Monday, August 12, 2013

@DigINDIANA - Aug 25 (Giveaway!!)

2 years ago, I was invited to attend a brand new event called Dig IN - A Taste of Indiana ("Indiana's Farm to Fork Celebration").  I love food.  I love local food.  So it was certainly up my alley!

This year, I am thrilled to have been invited to be an Indiana Family of Farmers Ambassador for the event!

Check out this amazing list of restaurants, chefs, and the farms working to provide the protein:

Dig IN, A Taste of Indiana 2013 RESTAURANTS, CHEFS and DISHES noted, as available (subject to change)
·         18 on the Square, Joseph Martin: Duck Gyro, Grilled Flat Bread, Relished Summer Vegetables, Daredevil Sauce (Protein provided by Maple Leaf Farms)
·         Black Market, Micah Frank: Indiana Berry Shrub
·         Brad Gates Catering, Brad Gates: Grilled Duck Breast & Poached Peach Salad
·         Cerulean, Chase Hinton and Caleb France: Duck, Fennel, Sorrel, Cherries, Chilies
·         Chef JJ's Back Yard, Chef JJ Boston: Curried Pork and Lamb (Protein from Paul Russell’s Farm and Gunthrop Farms)
·         Circle City Soups, Roger Hawkins, Indiana Gazpacho
·         Circle City Sweets, Cindy Hawkins: Honey-Shagbark Granola with Yogurt
·         Courses Restaurant, Joseph Davey: Albondigas (Protein from Keegan Poe’s Farm)
·         Craig Baker, Craig Baker: Pork Country Style Torchon, House Pickled Seasonal Veg Salad, "Bloody Mary," and Micro Herbs (Protein from Birkeys)
·         Delicia, Ricardo Martinez: Spicy Beet Salad
·         Fermenti Artisan, Mark Cox: Smoked Bison Shoulder and Curtido (Protein from Bison World)
·         Goose the Market, Chris Eley: Meat on a Stick (Protein from Donnie Brewer’s Farm)
·         Indiana Downs, Greg Schiesser (Protein from Dallas & Meggie Foster’s Farm)
·         Joseph Decuis, Aaron Butts: Mini Wagyu Burgers with Spicy Tomato Jam and Bleu Cheese Mousse (Protein provided by Joseph Decuis Farm)
·         Just Rennie's Cookie Company, Chef Doug & Marla Rennie: Just Rennie’s Gourmet Cookies
·         JW Marriott Indianapolis, Brendon Cheney: Indiana Pig: The Adventure Begins (Protein from Chris & Jent Campbell’s Farm)
·         Kelly Ford, Jeff Ford: Duck Confit Egg Roll/Spring Roll with Pork Belly & Jalapeno "Duck" Sauce (Protein from Maple Leaf Farms)
·         Lemleys’ Catering, Alexa Lemley: Chicken on a Grit Cake (Protein from Tyson)
·         Meridian Restaurant and Bar, Layton Roberts: Faux Noodle (Protein from Matt Gibson’s Farm)
·         Mesh on Mass, Mark Henrichs: Compressed Watermelon Salad
·         Napolese, Tyler Herald: Focaccia Caprese Sandwich
·         Northside Social, Nicole Oprisu: Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Protein from Tyner Pond)
·         One World Catering, Corbin Morwick: Moroccan Lamb Meatballs (Protein from Keegan Poe’s Farm)
·         R bistro, Regina Mehallick: Beans & Beef (Protein from Fischer Farms)
·         Scratchtruck, Matt Kornmeyer: Bourbon Braised Brisket with Peach Bourbon Glaze (Protein from Fischer Farms)
·         Severin Bar, Vincent Russo: Pulled Pork Sliders with Bourbon/Watermelon Slaw
·         Spice Box, Nitin Naidu: Goat Channa (Protein from Gunthrop Farms)
·         The Chef's Academy, Anthony G Hanslits: Lamb Reuben + Napa Cabbage Slaw + Minted Mustard (Protein from Keegan Poe’s Farm)
·         The Indigo Duck, Karen Hewett: Rabbit Sloppy Joe’s (Protein from Meat the Rabbit)
·         The Loft Restaurant, Brandon Canfield: Grass-fed Beef
·         The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Courtney Loyd (Protein from RDM Shrimp)
·         Valley Kitchen & Bar, Cory Muro: Pork Belly Lettuce Wraps(Protein from Gunthrop Farms)
·         Zest! Exciting Food Creations + Twist Lounge, Valerie Vanderpool: Elloté Salad with Cornmeal-Crusted Perch (Protein from Bell Aquaaculture)

 Here is what I can tell you about Dig IN - the food is incredible, you try things you'd never normally try, the chefs like to get creative, the food is as local as possible, the beer and wine is locally crafted.  And this year, there will be more emphasis on the farmers.  That's where all the yummy starts!! 

Here is YOUR chance to win TWO TICKETS to this event!!  It is from noon - 5:00 on Sunday, Aug 25 at White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis.  Winner will be drawn on Thursday, Aug 15. 

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SolDucky said...

Indiana pork or bison!

Joanna said...

I'm not a big meat-eater, but grassfed hamburgers are a favorite!

Thom C said...

Indiana Duck

emily elling said...

salted cured meats. Oh baby...

bnslis said...

pork or bison

Amy's Blah, Blah, Blogging said...


Anonymous said...

Indiana pork!

Michelle@Gotchababy said...

Bacon. Is there any other farm protein?