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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Saints + Sours in Chicago
January 31, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Saints + Sours in Chicago
Saints + Sours in Chicago

Headed to the Windy City, Road Trips Foodies? It’s almost time for the third annual Winter Mix-Off — Saints + Sours — at ROOF on theWit, 201 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Next Monday (February 6, …

‘Cooking in Paradise’ Festival on St. Lucia
January 30, 2017 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on ‘Cooking in Paradise’ Festival on St. Lucia
‘Cooking in Paradise’ Festival on St. Lucia

The next “Cooking in Paradise” Festival at Jade Mountain Resort on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia takes place March 22 through 26, 2017.
The fest includes a series of culinary events and master classes — …

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Montserrat
January 29, 2017 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Montserrat
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Montserrat

In fact, Road Trips Foodies, you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for an entire week on the Caribbean island of Montserrat — the only nation in the world outside of Ireland to commemorate March 17 …

Wisconsin Cheese Icon
January 28, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Wisconsin Cheese Icon
Wisconsin Cheese Icon

In September 2016, ground was broken to double the size of Mars Cheese Castle, 2800 West Frontage Road, Kenosha, Wisconsin.
According to Visit Kenosha, the expansion is expected be completed this April. It’s open meanwhile, so …

Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife
January 27, 2017 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife
Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife

“Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife” (W3 to the cognoscenti) is Jekyll Island’s most ‘spirited’ celebration, and the is the perfect winter escape for Road Trips Foodies who don’t live on coastal Georgia.
Scheduled for February 9 through …

Old Time Oyster Roast in Georgia
January 26, 2017 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Old Time Oyster Roast in Georgia
Old Time Oyster Roast in Georgia

Attention Road Trips Foodies: Bring your own oyster knife to the Old Time Oyster Roast set for February 4, 2017.
It’s “all you can eat oysters” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lions Club, 112 …

Flavor! Napa Valley
January 25, 2017 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Flavor! Napa Valley
Flavor! Napa Valley

If northern California’s on your travel itinerary in March, Road Trips Foodies, think about stopping at Flavor! Napa Valley.
It takes place March 22 through 26, 2017, in and around Napa, California. Tickets are available online.
There …

Mozzarella in Hoboken, New Jersey
January 24, 2017 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Mozzarella in Hoboken, New Jersey
Mozzarella in Hoboken, New Jersey

If every cheese has its day, then surely Sunday belongs to mozzarella. The fifth annual Mutzfest takes place then, celebrating the gooey goodness of the best mozzarella in Hoboken, New Jersey.
City eateries will be …

Suppers in Honor of Robbie Burns
January 23, 2017 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Suppers in Honor of Robbie Burns
Suppers in Honor of Robbie Burns

Chef-Owner Daniel Orr (Chef D) of FARMbloomington, 108 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana, celebrates the life and work of Scottish poet Robert Burns at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (January 26, 2017) with a Burns Supper (reservations …

Craft Beer on the National Road West of Indianapolis
January 22, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Craft Beer on the National Road West of Indianapolis
Craft Beer on the National Road West of Indianapolis

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
By Donovan Wheeler for Indiana Insider Blog
I feel sorry for my dad and all his friends. Granted, they never had to endure the agony that was Prohibition (you …