Five Specialty Food Trends for 2015
February 4, 2015 – 7:50 pm | No Comment

Special to Road Trips for Foodies
A panel of food trend experts have nibbled their way through the largest Winter Fancy Food Show in its 40-year history to identify the top five trends bound for …

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Zythos Beer Festival
March 26, 2015 – 8:07 am | No Comment

belgium_leuven_zythosThe Zythos Beer Festival, the largest beer-tastig festival in the Benelux countries, takes place in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium on April 25 and 26, 2015.

More than 100 breweries, from small artisanal micro-breweries to large international names, will converge in the historic university city for this year’s festival with 400 styles of beer available.

Road Trips Foodies also will be able to make trips to see some of the independent breweries during the weekends before and after the festival.

Sassafras Tea Festival
March 25, 2015 – 8:15 am | No Comment
Sassafras Tea Festival

Of course Road Trips Foodies know that the roots of sassafras trees can be steeped to make tea and once were used in the flavoring of traditional root beer.
But did you know that you can …

Montilla-Moriles Wine Tasting
March 24, 2015 – 8:13 am | No Comment
Montilla-Moriles Wine Tasting

More than 20 wineries producing the Montilla – Moriles Designation of Origin wines take part in a tasting event in Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain.
Dates this year are April 22 through 26, 2015.
The tasting event is held …

St. Benno Fest
March 23, 2015 – 8:14 am | No Comment
St. Benno Fest

Following the traditions of early German immigrant families, partygoers head to the Athenaeum, 401 East Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, for the St. Benno Fest April 18, 2015.
There, at 7 p.m., St. Benno and his goat, …

Premium-Cabin Menu on United Express
March 22, 2015 – 8:49 am | No Comment
Premium-Cabin Menu on United Express

United Airlines has introduced a new Premium-Cabin Menu on United Express Flights, featuring freshly prepared entrées served on chinaware and expanded meal-service times for United First and United Business customers on regional flights.
The new meal …

Family-Friendly Brasserie in Great Britain
March 21, 2015 – 8:01 am | No Comment
Family-Friendly Brasserie in Great Britain

If a visit to England’s Suffolk coast is on your family travel itinerary this year, consider scheduling a meal stop at the White Lion Hotel, Market Cross Place, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, United Kingdom.
Next month, the hotel …

Maple Syrup Festival
March 20, 2015 – 8:14 am | No Comment
Maple Syrup Festival

This is the 46th year for the Maple Syrup Festival, 403 South Wabash, Wakarusa, Indiana.
April 24, 25 and 26, 2015, Road Trips Foodies can visit with history re-enactors at the Wakarusa Historical Museum and take …

Indiana Wine Fair
March 19, 2015 – 8:31 am | No Comment
Indiana Wine Fair

The 13th annual Indiana Wine Fair will be April 25, 2015, at the Story Inn, 6404 South State Road 135, Nashville, Indiana. Hours are 12:30 to 7 p.m.
For more than a decade, Indiana’s vintners have …

Denver Beer Competition
March 18, 2015 – 8:58 am | No Comment
Denver Beer Competition

The sixth annual Denver International Beer Competition, will be held April 18 and 19, 2015, at the Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Boulevard, Broomfield, Colorado.
The blind competition focuses on food-friendly beer styles. A Gold …

Prawns in Ireland
March 17, 2015 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Prawns in Ireland

‘Tis the day to think about heading to Ireland, and what better reason than shellfish?
Yes, Road Trips Foodies, the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival takes place in Howth, Ireland, April 24 through 26, 2015.
Whatever way you …

Burial of the Sardine
March 16, 2015 – 8:02 am | No Comment
Burial of the Sardine

Most food festivals celebrate enjoying something delicious — especially when it’s in season. This one celebrates the ending of a necessity to eat a food: specifically, the sardine (a traditional Lenten food).
The Entierro de la …