Plan an adventure to the Carolina Coast – Visit Beaufort NC

In early March, my husband Tom and I escaped for a getaway to the Crystal Coast in North Carolina’s Carteret County. Our destination: Beaufort, NC.

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Springtime Tea With Seagrove Potters

Time for a safe and delicious road trip to Seagrove NC, to take in the gorgeous scenery along the way and stop for Tea with

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Let’s Go To Pinehurst, Southern Pines & Places Inbetween

The past year has been stressful, that’s for sure. But, as things start looking up, I’ve got a great way to cure that case of

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One Day Getaway: Asheboro, NC

Are you bored? Don’t know what to do? I’ve got your answer. Hop in the car and join me for a fun one day getaway

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Here is How You Can Help

Many of you have written me to ask how you can help our local farmers, chefs and restaurants. The COVID 19 crisis has been hard

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YoCo Taste Trail 2020

Its time for another culinary adventure. This one takes us to South Carolina’s York County, to follow the 2020 YoCo Taste Trail. Thanks to the

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Asheville NC : Falling into the Season

Time for all that leaf peeping don’t you know. The best place to take it all in and enjoy the fresh air and cooler preseason

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North Carolina Roadtrip: Travel to the Triangle

Time for a recap and all the details on planning your next North Carolina Roadtrip with stops in Burlington, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC.

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North Carolina Travel: Triangle Tease

Should you find yourself in need of a respite or just feel like it may be time to get the heck out of Dodge for

What’s Up in Spartanburg SC ?

At just under an hour and 30 minutes away from Charlotte NC, leave this morning and your Spartanburg SC getaway could start today, or any

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South Carolina Restaurants Update with Video and more

Wow! Just Wow! I am delighted at the response from my post on South Carolina Restaurants last week. The original article featuring a half dozen

3 Day Weekend in Greenwood, SC

Join food and travel writer Heidi Billotto as she takes you on a tour of Greenwood SC. There are a host of “unexpected wonders” for you to discover and enjoy!

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Where and What to Eat

Food writer Heidi Billotto has had a busy couple of weeks. Follow her culinary adventures and food-centric travel as she share her “What I Eight” list of don’t miss local eats from NC Cheeses to SC Onion Rings. #TellThemHeidiSentYou

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Nibbles and Sips: March 27, 2019

Stay tuned for fun food-centric travel to The Heart of North Carolina This is my new friend Kelly. Kelly is a Cape Porcupine, the largest

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Plate Presentation 101: Tips, Recipes and a Video

Even if you are not an industry pro, you can still score when it comes to the art of plate presentation. Use this post from Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto, as a guide for a few quick Holiday How-To’s that will take you through the season and keep your plating game strong throughout the year.

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Plating Like A Pro: Heidi’s Holiday How-To

Even if you are not an industry pro, you can still score when it comes to presentation with a few quick Holiday How-To’s that will take you through the season and keep your plating game strong throughout the year.Even if you are not an industry pro, you can still score when it comes to presentation with a few of Heidi Billotto’s quick Holiday How-To’s that will take you through the season and keep your plating game strong throughout the year.

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TerraVita Food & Drink Festival: Its a Must-Do this Fall

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!

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The Asheville What I Eight: Where To Stay & What To Do

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.

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Staycation South Carolina: Slippin across State Line

One of the things I love about living in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the city’s centralized location. Close to the mountains and not far from