Foodie Train + Cycling Tour* of Alpine, Marfa, and Ft. Davis
*Don't cycle, not problem, it's optional. Fun is mandatory.
October 16-20, 2013
Limited space available, reserve your spot now:
Roundtrip via Amtrak* Houston to Alpine with transportation to and from Hotel
Dinner, wine, entertainment, and breathtaking scenery included...
Departing Houston via Amtrak: Wednesday, October 16 at 6:55 pm
Arriving Alpine: Thursday, October 17 at 10:30 am
Triangle Bike Tour Alpine, Marfa, and Ft. Davis: Saturday, October 19
Departs Alpine via Amtrak: Saturday, October19 at 8:45 pm
Returning Houston: Sunday, October 20 at 11:10 am
Complimentary Shuttle service for all Foodie Train passengers.
Bicycles can be shipped beforehand via ups or taken on board in a bike box.
Bike box must be less than 50 lbs. (23 kg), 28 x 22 x 14 inches
Special restaurant and shopping discounts with your Foodie Train Boarding Pass
We recommend booking your hotel for 3 nights in Alpine due to late evening departure.
*Overnight Train accommodations include reclining chairs with foot stools; sleeping cars not available. Passengers encouraged to explore the observation, dining, and club cars.
PORTION OF EACH TICKET GOES TO WEST TEXAS FOOD BANK
The Holland Hotel
209 W Holland Ave Alpine, Texas 79830
Special Rates available when you mention *Foodie Train
About Our Special Guests:
Chef: Richard Kaplan
Richard Kaplan, founder of Brown Paper Chocolates, has been cooking - figuratively and
literally - for two decades plus. With a solid foundation rooted in the classics thanks to
training at the Restaurant School of Philadelphia, where he earned a culinary management degree, Richard then honed his skills and style at some of the hippest and most happening restaurants in the nation.
Sommelier: Mike Sammons
Proprietor and Owner of 13 celsius wine bar and Mongoose vs Cobra beer and spirits bar.
Entertainment: Alpine Native Matt Skinner
Matt Skinner is an American musician, singer, songwriter, artist, poet and traveler blending
original lyrics with elements of country, blues, western swing and roots-rock and roll.
Graced with a keen eye for detail and imagery and coupled with a powerful, road-worn tenor voice, Skinner commands the stage with a tender ferocity and presence that is spellbinding in its organic honesty and mercurial resonance.
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