British Afternoon Tea
June 18, 2014 – 3:32 pm | No Comment

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
From Visit Britain
Coming to Britain and not sampling afternoon tea is like eating a scone without jam and clotted cream. Afternoon teas come in all shapes and sizes, from …

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National Heirloom Exposition
August 28, 2014 – 8:51 am | No Comment

california_santa-rosa_heirloomNope. Not furniture and decorative accessories but plants and their produce.

Yes, Road Trips Foodies, the National Heirloom Exposition is said to be “the world’s largest pure food fair”, and the schedule for the fourth annual event is nothing short of astonishing.

It all takes place September 9, 10 and 11, 2014, on the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California.

There’ll be more than 100 food, farm and garden speakers, including Dr. Joseph Mercola, Vani Hari, Jeffery Smith, Percy Schmeiser, David Johanson, John Glavis, Joseph Simcox, Shoshanna Easlinf and Andrew Kimbreil.

More than 350 vendors and exhibitors will offer food tastings and “the world’s largest produce display” with thousands of rare varieties plus seeds, traditional crops, poultry, livestock and the National Veg Art Show.

(Photo courtesy of the National Heirloom Exposition)

KINOOKUS Food Film Festival
August 27, 2014 – 8:34 am | No Comment
KINOOKUS Food Film Festival

Here’s a film festival with a foodie core. The 4- 8 September 2014, KINOOKUS Food Film Festival (Kinookus FFF), held in Ston, Croatia, September 3 through 7, 2014, is an international festival that aims to …

Apple Butter Weekend
August 26, 2014 – 8:36 am | No Comment
Apple Butter Weekend

If your Labor Day Weekend driving plans take you near Parkersburg, West Virginia, you might want to detour to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park.
Not only ca you watch members of the Stillwell 4-H group, dressed …

Persimmons and Pomegranates
August 25, 2014 – 8:28 am | No Comment
Persimmons and Pomegranates

Your Road Trips Foodie had a grandfather who thought everything he planted in his backyard should work as hard as he did. So, we had raspberry bushes and an asparagus plot and cherry trees and …

A Bar with a Swimming Pool?
August 24, 2014 – 8:09 am | No Comment
A Bar with a Swimming Pool?

Here’s something new: a bar with a swimming pool — and not just any bar with just any pool.
The infinity Skypool, 52 floors above ground level in the Gong bar at the Shangri-La Hotel At …

Serendipity 3 Celebrates 60th Anniversary
August 23, 2014 – 8:51 am | No Comment
Serendipity 3 Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Serendipity 3 marks 60 years of history that is as rich as its desserts!
The home of comfort food and decadent desserts, such as the iconic Frrrozen Hot Chocolate (pictured), Serendipity 3, 225 East 60th Street, …

Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
August 22, 2014 – 8:46 am | No Comment
Sonoma Wine Country Weekend

Headed to the West Coast over Labor Day Weekend, Road Trips Foodie?
The Sonoma Wine Country Weekend is August 29 through 31, 2014, with winemaker events county-wide.
For three delicious, decadent days, you can experience, up close …

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival
August 21, 2014 – 8:29 am | No Comment
Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

The fourth annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival takes place August 29 through September 7, 2014.
The fest features a roster of more than 80 master chefs, culinary personalities, and wine and spirit producers. (Of course, …

Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival
August 20, 2014 – 8:08 am | No Comment
Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival

The seventh annual Vermont Wine and Harvest Festival is set for September 19 through 21 in Dover and Wilmington, Vermont, and will include winemakers, distillers, brewers and food and craft artisans from all over the …

La Tomatina
August 19, 2014 – 8:20 am | No Comment
La Tomatina

It’s really messy, Road Trips Foodies, but this fest is said to be a lot of fun.
La Tomatina, which takes place on the last Wednesday in August each year, has been a tomato-throwing event …

‘The Frontier Table’
August 18, 2014 – 8:25 am | No Comment
‘The Frontier Table’

Most Road Trips Foodies have wondered what our pioneer ancestors ate. Food historians Martha and Richard Hartley have come up with the answer for one locality: West Virginia.
They’re the authors of The Frontier Table – …