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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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Tales of the Cocktail
May 21, 2015 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Tales of the Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail

OK, Road Trips Foodies: this event is really targeted for industry insiders.
But if you’re a fan of mixed drinks,

New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
May 18, 2015 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on New Orleans Wine & Food Experience
New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

It’s a four day feast for “all the senses”. What? The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience, of course.
Set for May 20 through 23, 2015, it’s so big it takes place all across the city …

Turtles On Parade
March 7, 2015 – 8:06 am | No Comment
Turtles On Parade

New Orleans does celebrate in its own style. For St. Patrick’s Day — an entire weekend is required.
From March 13 through 15, 2015 the streets throughout the Louisiana city, from the Irish Channel to the …

Food Forecasting for the New Year
December 31, 2014 – 8:40 am | No Comment
Food Forecasting for the New Year

“2015 will be the year of ____.” We asked some restauranteurs to fill in the blank. Here’s what they came up with:
“Champagne. We are anticipating a huge comeback for Champagne in 2015 – as the …

Oak Street Po-Boy Festival
November 13, 2014 – 8:39 am | No Comment
Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

If ever a sandwich were emblematic of New Orleans, Louisiana, that would be the poor boy (or, as it’s usually called, the po-boy).
It’s familiar, but as diverse as its city. Bread surrounds everything N’awlins: shrimp, …

Boudin, Bourbon and Beer
November 4, 2014 – 8:07 am | No Comment
Boudin, Bourbon and Beer

Fifty (yes, 50) chefs are gathering in New Orleans, Louisiana, to help the Emeril Lagasse Foundation with “Boudin, Bourbon and Beer“. The fundraiser’s set to start at 6 p.m. Friday (November 7, 2014) in Champion’s …