Food Trends for 2018
February 13, 2018 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Food Trends for 2018

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
From Sodexo
What will be on plates over the next 12 months? Kevin Cecilio, Sodexo’s senior director, culinary innovations, believes these five trends will be on the table over the …

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Fête de la Gastronomie
April 20, 2018 – 8:42 am | Comments Off on Fête de la Gastronomie
Fête de la Gastronomie

The Fête de la Gastronomie is all about food and cooking. Taking place September 21, 22 and 23, 2018, it’s a time for the general public and food professionals to get together “to celebrate the …

Bordeaux Fête le Vin in France
April 13, 2018 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Bordeaux Fête le Vin in France
Bordeaux Fête le Vin in France

This year is the 20th anniversary of the Bordeaux Fête le Vin. It’ll be held June 14 through 18, 2018, along a two-kilometer route along the river and in the older parts of Bordeaux, France.
There’ll …

“The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen”
March 10, 2018 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on “The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen”
“The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen”

They don’t make ’em like they used to. That’s the message on almost every page of Jacques Pépin’s memoir, “The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen” (Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, 2003).
Today’s top chefs didn’t get …

Lemon Festival in France
February 12, 2018 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Lemon Festival in France
Lemon Festival in France

The 85th Fête du Citron takes place February 17 through March 7, 2018, in Menton, France, a town on the French Riviera adjacent to the Franco-Italian border.
Visit the Biovès Gardens to see enormous sculptures fashioned …

The Return of the Scallops to Normandy
October 9, 2017 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on The Return of the Scallops to Normandy
The Return of the Scallops to Normandy

Le Goût du Large (“a taste for the open sea”) Festival takes place November 11 and 12, 2017, in Port-en-Bessin, Normandy, France.
It’s a celebration of the return of the scallop to this fishing village. It’s …

Apples and Cider Celebrated in Normandy
September 29, 2017 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Apples and Cider Celebrated in Normandy
Apples and Cider Celebrated in Normandy

Celebrate both the apple tree and its fruit at a festival in Saint-Cyr-La Rosière, Normandy, France.
It’s the 10th year for Fête de l’arbre et du cidre at the EcoMusée in the Perche Natural Regional Park …

Apple, Cider and Cheese Festival in Normandy
August 29, 2017 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Apple, Cider and Cheese Festival in Normandy
Apple, Cider and Cheese Festival in Normandy

Harvest time in Normandy, France, celebrates most especially the apple. In Conches-en-Ouche (about 90 minutes from Le Havre), there’s an Apple, Cider and Cheese Festival set for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. October 29, 2017.
It’s …

Wine Tour in Loire Valley Complete with Castle
August 26, 2017 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Wine Tour in Loire Valley Complete with Castle
Wine Tour in Loire Valley Complete with Castle

What could be more fabulous than a wine tour in France’s Loire Valley? A wine tour with castles, of course
Explore from Sancerre to Tours on this new itinerary from Wine Lovers Tours.
On the land …

Toute la Mer sur un Plateau in France
August 23, 2017 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on Toute la Mer sur un Plateau in France
Toute la Mer sur un Plateau in France

“Toute la Mer sur un Plateau” — the whole sea on a plate — takes place September 30 and October 1, 2017, along Rue du Port in Granville, Normandy, France.
Some sixteen tons of seafood are …

Jacques Pépin’s La Cuisine Bourgeoise on Oceania Cruises
August 11, 2017 – 8:01 am | Comments Off on Jacques Pépin’s La Cuisine Bourgeoise on Oceania Cruises
Jacques Pépin’s La Cuisine Bourgeoise on Oceania Cruises

An elegant seven-course dinner, La Cuisine Bourgeoise by Jacques Pépin is now available to guests aboard Oceania Cruises’ Marina and Riviera. It’s limited to just 24 people each evening, reservations are required.
The menu has a …