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Weekly Food Holidays: August 21st-27th

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in August Food Holidays, Food, Food Blog, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Uncategorized, Weekly Food Holidays August 21st-27th | 0 comments

Weekly Food Holidays: August 21st-27th Quote of the Day: Anyone who’s a chef, who loves food, ultimately knows that all that matters is: ‘Is it good? Does it give pleasure?’ Anthony Bourdain National Food Holidays Here’s a look at this week’s food holidays. If you’d like to see more, go to our Annual Listing of National Food Holidays. You can plan now to celebrate this week’s food holidays. Do you have some good recipes for these food holidays? Share them with us and we’ll post with our food recipes and give you credit. This Week’s Food Holidays ~ August 21st – August 27th August 21:  National Spumoni Day August 22: National Pecan Torte Day, and National ‘Eat a Peach’ Day       August 23: National Sponge Cake Day, and National Cuban Sandwich Day August 24: National Peach Pie Day, and National Waffle Day    August 25: National Banana Split Day, and National Whiskey Sour Day August 26: National Cherry Popsicle Day August 27: National Pots de Crème Day (French custard)       We invite you to follow our blog and connect on social media where we post daily about travel, food, and music. CJ & TJ Summer Reading Ideas The Long Road Home by Carolyn Bowen – Read FREE with Kindle Unlimited!...

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Great American Eclipse 2017

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Great American Eclipse 2017, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Solar Eclipse 2017, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul. Victor Hugo Great American Eclipse 2017 Many folks are traveling now specifically to enjoy viewing the 2017 solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st. We wish you safe travels and remind you to use your special solar eclipse glasses. If you don’t have a pair yet, check with your local library. There have been more than 2 million ISO-compliant safe solar eclipse glasses distributed to more than 6,900 libraries across the US.  Special thanks to NASA, Google, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Space Science Institute’s STAR_Net initiative have stepped up to provide free glasses to the public. Note that securing a pair may require your participation in an eclipse programming event. Other options: Warby Parker eyeglasses chain is handing out free solar eclipse glasses at their 47 locations. Check with the one nearest you for they are going in a hurry. Your local Walmart, Kroger and many chain service stations like 7-Eleven, Pilot/Flying J, and others may still have some in stock. Good luck! See history in the making...

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Destin Seafood Festival 2017

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in 39th Annual Destin Seafood Festival, Destin FL, Destin FL Harbor, Destin Seafood Festival 2017, FL Seafood Festivals, FL Vacation, Food, Food & Music Festivals, Food Blog, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Seafood Festival, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized, Weekend Getaways | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: “Seafood makes you live 10 years more.” Kevin Steele Destin Seafood Festival – Destin Harbor The 39th Annual Destin Seafood Festival will be October 6 – 8, 2017. What a great time to visit and enjoy the offerings of Florida’s Emerald Coast at Destin. Known for its sandy white beaches and sand dunes, emerald green waters, and plentiful seafood, it has been nicknamed “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.” This annual seafood festival is your chance...

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Weekly Food Holidays – August 14-20, 2017

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in 2017, Food, Food Blog, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Weekly Listing of Food Holidays | 0 comments

Quote for Today: “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” George Bernard Shaw Weekly Food Holidays – August 14-20, 2017 This week’s food holidays feature some tasty desserts and spicy food days. Mmm good! August 14: National Creamsicle Day August 15: National Lemon Meringue Pie Day *Julia Childs Birthday  August 16: National Bratwurst Day August 17: National Vanilla Custard Day  August 18: National Ice Cream Pie Day August 19: National Hot & Spicy Food Day, and...

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Weekly Food Holidays – August 7-13th, 2017

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Quote for Today:  One cannot think well, love well, and sleep well if one has not dined well. Virginia Woolf Weekly Food Holidays We enjoy talking about food and post regularly on social media about the food holiday/s of the day. It has come to our attention that a blog post highlighting the food holidays for the week may help meal planning for celebrating the holidays. You can always go to our annual listing to peek at the holidays...

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Weekly Food Holidays – August 1-6th

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Uncategorized, Weekly National Food Holidays | 0 comments

Quote for Today: “We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly.” Anna Thomas Weekly Food Holidays We enjoy talking about food and post regularly on social media about the food holiday/s of the day. It has come to our attention that a blog post highlighting the food holidays for the week may help meal planning for celebrating the holidays. You can always go to our annual listing to peek at the holidays ahead...

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39th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival

Posted by on Jul 29, 2017 in 39th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, Celebrity Food Stars, Food, Food Blog, MasterChef Season 7 on FOX, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Shaun O’Neale, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The annual Gilroy Garlic Festival is being held July 28, 29, and 30, 2017, at Christmas Hill Park in Gilroy, California. This three-day event draws guests from around the world. Those traveling by automobile, bus, airplane, and train will find easy access to the event. This year festgoers can catch the “Garlic Train” from the San Jose Diridon Station to Gilroy on Saturday, July 29 or Sunday, July 30. A shuttle bus will transport guests to and from the Festival....

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Paying Homage to the Caesar Salad

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017 in Caesar Salad History, Food, Food Blog, National Caesar Salad Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Today in Food History, Travel | Comments Off on Paying Homage to the Caesar Salad

Quote for Today: No matter where I am, especially when I’m on tour around the country, Caesar salad is my standby. In a random city and eating in random to-go restaurants, you’re kind of scared about trying things, but you can always count on a Caesar salad. Sasha Cohen Today we pay homage to the Caesar Salad.  Most will agree that back in the roaring 20’s the salad was created by Caesar Cardini at the restaurant bearing his name.  Mr. Cardini...

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National Martini Day

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Martini Quotes, National Martini Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | Comments Off on National Martini Day

Quote for Today: The Martini is the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet. H. L. Mencken Today is National Martini Day here in the United States. I was originally worried about getting this post out in time but I then realized most Martini lovers would go ahead and make this holiday stretch out through the weekend. No one is really sure who came up with the Martini. Some suggest that the Martini came about around the 1860’s...

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A Thousand Reasons to Enter: Hellmann’s Burger Route Contest

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Food, Hellmann’s Burger Route Contest, Metro Diner, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, Roswell Ga, Travel, Travel Blog | Comments Off on A Thousand Reasons to Enter: Hellmann’s Burger Route Contest

Quote for Today: Man who invented the hamburger was smart; man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius. Matthew McConaughey Hellmann’s Burger Route Contest For many folks, brunch in Roswell GA is the norm on Sunday mornings. It’s not for the faint hearted to find a restaurant with seating room. We suggest making reservations, where available, for waiting in line for first come first served, you may be there awhile. Case in point, last Sunday we made our way to...

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