August is SPAM Restaurant Month
August 2, 2018 – 7:46 pm | Comments Off on August is SPAM Restaurant Month

Believe it or not, Road Trips Foodies: some people actually search out places to enjoy Spam — that brand of canned cooked meat made by Hormel Foods Corporation first sold in 1937.
Since August is SPAM …

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Illinois’ Fall Mushrooms
August 14, 2018 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Illinois’ Fall Mushrooms
Illinois’ Fall Mushrooms

What better way could there be for a Road Trips Foodie to learn about the richness of fall mushrooms in Illinois than by attending the Illinois Mycological Association’s Mushroom Show & Sale.
It takes place from …

Chicago’s Taste of Andersonville
August 7, 2018 – 8:16 am | Comments Off on Chicago’s Taste of Andersonville
Chicago’s Taste of Andersonville

Sample the ever-evolving set of “dining delights, delectables and drinkables” at the annual Taste of Andersonville Dinner & Dessert Crawl on the northside of Chicago, Illinois. It takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. August …

August is SPAM Restaurant Month
August 2, 2018 – 7:46 pm | Comments Off on August is SPAM Restaurant Month
August is SPAM Restaurant Month

Believe it or not, Road Trips Foodies: some people actually search out places to enjoy Spam — that brand of canned cooked meat made by Hormel Foods Corporation first sold in 1937.
Since August is SPAM …

Taste of Chicago
July 4, 2018 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Taste of Chicago
Taste of Chicago

Your Road Trips Foodie visited her first Taste of Chicago when it was a “tiny” event. Now in its 38th year, it’s HUGE and definitely something not to be missed.
As always, there’s free admission to …

Whisky Fest Celebrates 20 Years
March 16, 2018 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Whisky Fest Celebrates 20 Years
Whisky Fest Celebrates 20 Years

WhiskyFest celebrates 20 years in 2018 with four tasting events across the country.
At the events, Road Trips Foodies will meet whisky distillers, master blenders, and other whisky experts, and taste from a selection of single …

The Hot 10: America’s Best New Restaurants 2017
September 2, 2017 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on The Hot 10: America’s Best New Restaurants 2017
The Hot 10: America’s Best New Restaurants 2017

Special to Road Trips Foodies
By Bon Appétit Magazine
Bon Appétit has declared “The Hot 10: America’s Best New Restaurants 2017″.
Taking the top spot is New Orleans’ Turkey and the Wolf, a quirky, nostalgic, counter …

A Tasting of Sparkling Wines in Chicago
August 16, 2017 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on A Tasting of Sparkling Wines in Chicago
A Tasting of Sparkling Wines in Chicago

Road Trips Foodies looking to branch out from their usual go-to glasses of bubbly might want to swing on by downtown Chicago next month.
The Staytion Market & Bar, 1 West Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, …

50 Most Iconic Restaurants in America
August 2, 2017 – 8:23 pm | Comments Off on 50 Most Iconic Restaurants in America
50 Most Iconic Restaurants in America

What are the 50 Most Iconic American Eateries?
Here’s a list from Rave Reviews. (Your Road Trips Foodie thinks their methodology is a bit funky, but whatever.)
Their list puts Alinea in Chicago in first, Blue Hill …

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 …