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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Beer and Bourbon Celebrated in Virginia
May 3, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Beer and Bourbon Celebrated in Virginia
Beer and Bourbon Celebrated in Virginia

Two tippling events are on the calendar this month in and around Charlottesville, Virginia.
First up is an IPA JamBEERee May 6, 2017, at the Hangar Park at Starr Hill Brewery, 5391 Three Notch’d Road, Crozet, …

Tour and Taste at Sonoma County Distillery
April 29, 2017 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Tour and Taste at Sonoma County Distillery
Tour and Taste at Sonoma County Distillery

Road Trips Foodies who find themselves in northern California wine country — but who prefer distilled spirits — now have an alternative tipple.
Founded in 2010 as the Golden State’s first whiskey-only distillery, the Sonoma County …

Louisville Goes Bourbon & Beyond
April 26, 2017 – 8:09 am | Comments Off on Louisville Goes Bourbon & Beyond
Louisville Goes Bourbon & Beyond

Well, of course Louisville, Kentucky, would host a Bourbon & Beyond Festival — the only question is: why did it take them so long?
The new fest is set for September 23 and 24, 2017, with …

Gin Festival in Wales
April 24, 2017 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Gin Festival in Wales
Gin Festival in Wales

Here’s something new, Road Trips Foodies: a Gin Festival in Wales in May.
The artisan gin movement across Wales and its borders will be showcased at the first-ever Mid Wales Gin Festival, set for May 27, …

Arts & Gastronomy in San Miguel de Allende
April 20, 2017 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Arts & Gastronomy in San Miguel de Allende
Arts & Gastronomy in San Miguel de Allende

Something new for Road Trips foodies headed to Mexico this summer. “The Market of Arts & Gastronomy” is being launched July 13 through 16, 2017, to bring together chefs, hotels, restaurants, food and spirits companies, …

Wine & Food Festival in Nashville
April 11, 2017 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Wine & Food Festival in Nashville
Wine & Food Festival in Nashville

Yes, Road Trips Foodies, there’s wine and food at the Wine & Food Festival in Nashville next month — but there’s also beer, whiskey AND cigars.
It all takes place from noon to 4 p.m. May …

Debut of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival
March 19, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Debut of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival
Debut of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival

The inaugural New Orleans Bourbon Festival is set for next weekend (March 24, 25 and 26, 2017) between the New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center and the Sugar Mill in the Warehouse District.
This Louisiana …

“Larder of London” Holds Food & Drink Festival
March 13, 2017 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on “Larder of London” Holds Food & Drink Festival
“Larder of London” Holds Food & Drink Festival

A Festival of Food & Drink takes place March 25, 2017, through April 2, 2017, in The Chilterns in South East England.
Once known as the ‘larder of London’, the region offers historic market towns, rural …

“Petal to Plate” in Carlsbad, California
February 16, 2017 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on “Petal to Plate” in Carlsbad, California
“Petal to Plate” in Carlsbad, California

“Petal to Plate” is a 10-day celebration of flowers, wellness, food and drink to be held in 12 different locations in Carlsbad, California, April 20 through 30, 2017.
Organized by Visit Carlsbad, this inaugural event includes …

St. Valentine’s Day . . . Massacre?
February 14, 2017 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on St. Valentine’s Day . . . Massacre?
St. Valentine’s Day . . . Massacre?

Yes, indeed, Road Trips Foodies. St. Valentine’s Day means something entirely different in the Windy City.
Instead of celebrating Valentine’s Day with a rather typical, traditional, romantic evening for two, go back in time today and …