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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Beer and Bourbon Celebrated in Virginia
May 3, 2017 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Beer and Bourbon Celebrated in Virginia
Beer and Bourbon Celebrated in Virginia

Two tippling events are on the calendar this month in and around Charlottesville, Virginia.
First up is an IPA JamBEERee May 6, 2017, at the Hangar Park at Starr Hill Brewery, 5391 Three Notch’d Road, Crozet, …

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 …

Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
March 3, 2017 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on Flower Field Dinners Across the USA
Flower Field Dinners Across the USA

OK, Road Trips Foodies — there’s just no excuse not to participate in one of the flower field dinners scheduled across the United States this year from March through November.
What are they?
Known more formally as …

Colonial Brewing at Mount Vernon
October 12, 2015 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on Colonial Brewing at Mount Vernon
Colonial Brewing at Mount Vernon

What better place to learn about colonial brewing than the home of George Washington. Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia, will host a beer dinner in the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant, …

Wine at Mount Vernon
September 27, 2015 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Wine at Mount Vernon
Wine at Mount Vernon

History and wine intersect at a fall festival taking place October 2, 3 and 4, 2015, at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia.
Between 6 and 9 p.m. each evening, …

Top of the Hops Beer Fest
September 21, 2015 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Top of the Hops Beer Fest
Top of the Hops Beer Fest

Beer aficionados are once again invited to gather this weekend for the Top of the Hops Beer Fest.
The sixth edition takes place beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday in the nTelos Wireless Pavilion, 700 East Main …

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 …

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 …

New Year’s Means Hoppin’ John
December 29, 2014 – 8:54 am | No Comment
New Year’s Means Hoppin’ John

The marriage of black-eyed peas and collard greens has us “Hoppin’ like John” around the New Year’s Day table. As the tale goes – children reared in the South hopped once around the table before …

October is Virginia Wine Month
October 4, 2014 – 8:30 am | No Comment
October is Virginia Wine Month

This year marks the 26th annual October Virginia Wine Month celebration, with special events at wineries, restaurants, hotels and wine bars as well as dozens of wine festivals found in each region of Virginia.
Virginia is …