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WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens

To continue our exploration of parks we went to the magnificent WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina on a cool but sunny April day. We were wowed by the variety of azaleas and other flowers in this small but...

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Pullen Park, Raleigh NC

Each time we are visiting Brian and Eve we ask them for suggestions of new things for us to explore. Pullen Park, Raleigh NC was their immediate response this time. To give you a little bit of history, Pullen Park was founded on...

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My BFF with the Chef Podcast

A couple of months ago Nicole Schwegman, of the fabulous BFF with the Chef Podcast, interviewed me! And after editing out my little Yorkie Hershi barking at a delivery truck it aired on Wednesday. To entice you to listen, comment and subscribe I am posting a trailer...

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NC Museum of Art

Steve and I made a return visit to the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina. The last time we went we were enthralled by their special Art Deco Automobiles Exhibit so we wanted to check out what might be new and exciting. And we picked just the right time for...

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Beasley’s Chicken + Honey

As we are getting ready to visit Raleigh, NC once again to spend Thanksgiving with our son Brian, his wonderful wife Eve and our Grandpups Zoe and Max I realized just how far behind I am with my posts! I have finally finished updating all of the posts from Food and...

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Look What I Found!

Look what I found as I was updating all my posts from my former site Food and Fond Memories. "Departure Date" It made me realize just how long Steve and I have been wanting to become The Traveling Locavores but life just kept getting in the way. Now we are focused and...

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Our Baby The Traveling Locavores

After all of the planning and hard work that  goes into creating a new blog it feels like you are having a baby. So in essence our baby is The Traveling Locavores. Now that Our baby is almost two weeks old we are excitedly watching it grow and thrive. Our goal is to...

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The RV Search Begins

Last week Steve and I decided that it was time for our RV search to begin so he started by looking on Craig’s List to see if there were any for sale near us. Since we enjoyed our 35-foot Damon Intruder when we traveled in 2006 his interest was piqued when he noticed...

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Who Are The Traveling Locavores?

We would like to introduce ourselves to you for those of you who don't already know us. We are Sandy and Steve aka The Traveling Locavores. According to the dictionary a locavore is “a person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food”....

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Here Come The Traveling Locavores!

I know the last time I posted I said I was taking a couple of weeks off and that it has actually turned into a few months. I also told you that there would be big announcement. And that is what this post is all about. I have been working very hard at rebranding my...

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Happy Passover And Easter

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on March 30, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Like many of you I am busy preparing for the upcoming holiday. In my case Passover. As we do every year we are going to our friends’ for the seder. But unlike the other...

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My 9 Favorite Badass Chefs’ Quotes

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on March 23, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) These 9 badass female chefs have made some of my favorite statements and I want to share them with you. I think you agree with me that we are looking forward to a time...

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Penne With Tuna, Capers And Raisins

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on February 22, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Penne with Tuna, Capers and Raisins all began years ago… long before my cookbook, Affairs to Remember, was more than a just a dream. This is a dish that I made first...

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Pizza

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on February 15, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Is there anyone out there who doesn’t like pizza? I didn’t think so. Steve and I love pizza. We have tried many versions and loved most of them. Growing up in Philly...

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Mourning The Loss Of Legendary French Chef Paul Bocuse

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on February 7, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) I am sad to tell you that legendary French Chef Paul Bocuse passed away a couple of weeks ago at the age of 91. The culinary world has certainly lost a legend. He was...

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Two Chefs Change Food In North Carolina

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on January 15, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) About 10 years ago two chefs opened their first restaurants in North Carolina and changed how people think about food. The more Steve and I visit North Carolina the...

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Barry’s Cafe In Cary, NC

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on January 10, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Whenever we visit our son and his wonderful wife we always like to find cool places to go out for breakfast. And our last trip was no exception. For Sunday Brunch we...

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Cinébistro

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on January 3, 2018 by sandy axelrod 0 Comments (Edit) One visit to Cinébistro was all it took to spoil us forever! I know there are several movie theaters around the country that have cushy reclining seats that are comfy...

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Christmas Dinner 2017

Originally published on Food and Fond Memories on December 27, 2017 by sandy axelrod Leave a Comment (Edit) I hope all of you enjoyed a fabulous Christmas dinner! Ours was spectacular. In our family and circle of friends our Christmas meal and our Thanksgiving meal...

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