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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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 …

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 …

Florida Strawberry Festival
February 23, 2017 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Florida Strawberry Festival
Florida Strawberry Festival

For many Road Trips Foodies, strawberry season means early summer. To the folks in and around Plant City, Florida, however, March is the month.
The Florida Strawberry Festival, started in 1930, will be March 2 through …

SOBEWFF 2017
January 19, 2017 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on SOBEWFF 2017
SOBEWFF 2017

When a fest gets so famous it’s known by its acronym, a Road Trips Foodie knows it’s a “can’t miss” event. The South Beach Wine and Food Festival — or SOBEWFF to cognoscenti — is …

Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest
November 21, 2016 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest
Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest

Headed to Florida next month? The Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest takes place December 8 through 11, 2016.
Two of the three events scheduled for the first day still have spots available: “Sustain” and “A …

TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.
October 14, 2015 – 11:16 pm | Comments Off on TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.
TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.

TripAdvisor has culled through its online reviews to come up with a list of the 25 best restaurants in the United States.
They are, in order from 1 to 25:
Bouley, New York City
Alina, Chicago, Illinois
Le Bernardin, …

Taste Epcot: A Food & Wine Festival
September 20, 2015 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Taste Epcot: A Food & Wine Festival
Taste Epcot:  A Food & Wine Festival

If you need yet another reason to visit DisneyWorld, Road Trips Foodies, how about the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival? It’s set for September 25, 2015, through November 16, 2015, in the Orlando, Florida, …

World Food Championships
September 15, 2015 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on World Food Championships
World Food Championships

The World Food Championships is the largest competition in food sport (who knew?).
Champions of previous events convene in Kissimmee, Florida, November 3 through 10, 2015, for a chance at winning the ultimate food crown and …

MangoMania
June 22, 2015 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on MangoMania
MangoMania

The mango is the star attraction for two days each summer on Pine Island, Florida. Road Trips Foodies can sample locally-grown delicacies at MangoMania.
This annual affair set for July 18 and 19, 2015, celebrates all …

Scallop Season 2015
May 3, 2015 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Scallop Season 2015
Scallop Season 2015

Road Trips Foodies know about fishing for dinner, but what about “shelling”?
From June 27 through September 24, 2015, scalloping is in season in Florida’s Citrus County. It’s part snorkeling experience, part treasure dive and saltwater …