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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Indy Cooking Expo
October 31, 2014 – 8:35 am | No Comment

indiana_indpls_cooking-expoCooking demonstrations, food samples and a marketplace (think: cooking tools, appliances, and specialty foods) are promised for the Indy Cooking Expo, set for November 1 and 2, 2014, in the Champions Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Hours on Saturday are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $10 for one day, or $15 for both.

Food, Wine…and Rum!
October 30, 2014 – 8:39 am | No Comment
Food, Wine…and Rum!

Where else would there be a foodie event such as this one but the Caribbean.
Yes, Road Trips Foodies: the fifth edition of the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival is set for November 20 …

Millévin in Avignon
October 29, 2014 – 8:25 am | No Comment
Millévin in Avignon

Gonna be in southern France next month, Road Trips Foodies?
Consider adding Millévin to your itinerary. It’s November 20, 2014, in Avignon, France.
Tastings, traditional special menus in the restaurants — Millévin celebrates the primeur wine in …

Wine, Beer & Food Fest
October 28, 2014 – 8:15 am | No Comment
Wine, Beer & Food Fest

More than 1400 wines, beers, ciders, meads and spirits will be available for sampling at the seventh annual Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer & Food Festival, set for November 20, 21 and 22, 2014, in …

San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival
October 27, 2014 – 8:03 am | No Comment
San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival

The 11th annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is set for November 16 through 23, 2014.
The schedule includes cooking classes, tasting panels, celebrity chef dinners, and multiple tasting events.
Marquee event, of course …

Feira da Castanha
October 26, 2014 – 8:27 am | No Comment
Feira da Castanha

Europeans have a fondness for chestnuts, and nowhere is that more evident than at the Feira da Castanha (Chestnut Fair) that takes place on the second weekend of November in Marvão, Alentejo, Portugal.
This year’s dates …

Coffee with Devocion
October 25, 2014 – 8:16 am | No Comment
Coffee with Devocion

Boutique Colombian coffee company, Devocion (an innovative Nueva Colombian approach to coffee) arrives in the United States for the first time this month with opening of a 3,600-square foot roasting facility and “Botica del Cafe”, …

Madison Bacon Festival
October 24, 2014 – 8:21 am | No Comment
Madison Bacon Festival

It’ll be Wisconsin’s largest bacon showcase with bacon lectures, bacon-inspired dishes, bacon competitions, a bacon queen contest, live entertainment and bacon fellowship — all taking place between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. November 1, 2014.
Yes, …

Craft Beer Festival
October 23, 2014 – 8:01 am | No Comment
Craft Beer Festival

Considering sampling the craft beer of the Florida panhandle, Road Trips Foodies? The ninth annual craft beer festival at the Cajun Café on the Bayou, 8101 Park Boulevard, Pinellas Park, Florida, is set for 2 …

Olive Festival in Corconne
October 22, 2014 – 8:39 am | No Comment
Olive Festival in Corconne

An olive festival takes place on the second Sunday in December (December 14, 2014, this year) in Corconne, France — a village in the Gard that’s “a stone’s throw from Pic Saint Loup in the …

Wajuyu Festival on Maré
October 21, 2014 – 8:33 am | No Comment
Wajuyu Festival on Maré

The Warjuyu Festival in the Pacific island nation of New Caledonia was created in 2006 on the initiative of the Maré fishermen. It celebrates the only fish the Nengone elders used to fish for outside …