Spoke & Steele, located at 123 S. Illinois St., is the seasonally-driven restaurant & bespoke cocktail bar located inside the Le Méridien Hotel indianapolis launches weekend brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Executive Chef Tyson Peterson expertly balances one of the greatest food marriages—breakfast + lunch—by providing a variety of menu items that satisfy guests’ sweet and savory cravings, while General Manager and Beverage Director Tyler Burns creates inventive takes boozy brunch cocktails worthy of a morning pick-me-up.

Elevated spins on familiar classics include Amelia’s Brioche French Toast featuring locally sourced bread with orange butter, strawberry Danish dessert cream, and housemade bourbon syrup ($11); Pork Belly Eggs Benedict with poached egg and citrus hollandaise sauce ($15); Hashbrown Chilaquiles with house-made bacon, sunny-side egg, mozzarella, and roasted tomatillo sauce ($10); Bacon Mac ‘n Cheese with house-smoked bacon, local noodles, fresno chili, velvet cheese, and toasted panko ($5);Kale Caesar with baby kale, crispy shallots, parmesan, and housemade Caesar dressing ($9), and Yogurt with honey, berries, and housemade granola ($8). The Le Meridien’s signature Eclairs, topped with bright colors of ganache and artistic floral details, are also available for those with a sweet tooth.

Pair your morning or midafternoon meal with an extra kick, as Beverage Director & General Manager Tyler Burns rolls out brunch cocktails like the S&S Bloody Mary garnished with the restaurant’s signature charcuterie created by recently hired charcuterie chef George Turkette ($14); a Le Meridien signature sparkling cocktail—the Dragon Lily with champagne, Blanco tequila housemade tarragon agave gastrique, aromatic bitters, and mescal spritz ($12); or the Prichard’s Fudge Brownie cream liqueur ($7) which is a perfect complement to a morning Illy Italian Coffee.

To book your next Saturday or Sunday Funday brunch at Spoke & Steele, restaurant reservations can be made online viaOpenTable, or by calling the restaurant at 317.737.1616. For more information, please visit SpokeandSteele.com. To stay update on news and events, please follow Spoke & Steele on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

About Spoke & Steele

Spoke & Steele s a restaurant & bar that features seasonal cuisine with a focus on elevated home cooking dishes alongside a bespoke and inventive cocktail program. Located inside the Le Meridien, Indianapolis, Spoke & Steele is at the epicenter of the bustling downtown neighborhood, and its inspiration is drawn from the mix of emerging creative neighborhoods, as combined with its historic roots. Opened in December of 2014, the restaurant quickly gained local attention from the local community, as the restaurant was voted one of Indy’s 2015 “Best New Bars” by Indianapolis Monthly magazine. Designed by AvroKO, the restaurant embodies a vintage racecar design, a nod to Indianapolis’s legendary Indy 500. Spoke & Steele is open Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 7 a.m.-midnight; Sunday 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Reservations can be made online via OpenTable, or by calling the restaurant at 317.737.1616. For more information, please visit www.spokeandsteele.com.

About Le Méridien Hotels

With more than 100 Hotels & Resorts worldwide and the strongest, most globally diverse portfolio in its history, the Paris-born Le Méridien brand connects the curious and creative-minded traveler to unexpected and engaging experiences within their destination. With its brand promise of “Destination Unlocked”, Le Méridien has transformed numerous guest touch points through global partnerships with creative minds such as Illy, the LEGO® Group, Johnny Iuzzini , Gray Malin , and Nouvelle Vague . Plans call for dynamic portfolio expansion within the next five years in some of the world’s most exciting destinations, concentrating on markets in Asia-Pacific and the Americas. For more information, please visit LeMéridien.com or follow us on social media – Facebook , Instagram , and Twitter .

A hand-crafted eclair, Photography by Audra Sternberg

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