Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition

Author Message
CNW
  • Total Posts : 182
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 6/27/2004
  • Location: Overland Park, KS
Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/1/11 4:00 AM
0
Now that it is June, I thought it is time to start talking about where we should go for the Fall Roadfood Tour. I decided to start it now in the hope that a decision can be made far enough in advance not to price those of modest means out of being able to attend. I realize that the decision will be made by the Sterns but I hope that like last year they will take our wishes into account. What are your suggestions?
 
CNW

buffetbuster
  • Total Posts : 9776
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 5/9/2002
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/1/11 9:58 AM
0
Two of the places being considered for last year, Memphis and Charleston, would be outstanding choices this year.  And I have always thought that Milwaukee would be a natural, too.
 
But, I have so much fun on these Roadfood bus tours, cousin Johnny and I will be there wherever they decide to go! 
<message edited by buffetbuster on Wed, 06/1/11 6:30 PM>

mondaymeme
  • Total Posts : 18
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 2/6/2009
  • Location: jacksonville, NC
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/1/11 5:49 PM
0
both Memphis and Chrleston are great ideas but what about the south east  there are planty of places to see

Benzee
  • Total Posts : 1872
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 7/26/2004
  • Location: Bullville , NY
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/1/11 8:21 PM
0
Hello all ,
A rather smple choice in my mind .
Make in the NYC tri state area tour and join our 8th Annual NJ Hot Dog Tour presented by Hot Dog Nation on Sat Sept 24th .
What other tour do you know can fill two motorcoaches with a waiting list to drive around Jersey eating dogs ?
Benzee

joerogo
  • Total Posts : 4462
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 1/17/2006
  • Location: Pittston, PA
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/1/11 9:28 PM
0
Benzee

Hello all ,
A rather smple choice in my mind .
Make in the NYC tri state area tour and join our 8th Annual NJ Hot Dog Tour presented by Hot Dog Nation on Sat Sept 24th .
What other tour do you know can fill two motorcoaches with a waiting list to drive around Jersey eating dogs ?
Benzee

 
Hey Benzee,  You and John run a first class tour.  I wish I could attend them all.

CNW
  • Total Posts : 182
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 6/27/2004
  • Location: Overland Park, KS
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/1/11 9:47 PM
0
I think that we should reserve trips to southern locales for the Feb-Mar Roadfood tours. I think that we can all agree that Roadfood tours in the northern states should be limited to the Fall tour. That gives us one Roadfood trip in the Fall in a locale that has cold weather in the winter and one in the early Spring to a warm locale. It is only fair!
 
CNW

buffetbuster
  • Total Posts : 9776
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 5/9/2002
  • Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/1/11 10:01 PM
0
CNW-
I believe there are only two official Roadfood events a year.  There is the New Orleans Street Festival, which is held in late March.  And the Roadfood Bus Tour, which for the last couple years has been in mid-September.  This is held in a different city each year. 
 
I'm not sure what you mean by the Feb-Mar Roadfood tour.  Could you possibly be thinking about the President's Day weekend Glee Club get together? 

mr chips
  • Total Posts : 4715
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 2/19/2003
  • Location: portland, OR
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Thu, 06/2/11 1:33 AM
0
Portland, Oregon would be a wonderful place for a tour.

bethgrd
  • Total Posts : 320
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 2/15/2004
  • Location: framingham, MA
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Thu, 06/2/11 8:02 AM
0
How about Connecticut, the Sterns' home turf??
 

Curbside Grill
  • Total Posts : 3916
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 10/11/2007
  • Location: Lawrenceburg, TN
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Thu, 06/2/11 6:57 PM
0
How about North.
Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, Toronto
 

CNW
  • Total Posts : 182
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 6/27/2004
  • Location: Overland Park, KS
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Thu, 06/2/11 7:46 PM
0
I wasn't aware that New Orleans was the permanant home of the Spring tour. I have enjoyed my trips to New Orleans in the past and will again in the future. I understand the draw that the cuisine of New Orleans has, I just think that they should take thier turn like everyone else. That said, the Sterns make the decision.
 
CNW

JonBattle
  • Total Posts : 19
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 12/9/2008
  • Location: Plano, TX
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Sat, 06/11/11 8:09 PM
0
Can we at least establish a date for the event?
 
I thought that Chicago was seriously being considered.

chicagostyledog
  • Total Posts : 3217
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 9/10/2003
  • Location: Hot Dog University Chicago, IL
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Sun, 06/12/11 4:59 PM
0
90 miles north of Chicago is some of the finest corned beef, custard, cheeseburgers, pizza, and beer in Milwaukee. While the Contingent continues to return to Chicago for eat n' greets, one of our first Contingent tours was the Cheesehead in Beertown Tour.
CSD
Born in Chicago
Raised in Chicago
Escaped to Wisconsin
Currently working and living part time in Chicago

mondaymeme
  • Total Posts : 18
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 2/6/2009
  • Location: jacksonville, NC
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 06/15/11 9:04 AM
0
Memhpis look like a great foody place love to go there

chicagostyledog
  • Total Posts : 3217
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 9/10/2003
  • Location: Hot Dog University Chicago, IL
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Fri, 07/1/11 7:59 PM
0
"Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!"  The October Roadfood Tour will be in the land of corned beef, custard, cheeseburgers, Italian beef, pizza, beer, and kringle. I look forward to meeting, greeting and eating with all who plan to attend. John Fox, this means you, too!
 
CSD
Born in Chicago
Escaped to Wisconsin.

JonBattle
  • Total Posts : 19
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 12/9/2008
  • Location: Plano, TX
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Fri, 07/1/11 9:08 PM
0
Chicago/Milwaukee....what an amazing combination of foods..cant wait....Should we plan on arriving at noon on Friday - and leave noon Sunday?

ann peeples
  • Total Posts : 8317
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 5/21/2006
  • Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Sat, 07/2/11 3:25 AM
0
CSD-so happy, as are you, that this will be a great event!!!Looking forward to catching up with you and Nina again.... and Jon-make it a 3 day weekend!

korshmar
  • Total Posts : 3
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 2/28/2008
  • Location: atlanta, GA
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Sat, 07/2/11 9:56 AM
0
Now that the Chicago/Milwaukee tour has been decided, I recommend a stop along the way at Anderson's Candy Shop, 
 

10301 North Main Street
Richmond, IL 60071-7719
 
 
Never been there, but have ordered candy from them online. Quality product from a family owned business. Check out their web site. Obviously not a restaurant, but believe it fit in with Roadfood type places.
 
Marshall Korschun
 
 

BuddyRoadhouse
  • Total Posts : 4074
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 12/10/2004
  • Location: Des Plaines, IL
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Sat, 07/2/11 2:06 PM
0
While Anderson's may be Roadfood-worthy, it is not exactly convenient to the rest of the Chicago metro area.  Richmond lies about 50-60 miles northwest of the city, with no interstate or major state highway leading up there.  The best road up that way would be Rand Road, Highway 12, which is loaded with stoplights and slow speed zones as it passes through multiple communities along the way.
 
Their product may be good, but there's a good reason you order from their website--there ain't no easy way to get there from here.
 
Buddy

irisarbor
  • Total Posts : 602
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 3/8/2006
  • Location: Deerfield, IL
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Sat, 07/2/11 6:10 PM
0
So Happy the next tour is in my neck of the woods!
Looking forward to putting faces with names!
 

ChiTownDiner
  • Total Posts : 2625
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 7/9/2006
  • Location: Westmont, IL
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Mon, 07/4/11 8:36 AM
0
Just got my airline tickets...can't wait!

ann peeples
  • Total Posts : 8317
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 5/21/2006
  • Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Mon, 07/4/11 10:53 AM
0
LOL, Gregg.

kland01s
  • Total Posts : 2835
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 3/14/2003
  • Location: Fox River Valley, IL
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Mon, 07/4/11 10:54 AM
0
ChiTownDiner


Just got my airline tickets...can't wait!

 
??? What are you flying from Westmont to O'Hare?! Metra? The only way to fly?

fatguywi
  • Total Posts : 2
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 5/10/2004
  • Location: Green Bay, WI
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 07/6/11 7:09 PM
0
A Friday fish fry is about as Milwaukee as things get.  Lake perch <No Sub>.  They have an unusually strong Serb community, too, including a Serb language TV station, and foods to back it up.  Lots of very good custard.  Wisconsin is strong on candy as well due to the dairy.  And sausage, especially bratwurst.  A few outstanding German places.  Can't wait for the details.  Would be fun to join the trip. 

blizzardstormus
  • Total Posts : 274
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 8/1/2004
  • Location: Atlanic, IA
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Wed, 07/6/11 9:13 PM
0
My birthday is at the end of October. What a great way to spendit. Hoping to join the tour.

ScreamingChicken
  • Total Posts : 4710
  • Reward points : 0
  • Joined: 11/5/2004
  • Location: Stoughton, WI
Re:Where Should the Next Roadfood Tour Go? Fall 2011 Edition - Thu, 07/7/11 9:07 AM
0
chicagostyledog


"Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy!"  The October Roadfood Tour will be in the land of corned beef, custard, cheeseburgers, Italian beef, pizza, beer, and kringle.


Does this mean a side trip to Gary, Indiana?
 
irisarbor


Looking forward to putting faces with names!


I think this might even be more fun than the food.
 
BuddyRoadhouse


While Anderson's may be Roadfood-worthy, it is not exactly convenient to the rest of the Chicago metro area.  Richmond lies about 50-60 miles northwest of the city, with no interstate or major state highway leading up there.  The best road up that way would be Rand Road, Highway 12, which is loaded with stoplights and slow speed zones as it passes through multiple communities along the way.


A visit could be accomplished as part of a trip between Milwaukee and Chicago.  Detour on state highway 50 west from I-94 and then US-12 south to Richmond, which would be 4 lanes most of the way.
 
Brad