Wednesday, June 13

Dig IN Announces VIP Tickets for 2012

VIP tickets, allowing 1,000 people an 11 a.m. entry to the event and a more casual opportunity to talk with chefs, vintners, brewers and all participants, are available for Dig IN 2012. 
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What
Dig-IN, A Taste of Indiana food festival 
Where
White River State Park Celebration Plaza, Indianapolis 
When
Sun., Aug. 26, noon-5 p.m. 
Cost
$30-through July
$40-August & at gate
$10 children under 10
$60 VIP ticket
Tickets
DigINdiana.org or (317) 607-8715
Dig IN, A Taste of Indiana, will again showcase Indiana’s top chefs, growers, producers, brewers, vintners, and value-added food producers at the third annual event, Aug. 26 at White River State Park. 

As part of the ticket price, visitors receive two-ounce tastes of unique dishes made with farm-fresh Indiana produce and proteins. More than 30 of the state’s greatest food minds will prepare the tastes on site while discussing their recipes and the all-Hoosier ingredients with visitors. 
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Sun-ripened Indiana tomatoes, basil, Greenville's Capriole goat cheese; bison, yellow perch and duck raised on Indiana farms; and blueberries, jalapenos and sweet corn grown in Hoosier soil are just a few ingredients used form Indiana.


The Indiana Wine Grape Council and Brewers of Indiana Guild will provide wine and beer tastings, and local soft drinks and water will be served as well. Local bands, urban gardening exhibits, educational discussion panels, local expert Q&A sessions will round out the day.

Photos: EJMusgrave; IzzyEvans
Elizabeth J. Musgrave is a syndicated columnist, travel writer, performing arts and restaurant critic. Catch her new column, Infused, at FoodandDrinkDigital.com and GottaGo.us, as Indy’s Entertainment Adviser on 93 WIBC, and follow her on Twitter @GottaG, LinkedIn and Facebook. Gotta Go is published on BroadwayWorld.com, Gottago.us, and in M magazine and the following newspapers: South Sider Voice, Indiana Weekender, New Palestine Reporter, Pendleton Times Reporter and Fortville-McCordsville Reporter.

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