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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 | 0 comments

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 at the Occidental Hotel in San Francisco. Before hopping on the ferry home commuters would enjoy a drink at the Hotel Bar. The boat ride home was to Martinez so they called this Gin concoction a Martini. Others proclaim that the Martini got its start at the Knickerbocker Hotel in New York and was named after the man pouring them...

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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 | 0 comments

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 three different eateries before finding a spot for our family. We decided to try the newest diner in town, Metro Diner. The restaurant was filled to capacity but we managed to get a table. And, that’s where our story begins. On the table was a little table tent that caught my attention with the words “Win $20,000 in prizes” headline....

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Out and About in Roswell GA

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in Chicago, GA Tourism, Katie Deal, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Roswell Ga, Roswell GA Events, Roswell GA Trolley, The Doobie Brothers, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote for Today: The sunshine in Georgia is just peachy. CJ Something to Talk About ~ Roswell GA The City of Roswell GA continues to up the stakes in things to do and places to go for the summer months. From arts, music, nature quests to quintessential dining in the historic district, these hot spots draw locals and tourist alike. Roswell has provided a new way to navigate the area for those who would rather ride than walk. A new trolley pilot program has been introduced to ferry visitors to and from the City’s Historic District on Friday and Saturday nights. The free program will run through August 5th from 5-11:00 pm.   For country music lovers, Katie Deal will perform a tribute to Patsy Cline – Today, Tomorrow and Forever on June 10th. The concert is at the...

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Top 5 Heavenly Roads for The Love of Travelling

Posted by on Jun 3, 2017 in Bangalore-Coorg, Delhi-Rann Of Kutch, India Road Trips, Mumbai-Goa, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Top 5 Heavenly Road Trips, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: “Now, on this road trip, my mind seemed to uncrinkle, to breathe, to present to itself a cure for a disease it had not, until now, known it had.” Elizabeth Berg, The Year of Pleasures Top 5 Heavenly Road Trips Imagine this, a path that seems to keep going on and on, with the company of loved ones, be it your family or friends or the perfect companion, all are the perfect ingredients for a memorable trip. A country which is always on the move, India has few of the most scenic landscapes to energize adventure freaks and nature enthusiasts alike. Now push that accelerator and clutch that gear, and hold on tight to your seats; for here are the “Top five most heavenly roads for a perfect road trip.” Manali-Leh  Photo by Narender9, CC BY-SA 4.0...

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National Coq Au Vin Day: Julia Child’s Recipe

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Food, Food and Travel Blog, Food Blog, Food History, Food Holidays, Julia Child, Julia Child Cookbooks, Julia Child Quotes, Julia Child Recipes, Mastering French Cooking, National Coq Au Vin Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Uncategorized | Comments Off on National Coq Au Vin Day: Julia Child’s Recipe

Quote of the Day: “This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!” Julia Child, My Life In France. Today we celebrate National Coq Au Vin Day. To talk about this food holiday leads us to discuss the background and influence of this dish – Julia Child Although the dish Coq Au Vin can be traced to ancient Gaul and Julius Caesar, the recipe was not documented until the early 20th century; it is accepted that it existed as a rustic dish long before that. A somewhat similar recipe, poulet au vin blanc, appeared in an 1864 cookbook. Wikipedia Julia Child featured Coq Au Vin in her breakthrough 1961 cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking. She frequently prepared it on the PBS Cooking Show The French...

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