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22 July, 2014

WBC14: My Thoughts on the Wine Bloggers Conference

WBC14: My Thoughts on the Wine Bloggers Conference
Comments : 12 Posted in : Events, Wine Bloggers Conference 2014, Writing on by : The Gourmez

It’s been a little over a week since I returned home from the Wine Bloggers Conference in Buellton (WBC14), and I’ve had enough time to form some opinions on the experience. Overwhelmingly, those opinions are good, and they come from the perspective of a first-time attendee who didn’t entirely know what to expect from the
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19 December, 2013

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

Posted in : Bars in the Research Triangle of NC, Dining in Durham, NC, Restaurants, Travel, Travel Guide for Durham, NC, Writing on by : The Gourmez

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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22 May, 2013

State of the Blog

Comments : 2 Posted in : Announcements, Travel, Writing on by : The Gourmez

I’m moving to California. There is no set “when” yet, but if all goes well after listing our house next week, it will be sometime in August.  There is no set “where” yet, but if all goes well with Ben’s employment options, it will be in the Bay Area, with LA as a second choice.
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7 June, 2012

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

Posted in : Announcements, Dining in Durham, NC, Restaurants, WRAL, Writing on by : The Gourmez

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 : The Gourmez

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, Bars in the Research Triangle of NC, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Dining in Chapel Hill, NC, Restaurants, WRAL, Writing on by : The Gourmez

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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