Food has become a serious hobby for many people, and keeping up with the latest trends is essential to your #foodporn status.

Food festivals are the perfect place to sample the newest flavors and creations, like grasshopper or beer cheese, but they’re also the scene of some of the most exotic and strange Guinness world-record holding creations.

These food festivals are perfect for the adventurous, ahead of the crowd foodie:

Whoopie Pie Festival, Pennsylvania

Sept. 5, 2015

Appropriately located at the Hershey Farm and Inn, the Whoopie Pie Festival is “The Most Delicious Day in Lancaster County.” For those unfamiliar, a whoopie pie involves rich icing spread between two soft, cookie-shaped cakes Read more…

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15 food festivals in the U.S. for the ultimate foodie