Pages Navigation Menu

Travel, Food, Music

Top 5 Spots: National Hoagie Day

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Best Hoagies in the US, Food, Food Blog, Food History, History of the Hoagie Sandwich, National Hoagie Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today in Food History, Today's Food Holiday, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

National Hoagie Day Quote for Today: Too few people understand a really good sandwich. James Beard Today’s National Food Holiday is “National Hoagie Day.” The name hoagie for a sandwich has its roots in Philadelphia. Elsewhere in the United States, pretty much the same size sandwich with various types of bread and fillings have many different names. How the name “hoagie” got attached to a sandwich in Philadelphia has multiple versions. One story claims that Italians working at the World I shipyard in Philadelphia, known as “Hog’s Island,” introduced the sandwich by putting various meats, cheeses, and lettuce between two slices of bread. In different parts of the City, other names for this sandwich included the Hoggie, Hog Island, Hokie, Hogan, Honkie, Hoogie, and Hooky. However, by 1955, restaurants throughout the district were using the term “Hoagie” with many of...

Read More

The Ambitions of a Pig: National Truffle Day

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Food History, Food Holidays, National Truffle Day., Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Today's Food Holiday, Travel, Travel Blog | 0 comments

Quote for Today: The pig is not just pork chops and bacon and ham to us. The pig is a co-laborer in this great land-healing ministry. Joel Salatin National Truffle Day Pigs eat them, dogs sniff them, and people pay astronomical prices for them, why?  Chef TJ Today’s Food Holiday is National Truffle Day. In Hong Kong, real estate tycoon, Sir Gordon Wu and his wife paid $167,787 (U.S.) for a gigantic white Alba Truffle weighing in at 1.5 kg. It was the most expensive truffle ever sold at the time.  However, one year later, a casino magnate Stanley Ho purchased a white truffle from Tuscany for $330,000 at an annual auction in Hong Kong. It was the record price paid for a single white truffle (December 2007). In December 2014, a White Alba’s Truffle weighing in at 4.16 pounds...

Read More

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2017

Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Jazz Fest, LA Arts & Crafts, Music, New Orleans Events, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2017, New Orleans LA, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Travel, Travel Blog, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue | 0 comments

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2017 Quote of the Day: “There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.” Boris Vian The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicked-off today with jazz artists, Cajun foods, and crafts featured throughout the grounds. The festival will be in high gear from April 28 – Sunday, May 7th. The line-up of entertainers will knock your socks off. Take a look at the schedule and plan your trip to see your favorite entertainers. Here are a couple of our favorites Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue and Pitbull. If you love jazz and good music period, you’ll be pleased with the entertainment.    “New Orleans food is as delicious as the less...

Read More

You Deserve A Break, It’s National Frozen Food Day

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Food Holidays, National Food Holidays, National Frozen Food Day, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Travel & Food Blog | 0 comments

Quote of the Day: Food is our common ground, a universal experience. James Beard  National Frozen Food Day It’s National Frozen Food Day and a reminder that there are some delicious choices in the frozen food sections at our local grocery stores.  After a long day with the kids or a 12 hour day cooking for customers, it’s nice to be able to look inside the freezer for something quick and easy to prepare.  Here are the top five items that put a smile on my face when I rummage through the coldest part of the ice-box.   A)  Home Run Inn Pizza – I know it is one of the lesser known brands out of Chicago, but if you can get your hands on one, give them a try.  The crust, cheese, and toppings are all top-notch.  The...

Read More

10 Exhilarating Road Trips in India To Bring Out the Adventurous Traveler in You

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in 10 Exhilarating Road Trips in India, Ban Jhakri Falls India, Food, Food and Travel Blog, India Travels, Indian Cookbook, Old Silk Route India, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Road Trips in India We all consider different types of conveyances for traveling. Some of you must be thinking of saving money with comfort. Considering travel through train is good enough. Another group of people thinks time is money. Thus, they go for travel in airlines. Did you ever try a road trip? Believe me, this is going to be a thrilling experience in your life.  Let us find out some of the exciting roads trips in India. 10 Exhilarating Road Trips in India For Adventure:  1. Jaipur To Jaisalmer Photo by Fulvio Spada, CC BY-SA 2.0 Indians are touchy about culture and heritage. Today even the foreigners are spellbound to experience Indian heritages. You can get a good experience of it as you take a road trip from Jaipur to Jaisalmer. You can enjoy Rajasthani delicacies within your stopovers. You...

Read More

St. Patrick’s Day: “Sláinte!” (Health!/Cheers!)

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Food Recipes, History of St. Patrick, Recipe for St. Patrick's Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Savannah GA, St. Paddy's Day, St. Patrick's Day history, St. Patricks Day, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Quote for Today: May the luck of the Irish be with you! St. Patrick’s Day is March 17 with celebrations in Irish Pubs and restaurants across the United States. Many cities are promoting everything green from dyeing rivers and fountains to parades honoring the Irish.  Savannah’s historic district rates as a top St. Paddy Day celebration destination. There’s always the possibility that you may find a shamrock on River Street. It’s worth the search in this quaint southern city. History of Saint Patrick Saint Patrick was born in 387 CE and grew up on the border of Scotland and England. At sixteen years old, he was taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped when God spoke to him and said that a ship was waiting for him two hundred miles away. The ship took him back...

Read More