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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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 …

National Morel Mushroom Festival
May 7, 2017 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on National Morel Mushroom Festival
National Morel Mushroom Festival

The National Morel Mushroom Festival takes place May 18 through 21, 2017. For the 57th year, it’ll be held in Boyne City, Michigan (where, it is rumored, the best morels are found in nearby woods …

West Virginia Strawberry Festival
May 5, 2017 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on West Virginia Strawberry Festival
West Virginia Strawberry Festival

The next West Virginia Strawberry Festival takes place May 13 through 20, 2017, in Buckhannon, West Virginia.
The first strawberry fest was held in 1936. Now, strawberry growers from across the state participate (and there’s a …

Lobster Clam Jam in Toronto and in Montréal
May 4, 2017 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Lobster Clam Jam in Toronto and in Montréal
Lobster Clam Jam in Toronto and in Montréal

Not just for seafood lovers, the Lobster Clam Jam is a family-oriented, upscale food festival taking place in two Canadian cities this month.
The first will be in Toronto, Ontario, from noon to 9 p.m. May …

Wine, Art and Jazz Fest in Southern Indiana
May 2, 2017 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Wine, Art and Jazz Fest in Southern Indiana
Wine, Art and Jazz Fest in Southern Indiana

The 12th annual Wine, Art and Jazz Festival takes place May 20, 2017, at “The Point” where West Main and Highway 662 meet in Newburgh, Indiana.
Featured from noon to 9 p.m. are non-stop jazz, Indiana …

Asparagus Festival in Michigan
May 1, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Asparagus Festival in Michigan
Asparagus Festival in Michigan

Asparagus is definitely a spring vegetable, Road Trips Foodies. One place to celebrate the green spears is Empire, Michigan. This lakeshore village stages its annual Asparagus Festival May 19 and 20, 2017.
Of course there’s plenty …