

    XO Charlotte

  8. Kate

    September 2, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    oh yummy yummy yummy

  9. Valerie

    September 2, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    I’m a huge fan of this blog and live in Indy! Another place you should go to while you’re here is Yats (Cajun food) and Broad Ripple Vintage for shopping/good place to find stylish people in Indy!

  10. Old Man Fancy

    September 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm

    I like pizza.

  11. Roberta Tonelli

    September 2, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    It surely looks amazing! I love pizza. (so much italian blood running through my veins…)

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  12. Liz

    September 2, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    You drove to Indy!? That’s where I live and yes Bazbeaux never disappoints! Do you plan to take pictures while visiting (street style or otherwise) and will you post them? I have to say it’s hard to find people here with GREAT street style but visiting the Mass Ave and Broad Ripple neighborhoods might be a good place to start.

  13. Meredith

    September 2, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    That sounds like a long way to drive for pizza. I’m glad it was delicious. I haven’t had any great pizza in a long time.

    - Meredith

  14. MS

    September 2, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    On your way back from Indianapolis, you should exit I-80 in Youngstown and give Wedgewood Pizza a shot. It’s the best of the best, in a town full of greats.

  15. Devon

    September 2, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    I’m from Indianapolis, but have lived in Jersey City for the past 6 years. I must agree with your assessment of Bazbeaux’s Pizza–I always make sure I get there on my visits home. The Quattro Formaggio pizza & spinach salad are delicious! Thanks for getting the word out about a true Indy gem!

  16. Lauren

    September 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    OMG, that looks good! I was planning to stay in for lunch today, but now I’ll have to go out for pizza.

    The Styleseer

  17. Kristin

    September 2, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    I live many, many miles away from Indy these days, but I do recall Bazbeaux’s pizza served in that decrepit old house, close to the fire station and the Broad Ripple canal, as being the best. Long may it rule! Also, glad you’re sharing the love‚Ķ…

  18. sara

    September 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm

    It’s nice/interesting to hear about bits of your life.

  19. John

    September 2, 2011 at 2:53 pm

    What a cool coincidence, I worked at Bazbeaux during the same time and shopped at Verve. I think the oldest piece of clothing I have is a t-shirt from there (Matinique).

  20. thesecretcloset

    September 2, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    that does NOT look like an authentic italian pizza…but I guess if it tastes good who cares? right?

  21. Lydia

    September 2, 2011 at 2:55 pm

    come down to Bloomington and say hi to all us fans here! you could totally revisit college days here at indiana and it would be great. yes. i vote yes.

  22. Judith

    September 2, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    I will have to forward this post to my son, a graduate of Indiana University School of Music who now plays music in Brooklyn.

  23. Renske

    September 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    That looks amazing! Love read trips too:)

  24. Petra

    September 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    I’m soooo delighted with your work!!
    Almost every day I’m excited what it will be like today…..
    Garances work as well, just great!!!

  25. anonymous

    September 2, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    OMG, I can almost “smell and taste” this pizza…My ULTIMATE favorite food. Too bad they have not yet developed olfactory duplicating software…maybe that can be Apple’s next venture :)

  26. solew

    September 2, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    please stick to street style!!

    let Garance do the quirky stories!

  27. Celia

    September 2, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    That looks delicious! :)

    I also have a fashion blog, check it out if you have time please, I would be very glad!

  28. Patrick

    September 2, 2011 at 3:36 pm

    Bazbeaux is the best; I miss it so much now that I live in NYC. Shout out to Broadripple!

  29. The Intern

    September 2, 2011 at 3:42 pm


    Seriously that Pizza looks dribble worthy. Wish I was staycationing out in the States right now, you must be having so much fun!


  30. Hillary

    September 2, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    Uf! You just hypontized into getting pizza for lunch!

  31. Deb Borchelt

    September 2, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    Scott!!! It’s me Deb from Verve and, of course, Bazbeaux! How the hell are you? If you are still in Indy, it would be great to catch up. I’ld love to have you over for a cocktail and take a stroll down memory lane. Send me an e-mail and I’ll give you my number. Thanks for the great comments!

  32. lintmag

    September 2, 2011 at 3:52 pm

    If you cruise all the way to the Bay Area, try Little Star pizza on Solano Ave in Albany, Ca (right next to Berkeley) – super good! After taste-testing all the pizza around town, this one wins by a mile.

  33. Gabriela

    September 2, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Hey! Could the colors in this pizza be an inspiration for next season’s patters???

  34. Lylia's Diary

    September 2, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    yummy :D

  35. Lolka

    September 2, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    Come to Princeton NJ for pizza at Conte’s; it’s fabulous (they make their own sausage) — and a much shorter road trip.

  36. Masha

    September 2, 2011 at 4:21 pm

  37. billie

    September 2, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    hum… it looks delicious, i just want to eat it :D

  38. Hannah

    September 2, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    Love! Love! As a fellow Hoosier living in NYC, I can completely appreciate this! I always stop by Bazbeaux’s when I’m at home for a visit. I miss the old Mass Ave location though but mostly for nostalgic reasons…and my unabashed love of the old decorative wall painting.
    Hope you have been able introduce Garance to the gastronomic wonder of the hoosier pork tenderloin sandwich, as well. I’ve always thought that would make for the greatest food truck ever! Thanks for the fun post today!

  39. Erin

    September 2, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Indy is my hometown! Hope you enjoyed your trip.


    September 2, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    I’m Italian…I love pizza.

  41. Jane with the noisy terrier

    September 2, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    I may have drooled over a beautiful piece of clothing or accessory on your site in the past, but never as much as I am now over that gorgeous pizza! I love that you live in New York, arguably one of the best pizza cities in America, and drove to Indiana for a slice! Have a great time! (Say hello to Cincinnati for me!)

  42. Kat

    September 2, 2011 at 4:53 pm

  43. talktomyshoes

    September 2, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    So, did you save a slice for me? xo

  44. Krissy :: Miss B and Hustle

    September 2, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    I’m officially having pizza for dinner. Looks soooo good!

  45. Kristan

    September 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm

    Yay Indy! Yes, Bazbeaux = delicious.

  46. Annika

    September 2, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    I was just at Bazbeaux’s, but I’m from Fort Wayne! Glad you’re still visiting your Indiana roots :]

  47. Jacki

    September 2, 2011 at 6:25 pm

    Love that you are in INDY!! I am a Hoosier that just transplanted to NYC. This made my day – check out The Flying Cupcake on Illinois street and get a Red Velvet Elvis – the best red velvet cupcakes in the world!

  48. Alex

    September 2, 2011 at 6:45 pm

    If you’re still in Indiana and in the mood for a great pizza hop on I 70 west to Terre Haute and visit Wise Pies at 6 south 6th street. Its new york style pizza and has a great atmosphere!

  49. GB

    September 2, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    If you’re still in Indiana you should go to one of the farmer’s markets Saturday morning! (I would suggest the Carmel Farmer’s Market hehe) Anyway, gotta love Bazbeaux, especially their quattro formaggio and the special! YUM

  50. j

    September 2, 2011 at 6:55 pm

    indiana represent!

  51. Natalya

    September 2, 2011 at 7:24 pm

  52. kelly hall

    September 2, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    i went to IU and am a fellow Indianan… Nice to hear it mentioned in the fashion world! and it IS deeelish!

  53. Dinners with friends

    September 2, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    Road Trip + Pizza = a perfect combo …

  54. Lindsay

    September 2, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    You’re making me homesick! I live in Brooklyn now, but used to live in Indy. I love their pizza! If you’re still there, definitely try Naked Tchopstix and Yats (AMAZING) Cajun food and for cheap. Have fun!

  55. TF

    September 2, 2011 at 8:07 pm

  56. Christine @ The Pantry Drawer

    September 2, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    I just moved to Indiana and am totally a wanna-be foodie so I am SO glad you made this post. I will definitely be making a trip out!

  57. une chatte grise

    September 2, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    That’s a good-looking pizza!

  58. melissa

    September 2, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    Oooh, Bazbeaux! One of the few things I look forward to when visiting “my Hoosier homeland”…I’m glad it still lives up to the same standard.

    Hooray for end-of-summer roadtrips!

  59. Name*

    September 2, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    WOO HOO!! Come to Indianapolis more often! and Basbeaux is so great :)

  60. Kacie

    September 2, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    Sounds like you had a wonderful mini-vacation. I think I need pizza now…


  61. Spencer

    September 2, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    I grew up in Indiana and would get Bazbeaux pies all the time. This is giving my great memories.

  62. Justyn

    September 2, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Bazbeaux is our movie night delivery staple – yum.

  63. Liz

    September 2, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    yummy – hope you had a nice trip

  64. Mary

    September 2, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    The Sartorialist was a few blocks from my house eating pizza and I didn’t get a chance to meet him? Darn. Next time be sure to call and I’ll have you over for coffee.

  65. claudia

    September 3, 2011 at 12:34 am

    oh you devill this made me so hungry haha

    x claudia

  66. Chloe

    September 3, 2011 at 2:24 am

    Can you please tell me what kind of pizza is photographed? Just in case I’m ever lucky enough to go there and taste it myself…

  67. Jimbo

    September 3, 2011 at 3:27 am

    god how i miss american pizza, with ranch and soft cheese!

  68. lyn

    September 3, 2011 at 4:51 am

    yummy! :)

  69. B.

    September 3, 2011 at 6:08 am

    Mmmmmmm !!

    a spontaneous roadtrip, very cool !

  70. Madeleine

    September 3, 2011 at 6:56 am

    now, i’m hungry

  71. andrea

    September 3, 2011 at 7:11 am

    Hurrah for Indianapolis! We ate at Bazbeaux’s Pizza twice when we were Stateside this summer. Did you also encounter the lovely homeless man positioned outside the old Bazbeaux’s who directs confused patrons across the street to the new premises? I loved that man.
    …should’ve taken a photo.

  72. Parker

    September 3, 2011 at 7:55 am

    You’re from Indy? Who knew…

    Good call from the earlier post about farmers market, but hit broad ripple. Capriole, best goat cheese in the US is there…and always some interesting (and original) fashion…

  73. Jason Branson

    September 3, 2011 at 8:49 am

    Being from Indy myself…This is one of the greatest places to get specialty pizza, Also, check out Some Guys Pizza and Puccinis Pizza. Living in NYC…you just cannot find this quality of pizza!

  74. Josi

    September 3, 2011 at 8:51 am

    Que delicia

  75. Josi

    September 3, 2011 at 8:54 am

    Que delicia, adoro as imagens.

  76. Martine

    September 3, 2011 at 9:41 am

    You left New York to go find pizza. Seemed like New York is 25% pizza places.

  77. WILMA

    September 3, 2011 at 10:06 am

    DEAR GOD! piiiizzzaaaaaa MHM!

    Check in my blog! I have bubbles instead!

  78. JT

    September 3, 2011 at 10:21 am

    I probably bought several fashionable items from you at Verve in the eighties. I lived there and bazbeaux’s while I attended Butler Go Dawgs! Enjoy Indy check out Mass Ave. In my opinion it’s the new heart of Indy. Love the Blog love the Book. Keep up the great work

  79. em

    September 3, 2011 at 11:33 am

    YES! Bazbeaux is by far the best pizza. I think it rivals many places in Venice!

  80. chitraa

    September 3, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    looks yummmmy….big fan of the sartorialist..

  81. Eva

    September 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    how fun! love spur of the moment decisions! Pizza looks delicious and am majorily craving it right now……….have a safe trip back :)

  82. runner4peace

    September 3, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    Now i’m famished lol

  83. Silje Eide

    September 3, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    You’re a true, true, true inspiration. Never stop doing what you do!

  84. Bellebonne

    September 3, 2011 at 1:21 pm

    Fried eggplant pizza @Nagila Pizza in Los Angeles—-best in known universe!

  85. tabletop

    September 3, 2011 at 1:25 pm

    I too, would have driven several hundred miles back for Bazbeaux’s pizza. This pizza will waft into your dreams after eating it. Did you eat at the fire station location? Truly an Indy institution.

  86. Maryam

    September 3, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    YUMMY! I was craving Pizza ALL DAY YESTERDAY!! And I finally got some last night, sometimes, it’s just PERFECT!!

    Have a fun rest of the weekend and enjoy your stay-cation!

    xo, Maryam

  87. Margarita

    September 3, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    No way you and Garance were in Indy! I would have loved to meet you (especially Garancé I must admit). As for the pizza, there a couple new places, like Napolitsno where I think the pizza is really great. I am involved with a society supporting the Textile and Fashion Arts section of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and I we would be thrilled to have you as a speaker if you feel like coming back for another pizza :).

  88. VIKI

    September 3, 2011 at 3:57 pm


  89. Miguel Ignacio

    September 3, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    GOD!!! Looks so delicious!! Yummi!

    Truly roadtrip food!

  90. ALC

    September 3, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    I love Broad Ripple, I hope you went there! Yats is by far my fav restaurant though and I’ve been known to go out of my way to get there if I’m driving anywhere near Indy!

  91. Liz

    September 3, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    J’adore Bazbeaux! Every time I come home from IU I race to either the Ripple or the Carmel location. so delicious!

  92. tom

    September 3, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I am trying to knock off a few pounds; I go to a fashion blog and see this! I’m not driving to Indiana but walking 2 blocks to my local pizza place. Work on the poundage next week.

  93. David

    September 3, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    As a lifelong Indy resident, I’m glad that you featured Bazbeaux. On your next trip, please consider going to both Amici’s near Lockerbie Square and Maria’s in Fountain Square as they are, in my opinion, the two best places in town.

  94. Hannah

    September 3, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    Looks like one delicious pizza!

  95. vickie

    September 3, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    indianapolis is surprisingly really cool – and that pizza looks awesome!

  96. CalCat52

    September 3, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    Ahmaazing color on that jacket. Someone give me a name…mustard?

  97. mommybear

    September 3, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Road trips, especially through long stretches of American landscape, are so good for a relationship. Kudos to you two for doing one. There’s something terribly reassuring about your references to the American mid-west.

  98. lulubird6

    September 3, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    I almost fell out of my bed when I read that you road-tripped to Indy! (forgot you were from there) Bazbeaux! One of the few restaurants I actually love there. Any chance you might swing up by Chicago?!

  99. Jack | SEO

    September 3, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    Ummmmm pizzza… Yummmy…

  100. Pedro

    September 3, 2011 at 11:01 pm

    Come to Roberta’s in Bushwick and I will personally make you a pizza. Ask for Pedro in the pizza kitchen!

  101. fashionablecollections

    September 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm

    So much fun! I love road trips. That pizza looks delicious.

    Fashionable Collections Giveaway

  102. Leo

    September 4, 2011 at 12:59 am

    The pizza looks amazing. It is interesting to see this huge yummy pizza on the blog, while garence was writing about her weight. Not sure if this is an intended juxtaposition?

  103. Tera

    September 4, 2011 at 2:32 am

    Indiana is not the state for food. We just about starved the seven weeks we were there, just got back. I think the casserole was born there. However, having been to Indianapolis two weeks ago, I would have to say it is a wonderful oasis in the state. Bloomington as well.

  104. Pusat Tas Branded Impor

    September 4, 2011 at 6:35 am


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    September 4, 2011 at 6:53 am


  106. Kate

    September 4, 2011 at 8:10 am

    I loved seeing that gorgeous cheesy pizza as soon as I checked up on your site today. Indy has several really good home-grown pizza joints. I’m heading to Jockamo’s Upper Crust in Irvington for lunch today in fact. Would love it if you’d post a style shot from our shared hometown some day… while Indy’s not exactly known for cutting edge street style, it’s full of stylish men and women not overly concerned with what’s going on in NYC or anywhere else for that matter.

  107. Reigs

    September 4, 2011 at 8:33 am

    Buon Appetito!

  108. abby

    September 4, 2011 at 10:42 am

    love bazbeaux and that quattro formaggio! indy’s grown so much and i’m glad this pizza joint has, too. hope you enjoyed your trip!

  109. Style Dilettante

    September 4, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    MMmmmmm…. cheesy goodness!

  110. Hunter Goss

    September 4, 2011 at 1:58 pm

    Scott, now all you have to do is convince Ganance (and maybe others) that pizza is one of the major food groups.

    Well, at least it is for some of us :)

  111. clarity enhanced diamonds

    September 4, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    Pizza .. pizza.. yummy!

  112. Viktorya

    September 4, 2011 at 5:46 pm


  113. antique engagement rings

    September 4, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    The pizza looks delicious…. !

  114. Elaine

    September 4, 2011 at 10:38 pm

    Pizza consumption has increased after this post.

  115. Rachel

    September 4, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    As a student in Indy, Bazbeaux is essential…that is, when we have the cash. Glad you enjoyed it!

  116. I should be writing an assignment...

    September 4, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    What are the chances we’ll see something with this print sashying down the Stella McCartney catwalk next spring? (Was it a vegetarian pizza?)

  117. Mike

    September 4, 2011 at 11:41 pm

    This is cool!!!!

  118. Clinique Bonus Time

    September 5, 2011 at 2:30 am

    Love pizza! This one looks so delicious!

  119. Karol

    September 5, 2011 at 2:30 am

    it isn’t looking that amazing :)

  120. Fashionthroughtravel

    September 5, 2011 at 5:24 am

    This makes me want to fly there for a pizza!

  121. Sarah Degraeve

    September 5, 2011 at 5:36 am

    MMM, looks really tasty!

    X Sarah

  122. My Styleadvisor

    September 5, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Oh yummy, now I’m hungry.

  123. jdit

    September 5, 2011 at 10:17 am

    The best pizza???
    As Bugs Bunny would have said, “You know this means war…”

  124. Catalin

    September 5, 2011 at 11:49 am

    Dangerously delicios! :) Have a great vacation!!

  125. Paul

    September 5, 2011 at 12:31 pm

    When my wife and I were first married in ’97 we lived in Indy and she worked around the corner from Bazbeaux’s. At least once a week we’d meet there for lunch. Great memories of their pizza. Thanks for sharing this post!

  126. Pri

    September 5, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    huum,m! delicoousss!

    From brazilll!

  127. redfrizzz

    September 5, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    you were in my town?!!?!? ::SIGH::. Next time you come, let me know. I’d have baked a cake!

  128. Morgane

    September 5, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    Looks delicious, now I also want to eat a pizza

  129. toutalamode

    September 5, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    I love to know where the great pizza places are!

    My trip to Bali!

  130. Linda Lu

    September 5, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    Is that pizza from there? It looks sooooo good.

  131. nicola

    September 6, 2011 at 3:56 am

    ok enough of the pizza already.. a new pic please scott! im getting fashion withdawal symptoms :)

  132. Eden

    September 6, 2011 at 4:09 am

    Just on an aside, I wonder if you’ve seen yet?

  133. Tom

    September 6, 2011 at 5:17 am

    love the site, but this pizza looks horrible!

    from Italy…

  134. Jelena

    September 6, 2011 at 6:13 am

    Mmmm that pizza looks super delicious ! Following from Albania ^.^

  135. Dropman

    September 6, 2011 at 6:54 am

    Look the pizza. I want to eat pizza. good!

  136. Catherine

    September 6, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    Ah my mom is leaving for Indianapolis this evening so I’ll have to recommend this to her! It looks delicious.

  137. woodster

    September 6, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    absolutely the best quattro formaggio pizza, I’m from Chicago area & always take a half baked home. Roadtrip……

  138. Syl

    September 6, 2011 at 7:00 pm

    yum yum!!!!

  139. Kim

    September 7, 2011 at 1:04 am

    That pizza is good, but…fancy. A true Indiana guilty pleasure? Pizza King. The one where a model train delivers the drinks. The pizza is terrible for you, but it’s so easy to eat over half a large pizza on one’s own.

  140. Marcello

    September 7, 2011 at 8:42 am

    You yankees should stop calling anything round and vaguely tomato-ish pizza! ;) This pizza is ugly! I really hope it tastes much better than it looks!

    Also, there’s no such thing as a “PIZZA ALLA QUATTRO FORMAGGIO”… it’s “PIZZA AI QUATTRO FORMAGGI”.

    with 1 kind of cheese -> al formaggio
    with >1 kind of cheese -> ai formaggi


  141. Jeff Indianapolis

    September 7, 2011 at 10:56 am

    An Indianapolis pizza tradition. If you are ever in Indy try them out. You want be disappointed. They have a downtown Indianapolis location as well.

  142. Shelley

    September 7, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Wow! You are taking me back! Verve in Indy! I lived there and managed Gidding Jenny’s Left Bank. Thank you for sharing this snippet from your road trip. Lots of great memories from those days……
    Atlas Supermarket, The Vu…..and on and on.

  143. Willa

    September 7, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Pizza King!! I was hoping someone would bring up that Indiana staple. Pizza King just does the trick. Whenever I’m in Indiana I have to have a pie.

  144. Amanda Mervine Cavender

    September 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    i grew up on 65th and College. Bazbeaux’s and the Alley Cat I never left Broad Ripple Village. You should’ve tried Taste, Petit Chou, Good Morning Mamma’s while you were there – best breakfast foods EVER!!!

  145. Cristiana Nunes

    September 7, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    This pizza, ahhh Gorgeous! I love food as much as I love fashion!

  146. Seth Kong

    September 8, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Long time fan first time commenter. If you are looking for some sartorial flare come by the Broad Ripple Farmers Market on Saturdays 8-12p. You will be impressed by all the totes and Toms. Also, Lick is the best artisanal ice cream you will ever have. Enjoy the rest of your trip and thanks for sharing some of your experiences.

  147. Tyler

    September 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    First ever date with my wife was at Bazbeaux’s! Walked the Monon afterward…obviously went have been back many times.

  148. Kiley

    September 13, 2011 at 8:52 am

    I’m a girl from Indianapolis living in London…this made me so excited to go home for Christmas and eat at Bazbeaux!

  149. Kelly

    September 15, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    You started in Indy? That’s amazing. I’m from Indy (currently studying in Bloomington) and I wish people here were more interested in fashion. I want to work in the fashion industry at some point (as a writer or publisher) and sometimes it’s hard to imagine anyone from my humble hoosier background finding any success in it. I love Indiana and I’ll always be fond of it, but it’s inspirational to see someone like yourself who now has such an interesting, international life coming out of the midwest! It sounds clich√©, but finding out that a prominent fashion industry figure like yourself has something in common with me is inspirational.

  150. austen

    September 20, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    As an Indianpolis native… one of my absolute favorite restaurants. Miss Indy and Broadripple everyday.

  151. Suzanne

    April 17, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    I’m a little late, but I love seeing this nonetheless…Bazbeaux has been my spot since high school, more than 15 years ago…I still make it a point to go there when I get back to Indy. I miss the original garage, but I love the place anyway. I will soon be taking my fiance there and cannot wait- his first time in the US; Bazbeaux will be our first stop in Indy, that’s for sure! Love, love, love! Thanks so much for posting this.

  152. dcinDC

    June 9, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Hi, Scott:

    Fellow Hoosier here – had my first Bazbeaux a couple months ago. It was good, but not out of the ordinary. Moving back to Peru in a couple months. Stop in next time you’re in the area.

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