MenuDirections 2013: Dine-Around Gets Rowdy

Team Blue makes the most of the culinary tour.

The Dine-Around is always one of my favorite moments at MD. My group this year—go Team Blue!—was particularly festive, thanks to July 2012 FSD of the Month Ginnie Dunleavy from Rhode Island School of Design.

Ginnie thought the blue group should have a little fun. At our third stop on the dining tour, Columbia Restaurant, Ginnie went from table to table to rally the troops for a group photo. We took two versions of the photo. The first was our, we're being serious and hard at work photo, while the second was a crazy photo. I heard a rumor one attendee offered to get up on a table for the crazy photo. I'm sure the restaurant staff wasn't quite sure what to make of us. Sixty-plus people acting crazy in a dining room must have been quite a sight. 

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