Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2012 5:40 PM
Save the dates: September 29-30, 2012. The Roadfood eating tour this year is going to explore Connecticut, home of the hot lobster roll and (maybe) the hamburger but definitely the steamed cheeseburger, Neapolitan apizza, ice cream, fried clams, donuts, and superb weenies. Above: a well-dressed Blackie's hot dog and a cup of Big Dipper turtle ice cream.
FOODFEST: America's Hometown Eats
The eating extravaganza formerly known as the New Orleans Roadfood Festival has a new name. FOODFEST: America's Hometown Eats. Pictured above is the crowd cheering on contestants in last year's beignet eating contest. The 2013 Festival will take place March 22-24. See you there! User "Howard" is the winner of our naming contest and will receive some BBQ from Louie Muellers.
A summer eating adventure on one tank of gas? That was the challenge Parade magazine handed us: to come up with delicious one-tank-of-gas road trips from 10 major cities. The hard part was winnowing down the list to only 10. Every city we know has good things to eat in it or near it. [READ MORE]
Good tomatoes are a joy of summer. At Stanziato's pizzeria in Danbury, Connecticut, flavor-bursting grape tomatoes star along with fresh basil and house-made mozzarella on the occasionally available summer love pizza.