Basketball great Tamika Catchings certainly knows how to make an assist. Tea’s Me Café, the tea shop brand owned by retired Basketball Hall of Famer, has expanded to higher ed and she’s helped another Indy food entrepreneur get into the space. Tea’s Me opened a location at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis on Jan. 17 along with a café operated by soul food caterer Real Taste Catering. Tea’s Me new grab and go kiosk at Ivy Tech’s Bowen Commons food court, 2535 N. Capitol Ave., serves breakfast, wraps, salads, bagels, muffins, smoothies, desserts, bottled teas, cups of tea, and coffee weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Also on Jan. 17, Real Taste Catering, known for its soul food, began operating a café serving breakfast, daily specials and vegan offerings. The menu has fried and grilled chicken, burgers, pizza, Friday fish fries, salads and desserts.