At the table with Anna


Where to go: The Eagle

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Grilled cheese from The Eagle is made with three types of cheese, apricot preserves and Granny Smith apples. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

Address: 310 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis

What to get: Grilled cheese

Price: $7

Anna’s take: The Eagle is a downtown Indianapolis restaurant with a chicken-heavy menu, including chicken sandwiches and whole, half- or quarter-fried chicken, among other items. Everything is a la carte, but side items come in hefty portions. I tried the grilled cheese (I’m not a fried chicken person), which was deliciously rich with three types of cheese along with apricot preserves, Granny Smith apples and rustic bread. The bread resembled Texas toast. It was so rich I couldn’t finish the entire sandwich. That, and the fact I scarfed down a side of homemade biscuits ($4) that comes with several biscuits, blackberry jam and honey butter. I’m celebrating Dry January, which means I’m abstaining from alcohol this month, and probably longer, because let’s face it, we all need a healthy start this year. However, if you are not adhering to Dry January, The Eagle has a cocktail menu that includes, among other items, old fashioneds and bourbon punch and.