The Calendar

May 2017: Food & Drink

–Continue the year-long celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday in Ottawa at the annual PoutineFest; join the Grand Fromage in feting “the Canadian Salad” – May 4-7

–Frankfurt’s Green Sauce Festival celebrates the concoction of seven herbs native to the region with its 10th annual festival; 50 different green sauces will be on offer, to be consumed atop boiled eggs, potatoes, or sushi – May 13-20

–The Fête du Pain in Paris is a festival of bread where the prize for the best baguette of the year is awarded (we’d be happy to console the runner-up by devouring whatever’s left of their entry) – May 15 to 21

–The Taste of Paris features 18 Michelin-starred chefs creating their own pop-up restaurants in the Grand Palais May 18 – 21

–The Alresford Watercress Festival celebrates the local crop with celebrity chefs, food tastings, and a parade during which children distribute the first of the season’s harvest to festival-goers – May 21

–The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience raises funds for local charities; the high point is the Friday night “Royal Street Stroll,” led by the Krewe of Cork, showcasing the street’s art and antique galleries, with wine offerings at each stop – May 25-28

See other May 2017 events:
Travel
Planes, Yachts & Autos
Fitness & Sports
Fashion & Design

Entertainment
The Arts