Food & Drink

October 1, 2014

October’s National Food and Drink Days; one woman’s weakness is another pound on the scale

The silliness of National Food and Drink Days has gripped many, myself included. Look what happened on National Burger Day. While I completely buy into the marketing of these national days for the small business to get-people-in-the-door, I won’t stand in line for a free 12-oz cup of coffee, it’s not worth it to me; it parallels Black Friday holiday shopping sales, and that is one nightmare I’ll steer clear of thank you very much.

October’s National Food and Drink Days has me in a tailspin already. It’s more like NATIONAL CARBOHYDRATE MONTH if you ask me. There are a few days targeting my weak points and I really am not sure I’ll be able to stand strong against them, without aligining myself with the over-indulgent enemy. And I have yet to find a National Juicing Day; I just might have to petition that one myself.

october food

october food

So here’s my food and drink quandary for October,

  • October 1: Homemade Cookies Day (had you known me during the days of RGC, you’d understand)
  • October 4: National Taco Day and National Vodka Day (double whammy! tacos are my second weakness to pasta)
  • October 6: National Noodle Day (Noodles are pasta’s alias)
  • October 8: National Pierogi Day (a Polish ravioli, my grandmother made the best Pierogis)
  • October 9: Moldy Cheese Day and Submarine-Hoagy-Hero-Grinder Day (another double whammy!)
  • October 12: National Gumbo Day (Thank God I’m not in the Big Easy; I might be able to escape this one)
  • October 16: World Food Day ( I don’t even know what this means, but it doesn’t sound like a day of moderation. At all.)
  • October 16: National Liqueur Day (one word: Aperol!)
  • October 17: National Pasta Day (I’m doomed.)
  • October 18: National Chocolate Cupcake Day (again, had you known me during the days of RGC)
  • October 19: National Seafood Bisque Day (butter and cream with shrimp and lobster and we’re only half way through the month)
  • October 25: World Pasta Day (SAY WHAT????!!!!!)
  • October 27: National Potato Day (mashed with butter and cream; don’t even give me that plain-baked nonsense)
  • October 28: National Chocolate Day (Really? Really?)
  • October 28: Wild Foods Day (does this mean go-wild eating food? or eat the wild moldy mushrooms in my garden)
  • October 30: National Candy Corn Day (This exasperating orange and yellow piece of candy, too-too easy to eat a handful)

Should weakness prevail and I give into any or all of these national days, I just might start National Juicing Day on the off days, because you know anything you hype on Social Media is true….right?

Click here for the entire list of National Food and Drink Days in October

Sign up to be on our mailing list

Follow South Florida Food and Wine on Google+








 
 

 
South Florida Food and Wine Seminar Series

South Florida Food and Wine Seminar Series at the Coral Gables Food Wine & Spirits Festival

South Florida Food and Wine will be presenting a series of food and beverage seminars at the Coral Gables Food Wine & Spirits Festival held on November 11 & 12, 2016. This is the first program of its kind for the Cora...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
 
Food Lovers' Guide to Miami & Fort Lauderdale by Christine Najac

South Florida Food and Wine Celebrating 7 Years

Good Gawd, seven years! It’s all a blur. Having poised South Florida Food and Wine as a business from the very start, each year, I’ve experienced many opportunities, memorable and not so memorable, growth, and ultim...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 
 
Champagne Taittinger

Champagne Taittinger

Champagne Taittinger is one of the few remaining family owned and operated Champagne houses. The firm is distinguished for its extensive vineyard holdings of 752 acres, including prestigious Grand Cru vineyards in the Côte des...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 

 
Stemmari Wine

Summer Wines from Stemmari

In homage to Sicilian tradition and with great respect towards the natural environment, the Stemmari winery has been built following the traditional Sicilian rural building with courtyard known as the “baglio”. Ste...
by SFLFoodandWine Editor
0

 



0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

CAPTCHA Image

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>