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French-inspired pop-up picnic returns to Indianapolis

French-inspired pop-up picnic returns to Indianapolis

French-inspired pop-up picnic returns to Indianapolis

Grab your favorite WHITE outfit, and get going!

Today on Indy Style, we tell you even more about the French-inspired picnic, Dîner en Blanc Indianapolis, and WHERE you can find the perfect attire to dress in white from head to toe!

Jessica Brand, Dîner en Blanc Indianapolis, and Amber Clarke, Dîner en Blanc Host Team, explain what’s in store!

About Dîner en Blanc Indianapolis:

Dîner en Blanc is the original French-inspired pop up picnic celebrating its 31st year all over the world. Each year, in more than 100 cities and 35 countries around the world, at the last minute, the secret location is revealed to thousands of friends who have all been patiently waiting to learn where “Dîner en Blanc” will take place. Thousands of people dressed all in white, and conducting themselves with the greatest decorum, elegance, and etiquette, all meet for a mass “chic picnic” in a public space.
Guests must pack their own table, chairs, tabletop decor, food and beverages all to travel via motor coach and to be easily transported and unpacked at the secret location.

Once registered, our EStore has you covered. We are so fortunate to have Easley Winery as our Platinum Partner again this year. We will be featuring their award-winning wines paired with the culinary expertise of Chef Melissa Mudd from Sweet & Savory Catering of Indianapolis. Chef Melissa has created some French inspired picnic food for our guests who prefer to experience the ultimate pampered picnic.

To register for the waitlist, visit:

Follow us on FaceBook at Dîner en Blanc Indianapolis and Instagram for information on the event, including when our waitlist registration will open, where you can quickly register for a very limited amount of invitations available to non-members.

To learn more, visit


How to make Apple Pie Tacos

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It’s dessert … in a taco shell!

Apple Pie Tacos are easy, delicious, and kids love them! 

Apple Pie Tacos

9 soft street-taco shells (see note below)
2 tablespoons raw sugar 
1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, divided 
5 ROCKIT® apples, skin left on and diced
2 tablespoon raw honey 
1 tablespoon lemon juice 
2 teaspoons cornstarch 
1/4 cup water, plus more
coconut whipped cream 

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. On a plate, sprinkle raw sugar and cinnamon. Gently mix the two together. Spray both sides of the soft taco shells with nonstick cooking spray, then lightly dip both sides in the cinnamon mixture. 
2. Flip a muffin tin over. Place each cinnamon-coated soft taco shell between each of the muffin tins, so that the muffin-tin humps help the taco shell stay in place and formed. Place in the the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove and let cool completely. 
3. To make apple filling, combine chopped apples, honey, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a small saucepan. Stir cornstarch into the 1/4 cup water and add to the saucepan. Heat on medium for about 10 minutes until apples are completely softened and gooey-thick. You may need to add more water — about another 1/4 cup — as the apples cook to create a sauce-like mixture. 
4. Spoon the apple filling into each of the taco shells. Top with coconut whipped cream and a sprinkle cinnamon, or a little granola.  Enjoy immediately! 

Apple Pie Tacos (WISH Photo/Annessa Chumbley)

Note: A tortilla that’s about 3-4 inches across works great. If you need to, you can take a larger wheat tortilla, and cookie-cut it using a 3-4 inch small bowl.