New Taste Trekkers Facebook Group
We have launched a new Facebook group for foodies who travel. You can join here:
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Photos from the 2014 Food & Travel Expo
As you may know, the second Taste Trekkers Food & Travel Expowas held in Providence, Rhode Island over the weekend. This event would not have been possible without your... Read more
Book Your Hotel Rooms for the 2014 Food & Travel Expo
If you are coming to this year's Taste Trekkers Food & Travel Expo from out of town, we have set up room blocks at these hotels:
Just tell them... Read more
Speakers for the 2014 Food & Travel Expo
The Taste Trekkers Food & Travel Expo, which you made possible for the first time last year, is returning to Providence this October. We've just announced tons of new... Read more
Taste Trekkers 2: Tickets on Sale Next Week
The second annual Taste Trekkers Food and Travel Expo will be returning to Providence, Rhode Island on October 4th and 5th. Get details here.
Tickets will go on sale next... Read more
Updates to the Taste Trekkers Website
Happy Memorial Day! This is just a quick note to let you know that we've made some major changes to the Taste Trekkers website, including launching a mobile-friendly version of... Read more
Take one of our Boston & Providence Foodie Quizzes
Just for fun, we've added two new Foodie Quizzes to the Taste Trekkers website. Think you know the food scene in Providence and Boston? Find out...
- Take the Boston Foodie... Read more
5 Things You Should Know about the 2014 Taste Trekkers Food & Travel Expo
Spread the word! Taste Trekkers, the Food and Travel Expo that you made possible, is returning to Providence, Rhode Island this fall. We've published a new blogpost about it:
Read... Read more
2014 James Beard Awards Preview
It's hard to believe how far Taste Trekkers has come in the last year. I'm especially pleased with the caliber of guests we have interviewed on our podcastin 2014.... Read more
Introducing the Taste Trekkers Book Club
We've been building out the Taste Trekkers website, with a new blog, an app, a radio station, and our first food & travel guide.
We are... Read more
Taste Trekkers App is now available for both the iPhone and Android
We have released our Taste Trekkers: Find Dining app, which makes it easy to listen to our food and travel podcastany time you want! You can find the... Read more
We've released our Boston Food and Travel Guide
We are very proud to announce that Taste Trekkers has released its first Food and Travel Guide, and it focuses on the city of Boston. From Cheers to clam... Read more
Please vote for Taste Trekkers as Saveur's Best Culinary Travel Blog
We could use your help! Taste Trekkers launched a food and travel blogat the beginning of the year, covering everywhere from Indiana to India. It includes "Top 5" lists... Read more
Taste Trekkers Android App Released
We are proud to announce that we have released an Android app for the Taste Trekkers Find Dining Podcast. Now you can easily listen to our weekly podcast about... Read more
Please vote for Taste Trekkers
Taste Trekkers has entered a contest to win small business funding! If you love food and travel, please take 2 seconds to vote for us. You can vote once... Read more
The Taste Trekkers Blog has launched
We've been hard at work since the Taste Trekkers Conference in Providence in September. A few weeks ago, we launched the Taste Trekkers blog, which highlights great restaurants, chefs and... Read more
2013 Taste Trekkers Recap Video
We've posted a video recapping the 2013 Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference. Please check it out...
Taste Trekkers Conference Photos on Pinterest
We've posted dozens of photos from the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference on our Pinterest page. Check them out!
Hear the Culinary Tourism Panel Discussion for the Taste Trekkers Conference
We've posted the audio recording of the panel discussion hosted by Gail Ciampa, Food Editor of The Providence Journal, at the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference. The discussion was... Read more
Hear Matt Jennings' Keynote Address at the Taste Trekkers Conference
We have posted an audio recording of Chef Matt Jennings' keynote address at the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference, including Providence Mayor Angel Taveras' introduction.
[LISTEN TO MATT'S SPEECH]
We did it!
Last weekend we held the nation's first Food Tourism Conference. Everybody involved had a great time. You can now find photos and tweets about the event at http://tastetrekkers.com/conference/
Thank you again... Read more
Everybody's Talking about the Taste Trekkers Conference
We're just a week away from the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference, and everybody in New England is talking about the big event. We were fortunate to get a lot... Read more
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras to Appear at the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference
We are less than two weeks away from the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference, and we are excited to announce that the Mayor of Providence, Angel Taveras, will introduce our... Read more
Hear our interview with Chef Matt Jennings
I sat down for a one-on-one interview with Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead, who will deliver the keynote address at the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference in two weeks. We... Read more
Last Day to Claim Your Kickstarter Reward Tickets
If your Kickstarter reward entitles you to a ticket or tickets to the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conferece, you must claim your ticket online by the end of the day... Read more
Chef Curi previews his Taste Trekkers Conference Session on Peruvian Ceviche
Chef Cesin Curi of Los Andes dropped by The Rhode Show on Fox Providence yesterday to talk about his session at the 2013 Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference on Peruvian... Read more
Please book your hotel room for Taste Trekkers in the next week
The weekend of the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference will be a busy one in Providence. There is a Waterfire on Saturday night and a big convention in town. We... Read more
Hear my interview with conference speaker Marina Marchese
Among other things, I host The Find Dining Podcast, in which we interview food experts from different places around the world. Today, I published a fantastic interview with Marina Marchese,... Read more
Taste Trekkers Exhibitors Lined Up
Just a quick update on where we are with the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference:
- We have lined up all of our speakers, but we still have a few more... Read more
Invite Andrew Zimmern to Taste Trekkers
This morning on Twitter, Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern was asked if he was coming to the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference this fall in Providence. His response was, "I... Read more
Jorge de la Torre, Johnson & Wales Dean, to Speak at the Food tourism Conference
We're excited to announce another speaker for the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference:
Jorge de la Torre
Dean of Culinary Education, Johnson & Wales University, Denver Campus
Jorge's Bolivian parents... Read more
Tickets on Sale, New Speakers, Waterfire & Hotels
Tickets for the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference are now on sale! You can purchase them at http://tastetrekkers2013.eventbrite.com/
We've announced four new speakers-- with more still to come. See the... Read more
Which poster is your favorite?
The incredibly talented Pete Cardoso of Ghost Town Design House has created a limited edition poster print for the Taste Trekkers Conference. We want to know which color is your... Read more
Thank You for Helping Us Reach Our Kickstarter Goal
We did it! We reached our Kickstarter goal! This means that the Food Tourism Conference is a go for this fall.
I wanted to extend my sincerest thanks for you... Read more
Yes, I'll Still Do Milk Shots for Kickstarter Pledges
After 25 days of hard work, we have hit our Kickstarter goal!There are so many people to thank, I want to sit down and take the time to do... Read more
Let's Bring the Food Tourism Conference Home on Kickstarter
We had an incredible day yesterday, bringing in over $3,000! We are now just about $2500 from our goal with less than 60 hours to go!We can make it... Read more
Please Email Three People About the Food Tourism Conference Today
We are now in the final 3 days of our Kickstarter campaign to launch the nation's first Food Tourism Conference. We still have a good shot of reaching our... Read more
I'll Drink a Shot of Milk for Every $25 Pledge to my Kickstarter Campaign
I used to run radio stations for a living, and as an old radio guy, I'm not above some good old fashioned stunting to make the nation's first Food Tourism... Read more
Recording of the Taste Trekkers Conference Call
"Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose!" -The Dillon Panthers
On the evening Monday, March 25th, I hosted a conference call for anyone who wanted to know more about the Taste... Read more
2003 Buddy FM April Fool's Day Joke
On tonight's conference call, I'll talk about the background of the team behind the Taste Trekkers Conference, including myself and our Sponsorship Director, Ashley Keller. Ashley and I worked... Read more
Conference Call to Answer Questions About the Food Tourism Conference
Just a reminder, as we head into the final week of our Kickstarter campaign, I will be hosting a conference call to give people who are interested a behind-the-scenes look... Read more
5 Things You Should Know About the Nation's First Food Tourism Conference
Please share the Food Tourism Conference on Facebook.
We're launching the nation's first Food Tourism Conferencethis fall in Providence, Rhode Island, and we've got an awesome event schedule lined... Read more
Just Days Left to Make the Food Tourism Conference Happen!
Please share the Food Tourism Conference on Facebook.
We're now inside the final week of our Kickstarter campaign for the nation's first Food Tourism Conference. In doing research on... Read more
Video: Meet the Team Behind the Food Tourism Conference
Want to know more about the people behind the nation's first food tourism conference? Taste Trekkers Producer Seth Resler talks about the team.
The Providence Journal Reveals New Speakers at the Food Tourism Conference
Tomorrow, an article on the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference by Food Editor Gail Ciampa will appear in The Providence Journal. You can already find it online in her... Read more
Get a Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of the Food Tourism Conference
Next Monday, as we head into the final week of our Kickstarter campaign, I will be hosting a conference callto give people who are interested a behind-the-scenes look at... Read more
Saturday March 30th is the Last Day to Support the Food Tourism Conference
In a post earlier today, we accidentally wrote that the last day of March was the last day to make a pledge to our project. That was incorrect.
Saturday, March... Read more
Less Than 2 Weeks to Go for the Food Tourism Conference Kickstarter Campaign
It's hard to believe, but we've already passed the halfway point in our campaign to raise capital for the nation's first Food Tourism Conference! If you've been putting off... Read more
$25 Food Tourism Conference Tickets to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day (That's $40 Off!)
We've cleared the 30% barrier, and we're just a hair away from the $4,000 mark! To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, we've put up seven tickets to Saturday's Food Tourism Conference... Read more
Special Tickets to the Food Tourism Conference for Johnson & Wales Faculty and Students
Providence is home to a number of world-class universities, including Johnson & Wales, which is known for its culinary and hospitality programs. We know that students and professors in these... Read more
Video: Why We're Launching the Food Tourism Conference in Providence
One of the questions that comes up about the Food Tourism Conference is, "Why Providence?" Taste Trekkers Producer Seth Resler addresses that question...
Kickstarter is the Cheapest Way to Get Tickets to the Food Tourism Conference
We purposely set up our Kickstarter rewards to actually reward people who contributed to our campaign. One way we did this was by making tickets to the conference less expensive ... Read more
Please Email Three Foodies Today
We are only $97 away from breaking the $3500 barrier. Please take a moment to email three foodies about the Food Tourism Conference today. You might say something like this...... Read more
Video: Food Tourism Conference on The Rhode Show
The Rhode Show on Fox Providence (WPRI) invited Cindy Salvato to come on and talk about our Kickstarter campaign to launch the nation's first Food Tourism Conference in Providence.
Please... Read more
Video: The Inspiration Behind the Food Tourism Conference
Here I am explaining why we're launching the nation's first food tourism conference.
-Seth Resler, Taste Trekkers Producer
Food Tourism Conference on The Rhode Show on Fox Tomorrow
Fox Providence has invited one of our partners, Cindy Salvato of Savoring Rhode Island, to come on The Rhode Show tomorrow to talk about the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference. If... Read more
We've Passed the 25% Mark!
We are officially one quarter of the way to making the nation's first Food Tourism Conference a reality.
Please continue to spread the word. Please email two people today and... Read more
Video: Kickstarter Rewards for Businesses that Support the Food Tourism Conference
Please share this project on Twitter.
What People Online Are Saying About the Food Tourism Conference
Since we've launched our Kickstarter campaign for the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference, we've seen a lot of buzz on Twitter.
We've also had a lot of great... Read more
New Rewards for Pairs Attending the Conference
Due to popular demand, we've added new rewards for pairs of tickets to events at the conference. Just in case you want to bring a date!
$90 — Two Saturday... Read more
Help Us Break the 20% Threshold Today
We're only on Day Four of our Kickstarter campaign, and we've already raised 19% of our goal.
Today, we want to break the 20% barrier.
Why is this so important?... Read more
Video: Sneak Peek at the Conference Schedule
Producer Seth Resler talks about the schedule of events at the Taste Trekkers Food Tourism Conference.
Kickstarter Rewards for People Who Can't Attend the Food Tourism Conference
We're raising capital to host the nation's first food tourism conference, an event for people who plan their vacations around food. It will take place on September 20-22, 2013... Read more
Reward Spotlight: Early Contributors Can Save $25 on Conference Tickets
When designing this conference, we set out to give people a lot of flexibilitydepending on their budget and ability to travel. We have events on all three days --... Read more
Stretch Goal #1: If We Hit $2,000 in Day One, You Get a Collectible Poster
We're off to a great start -- over $1500 in our first 24 hours! We want to see if we can make it past $2,000 before the end of our... Read more
We've Passed the $1,000 Mark!
We're off to a great start! In less than 24 hours, we have already raised over $1,000over our $12,650 goal. Thank you so much to the people who... Read more