You Jump, I Jump, Hit the Road, Jack! Announcing this week’s #FridayNightDinnerChallenge!
Don’t forget the tunes! Or the snacks—or you’ll be eating stale mints from the bottom of your purse for dinner.
What do you do when you need a break from town shenanigans? That’s right: you set out on a road trip! You pack the car (for all contingencies) with supplies for hot/cold/rocky/sandy/mountain/valley destinations because you don’t know where you’re going—only that you’re going. And we all know every road trip needs two things: 1) tunes, and 2) snacks!
To kick off Week 3 of our Super Sensational Summer Spectacular virtual festival to celebrate fans of the TV show Gilmore Girls, we’re introducing our third #FridayNightDinnerChallenge: we want to see your best road trip meals!
The challenge this week is to channel your inner road warrior and create a combo that will have everyone begging to ride in your car.
You can participate in one or more of three categories for this competition, but only one submission per category, and you can’t use the same submission in more than one category:
Roadside Stand: The best thing about a scenic drive to No Place in Particular is the surprise of a local roadside stand selling pies, apple cider, farm stand fruit and veggies…and nuts, of course. Put together a local flavor palate and hope you can find this place on the map on your way back!
Rest Stop Refreshments: This submission is quick and convenient. You left your house in a hurry and your options are limited. Next time you stop for a bathroom break or to put gas in the tank, you’re lured by fast-food chains and convenience store junk that somehow feels special to eat in the car. Show us some of these greasy spoon delights, and perhaps scatter in some a candy and chocolate, beef jerky, and dried fruit. Or perhaps you’re due for a cup of coffee and a donut. Those burgers, fries, shakes are calling!
Homemade Treats: You prepared the night before for this trip, and put together easy-to-reach, easy-to-handle snacks for the duration. You made a batch of homemade trail mix, baked a tray of cookies or banana bread, and cut up some veggies. You filled a cooler with sandwiches and your sun-brewed iced tea. No vending machines for you! You are well-fed until you get to your destination and already have reservations at a local dinner spot.
Now that you know our categories, show off your pics!
Pick a category and put together your road trip meal.
Starting on Friday, June 17 at 12amPT/3amET but no later than 3:30pmPT/6:30pmET, post a photo of your road trip meal on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram (a normal post, not just a story).
Tell us what category it is at the top of your description so it’s easy to find. And include the hashtag, #FridayNightDinnerChallenge.
IMPORTANT: The post must be on a public account or be a publicly viewable post on Facebook so it appears in the hashtag search.
Tag Remarkist in the post (IG: @Remarkist, Twitter: @JoinRemarkist, Facebook: @JoinRemarkist)
Tune in to the Virtual Road Trip event on Friday, June 17 at 6:00pmPT/9:00pmET for our live watch parties of road trip episodes of Gilmore Girls: season 2, episode 4 and season 7, episode 17! Feel free to eat your submissions during the event…just remember to post your photographs of them first!
What’s a road trip without fellow passengers to enjoy it with? Winners will be chosen by community in our Discord channel. Members will choose a car to “ride” in based on their favorite meals in a special Discord channel that will present all the entries. Hitchhikers will react to their top favorite post in each category. John will break any ties, and each category winner will receive 1000 KRNLs in our app which can be used for special events and other prizes!
Stay tuned for more info as we continue to welcome cast members and special guests during this one-of-a-kind virtual festival!
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