Ready, set, shop!
Friday, November 26, 2010 by Hamilton County Tourism
Did you hear the news? The official shopping season starts today.Â For the next few weeks, weâ€™re going to help make your holiday shopping a little easier by sharing great gift ideas fromÂ Hamilton County, IndianaÂ shops, restaurants and retailers. This week, we will focus on gift ideas for the "foodies" on your list. ChowTown restaurants, buying the perfect gifts for those who love Indiana dining and localÂ food productsÂ can be as easy as 1-2-3! Pick up aÂ gift certificates. Give the gift of a night without cooking. Deals abound this time of year.Â How aboutÂ a gift certificate from the Nickel Plate BarÂ & GrillÂ in Fishers?Â TODAY ONLY, you also can buy one gift certificate at Kona GrillÂ in Carmel,,Â and getÂ a second certificate for half off. Or buy $50 worth of gift certificates from Abueloâ€™s, and you receive a $10 VIP card for yourself ! Thatâ€™s what we call a gift win-win. Purchase a ChowTown basket from Everything Indiana LLC. This is one-stop shopping at its best. With just a few clicks of your mouse,Â Everything Indiana canÂ pack, seal and deliver your special basket. The Hamilton County ChowTown basket includes a handcrafted coffee mug made by artisans at Conner PrairieÂ Interactive History Park; a quarter poundÂ of ground coffee from Noble Coffee and Tea Company, a jar of salsa from Crazy Charlie's Salsa and more! Create a food basket of your own. Put together a collection of products from your favorite places and introduce faraway friends to unique, Hoosier foods and flavors. Check out the freshly made chocolate candies from Uncle Henryâ€™s CandiesÂ or the homemade hot sauces, pasta sauces and salsas from Local Folks FoodsÂ in Sheridan. Find more great gift ideas in the Hamilton County Holiday Gift Guide.Â Â Next week, weâ€™llÂ help you find the perfectÂ gift forÂ the arts-and-crafty types on your list.