Vegetarian Cities Index 2021
April 14, 2021 – 9:19 pm | Comments Off on Vegetarian Cities Index 2021

Nestpick, the platform for mid-to-long term rentals, has produced the Vegetarian Cities Index 2021.
Their research assessed the affordability and quality of each city’s vegetarian offerings, including the cost of food, number of restaurants …

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San Joaquin Asparagus Festival in California
May 7, 2021 – 7:33 pm | Comments Off on San Joaquin Asparagus Festival in California

San Joaquin Asparagus Festival, CaliforniaHere comes the 35th annual Asparagus Festival in Stockton, California.

It takes place May 13, 14, 15, and 16, 2021, at the Stockton 99 Speedway, 4105 North Wilson Way, Stockton (in, of course, the San Joaquin Valley).

In the course of the previous events, Asparagus Alley dished out over 10 tons of California-grown asparagus — everything from deep-fried asparagus to asparagus ice cream.

(Photo courtesy of San Joaquin Asparagus Festival)

Chocolate Capital of Southwest France
May 5, 2021 – 8:15 am | Comments Off on Chocolate Capital of Southwest France
Chocolate Capital of Southwest France

Every year the city of Bayonne, France, celebrates chocolate in its continuation of centuries-old expertise handed down through history. This year’s Journées du Chocolat will be May 13, 14, and 15, 2021.
With the onset of …

West Tennessee Strawberry Festival
May 3, 2021 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on West Tennessee Strawberry Festival
West Tennessee Strawberry Festival

The 83rd West Tennessee Strawberry Festival takes place through May 8, 2021, in Humboldt, Tennessee.
opening celebrations for the festival start at 6 p.m. today (May 3) and include fireworks at 8 p.m. at Barker Memorial …

Morel Mushroom Festival in Indiana
April 30, 2021 – 8:06 am | Comments Off on Morel Mushroom Festival in Indiana
Morel Mushroom Festival in Indiana

The annual Morel Mushroom Festival starts tomorrow — May 1, 2021 — and runs through May 8, 2021, in Indiana’s Brown County State Park, 1801 Indiana 46 East, Nashville, Indiana.
There will be daily mushroom programs, …

Pensacola Crawfish Festival This Weekend
April 28, 2021 – 8:10 am | Comments Off on Pensacola Crawfish Festival This Weekend
Pensacola Crawfish Festival This Weekend

The Pensacola Crawfish Festival takes place this weekend (April 30 through May 2, 2021) in Seville Square and Fountain Park in Pensacola, Florida.
Look for thousands of pounds of boiled crawfish, fresh from Louisiana, brought to …

Strawberry Festival in Moulton, Alabama
April 26, 2021 – 8:37 am | Comments Off on Strawberry Festival in Moulton, Alabama
Strawberry Festival in Moulton, Alabama

After canceling due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, Moulton’s berry delicious event returns to Alabama next weekend for two days of family fun, fresh strawberries and live music. Now in its sixth year, the …

South Beach Wine & Food Festival
April 23, 2021 – 8:46 am | Comments Off on South Beach Wine & Food Festival
South Beach Wine & Food Festival

The 20th anniversary version of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) takes place May 20 through 23, 2021, in and around Miami Beach, Florida.
The four-day festival will showcase the talents of wine …

“A Bite-Sized History of France”
April 21, 2021 – 8:54 am | Comments Off on “A Bite-Sized History of France”
“A Bite-Sized History of France”

Food takes the top spot in this year’s book award competition from the French Heritage Society.
Named as winner of the Fourth Annual Book Award is A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, …

Shakespeare Distillery in Stratford-upon-Avon
April 16, 2021 – 8:28 am | Comments Off on Shakespeare Distillery in Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare Distillery in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare Distillery, an independent artisan spirit producer, is based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. It has been distilling gin for the last five years with products that are inspired by the English Tudor period (when the …

Step Out Agriventure Trail to Open in Alabama
April 14, 2021 – 3:06 pm | Comments Off on Step Out Agriventure Trail to Open in Alabama
Step Out Agriventure Trail to Open in Alabama

Ribbon-cutting for the Step Out Agriventure Trail takes place at 10:30 a.m. April 23, 2021, at the Morgan County Celebration Arena, 67 Horse Center Road, Decatur, Alabama.
State Senator Arthur Orr, Morgan County Commission Chairman Ray …

Ingrained – The History of Rice in Louisiana
March 22, 2021 – 8:05 pm | Comments Off on Ingrained – The History of Rice in Louisiana
Ingrained – The History of Rice in Louisiana

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
By Christiaan Mader for Lafayette Travel
Some time in 1960s, businessmen with the Japanese electronics company Hitachi flew to southwest Louisiana, specifically, we are told, to Ville Platte. Of interest …