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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Louisiana’s Frog Festival
May 11, 2017 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on Louisiana’s Frog Festival
Louisiana’s Frog Festival

Long before the Muppet movie with all those leg-less frogs getting around on crutches, frogs’ legs were a staple on restaurant menus. In some places, they still are.
One of those places is Louisiana, where the …

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 …

Debut of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival
March 19, 2017 – 8:32 am | Comments Off on Debut of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival
Debut of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival

The inaugural New Orleans Bourbon Festival is set for next weekend (March 24, 25 and 26, 2017) between the New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center and the Sugar Mill in the Warehouse District.
This Louisiana …

Louisiana’s Acadiana Po’Boy Festival
March 7, 2017 – 8:52 am | Comments Off on Louisiana’s Acadiana Po’Boy Festival
Louisiana’s Acadiana Po’Boy Festival

OK, so it’s scheduled for April 1, 2017 — but this is no April Fool’s Day prank, Road Trips Foodies.
It’s the second edition of the Acadiana Po’Boy Festival in Parc San Souci, 201 East Vermilion …

Top Taco Fest in New Orleans
February 6, 2017 – 8:23 am | Comments Off on Top Taco Fest in New Orleans
Top Taco Fest in New Orleans

The Top Taco Festival, a new event, takes place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 27, 2017, on Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaza in New Orleans, Louisiana (the plaza’s between the World Trade Center and the Mississippi …

Crawfish Season in South Louisiana
February 5, 2017 – 3:37 pm | Comments Off on Crawfish Season in South Louisiana
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 …

Mardi Gras in New Orleans
January 21, 2017 – 8:59 am | Comments Off on Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Mardi Gras in New Orleans

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
From Zatarains.com
In New Orleans, Mardi Gras isn’t a sprint, it’s a marathon … of eating. Parade-route fried chicken, steaming pots of jambalaya and muffalettas thick with meat, cheese …

Epiphany? King Cake!
January 6, 2017 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Epiphany? King Cake!
Epiphany? King Cake!

By Susan McKee
The Road Trips Foodie
OK, foodies: it’s quiz time. Why is the traditional dessert served on January 6 called a king cake?
Those of you who learned about Christian holidays probably mustered up the …

Louisiana Peach Fest
June 2, 2015 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Louisiana Peach Fest
Louisiana Peach Fest

The 65th annual Louisiana Peach Fest is set for June 26 and 27, 2015, in Ruston, Louisiana (it’s always the fourth weekend in June). A map is available online.
Contests? Of course, including peach cookery, peach-eating …

Oyster Festival
May 25, 2015 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Oyster Festival
Oyster Festival

Ready to slurp some? Oysters, that is? Get thee to the Oyster Festival, set for May 30 and 31, 2015, in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.
A whole bunch of restaurants will be serving …