EXPERIENCE VIRGINIA'S FINEST

Featuring over 30 culinary inspired events hosted in Williamsburg, Jamestown & Yorktown highlighting VA chefs, farmers, foragers, authors and beverage professonals. Come celebrate community and gathering together, all for a good cause.

Chowder Fest

Chowder Fest

w/ Beer & Live Music @ Jamestown Beach

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Bountiful Brews & Bites

Bountiful Brews & Bites

featuring Eat the Streets 757 Food Trucks

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Sommelier Challenge

Sommelier Challenge

Dinner at Williamsburg Winery

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Oyster Roast

Oyster Roast

at the Yorktown Freight Shed

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How to Make All of Your Friends Laugh at Your Next Meet Up

How to Make All of Your Friends Laugh at Your Next Meet Up

How to Make All of Your Friends Laugh at Your Next Meet Up

Let’s face it, we are living in pretty depressing times. We are just coming out of a global pandemic and we are entering WW3. Utility bills are higher than ever and there is no sign at all that there will be changes to the living wage.

With the world around us so terrible, there is no wonder that depression and anxiety are at an all-time high. If you have talked to your friends lately, you have probably noticed that they are not as chipper as they once were.

If your friends have been spending a lot of time indoors focusing on all of the horrible things in the world, then it is likely that it is time to get them out and about. During times like these, we can all use some human contact and some time to distract ourselves from the reality of just how horrible the world can be.

If you are particularly concerned about your friends, then you should go out of your way to meet up with them and make them smile. If you are not sure how you can lift the mood of your friends, here are some easy ways that you can make them laugh at your next meet-up.

Prepare Some Funny Jokes

Something that a lot of people no longer appreciate is good on-the-nose jokes. People think that comedy has to be clever or subtle these days, but it doesn’t have to at all. Sometimes, all that we need is a bit of cheap comedy to make our days better and it doesn’t need to be well thought out.

Laughing has been scientifically proven to make you feel better and if you want to heighten the moods of your friends, then you should do all that you can to get some cheap laughs. If you have a friend that is a fan of pop culture, then I would recommend that you look up some funny Chuck Norris jokes or jokes about similar pop idols. Though these jokes will not be clever, they are guaranteed to make your friend laugh.

If anything, they will probably laugh more if they are bad and this will put them in a much better mood and this will make the day out that you have together much more fun and enjoyable.

Take Them To a Comedy Club

If you do not consider yourself to be especially funny, why not let people that are professionals when it comes to comedy take care of it all. Now that a lot of live comedy shows are up and running again, something that you can do is go and see some live comedians with your friends.

There is a lot of great comedy shows that you can go and see and a professional comedian is far more likely to make your friends laugh than you are. A very popular trend right now is comedy shows where you can vote on whether or not a comedian is any good.

This means that you can quite literally go and heckle the people that you go and see, which is a lot of fun in itself and is something that you will definitely be able to enjoy as a group.

At these comedy events, you can expect to get cocktails and other alcohol. As you likely know, alcohol makes everything much more exciting and enjoyable, which means that people will likely be in much better moods.

Remember, though you should try your best to make your friends laugh, you should also do everything that you can to speak to them and make sure that they are doing well mentally.

Americas Four Most Popular Food Festivals!

Going to a food festival in America is an experience that can’t be found anywhere else in the world, with cuisines from around the globe food enthusiasts flock to the various food festivals around America every year. A visit to your local festival is guaranteed to be overall great experience.

 

Milford Restaurant Week

Based in Milford Connecticut, the Milford Restaurant Week is a celebration of all the best restaurants in the area, priding themselves on high-quality service and health and safety, this event provides peace of mind that the festival not only offers great food but that care has been taken in terms of health and safety, including the importance of pest control whilst the event is being hosted. Milford Restaurant Week is proud to partner with smaller pest control companies who are some of the best for pest control in ct, as they offer a more personalized and specific service which tends to be more effective than the mainstream companies.

 

Happy Harry’s Ribfest

If you are a fan of ribs and grilled meats, then Happy Harry’s is the food festival for you. Not for the faint of heart, this food festival is a meat extravaganza with every kind of meat being available. Following the idea that outdoor cooking and grilling is the best way to cook, there is a real urban atmosphere within this event. The smell of such a variety of meat being cooked all around you is enough to make you salivate with hunger, with retailers offering freshly cooked meals and butcher counters you can either buy a meal on-site or take something home to cook up a storm yourself.

 

Seattle Street Food Festival

One of America’s most popular and well-known food festivals, The Seattle Street Food Festival offers a wide range of cuisines from around the world. As the event focuses primarily on the sale of street food you can expect to find a wide range of easy to eat, delicious meals that can be enjoyed whilst watching the on-site entertainment. This event is much more than just food with live music and a variety of small retailers selling everything from handmade jewelry to vintage clothes. The Seattle street food festival has been commended for its support of small business owners and giving them the chance to increase their custom, the fact that the event takes the time to do this is reflective of the attitude of the festival as a whole, this family-orientated event isn’t one to miss.

Eat Drink SF

Eat Drink SF is an annual food and wine festival hosted in the San Francisco area, offering a wide range of foods that can be sampled and purchased. I would definitely advise not eating prior to visiting this event, as the amount of foods that can be tasted on a complimentary basis is staggering in comparison to other events like this. This festival is designed to allow food retailers to share what they are offering, instead of just searching for profit Eat Drink focuses on allowing businesses to build their following. Within such a jam-packed industry it can be hard for smaller food retailers to increase their visitors, but by providing the opportunity to interact with large volumes of customers, the festival has proven to be a useful tool in aiding the success of small food retailers.

 

In terms of the food and drink that is available at Eat Drink, you can expect multiple culinary feats inspired by different areas of the world, including Thai street food, freshly made Italian pizzas, and delicious curries inspired by rural India.