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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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 …

Cuddle Baby Goats at Redwood Hill Farm
April 22, 2017 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Cuddle Baby Goats at Redwood Hill Farm
Cuddle Baby Goats at Redwood Hill Farm

If you’re looking for a chance to cuddle baby goats, or learn how to milk a goat, or experience sustainable farming first-hand (without all the work) sign up for a Spring Farm Tour at Redwood …

Tour Napa Valley by Wine or by Beer
April 16, 2017 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Tour Napa Valley by Wine or by Beer
Tour Napa Valley by Wine or by Beer

Road Trips Foodies love to take tours where there’s imbibing involved — because somebody else does the driving!
One way to see Napa Valley is via Active Wine Adventures, a tour service pairing wine and food …

Pebble Beach Food & Wine
April 3, 2017 – 8:21 am | Comments Off on Pebble Beach Food & Wine
Pebble Beach Food & Wine

It’s the 10th year for the Food & Wine fest in Pebble Beach, California, set for April 20 through 23, 2017, at Pebble Beach Resorts.
“Name” chefs are an integral part of the event, and this …

Dining Out for Life
March 31, 2017 – 8:33 am | Comments Off on Dining Out for Life
Dining Out for Life

What are you doing on April 27, 2017, Road Trips Foodies?
That’s the date set for Dining Out For Life. Some 3,000 participating restaurants in more than 60 cities across North America will donate a portion …

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival
March 23, 2017 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Knott’s Boysenberry Festival
Knott’s Boysenberry Festival

Speaking of genetically modified food: consider the boysenberry. A hybrid of the Loganberry, blackberry, and raspberry, it was created in 1926 by Walter Knott.
He began selling his new fruit at his roadside fruit stand …

Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
March 3, 2017 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
Flower Field Dinners Across the USA

OK, Road Trips Foodies — there’s just no excuse not to participate in one of the flower field dinners scheduled across the United States this year from March through November.
What are they?
Known more formally as …

Immerse Yourself in the World of Jelly Belly
February 26, 2017 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on Immerse Yourself in the World of Jelly Belly
Immerse Yourself in the World of Jelly Belly

A confession: your Road Trips Foodie loves, loves, loves Jelly Belly candies. If they’re on your list of yummy treats, consider bending your travel itinerary to take in a stop at a Jelly Belly Visitor …

Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival
February 24, 2017 – 8:12 am | Comments Off on Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival
Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival

The seventh annual Food & Wine Festival takes place in Palm Desert, California, March 24, 25 and 26, 2017.
There’ll be three days of live cooking demonstrations, grand tastings featuring more than 42 restaurants and 80 …

“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 …