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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

March 30, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Like many of you I am busy preparing for the upcoming holiday. In my case Passover. A Trio of Passover Treats Photo Credit: Sandy Axelrod As we do every year we are going to our friends’ for the seder. But unlike the...

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My 9 Favorite Badass Chefs’ Quotes

March 23, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 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 when there is no distinction between male and...

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Penne With Tuna, Capers And Raisins

February 22, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 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. Penne with Tuna, Capers and Raisins This is a dish that I made first for just my...

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Pizza

February 15, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Is there anyone out there who doesn’t like pizza? I didn’t think so. Holy Shiitake Pizza from Mellow Mushroom Photo Credit: Sandy Axelrod Steve and I love pizza. We have tried many versions and loved most of them....

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Mourning The Loss Of Legendary French Chef Paul Bocuse

February 7, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 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 considered to be a “lion of modern cuisine”....

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Two Chefs Change Food In North Carolina

January 15, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) About 10 years ago two chefs opened their first restaurants in North Carolina and changed how people think about food. Chef Vivian Howard and her family Photo Credit: Website Chef Ashley Christensen Photo Credit:...

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Barry’s Cafe In Cary, NC

January 10, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 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 went to Barry’s Cafe in Cary, NC. Outside of...

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Cinebistro

January 3, 2018 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) One visit to Cinébistro was all it took to spoil us forever! Placing my order at Cinébistro Photo Credit: Steve Axelrod View from our seats at Cinébistro Photo Credit: Steve Axelrod I know there are several movie...

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Christmas Dinner 2017

December 27, 2017 by sandyaxelrod Leave a Comment (Edit) I hope all of you enjoyed a fabulous Christmas dinner! Eve’s Cherished Christmas Tree Photo Credit: Steve Axelrod Ours was spectacular. In our family and circle of friends our Christmas meal and our Thanksgiving...

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Exploring Raleigh, North Carolina

December 20, 2017 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Since our son and his wife moved to North Carolina last year we have enjoyed exploring the Raleigh area each time we visit. And with each visit we find new and exciting things to do. Steve at the Raleigh Arboretum...

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Angie’s, Great Breakfast in Garner, NC!

December 13, 2017 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) As has been our tradition since our son flew the coop, we celebrate Thanksgiving together. This year we went to Raleigh, North Carolina for the holiday festivities. But since it is such a long drive (about 10.5...

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

November 22, 2017 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) Knowing that we were driving to and from the Jersey Shore, our dear friend Trish invited us to visit her in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. And we were thrilled to take her up on her offer on our way home! View from our...

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Atlantic City Bar And Grill

November 1, 2017 by sandyaxelrod Leave a Comment (Edit) Before I tell you about our evening at Atlantic City Bar and Grill I would like to share a little more about my Jersey Shore. Steve and I on our balcony at the Flagship in Atlantic City, NJ Over the many years...

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Our Day In Philly

October 25, 2017 by sandyaxelrod Leave a Comment (Edit) Spending a day in Philadelphia is always on our agenda when we go to the Jersey Shore. It only takes a little over an hour from Atlantic City to downtown Philly. Eve had her heart set on visiting the historic...

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Our Pilgrimage To Chef Vola

October 18, 2017 by sandyaxelrod 0 Comments (Edit) I know it’s weird to have a pilgrimage to a restaurant but Chef Vola is that kind of place. Cheers from Us at Chef Vola Photo Credit: Brian Axelrod This is one of those spots that we absolutely must dine at every...

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