Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians
October 1, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians

Personal finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019’s Best Cities for Vegans & Vegetarians.
To determine the “best and cheapest” places for following a plant-based diet, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 17 …

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Multicultural Roots of Malaysian Cuisine
October 6, 2019 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Multicultural Roots of Malaysian Cuisine
Multicultural Roots of Malaysian Cuisine

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
By Mark Mathen Victor for The Sun Daily
In Malaysia, food has undoubtedly always brought people together. With such a multicultural society, local cuisine is derived from recipes that have …

Second Annual Sliced Bread Day
June 3, 2019 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Second Annual Sliced Bread Day
Second Annual Sliced Bread Day

Did you know that bread wasn’t always sold pre-sliced?
According to Wikipedia, Otto Frederick Rohwedder of Davenport, Iowa, invented the first single loaf bread-slicing machine in 1912. However, it wasn’t put into commercial use until the …

A Tiny Taste of Virginia’s Food Scene
May 18, 2019 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on A Tiny Taste of Virginia’s Food Scene
A Tiny Taste of Virginia’s Food Scene

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By Virginia Tourism Corporation
For a taste of Virginia’s unique salty sensations, plan a journey through the Southeastern region following the recently launched Salty Southern Route honoring our famous Virginia …

What to Eat in Freiburg, Germany: Lange Rote
March 2, 2019 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on What to Eat in Freiburg, Germany: Lange Rote
What to Eat in Freiburg, Germany: Lange Rote

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
From Historic Germany
and Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik und Messe
The ‘Lange Rote’ (long red) is a traditional grilled sausage in and around Freiburg, typically found at the Münsterplatz market, or Cathedral …

Slow Food: Beyond Good, Clean, and Fair Food
February 2, 2019 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on Slow Food: Beyond Good, Clean, and Fair Food
Slow Food: Beyond Good, Clean, and Fair Food

Road Trips Foodies interested in the academic perspective on the Slow Food Movement might want to head to Los Angeles for a presentation at 7 p.m. Monday (February 4, 2019) in the California NanoSystems Institute …

If It’s Epiphany, It’s Time for King Cake in Louisiana
January 6, 2019 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on If It’s Epiphany, It’s Time for King Cake in Louisiana
If It’s Epiphany, It’s Time for King Cake in Louisiana

By Susan McKee
The Road Trips Foodie
OK, foodies: it’s quiz time. Why is the traditional dessert served on January 6 called a king cake?
Those of you who learned about Christian holidays probably mustered up the …

65 Years of Specialty Food
December 30, 2018 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on 65 Years of Specialty Food
65 Years of Specialty Food

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By Susan Segrest for Specialty Food Magazine
Following World War II, a whole generation who had served overseas returned with memories of foods and culture they had never before …

The Best Italian Christmas Cakes?
December 25, 2018 – 7:57 am | Comments Off on The Best Italian Christmas Cakes?
The Best Italian Christmas Cakes?

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By Italian Exhibition Group
The Sigep Observatory of Italian Exhibition Group interviewed some of the most famous Italian confectioners who have ordained artisan-made panettone as the King of Christmas together …

Osaka’s Cupnoodles Museum
November 17, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Osaka’s Cupnoodles Museum
Osaka’s Cupnoodles Museum

It may have Japanese origins, but American college students have claimed ramen noodles as their own unique cultural marker (and cheap food of choice).
If you want to experience the Fully Monty of Ramen, however, you …

A Civil War Era Feast in a Presidential Site
November 4, 2018 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on A Civil War Era Feast in a Presidential Site
A Civil War Era Feast in a Presidential Site

Step back in time for a Civil War era dinner “with” General Benjamin Harrison and his officers as they share stories of service to the Union during a banquet in the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, …