into the group’s goals for their event,” says Molly Moore, operations
director for Taste Indy Food Tours.
The walking tour features three to five stops at culinary gems
such as Rathskeller, the city’s oldest restaurant still in operation.
“Participants will taste locally crafted food and drink, always
ending in dessert,” Moore says. “It’s also a great way to get a closer
look at the neighborhoods that have been integral to making Indy
the great city that it is today.”
Indy Brew Bus
Another terrific way to experience the neighborhoods that make
Indianapolis unique is via the Indy Brew Bus, which explores the
city’s growing craft beer scene.
According to owner Megan Bulla, each tour visits four local
breweries where attendees can sample beer, use a scorecard to rate
beers and order a pint or a growler to go.
“The environment allows for mingling on the bus in between tour
stops,” she says, adding Indy Brew Bus guides will share their beer
Indianapolis flaunts its culinary expertise with
tours, tastings and interactive experiences
Indianapolis is officially on the coun- try’s menu of culinary hot spots. With new restaurants opening every day, a burgeoning craft beer scene and plenty of interactive experiences, including foodie tours and cooking classes,
planners are wise to include a delicious outing somewhere in
the meeting itinerary.
Following are only eight of the city’s many tempting food
and/or beverage opportunities.
Taste Indy Food Tours
Taste Indy Food Tours offers walking foodie tours, pub
crawls, brewery tours and various culinary challenges, including an Iron Chef-type experience during which the group
breaks into teams and chooses ingredients to create a dish to
“Each challenge has a theme that can be just for fun or tie
BY CAROLYN BLACKBURN
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