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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Strawberries in the South of France
March 30, 2017 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on Strawberries in the South of France
Strawberries in the South of France

Sure, Road Trips Foodies: you can visit any number of strawberry fests in the United States. What about heading across the pond next month for the 95th annual Avignon Fair?
Strawberries are this year’s headliners from …

France: The Taste of Paris
March 28, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on France: The Taste of Paris
France: The Taste of Paris

Where else can a Road Trips Foodie sample “signature dishes from the city’s finest restaurants, learn tricks of the trade from world-class chefs and sample gourmet food and drink producers all in one stunning setting”. …

Looking for a European Wine Tour?
March 25, 2017 – 8:43 am | Comments Off on Looking for a European Wine Tour?
Looking for a European Wine Tour?

France, Italy and Portugal are destinations for fall wine tours offered by BKWine Tours. Two new destinations are featured: Piedmont, with wine and truffles, and Alentejo in Portugal. On the program are also two great …

Chef Daniel Boulud Takes to the Air
March 12, 2017 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on Chef Daniel Boulud Takes to the Air
Chef Daniel Boulud Takes to the Air

From now until the end of February 2018, Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud will be creating new dishes each month for Business Cabin customers on Air France departing from Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, Canada.
Among these are:

France: Food and Scarcity in Times of War
March 5, 2017 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on France: Food and Scarcity in Times of War
France: Food and Scarcity in Times of War

The exhibition “Les Jours Sans: Food and Scarcity in Times of War” plunges visitors into the everyday life of the French people during and after the Second World War.
Open April 13, 2017, through January 28, …

Salon International de l’Agriculture in Paris
February 20, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Salon International de l’Agriculture in Paris
Salon International de l’Agriculture in Paris

On your way to Paris, France, Road Trips Foodies? Here’s a tasty thought: the Salon International de l’Agriculture (International Agricultural Show) takes place February 25 through March 5, 2017, in the Paris Expo Porte de …

Three Michelin-Starred Restaurants in One Location
February 18, 2017 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Three Michelin-Starred Restaurants in One Location
Three Michelin-Starred Restaurants in One Location

Le Cinq, Le George and L’Orangerie — three of the restaurants at the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France — have collectively been crowned with a total of five Michelin stars for 2017.
George V …

A French Truffle and Wine Festival
January 12, 2017 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on A French Truffle and Wine Festival
A French Truffle and Wine Festival

The Ampélofolies du Cabardès takes place January 22, 2017, in Moussoulens, Aude, France.
It’s the largest truffle- and wine-based festival and gastronomic day in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon. (This is its 18th year.)
A number of events …

Searching for Truffles in Provence
January 7, 2017 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Searching for Truffles in Provence
Searching for Truffles in Provence

For a North American Road Trips Foodie, truffles are an exotic lure to Europe this time of year.
If you’d like to be certain you’ll actually get to taste the fungal delicacy, consider signing up for …

Apples and Cider in Normandy
October 26, 2016 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Apples and Cider in Normandy
Apples and Cider in Normandy

An Apple Tree and Cider Festival takes place for the tenth time at the EcoMusée in the Perche Natural Regional Park in Saint-Cyr-La Rosière, France, about 90 minutes from Ouistreham and two hours from Le …