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19 August, 2014

The Quini App and My Changing Wine Reviews

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Shortly before I headed out to the 2014 Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC14), I agreed to watch a demo of the new Quini app with Roger Noueim, the company’s CEO. Excepting the occasionally slow search functions, it works beautifully on iPhone, iPad, and the desktop. I’m mostly using a beta version for Android, which is much,
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19 December, 2013

Food Writing Bragging: A Food Tour Through the South’s Tastiest Town at WRAL

Posted in : Durham, NC, Durham, NC, Research Triangle, NC, Bars, Restaurants, Travel, Writing on by : becca
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Imagine my shock when I realized I never posted here on this article I wrote for WRAL’s Out and About back in May! I do try to make sure you all know when I have new writing out for your perusing eyes, but this one slipped through my fingers. It’s surprising because it’s actually one
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24 December, 2012

Nonfiction Bragging: Guest Post for the LoMo Market

Posted in : Announcements, Beverage, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Product Reviews, Recipes, Writing on by : becca
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Nonfiction Bragging: Guest Post for the LoMo Market A few weeks back, I did some cocktail experimentation for the LoMo Market, and I didn’t have the chance until now to link you all to the post on it. It was a lot of fun, and I love when I get the chance to prove I’ve
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20 September, 2012

Nonfiction Bragging – WRAL Review of Munchez (Durham) *CLOSED*

Posted in : Durham, NC, Restaurants, WRAL, Writing on by : becca
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It’s been a while since I posted a bragging entry–I still have much to share! I haven’t even gotten to my Bull Spec story, Bother. But life gets busy, and when it does, the bragging falls off my list of to-dos. Today, though, I have a new WRAL review to share with you! Published on
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7 June, 2012

Review of Bandido’s and Award Bragging — Carpe Durham and WRAL Out and About

Posted in : Announcements, Durham, NC, Restaurants, WRAL, Writing on by : becca
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It’s that time of the week again! This time, I have two food blogging items to brag about, both recent developments. First, Carpe Durham, one of the blogs I contribute to, was a finalist for the third year in a row in the Best Blog category in the Independent Weekly’s Best of the Triangle awards.
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31 May, 2012

Interview Bragging – Durham Magazine

Posted in : Restaurants, Writing on by : becca
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After spending a month in Maya’s Vacation promotions, I’m switching gears to highlight some of my mentions and interviews for this very blog, the Gourmez, and the connections I’ve made with the wealth of amazing people in our food and drink industry in the Triangle. Today’s brag comes by way of my Carpe Durham connection,
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15 March, 2012

Nonfiction Bragging: WRAL Out & About Review of Southern Rail

Posted in : Announcements, Chapel Hill, NC, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Research Triangle, NC, Bars, Restaurants, WRAL, Writing on by : becca
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You may have missed it last week—I know I did—but my second review for WRAL’s Out and About was published. This time, I visited Southern Rail in Carrboro to check out their dining scene, knowing full well that the drinking scene is worthwhile! Here are the results: Southern Rail is a nightlife and dining complex in
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12 January, 2012

Nonfiction Bragging: 604 West Morgan Review for WRAL Out and About

Posted in : Durham, NC, Restaurants, WRAL, Writing on by : becca
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Last Thursday, my first post for WRAL’s Out and About–their blog on the Triangle’s entertainment, food, and nightlife–went live, and I didn’t even realize it! If I had, you can bet I’d have let you all know about it then. I’ll be contributing a couple more pieces for WRAL during the course of the year,
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13 September, 2009

North Carolina Literary Festival

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My weekend was what some would call a writer’s paradise.  I spent it attending various authors’ sessions at the North Carolina Literary Festival held at UNC Chapel Hill, which happened to be free!  Yay!  I would say, however, that a writer’s paradise would be to sit on the other side of the table from where
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