Chicago’s first annual Thai Food Festival is happening this weekend

Chicago has a summer festival for just about everything, and when it comes to food and drink, there's no shortage of fantastic options. Windy City Smokeout caters to barbecue enthusiasts, Chicago Hot Dog Fest offers encased meats galore and Festa Italiana brings meatballs and pasta to University Village. Kicking off this weekend, Chicago will land its first ever Thai Food Festival, which will tap …

Back for a Third Year, Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival Aims to Seal the Deal with Columbia

This Saturday, an expected 8,000 or more people will pay at least $5 each for the privilege of buying food from some of the 39 trucks parked at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds. It’s the third year that the company Food Truck Festivals of America will travel to Columbia from its Boston home base to …

Forget the flower crown. You're gonna want your stretchy pants for this. It's springtime, which means everyone and their dog is losing their mind over the Coachella festival in Indio, CA. If donning a flower crown and shelling out beaucoups of cash to see and be seen at a bourgeoisie outdoor festival doesn't exactly sound …

Weekend best bets: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Seafood Festival

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Red Hot Chili Peppers, food festivals, Easter egg hunts for adults and more await you in the Triangle this weekend. Festivals and fun French Market Seafood Festival - Lafayette Village hosts this event on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Enjoy crawfish and shrimp plates, art, shopping and live music. …

7 New Orleans food events for next 7 days: French Quarter Fest and more

In New Orleans, food is entertainment. Here are picks from The Times-Picayune's food team for eating and drinking events in the weeks ahead. FRIDAY (April 7) French Quarter Fest -- The sprawling festival takes over the French Quarter all weekend with music and food from more than 70 local restaurants. Free admission. SATURDAY (April 8) French …

Pizza festival in Fort Lauderdale highlights big week of comfort-food bashes

Comfort-food fest alert! Pizza, doughnuts, barbecue and crawfish soon will be celebrated — and consumed in mass quantities — at separate food festivals around South Florida. The most anticipated of the events, unfolding over a four-day span, may be the inaugural Fort Lauderdale Pizza Festival on Saturday, April 1, at War Memorial Auditorium. The pizza …