Sharon leads tours in Raleigh and, more recently, in Durham. She is incredibly enthusiastic – about everything – but mostly about making sure that everyone around her is having a great time!
What is your occupation? Got a few – Yoga Instructor and Integrative Health and Lifestyle Coach.
Where are you from? Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies.
When did you move to North Carolina? In 2005 from New York City.
What do you love best about North Carolina? Weather, people, small city with big city feel, and the FOOD.
What do you love best about leading food tours? Meeting exciting people and introducing them to the food and chefs — the amazing and passionate chefs in our small city.
What are your favorite foods? (List three) Pumpkin/ butternut squash curried soup, Seafood – grilled with roasted vegetables, West Indian “Callaloo”.
What is your comfort food? Curried pumpkin/ squash soup.
What is your favorite drink? Bellinis, drinks that are bubbly but not too sweet.
What food/s won’t you eat/ try? Anything still alive.
Who is the one person you would love to cook with? Michael Chiarello.
Favorite restaurant? Oooh Tough One – it’s a trifecta – Centro/ Sitti/ Bida Manda.
Favorite sandwich? Grilled Portobello with baby spinach and roasted red peppers on whole grain with a balsamic vinagrette.
Favorite cookie? Chocolate Chip – although I am always looking for another.