Tag Archives: Castroville

Attack Of The 20-Foot Artichoke

World’s Largest Artichoke, Giant Artichoke Restaurant Castroville, California Castroville, California bills itself as the Artichoke Capital of the World, and as discussed in the article on the Castroville Artichoke Festival, it is well justified. When you have the chutzpah to … Continue reading

Posted in Trippy Trips (On the road and overseas, things to see along the way), USA, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Even Artichokes Have Hearts

Annual Castroville Artichoke Festival Castroville, California The artichoke is a confusing vegetable; Curly Howard once threatened, “I’d like to meet the guy who invented this barbed-wire pineapple”. The Globe artichoke we’re familiar with in the U.S. is a native of … Continue reading

Posted in Trippy Happenings (Events) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments