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Indiana Culinary Trails Passport

December 1, 2021 Leave a comment

By Amy Howell
Indiana Department of Tourism

INDIANAPOLIS – (Dec. 1, 2021) – Eat, drink and be merry.

The Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) and the Indiana Foodways Alliance (IFA) are teaming up to tempt your tastebuds with the Indiana Culinary Trails Passport and a chance to enter the Season’s Eatings giveaway.

There’s something for every palate. From Between the Buns Burger Trail to the Hoosier Pie Trail, the Indiana Foodways Alliance has 21 culinary trails, and all of them can be found on the digital passport. All you need to do is sign up online and check in with your smartphone at more than 260 restaurants across the state.

“From local favorites that opened decades ago to new spots that opened just last year, your new favorite restaurant is just waiting for you to discover it,” said Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch.

“Whether it’s dine-in or take-out, the passport is a great way to support local businesses this holiday season,” said Lindsey Skeen, Indiana Foodways Alliance Executive Director.

For more information about the Indiana Culinary Trails Passport, go to VisitIndiana.com/Cuisine.

7th Annual Indy Burger Battle, July 27, 2019 @indyburgers

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By Bob Burchfield, Editor
AroundIndy.com, LLC

The 7th annual Indy Burger Battle is scheduled for Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 1 to 4 pm (VIP entry at 12 pm), on the west block of Georgia Street in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

This event features 16 local restaurants competing for the title of Best Burger by offering sample sliders to event patrons. Patrons may sample the burgers and vote for their favorite. Local celebrity judges will also pick their favorite.

Upon entry each guest receives a battle card which allows you to try one burger from every restaurant. Each restaurant’s logo is displayed on the battle card along with a select group of sponsor logos. Tickets also include one complimentary pour of beer courtesy of local brewery partners (or soda or water for those under 21).

All proceeds from the Indy Burger Battle benefit Building Tomorrow, an Indianapolis based non-profit galvanizing communities to support thriving schools in underserved areas. Building Tomorrow’s goal is to ensure all children access an inclusive, quality education; the organization currently reaches over 100,000 students in rural Uganda. 

Tickets for this event are $30 ($35 at the gate, $10 ages 6-12, $50 VIP) and are available on Building Tomorrow’s Web site at this address: https://www.buildingtomorrow.org/happenings/indy-burger-battle/.

Please note that tickets are not refundable. If the event is canceled due to inclement weather, your ticket purchase will be considered a donation to Building Tomorrow.

For more information, visit http://indyburgerbattle.com, or call 317-632-3545.

Devour Indy Summerfest, Aug. 19 to Sept. 1, 2019 @devourindy @indianarla

June 21, 2019 Leave a comment

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By Sarah Stegmeyer
On behalf of Devour Indy

Devour Indy presented by Faegre Baker Daniels returns Monday, August 19, 2019 and will run until Sunday, September 1. Plan a summer staycation or celebrate a loved one, friend or colleague with a night out during Indy’s premier restaurant week event.

Thanks to Devour’s partnership with Faegre Baker Daniels, Devour Indy raised more than $100,000 for the Riley Children’s Foundation in 2018. With the firm’s support, Devour Indy restaurants will continue to give back to the Riley Children’s Foundation by encouraging diners to donate via the Devour Indy website.

“Faegre Baker Daniels has a long history of commitment to service in the communities where we live and work,” said Kathy Osborn, Indianapolis office leader. “We are proud to once again present Devour Indy and hope it continues to be a time for diners to enjoy delicious food and support an incredibly worthy cause.”

For two weeks, this celebration brings foodies and cocktail connoisseurs together to indulge in three-course meals and seasonal spirits at more than 200 restaurants across the Greater Indianapolis area. Stay tuned for the complete list of participating restaurants and mouthwatering menus coming soon!

To learn more about Indy’s premier dining event, visit DevourIndy.com. Check back from more information including hotel and partner deals available during Devour Indy Summerfest.

Devour Indy Winterfest, Jan. 21 to Feb. 3, 2019 @indianarla @devourindy

January 11, 2019 Leave a comment

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Weber Grill in downtown Indianapolis is one of the participating restaurants in Devour Indy.
AroundIndy.com staff photo, (c) 2016, all rights reserved.

By Sarah Stegmeyer
On behalf of Devour Indy

Devour Indy Winterfest will kick off on Monday, Jan. 21 and continue through Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at more than 200 participating restaurants around Indy.

Feast your eyes! Devour Indy Winterfest presented by Faegre Baker Daniels has released the exclusive, three-course menus from participating restaurants so foodies can start planning their Devour experience.

Devour Indy is excited to have Faegre Baker Daniels return as the official sponsor of Indy’s premier dining event. Faegre Baker Daniels is a full-service law firm that provides business solutions to local, national and international organizations.

With the firm’s support, Devour Indy will once again proudly support Riley Children’s Foundation through this event. Begin planning your two weeks of Devour Indy by choosing a new restaurant to experience, checking out a local attraction, and booking a night at one of the preferred hotels.

Devour Indy Winterfest has restaurants participating throughout the entire greater Indianapolis area. Visit www.devourindy.com to get those taste buds going by viewing the available menus (posted as they become available). For more information, call 317-673-4211.

Potatchoes at the Indiana State Fair, Aug. 3-19, 2018 @indystatefair @indianapork

July 26, 2018 Leave a comment

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Potatchoes at the Indiana State Fair. Photo provided by the Indiana Pork Producers Association and used with written permission.

 
By Jeanette Merritt
Indiana Pork Producers Association
 
Indiana Pork is celebrating 50 years of the Pork Tents serving hungry fairgoers. To celebrate, they will showcase a new food item for the 2018 Indiana State Fair “Taste of Indiana” contest.
 
The Potatchoes (see photo) feature delicious roasted pit potatoes, topped with the famous pulled pork barbecue and covered in sour cream, cheese, pico de gallo and jalapenos.
 
“Indiana Pork is excited to celebrate 50 years of our pork tents at the Indiana State Fair,” said Jeanette Merritt, Director of Checkoff Programs for Indiana Pork. “What better way to celebrate than with our new entry in the 2018 Taste of the Fair competition. Fairgoers love our pulled pork barbecue! We think adding potatoes and covering it in delicious toppings will be a hit with fairgoers.”
 
The Potatchoes will be available for guests to purchase for $7 at the three Indiana Pork tent locations during the Indiana State Fair, August 3-19, 2018.