Crawfish Season in South Louisiana
February 5, 2017 – 3:37 pm | Comments Off on Crawfish Season in South Louisiana

Crawfish, also known as crayfish, crawdads or mudbugs to some visitors, are freshwater crustaceans found in the swamps and marshes of south Louisiana.
Crawfish have become as much a staple of Cajun and Creole culinary …

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Gin Festival in Wales
April 24, 2017 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Gin Festival in Wales

Mid Wales Gin FestivalHere’s something new, Road Trips Foodies: a Gin Festival in Wales in May.

The artisan gin movement across Wales and its borders will be showcased at the first-ever Mid Wales Gin Festival, set for May 27, 2017, in The Pavilion, Llandrindod Wells, Wales. The afternoon session is 12:30 to 5 p.m., and the evening session is 6L30 to 11 p.m.

More than 30 small-batch gins from 20 local distilleries will be on offer. Producers will be on hand to explain the gin-making process and describe the local foraging for botanicals and there will be a gin still on display. The festival also will mark the launch of a new distillery, Copper Parrot, in Llandrindod Wells.

Tickets for either the afternoon or evening session are £9.08.

(Photo courtesy of Mid Wales Gin Festival)

Cuddle Baby Goats at Redwood Hill Farm
April 22, 2017 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Cuddle Baby Goats at Redwood Hill Farm
Cuddle Baby Goats at Redwood Hill Farm

If you’re looking for a chance to cuddle baby goats, or learn how to milk a goat, or experience sustainable farming first-hand (without all the work) sign up for a Spring Farm Tour at Redwood …

Beer and Food Fest in New Mexico
April 21, 2017 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Beer and Food Fest in New Mexico
Beer and Food Fest in New Mexico

Road Trips Foodies wandering Northern New Mexico early next month can eat and drink to support a good cause. The second annual Santa Fe Beer & Food Festival takes place May 6, 2017, at Buffalo …

Arts & Gastronomy in San Miguel de Allende
April 20, 2017 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Arts & Gastronomy in San Miguel de Allende
Arts & Gastronomy in San Miguel de Allende

Something new for Road Trips foodies headed to Mexico this summer. “The Market of Arts & Gastronomy” is being launched July 13 through 16, 2017, to bring together chefs, hotels, restaurants, food and spirits companies, …

“Battle Below the Clouds”: BBQ Competition
April 19, 2017 – 8:13 am | Comments Off on “Battle Below the Clouds”: BBQ Competition
“Battle Below the Clouds”: BBQ Competition

The third annual “Battle Below the Clouds” is set for April 29, 2017, at Ruby Falls, 1720 South Scenic Highway, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Twelve teams of backyard cookers and smokers are invited to test their skills …

Alabama Strawberry Festival
April 18, 2017 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Alabama Strawberry Festival
Alabama Strawberry Festival

What could be better than a celebration of fresh strawberries? No admission charge to the fair, of course. The family-friendly Strawberry Festival at the Downtown Square, Moulton, Alabama, takes place May 5 and 6, 2017. …

Popcorn Café in Kokomo, Indiana
April 17, 2017 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Popcorn Café in Kokomo, Indiana
Popcorn Café in Kokomo, Indiana

Your Road Trips Foodie confesses a sweet spot that can only be satisfied with sugary popcorn.
Visitors to last week’s Indiana Tourism Development event were treated to samples from Popcorn Café, 1108 East Markland Avenue, Kokomo, …

Tour Napa Valley by Wine or by Beer
April 16, 2017 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Tour Napa Valley by Wine or by Beer
Tour Napa Valley by Wine or by Beer

Road Trips Foodies love to take tours where there’s imbibing involved — because somebody else does the driving!
One way to see Napa Valley is via Active Wine Adventures, a tour service pairing wine and food …

Beer? Threes Brewery. Movie? “Slacker”.
April 15, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Beer? Threes Brewery. Movie? “Slacker”.
Beer? Threes Brewery. Movie? “Slacker”.

For Road Trips Foodies in New York City later this month, there’s a unique event planned for 7 p.m. April 25, 2017. The Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn, 445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, New York, will present …

Three Days of Slow Food in Denver
April 14, 2017 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Three Days of Slow Food in Denver
Three Days of Slow Food in Denver

For three days in July downtown Denver, Colorado, will host the first Slow Food Nations gathering in the United States. Farmers, chefs, educators and foodies will meet July 14, 15 and 16, 2017, for a …

Midwest Morel Festival
April 13, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Midwest Morel Festival
Midwest Morel Festival

Whether you want to learn how to identify and search for morel mushrooms, or just buy some to take home, check out the Midwest Morel Fest in Ottawa, Illinois, May 6, 2017.
If you want to …