September Means Apple Festivals
September 1, 2014 – 12:04 am | No Comment

A tasty harvest takes place across temperate zones this month, Road Trips Foodies. Yes, we’re talking about apples — and not just those half-dozen varieties you see in the grocery store.
Festivals and farmers’ markets celebrate …

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Cooking Festival in Beirut
September 22, 2014 – 8:27 am | No Comment

lebanon_beirut_cooking-festivalA Cooking Festival is set for November 6, 7 and 8, 2014, in Beirut, Lebanon.

Hours for the fourth edition of the fest are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day in the Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Center in downtown Beirut.

In the Chefs’ Theatre, celebrity chefs will be cooking live and giving their best recipes, advice and tips. In the Lifestyle Theatre, there’ll be sessions with etiquette consultants, designers, florists, foodservice experts and dieticians. There’s also a Beverage Theatre, Cookery School, Olive Oil sessions, Wine Tastings and a Librairie Gourmande With a wide selection of cookbooks not to mention and book signings.

Psst: the show will be taking place concurrently with the Salon du Chocolat.

(Photo courtesy of Beirut Cooking Festival)

Cranberry Harvest Celebration
September 21, 2014 – 8:34 am | No Comment
Cranberry Harvest Celebration

Ever wonder where cranberries come from? Road Trips Foodies can get right to the source at the Cranberry Harvest Celebration in Wareham, Massachusetts.
It’s held Columbus weekend — October 11 and 12, 2014 — by the …

Eat Your Way Around Town
September 20, 2014 – 8:37 am | No Comment
Eat Your Way Around Town

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
By the GO Group, LLC
Museums, parks, shopping venues and sports events aren’t the only ways to explore a new city. Take one of these tours selected by the …

Top of the Hops Beer Fest
September 19, 2014 – 8:23 am | No Comment
Top of the Hops Beer Fest

Road Trips Foodies who are beer aficionados AND who are driving through Virginia tomorrow should plan for a stop at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion, 700 East Main Street, Charlottesville, Virginia.
The fourth edition of the Top …

Oktoberfest in Reading
September 18, 2014 – 8:54 am | No Comment
Oktoberfest in Reading

It’s claimed to be the “oldest and largest” Oktoberfest in Eastern Pennsylvania, Road Trips Foodies.
You might want to pencil in Reading, Pennsylvania, for October 2 through 5, 2014.
That’s when the Reading Liederkranz German Singing & …

Chocolate Fest 2014
September 17, 2014 – 8:57 am | No Comment
Chocolate Fest 2014

October 11, 2014, has been dubbed Indiana’s “sweetest day”, Road Trips Foodies.
That’s because from noon until 4 p.m. that day, Chocolate Fest 2014 takes place in the Farm Bureau Building on the Indiana State Fairgrounds, …

Apple Fest
September 16, 2014 – 8:38 am | No Comment
Apple Fest

Sure it’s an urban neighborhood – Chicago’s Lincoln Square to be precise – but city dwellers like apples, too.
Road Trips Foodies ambling through the Windy City this week might enjoy a stop at the Apple …

Invasion of the Food Trucks
September 15, 2014 – 8:54 am | No Comment
Invasion of the Food Trucks

The inaugural Invasion of the Food Trucks is set for 5 p.m. to midnight September 27, 2014, at Ingalls Harbor, 802 Wilson Street NW, Decatur, Alabama.
In addition to the culinary delights offered by six to …

Would Abe Have Eaten a “Horseshoe”?
September 14, 2014 – 8:49 am | No Comment
Would Abe Have Eaten a “Horseshoe”?

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
From the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau
The dining scene in Springfield, Illinois, is eclectic, with plenty of upscale eateries, farm-to-table restaurants and national chains. But the city that Abraham …

Marlow Food Festival
September 13, 2014 – 8:41 am | No Comment
Marlow Food Festival

If England’s on your travel schedule this month, consider stopping at the Marlow Food Festival, set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 21, 2014, at Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel, Marlow Bridge, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England.
Now …

Chili Cook-Off in Vincennes
September 12, 2014 – 8:52 am | No Comment
Chili Cook-Off in Vincennes

Anywhere near west central Indiana, Road Trips Foodies? The 24th annual Knox County Chili Cook-Off is tomorrow: September 13, 2014.
It takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Patrick Henry Drive in the George …