It’s time to eat and drink local! In this post we celebrate lots of local from salami and spice, to coffee and bone broth. Plus,
Mark your Calendars… it’s all happening October 17-20 in Chapel Hill, NC! TerraVita, a celebration of sustainable Food & Drink , now in its ninth year, is one of North Carolina’s most extraordinary food festivals. Let Heidi Billotto tell you what its all about and why you need to be there!
In the all too commercial world, the one that operates from “hallmarked” holiday to holiday… you know, those people who try to push us out of our white slacks and into all things pumpkin spice as soon as Labor Day weekend hits…imitation flavored pumpkin lattes and pumpkin-spiced just-about-everything-you-can-think-of hit the shelves before we even flipped the calendar page from August to September. Seasonally speaking, October is the time for Pumpkin.
Charlotte NC based Food and Travel writer and blogger, Heidi Billotto takes you on a tour of many of her favorite places to stay, things to do and places to eat when next you travel to Asheville, NC.
Let’s plan to have some fun and get cooking. We are excited to share this list of all new Cooking Classes for September, October and
Mark your calendars and save the date of August 27, 2018. At 5:30 that evening a remarkable annual culinary event, the third annual NCRLA Chef
Schools out and lots of you are planning to pack up your families and headed to the beach. No doubt that along with the sand
In the mood to start Grilling NC Beef? You can get started at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market on Saturday, watch this video later on
It’s Time to Eat Local North Carolina Beef And just like, that the weather turned the corner and we go from ice cold frosty mornings
Its time to celebrate the season with all that is local and right now for Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, that means celebrating the karma of local cucumbers.
In this, a continuing series featuring the wide variety of local meat found at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, the focus this week at HeidiBillottoFood.com is how to get local Pork on your fork!
Time for another edition of Heidi Billotto’s Drink Local, Eat Local series, this time featuring two delicious was to drink local, two savory ways to eat local and two eat local options to soothe our collective sweet tooth.
It is so easy in the Charlotte area to Shop Local from local vendors and local farmers – Enjoy this HeidiBillottoFood.com blog post post with recipes for meaty local proteins from pork and beef to rabbit, goat, elk, lamb and more. #MeatMeAtTheMarket
I love sharing new recipes in these posts, in my cooking classes and on the televised cooking segments I am asked to do from month
Its official – we are cooking up a storm. Here is an update of my ongoing 2018 Cooking Class Schedule with two fabulous On the Farm
If you subscribe to my blog, then you’ve already seen an early version of this post from the morning of Feb 8, 2018. This update
Each year in January as we make resolutions to try to get things off with a healthy start. But, you know you want your cheese
There is lots to remember about 2017. For the North Carolina hospitality industry one of the most important events to occur this year was the
Hidden Gems – Five Charlotte Area Restaurants to put on your Dining Out Radar This month I direct your dining out attention to the little
Dateline December 5, 2017 Some 84 years ago today Prohibition in the United States was appealed. Statewide prohibition was made law in North Carolina
Plant ’em in the spring eat ’em in the summer, All winter without ’em’s a culinary bummer…
It’s summer and that means, it’s Tomato Time! For years – honestly, more summer seasons than I would like to admit – I have tried
Late August. Before its all over, lets enjoy one last sweet slice of summer: Local Watermelon. This time of year I am reminded of a