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Dig into Missouri's culinary scene with a vacation fit for a foodie

Dig into Missouri's culinary scene with a vacation fit for a foodie

April 29th, 2012 in News

Dixie Yates designs customized cooking courses for the guests of her Rocheport B&B.

Missouri's foodies can plan an in-state vacation that will increase their culinary knowledge by leaps and bounds.

From factory tours that focus on food and beverage production to hands-on cooking classes led by some of the best chefs in the Show-Me State, you won't end your trip hungry. Build your trip around food-focused destinations or sprinkle them into your itinerary for a tasty detour.

"Missouri's food and drink destinations and events are among the most famous in the country," said Katie Steele Danner, director of the Missouri Division of Tourism.

If you're wanting a tour, the News Tribune has compiled a list of suggested destinations with details in the Style section of Sunday's newspaper.