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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First Nutella Cafe to Open in Chicago
May 18, 2017 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on First Nutella Cafe to Open in Chicago
First Nutella Cafe to Open in Chicago

Get ready, Chicago! Ferrero, the makers of Nutella® (The Original Hazelnut Spread®) will open their first owned and operated restaurant, the Nutella Café, at 151 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.
The permanent café is the first …

Where to Have Afternoon Tea: The Drake in Chicago
April 5, 2017 – 8:53 am | Comments Off on Where to Have Afternoon Tea: The Drake in Chicago
Where to Have Afternoon Tea: The Drake in Chicago

By Susan McKee
The Road Trips Foodie
Sometimes a traveler needs a bit of elegance — a quiet interlude between shopping and sightseeing to sit back and contemplate a visit to a new destination. One such …

Baconfest Chicago
March 9, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Baconfest Chicago
Baconfest Chicago

Yes, Road Trips Foodies: you can eat as much bacon as you want during the ninth annual Baconfest Chicago, set for March 31, 2017, and April 1, 2017, in the University of Illinois Chicago Forum, …

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 …

Learn How to Brew Beer
February 7, 2017 – 8:57 am | Comments Off on Learn How to Brew Beer
Learn How to Brew Beer

Attention beer aficionados. Road Trips Foodies who’ll be anywhere near southwest Illinois at the end of this month might want to consider stopping by St. Nicholas Brewing Company in the historic St. Nicholas Hotel, 12 …

Saints + Sours in Chicago
January 31, 2017 – 8:51 am | Comments Off on Saints + Sours in Chicago
Saints + Sours in Chicago

Headed to the Windy City, Road Trips Foodies? It’s almost time for the third annual Winter Mix-Off — Saints + Sours — at ROOF on theWit, 201 North State Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Next Monday (February 6, …

“Ticket to Taste” at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport
January 16, 2017 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on “Ticket to Taste” at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport
“Ticket to Taste” at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) invites the public to experience first-class dining at O’Hare International Airport on January 24, 2017, for the second annual “Ticket to Taste”.
It is a one-time opportunity for non-travelers …

Life & Death Inside the Kitchen
December 14, 2016 – 8:44 am | Comments Off on Life & Death Inside the Kitchen
Life & Death Inside the Kitchen

Did you know that cooks used to butcher small animals, mix up medicines and learn to read and write in the kitchen?
That’s what Wendy Wall, professor of English and director of the Kaplan Institute …

Luxury Christmas Cookie “Exchange” in Chicago
November 23, 2016 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Luxury Christmas Cookie “Exchange” in Chicago
Luxury Christmas Cookie “Exchange” in Chicago

“We Bake. You Take.” Now, there’s an invitation to catch a Road Trips Foodie’s attention.
If you’ll be traveling in the Windy City next week, consider attending this event: a “modern spin on a Luxury Cookie …

Learn About Food as Medicine
October 19, 2016 – 8:20 am | Comments Off on Learn About Food as Medicine
Learn About Food as Medicine

Curious about the topic of food as medicine, Road TripsFoodies? If you’re in the Chicago area tomorrow, consider stopping by Resurrection University, 1431 North Claremont, Chicago, Illinois for the next session of their “Thinking Out …