Seven Spirits
October 12, 2014 – 2:24 pm | No Comment

Maybe it was the cocktail trend, maybe a nostalgia for moonshine, maybe a curiosity about the differences between gin, vodka and whiskey — but whatever the reason, distilled spirits are enjoying a renaissance of popularity …

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Winter Wine Walk
November 28, 2014 – 8:57 am | No Comment

trees-winterHere’s an opportunity to combine a stroll in an historic town with sampling some local wines and doing a bit of holiday shopping.

The Winter Wine Walk is scheduled for 3 to 7 p.m. December 13, 2014, in downtown Corydon, Indiana.

Start your stroll at the Blaine H. Wiseman Visitors Center, 310 North Elm Street, where a $15 ticket will get you a souvenir glass plus hors d’oeuvres and wine sampling throughout town. Needless to say, you must be 21 and ID is required for participation.

A portion of the proceeds benefit Harrison County Community Services.

Another Kind of Turkey
November 27, 2014 – 8:10 am | No Comment
Another Kind of Turkey

Some of us are tucking in to a distinctly different turkey today. Yes, Road Trips Foodies, we’re indulging in a Turkey Cake from Baskin-Robbins, the chain of ice cream specialty shops.
This Thanksgiving turkey is all …

Hong Kong Food Festival
November 26, 2014 – 8:42 am | No Comment
Hong Kong Food Festival

Heading to Hong Kong between Christmas and New Year’s? Here’s an event a Road Trips Foodie shouldn’t miss.
The Hong Kong Food Festival will be held December 25 through 29, 2014, in Hall 3 of the …

Indio International Tamale Festival
November 25, 2014 – 8:58 am | No Comment
Indio International Tamale Festival

Wandering Southern California early next month, Road Trips Foodies? Consider a stop at the International Tamale Festival in the Old Indio section of Indio, California.
Always held the first full weekend in December, the dates …

Seed to Spoon
November 24, 2014 – 8:40 am | No Comment
Seed to Spoon

Food is a universal language. We all need it. But it is more than that. Food says so much about who we are, where we’ve been, what we care about.
“Breadbasket: Seed to Spoon” explores the …

Chocolate History Grants
November 23, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Chocolate History Grants

Who knew? Mars Chocolate North America has a program to fund research into chocolate history.
This year, Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grants were awarded to three living history sites innovating in the areas of …

Tour Casa Bacardi
November 22, 2014 – 8:32 am | No Comment
Tour Casa Bacardi

Planning to visit Puerto Rico? Consider visiting the Casa Bacardi Visitor Center (pictured) in Cantaño (suburban San Juan).
For $12, you’ll get a tour of the center plus a welcome drink and a commemorative 12-ounce acrylic …

Learn, Shop + Taste
November 21, 2014 – 8:18 am | No Comment
Learn, Shop + Taste

Headed to New York City next month, Road Trips Foodies? Saveur magazine is hosting a one-day-only fête to get you into the holiday spirit. The Holiday Social takes place December 13, 2014, in Astor Center, …

Indy’s International Festival
November 20, 2014 – 8:43 am | No Comment

More than 50 ethnic and cultural groups have banded together to stage the annual International Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana, since 1976.
Road Trips Foodies can munch their way around the world, sampling traditional foods from close …

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival
November 19, 2014 – 8:40 am | No Comment
Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

The eighth annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival takes place in Des Moines, Iowa, January 31, 2015.
This time, in addition to the real thing, there’ll be pork bacon “alternatives” such as turkey bacon, lamb bacon and …

Delray Beach Garlic Festival
November 18, 2014 – 8:18 am | No Comment
Delray Beach Garlic Festival

It’s billed as “the best stinkin’ party in town” — but that’s due to the sheer volume of pungent garlic in play.
Yes, Road Trips Foodies, we’re talking about the 16th annual Garlic Festival, to be …