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2008/12/19 13:42:47 (permalink)

Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival

I really don't know what my  schedule is going to look like in April, but I just bought 2 tickets anyway.  
 
I have never been on one of these trips so I can't comment on this format compared to years past.  But this sounds like one heck of a good time.    
 
Who else is going? 
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    buffetbuster
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 13:51:34 (permalink)
    I got my tickets already!  Glad to hear that you will be there Joerogo and I am looking forward to meeting youBTW, I should be easy to spot, since I will be the guy will crawfish etouffee on my face!
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 13:58:10 (permalink)
    It would be a stretch for me. I may be in Albuquerque the 17th of April and then Lafayette, Louisiana on the 24th of April. I doubt I will be away long enough to stretch back to the beginning of April. We will be heading out for Class B campervan RV rallies in those two places.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 14:20:36 (permalink)
    joerogo

    I really don't know what my  schedule is going to look like in April, but I just bought 2 tickets anyway.  
     
    I have never been on one of these trips so I can't comment on this format compared to years past.  But this sounds like one heck of a good time.    
     
    Who else is going? 


    I did the same as you, Joe.  I don't know whether the wife is up for it, but I bought them anyway.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 15:44:42 (permalink)
    MiamiDon-
    I hope you do make it to NOLA.  No doubt you would have a great time and I would enjoy meeting you.

    joerogo-
    I can tell you from past history that the vast majority of people who attend the bus tours are people who don't post or post very little on Roadfood.  While it sure is nice to put faces to screennames, I have met many really nice lurkers, too.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 15:51:38 (permalink)
    buffetbuster, looking forward to it.  Hey I haven't given up on a Charlies Pool Room, Old Forge Pizza or Jozsa Corner Meat-up between now and then.
     
    MiamiDon, Way to do it!  I'm keeping my fingers crossed.  I wonder what we could get on Ebay?
     
    Davydd, remember you are retired.
    post edited by joerogo - 2008/12/19 15:53:23
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 16:03:22 (permalink)
    Jan and I will have to pass on this one. She just doesn't have the time. We'll be thinking of all who do come--and missing you!
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 16:06:52 (permalink)
    Rick, sorry to hear you can't make it.  I was convinced it would be a sure thing since we will practically be in your backyard.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 16:10:17 (permalink)
    I will be joining the group for my third trip.  All the past excursions have been alot of fun and have met some really nice folks!  Looking forward to attempting to keep up with buffetbuster! 
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 17:14:29 (permalink)
    OK, time to get involved in the community. I bought my ticket & am really looking forward to the trip.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 17:45:20 (permalink)
    blizzardstormus

    OK, time to get involved in the community. I bought my ticket & am really looking forward to the trip.

    Blizzardstormus, that is great to hear!  I am looking forward to meeting you, since Amy has already had the pleasure out in Iowa.  But I think I'll see you before then in March when I drive out to visit Amy!  Either way, it's a win-win for me.    Chris
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 17:51:27 (permalink)
    Ayersian, Guess who stopped in for lunch on her way to Omaha today? Amy tried the hot beef & bread pudding this time. You really need to come out before she samples all the menu!

    Mark
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/19 21:48:41 (permalink)
    blizzarsstormus-
    Great to hear you will be in NOLA!  Any chance you could sneak a slice of your mother's sour cream raisin pie in your suitcase?
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/24 10:25:24 (permalink)
    100 tickets sold and only 5-10 fessing up...common, who's heading to New Orleans....
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/24 10:29:04 (permalink)
    ChiTownDiner

    100 tickets sold and only 5-10 fessing up...common, who's heading to New Orleans....

     
    Sundancer and Iwanago will be there.  We are driving down.  I have spent many months in NOLA and looking forward to the return trip.  I thin Stephen has done a outstanding job of getting this one together.  It sounds like a great time and I am looking forward to the event.
     
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/24 10:35:37 (permalink)
    Paul-
    Outstanding!  Great to hear that you and Iwanago will be there!
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/24 17:25:19 (permalink)
    I'm kinda LANKY, but I really don't take up much room..... Anyone still pick up HITCHIKERS?!    Dawn
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/25 00:32:34 (permalink)
    If I make the trip I've just finally got to get to Moscas.  Anyone want in on that?
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/25 05:18:07 (permalink)
    Me Me Me !!!!!
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/26 10:37:30 (permalink)
    Sundancer & Iwanago

    It will be nice to see you both agian...hoping we can chat a little in the comfort of the Big Easy...
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2008/12/31 09:43:04 (permalink)
    I was hoping we would hear from more people who are planning on being in New Orleans.
     
    signman-
    If it is an open invitation, I just may take you up on it.  Mosca's is a great place! 
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/01/07 14:34:30 (permalink)
    Sam & I would love to join y'all, but that's the week-end before French Quarter Festival, which we go to every year. Check that out... the food and music are incredible.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/01/07 14:49:41 (permalink)
    mbrookes-
    I wish you and Sam were going to be there, too.  But you live so close by, you can go there anytime you want.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/02/08 20:06:16 (permalink)
    Three busloads and thisi s all the feedback coming in...
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/02/08 20:50:57 (permalink)
    Assuming my poor old Nissan doesn't give up the ghost before April, expect to see me there ( I'm currently accepting donations of regular-grade gasoline! )
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/02/12 13:11:19 (permalink)
    We would love to be there, but we are going to NO the next week end for French Quarter Festival. Check it out thru Google. Incredible food and wonderful jazz. We go every year for this festival.

    I know y';all will have a wonderful time... hey how could you not???? 
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/03/05 17:36:55 (permalink)

    I have two extra tickets (friends bailing out) for the New Orleans Bus, E-mail me @ dcremer@shipwreck.net if you are interested.
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/03/09 04:05:10 (permalink)
    nocarolina

    Assuming my poor old Nissan doesn't give up the ghost before April, expect to see me there ( I'm currently accepting donations of regular-grade gasoline! )


    There's always Greyhound or Amtrak if the ol' girl abandons you....  Best of luck and hope to see ya there!


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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/03/09 11:05:28 (permalink)
    Thanks, UncleVic, but I just retired from Amtrak ( 34 years ), and after all the miserable trips I made across the country as an on-board service employee, I don't care to ever step foot on an Amtrak train again. Greyhound? Not hardly. And since I don't fly, it's drive or no-go. 
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    Re:Who's Going/The Louisiana Roadfood Eating Tour & Festival 2009/03/13 18:17:43 (permalink)
    Talk about timing! My plans to attend next month's NOLA event almost went up in flames two days ago. The ol' Nissan's catalytic converter went berserk on Wed., and the service dept. guy warned me that it might be as much as thirteen hundred buck$ to fix it. Aaaaggghh!! That definitely would have kept me at home next month. I got lucky though; it turned out to only be a $445 problem, and that's not enough to keep me away from 'Nawlins.
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