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

California Restaurant Month
December 31, 2016 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on California Restaurant Month
California Restaurant Month

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
From Visit California
The seventh annual California Restaurant Month kicks off tomorrow for a 31-day run.
Participating restaurants will offer various discounts, specialty menus and events that showcase the state’s diverse …

The Future of Cocktails
October 11, 2016 – 2:31 pm | Comments Off on The Future of Cocktails
The Future of Cocktails

Cocktail culture is booming and showing no signs of slowing, with forecasts showing that by 2020, there will be 400 million new consumers drinking luxury spirits — so says The Future Laboratory.
Historically cocktails were enjoyed …

TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.
October 14, 2015 – 11:16 pm | Comments Off on TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.
TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.

TripAdvisor has culled through its online reviews to come up with a list of the 25 best restaurants in the United States.
They are, in order from 1 to 25:
Bouley, New York City
Alina, Chicago, Illinois
Le Bernardin, …

Top 30 Restaurants in Japan
May 22, 2015 – 9:00 pm | Comments Off on Top 30 Restaurants in Japan
Top 30 Restaurants in Japan

Heading to Japan, Road Trips Foodies? Opinionated About Dining, a source of global restaurant rankings, has pronounced these the top 30 restaurants in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Selected by the survey’s membership, the …

Top 100 ‘Hot Spot’ Restaurants in the US
April 12, 2015 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off on Top 100 ‘Hot Spot’ Restaurants in the US
Top 100 ‘Hot Spot’ Restaurants in the US

OpenTable, a provider of online restaurant reservations, has unveiled the 2015 Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable …

Five Specialty Food Trends for 2015
February 4, 2015 – 7:50 pm | No Comment
Five Specialty Food Trends for 2015

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
A panel of food trend experts have nibbled their way through the largest Winter Fancy Food Show in its 40-year history to identify the top five trends bound for …

Top 10 Trends for Cake Decorating
January 19, 2015 – 12:46 pm | No Comment
Top 10 Trends for Cake Decorating

Layered meringue cookies, aromatic flavors, bold colors and patterns are just a taste of what’s to come in the food and dessert world this year.
The Wilton Test Kitchen and Decorating Room named the Top …

Top Menu Trends for 2015
January 1, 2015 – 10:22 am | No Comment
Top Menu Trends for 2015

The National Restaurant Association each year asks chefs to reveal the top menu trends for the coming year. For its annual What’s Hot Culinary Forecast, the association surveyed nearly 1,300 professional chefs – members of …

Christmas Markets
November 30, 2014 – 9:34 am | No Comment
Christmas Markets

“Christkindl Markt” is German for “Christ Child Market” — hence the term describing the popular open-air markets that spring up this month in countries with Christian-majority populations.
Featuring seasonal goodies (including gingerbread and hot, spiced wine), …