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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Celebrate Tomatoes in Reynoldsburg, Ohio
July 14, 2017 – 8:03 am | Comments Off on Celebrate Tomatoes in Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Celebrate Tomatoes in Reynoldsburg, Ohio

A spaghetti eating contest is one of the highlights of the Tomato Festival in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. It’s set for August 18 and 19, 2017, in Huber Park, 1520 Davidson Drive (just south of East Main …

North American Halal Food Fest to be in Toronto
July 6, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on North American Halal Food Fest to be in Toronto
North American Halal Food Fest to be in Toronto

The Halal Food Fest (HFFTO), set for July 15 and 16, 2017, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the largest halal food festival in North America.
It takes place for the fifth year in the The International …

A Pineappleachian Hot Dog? Why Not!
June 26, 2017 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on A Pineappleachian Hot Dog? Why Not!
A Pineappleachian Hot Dog? Why Not!

The 13th annual Hot Dog Festival takes place in Huntington, West Virginia, July 29, 2017. It’s always on the last Saturday in July because — as all Road Trips Foodies know — July is National …

Whiting, Indiana’s Pierogi Fest
June 19, 2017 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Whiting, Indiana’s Pierogi Fest
Whiting, Indiana’s Pierogi Fest

Your Road Trips Foodie has a confession to make: it was while attending the Pierogi Fest in Whiting, Indiana, several years ago, she discovered that pierogis can be filled with all sorts of deliciousness. Having …

Alaska Summer Salmon Harvest Season is Underway
May 26, 2017 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Alaska Summer Salmon Harvest Season is Underway
Alaska Summer Salmon Harvest Season is Underway

The wild Alaska summer salmon harvest season begins Thursday, May 18, signaling the natural return of the fish through an annual migration cycle. This year’s harvest is forecasted by the Alaska Department of Fish and …

Strawberry Festival in Starlight, Indiana
May 24, 2017 – 8:45 am | Comments Off on Strawberry Festival in Starlight, Indiana
Strawberry Festival in Starlight, Indiana

A build-your-own strawberry shortcake bar is a highlight of the annual Strawberry Festival set for May 27, 2017, in Starlight, Indiana.
There’s also a chicken dinner, live music, games, craft booths and even a soap box …

Nantucket Wine & Food Festival
May 15, 2017 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Nantucket Wine & Food Festival
Nantucket Wine & Food Festival

The Nantucket Wine & Food Festival takes place May 17 through 21, 2017, on the island off Massachusett’s southern coast.
Beginning with a welcome reception, the 21st annual event also includes three Grand Tastings and a …

May is National Salad Month
May 14, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on May is National Salad Month
May is National Salad Month

May is National Salad Month.
According to the Center for New Media and Promotion of the United States Census Bureau, each year Americans eat an average of around 13½ pounds of lettuce, 17 pounds of …

Texas Crab Festival
May 12, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Texas Crab Festival
Texas Crab Festival

The 32nd annual Texas Crab Festival starts today (May 12, 2017) in Gregory Park, 2292 Highway 87, Crystal Beach, Texas, and runs through Sunday (May 14, 2017).
It’s a full weekend of Gulf Coast style, music, …

Louisiana’s Frog Festival
May 11, 2017 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Louisiana’s Frog Festival
Louisiana’s Frog Festival

Long before the Muppet movie with all those leg-less frogs getting around on crutches, frogs’ legs were a staple on restaurant menus. In some places, they still are.
One of those places is Louisiana, where the …