Taste of the Southside Toasts 25th Anniversary

Grab your glasses and raise a toast! The Southside is celebrating its 25th Anniversary… and YOU’RE invited! It’s all part of a one-day event where you can sample bites and sips from Central Indiana restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries.

Date: Sunday, Nov. 5 at Primo Banquet Hall (2615 National Avenue) from 4:30 – 7 p.m. (General admission) or 4 p.m. early access

Tickets are $40 general admission or $45 for early access

There are calorie free activities such as the live Chef’s Challenge featuring a basket of mystery items and Mixology Competition.

WHO: Taste of the Southside presented by Meijer, supported by DiscountFilters.com, First Merchants Bank and Sam’s Club and organized by the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce

WHAT: One-day taste event allows attendees to savor unlimited samples from local eateries, bakeries, breweries and wineries

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017
3:30 to 4 p.m. – Private Sponsor Access

4 to 4:30 p.m. – Early Access
4:30 to 7 p.m. – General Admission

WHERE: Primo Banquet and Conference Center

2615 East National Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46227

WHY: Local restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries will serve bites and sips during the 25th annual Taste of the Southside, presented by Meijer, on Sunday, Nov. 5 from 4:30 – 7 p.m. at Primo Banquet and Conference Center. The one-day event organized by the Greater Greenwood Chamber serves as the southside’s largest and longest running tasting event.

In addition to sampling fare, there will also be a Mixology Competition, Chef Challenge, mystery gift pull, silent auction and live entertainment. Early access tickets are $45 and allow guests to enter 30 minutes early. General admission tickets are $40.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit GreaterGreenwoodChamber.com.

About the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, incorporated in 1954, is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit business membership and advocacy organization. Its growing membership represents small organizations, big corporations and self-employed individuals located in Greenwood, southern Indianapolis and the surrounding communities. The Greater Greenwood Chamber provides members with networking, education and marketing opportunities. The Chamber’s website, GreenwoodChamber.com, provides the general public with money-saving coupons, local employment opportunities, a calendar of events and relocation information.

About Meijer:

Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates 235 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer pioneered the “one-stop shopping” concept and has evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, pet departments, garden centers, toys and electronics. For additional information on Meijer, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.

Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 cans black beans undrained

1 can pumpkin

2 cups chopped tomato

2 gloves chopped garlic

1 cup water

3 cups vegetable stock

½ cup mild green chilies (can used cans)

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon ginger

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 cup heavy cream (optional)

3 tablespoons fresh cilantro

Salt and pepper to taste

Sauté onions and garlic until tender.  Add beans, tomatoes, chilies, broth, and dry spices.  Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.  Add cilantro and serve.

To learn more, visit:

Website: http://www.greenwoodchamber.com/taste

Facebook: TasteOfSouthside

Twitter: @tasteofthess

Instagram: @tasteofthess