Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go

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2010/09/28 07:55:51 (permalink)

Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go

As I have been following the voting scorecard for the next trip, it would be interesting to elimate the bottom tier of locations and re-run the poll for another week.  It might be interesting to see what develops as the flavor choices are reduced.  KC, Pitt, LA and Philly would depart as they are under 10%.  The others are really closely bunched together. 
 
While there is no way to gauge, are folks voting for their most want to visit area, a previous great area to visit, their hometown area, etc.  Perhpas folks will offer comments here on their selections. 
 
I choose Portland and the South Maine Coast as I have never been there, enjoy the foods represented on trips to this area by others and have enjoyed these trip reports the most!
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    wanderingjew
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/28 08:05:43 (permalink)
    I would choose Portland/South Maine Coast, or Connecticut or Philly, because those will likely be the only places I could feasibly travel to next year.
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/28 09:29:34 (permalink)
    I chose Connecticut Pizza and Hot Dogs. I would also like to see the poll rerun with the top choices.
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/28 09:39:00 (permalink)
    Why wouldn't East TN qualify?  We have a lot of mountain food available as well as outstanding entertainment in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.
     
    http://www.pigeonforgechamber.com/
    http://www.gatlinburg.com/default.asp
     
    In addition, we have Benton's Hams that is world famous.
     
    http://bentonshams.com/order/index.php?cPath=24
     
    The airport in Knoxville is very modern and has direct flights from many cities including NYC, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta and many others.
     
    The scenery, food, quality of East TN would certainly entice many folks around the USA.  The Tennessee Valley is one of the most scenic places in the USA in the world due to its lakes, mountains, food and other neat places.
     
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/28 19:34:42 (permalink)
    Pretty cool Stephen...that happened mighty fast! 
     
    I choose CT as I have not done any stops in that area and would love to learn more about it!
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/28 19:56:39 (permalink)
    ChiTownDiner

    Pretty cool Stephen...that happened mighty fast! 

    I choose CT as I have not done any stops in that area and would love to learn more about it!


    Hey and you can hang out with me in Rhode Island too!
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/29 00:59:53 (permalink)
    Pretty cool Stephen...that happened mighty fast!

    Thank Bruce - he runs the polls.
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/29 07:31:17 (permalink)
    Well in that case, I owe him a Green Chili Cheeseburger!
     
    Dale - would love to throw a little RI into the mix either before or after!
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/29 09:07:36 (permalink)
    Sundancer7

    Why wouldn't East TN qualify? 
    OT, but East TN is on my short list along with Kentucky for a retirement location.
    MFL


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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 14:12:04 (permalink)
    I've never seen voting on any poll this close...really a statistical tie.  I'd love to hear more of thinking in the voting...
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 14:30:04 (permalink)
    I voted for Charleston and the South Carolina coast, since I love the availability of great seafood and Southern/soul/Low County food in the area.  But, it is probably just an excuse to go eat the chocolate pudding at Hominy Grill again.
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 15:03:23 (permalink)
    ChiTownDiner

    I've never seen voting on any poll this close...really a statistical tie.  I'd love to hear more of thinking in the voting...


    I'm starting to inspect for hanging chads...
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 15:54:06 (permalink)
    I don't care where the next Tour goes. I just need the dates and destination to be announced further in advance, please. I had to miss NM because my September was already fully booked.
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 16:13:22 (permalink)
    buffetbuster

    I voted for Charleston and the South Carolina coast, since I love the availability of great seafood and Southern/soul/Low County food in the area.  But, it is probably just an excuse to go eat the chocolate pudding at Hominy Grill again.



    The thought of the Shrimp and Grits...perhaps my best all-time Roadfood meal is alluring!
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 18:45:24 (permalink)
    Since Pittston is not an option I will just follow Buffetbuster
     
    Serious, I would love a reason to visit South Carolina. 
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 19:44:44 (permalink)
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    Serious, I would love a reason to visit South Carolina. 

    Joe, where were you last February when the Glee Club was in Charleston for the weekend?  You certainly don't need a reason to visit SC, just transportation.  We've taken the guesswork out of every restaurant for you!    Chris
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 19:48:34 (permalink)
    Be great to have some company come calling in Philadelphia.
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 19:49:06 (permalink)
    Suzy Gruyere
    I don't care where the next Tour goes. I just need the dates and destination to be announced further in advance, please. I had to miss NM because my September was already fully booked.

    Ahh, the thorn in our side, Suzy!  Plus this year's NM tour was on a Friday/Saturday, which lowered the attendance even further.  Hopefully the dates will be announced way in advance AND it'll be on a Saturday/Sunday.  We missed you in NM, but I know we'll see you in December!    Chris
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 21:02:14 (permalink)
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    joerogo
    Serious, I would love a reason to visit South Carolina. 

    Joe, where were you last February when the Glee Club was in Charleston for the weekend?  You certainly don't need a reason to visit SC, just transportation.  We've taken the guesswork out of every restaurant for you!    Chris

     
    Working,  But I always hope to make an organized trip.
     
     
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 22:36:34 (permalink)
    joerogo

    Since Pittston is not an option I will just follow Buffetbuster

    Serious, I would love a reason to visit South Carolina. 


    Following buffetbuster can be hazardous to your health!  Try getting in front of him in line...otherwise, nothing left!
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/09/30 22:37:38 (permalink)
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    Be great to have some company come calling in Philadelphia.


    Then I do believe more than one trip is in order! 
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/10/01 00:33:12 (permalink)
    I still wish you all would come to Portland, Oregon.
    post edited by mr chips - 2010/10/01 00:35:10
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/10/01 00:42:33 (permalink)
    Wish I could attend one.  Even NM was too far.  :(
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/10/05 09:48:53 (permalink)
    Charleston sounds wonderful.
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/10/05 15:44:58 (permalink)
    buffetbuster

    I voted for Charleston and the South Carolina coast, since I love the availability of great seafood and Southern/soul/Low County food in the area.  But, it is probably just an excuse to go eat the chocolate pudding at Hominy Grill again.


    Since when do you need an "excuse" to eat the chocolate pudding at Hominy Grill?
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/10/05 20:22:40 (permalink)
    We end in a statistical three-way tie...only way to break a tie...three trips, three months...ready, start, GO!
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/10/05 22:03:31 (permalink)
    We would like the Connecticut trip!
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    Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go 2010/10/06 16:15:08 (permalink)
    from a selfish point of view I would like the Chicago trip, because I could definitely go
    And maybe we could try not to schedule it on any major religious holidays this time...
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