It really goes without saying that garlic is one of the major players in the food world, beloved by so many and an essential ingredient in countless savory dishes.

It really goes without saying that garlic is one of the major players in the food world, beloved by so many and an essential ingredient in countless savory dishes.

ThisWeek staffers answer the question: Would you ever go to a garlic fest?

Sarah Sole: Uh, yes.

Scott Hummel: Probably the only "food" festival I would attend would be a wild-game festival.

Dennis Laycock: Nope. I don't even want to be in the same city as a garlic fest.

Nate Ellis: Absolutely. I love garlic.

Abby Armbruster: Probably not. One dish with garlic in it is enough for me.

Neil Thompson: I probably wouldn't go out of my way for it, but if I was in the area, why not?

Lee Cochran: I go to the Tomato Festival so why not a garlic one.

Andrew King: Definitely. It would be an extremely smelly place, but delicious.

Lisa Proctor: I love garlic in foods, so I might if it were in town. I wouldn't drive far for it.