South Beach Wine and Food Festival – Things are heating up in Miami with the South Beach Wine and Food Festival from February 20 to 23.
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival – Meals are served at an event called "World's Longest Lunch" as part of the 2010 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. This year, world's longest lunches will take place March 14 in 22 spots across the Australian state of Victoria.
London Coffee Festival – England's capital will put tea aside during the London Coffee Festival in April.
Manhattan Cocktail Classic – Cocktail fans attend a Tanqueray gin event during the 2011 Manhattan Cocktail Classic in New York. While many festivals have a home base, the cocktail classic lives in the places where tipples are sipped: in the city's best bars, restaurants, hotels and even art museums, galleries, theaters and libraries.
Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival – Barbecue and booze are coming to Richmond, Virginia, in June in the form of the traveling Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival.
Music City Hot Chicken Festival – Nashville has more claims to fame than music. Hot chicken is Nashville's own take on fried chicken. It's marinated in buttermilk, breaded and brushed with a spicy cayenne pepper paste.
Copenhagen Cooking Festival – See the sights of Denmark's capital city through the Copenhagen Cooking Festival, a 10-day festival in August that often uses iconic cultural institutions as event venues. A winter version of the festival will take place in February.
Galway Oyster Festival – Some of the best flavors in Ireland are the simplest ones, a fact demonstrated every September at the Galway Oyster Festival.
EuroChocolate Festival – A woman receives a massage and chocolate facial treatment at the EuroChocolate Festival in Perugia, Italy, in 2006. This year's festival runs from October 17 to 26.
Anegada Lobster Fest – Soothing Anegada, British Virgin Islands, is hosting its second annual Anegada Lobster Fest in November.
Stuttgart Christmas Market – While Stuttgart, Germany's, Christmas market offers far more than food, traditional German fare makes this market a tremendous shopping compromise in December.