The signs say "Charlie Biggs", but there is an "Eduardo's" sign in plain text letters on the front door.This is on the north side of Raymond, between Keystone and Churchman. Look for the Burger King, and it's in between Burger King and Keystone Ave.It pretty much looks like an inner-city fried chicken joint, but it is very clean, including the unisex bathroom. The staples or main offerings are fried chicken and fried fish, but... the big "secret" is their Filipino cuisine. You won't know it's Filipino until you go in and read the menu.One time I had a fried-chicken (American style) combo dinner, with deep fried potato wedges and a cole-slaw side, and it was excellent for a fried-chicken place; crisp on the outside, and tender and juicy, cooked-just-right, on the inside.Another time I had a sample platter of the "menudo" (which is not at all like Mexican or Hispanic menudo, and some "adobo", served over white rice. EXCELLENT! Both of those are pork dishes, I was told. I then had some "Lumpia" small Filipino egg rolls, stuffed with pork. That, and the barbecued pork-on-a-stick are about all the Filipino food they serve during the week.The lady said they have more Filipino cuisine on the weekends.Eduardo's is the main caterer for the Filipino Association (Barangay club) booth at the International Festival. So if you like their food there, you ought to like it at Eduardo's on the weekends.One time I was there they were serving more Filipino cuisine than the adobo/menudo, but it was a special order for a group of Filipinos celebrating someone's birthday. So apparently if you have a group of 7 or more, and arrange with them in advance, they can cater it for dine-in or take out. Otherwise, wait for the weekend. Our group sat next to the birthday group, and we were constantly stealing glances, envying their food.The dining area gets chilly when the exhaust fans are running in the kitchen, and it pulls in the cold air. So dress warmly if you eat in during cold weather.The dining area consists of four tables-for-4, and a counter which seats 3 people. Both times there was a steady stream of take-out customers for the chicken. Though there was one caucasian gentleman who also asked for the Filipino cuisine for take-out.I think this family is doing it right: Their bread-and-butter business is what the working-class neighborhood wants, fried chicken and fish, which pays the bills. But what they love, and enjoy sharing is the Filipino cuisine. (The party of seven celebrating someone's birthday were professional folks who obviously had connections to the owners.) But there is probably not enough demand for a 100% Filipino restaurant to stay in business.Last I checked, they closed at 7pm on weekdays in the winter, so call to check if you want to go later.As far as I know, this is the only Filipino restaurant in the greater Indianapolis metro area.
This is on the North side of 82nd Street, in front of the Castleton Square mall. It's on the back (North) side of a little out-lot, so you can't see it from 82nd street. You can see "Casual Male" from the street, and Kabob Korner is directly behind it, on the other side of that building.Look for the National City Bank, and turn North there, as if you're going into the mall. Then go right (East), and it's just past Long John Silver's.They close from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, so remember that when you visit.You walk up to the counter to place your order and pay. They bring your food out to your table on a tray and plastic plates. You have to get your own plastic utensils, napkins, and water from the counter.Menu is limited, and posted on a board behind the counter. Kabobs come in sirloin beef, lamb, ground beef, and chicken, and then there are three other entrees. Entrees come with side of long grain rice (basmati I think) and small dinner salad. I really liked the dressing on the salad.Drinks include ice water (self serve), and bottled water/soda/tea, and hot coffee.Prices are good and food quality is worth going out of your way for. It's kind of set up on a fast-food arrangement, so the overall "dining experience" isn't impressive, but the food does impress.The owner works as the cashier, cook, and waiter, and is very personable.Dining area and men's room were very clean.
04/10/2017Hometown Property Services
I read a few of these reviews and am surprised. I've used HPS at my rentals and to flip 2 homes since 2013. I've even used HPS at my Mom's house. She thinks they are great. I like to believe I am an objective person. As an owner, I am quite satisfied with the value (quality and price). Yes, half of the ownership passed away in 2016. Yes, there have been times when the timeframe for getting out to evaluate the situation has been longer than I'd prefer. Even so, the end result has been what I needed to sustain profitability, with an eye on maintenance and future repair costs. I've used HPS multiple times in late 2016 and early 2017 as well. The quality and price are still where I need it to be. To be fair, there are good and bad apples at every enterprise. HPS is no exception. However, I know they are interested in feedback so they can address it. Just keep in mind as an owner, value is the primary goal. HPS will work with you to provide the value you need, and coach you when the subject is beyond your expertise.Most of my renters like HPS. One does not. However, she doesn't trust anyone.
I've lived at Pangea Vistas for 1 year now. I have a strong desire to compliment the new apartment manager, Rosa. Rosa is sincerely helpful with any issues and ensures that they are handled. She's friendly, professional and doesn't rush me out the door when I have an issue. My rental unit is very nice. My gas and electric bills are extremely low. And I use a lot of heat when it's cold and a lot of air conditioning when it's hot. My walls are bright white, which I love, but they're also fairly easy clean. The complex has it's noisy moments but that's probably the only complaint I have a this time. I recently renewed my lease. My rent was kept the same and Pangea gave me a $150 discount off next month's rent. Management keeps the grass cut, regularly inspects units, administers regular pest control (there are none), and checks for maintenance repairs. The only reason for four stars instead of five is that we older residents would be very appreciative of a lower noise level outside in the summer months.