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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Texas Crab Festival
May 12, 2017 – 8:00 am | Comments Off on Texas Crab Festival
Texas Crab Festival

The 32nd annual Texas Crab Festival starts today (May 12, 2017) in Gregory Park, 2292 Highway 87, Crystal Beach, Texas, and runs through Sunday (May 14, 2017).
It’s a full weekend of Gulf Coast style, music, …

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 …

Texas Oysterfest
February 22, 2017 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Texas Oysterfest
Texas Oysterfest

It’s the 36th year for the Oysterfest held at Navigation Park on the waterfront of Fulton, Texas, March 2 through 5, 2017.
Look for lots of chances to taste oysters, including an oyster-eating contest plus the …

Terlingua International Championship Chili Cookoff
October 22, 2015 – 8:41 am | Comments Off on Terlingua International Championship Chili Cookoff
Terlingua International Championship Chili Cookoff

It’s the 49th year for the International Championship Chili Cookoff in Terlingua, Texas. It takes place November 5 through 7, 2015, not far from Big Bend National Park.
The judging takes place between 12:30 and 2:30 …

TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.
October 14, 2015 – 11:16 pm | Comments Off on TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.
TripAdvisor: the 25 Best Restaurants in the U.S.

TripAdvisor has culled through its online reviews to come up with a list of the 25 best restaurants in the United States.
They are, in order from 1 to 25:
Bouley, New York City
Alina, Chicago, Illinois
Le Bernardin, …

World’s Largest Pecan
May 1, 2015 – 8:55 am | No Comment
World’s Largest Pecan

The world’s largest pecan is in Missouri…or maybe in Texas (yes, Road Trips Foodies: there are rivals for “largest pecan” status).
The one in Brunswick, Missouri, is often labeled the world’s largest 20th century pecan while …

Texas Crab Fest
April 22, 2015 – 8:55 am | Comments Off on Texas Crab Fest
Texas Crab Fest

Music, arts and crabs are promised at the 30th annual Texas Crab Fest, set for May 8, 9 and 10, 2015, in Gregory Park, 2292 Highway 87, Crystal Beach, Texas. Yes, Road Trips Foodies: that’s …

Germanfest
April 17, 2015 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Germanfest
Germanfest

Muenster, Texas, will host its 40th annual Germanfest April 24, 25 and 26, 2015.
Think: German sausage, sauerkraut, schnitzel, potato salad, apple strudel, cheeses and breads. Not to mention beer (including German imports). After all, Muenster …

Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival
April 13, 2015 – 8:47 am | No Comment
Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival

If you’ll be in Texas this weekend, Road Trips Foodies, check this out:
The sixth annual Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival, set for April 17, 18 and 19, 2015, promises samples of more than 100 …

Top 100 ‘Hot Spot’ Restaurants in the US
April 12, 2015 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off on Top 100 ‘Hot Spot’ Restaurants in the US
Top 100 ‘Hot Spot’ Restaurants in the US

OpenTable, a provider of online restaurant reservations, has unveiled the 2015 Top 100 Hot Spot Restaurants in America. These awards reflect the combined opinions of more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified OpenTable …