Food Photography Workshop with Pinch of Yum + Wine and Cheese Education and Pairing

Food Photography Workshop with Pinch of Yum + Wine and Cheese Education and Pairing

One half food photography, one half wine and cheese education and pairing – this post has details on a new cheese shop in Indianapolis and insider tips on Indiana wines from experts in the business. I have so many cool things to share with you here today! Last week I had the pleasure of attending […]

15th Annual Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival Preview (Sponsored)

15th Annual Vintage Indiana Food & Wine Festival - Solid Gold Eats

As Indiana grows in the craft beer scene, wine is subtly making waves with new techniques, flavors and partnerships. The 15th Annual Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival is coming up on Saturday, June 7 and you do not want to miss what’s happening at the event this year! Last year I attended for the […]

Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream

Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream - Solid Gold Eats

Have you ever tried Vietnamese coffee? It’s sweet but packs a caffeinated punch from strongly brewed coffee. I tried it at Saigon Restaurant, a new favorite of mine in Lafayette Square. Our friends Chris and Yvonne asked us to dinner and John chose Saigon Restaurant as the place to eat. At first I thought John […]

Holiday Gift Guide: I Love Indy + Giveaway

New Day Meadery - I Love Indy Holiday Gift Guide

Love Indianapolis like I do? This holiday gift guide shares some of my favorite artisans and businesses from the circle city and beyond (because some of these items are outside Indianapolis but inside Indiana, and I just couldn’t NOT share them with you!). I’ve compiled a list of my favorite things, including non-food related gifts […]

Cranberry Recipe Round-Up

Cranberry Apple Jam - Cranberry Recipe Round-up

Unless you’re a new visitor, you’ve probably realized that I’ve gone kookoo for cranberries this year. I’ve always loved cranberries, but this year I blogged more recipes than ever before. That led me to researching what cranberry recipes my blogging friends have shared, so this post has several recipes that will inspire you to use […]

Cranberry Pear Cocktails with Sage’s Simple Syrups

Cranberry Pear Cocktails - Cranberry Recipe Round-up

Cranberries can make their way into your holiday cocktails with Sage’s Simple Syrups. John and I were first introduced to Sage’s Simple Syrups at the Indiana State Museum during a Yelp event. I was immediately impressed with the packaging – vibrant colors of simple syrups in glass bottles with simple yet elegant labels. And once […]

Dinner with the Firehouse Subs Founder + Five $10 Gift Cards Giveaway!

Hook & Ladder Firehouse Sub + Five $10 Gift Cards Giveaway

I had the pleasure of visiting Firehouse Subs in Castleton to meet the founder of the nationally-known sandwich shop, Robin Sorenson. The experience October 10, 1994 marked the opening of the first Firehouse Subs. Sorensen was 26 years old. Now, there are over 600 restaurants all across the US. Along with Gotchababy, Indy With Kids, […]

Vintage Indiana Food & Wine Festival Ticket Giveaway

Oliver Wines

You may remember me saying that 2013 was going to be my year to learn about wine. While I’m definitely a craft beer person, wine interests me a lot, and at the beginning of the year I decided I was going to know more than just saying “there’s white, and red, right?” There’s a festival […]