Rebekah leads Raleigh tours. She’s everyone’s best friend by the end of every tour… she’s fantastic at taking care of people and sharing her love of all things Raleigh!
What is your occupation? Youth, Young Adult and Families Program Coordinator at The Jewish Community Center of Raleigh-Cary.
Where are you from? Mill Valley, CA
When did you move to North Carolina? Summer of 2008.
What do you love best about North Carolina? I love the easy living life style North Carolina has to offer. Great food, beautiful warm beaches, majestic mountains, and accessible city entertainment. I recently read: Say what you will about the South, but no one ever moved North to retire.
What do you love best about leading food tours? I love sharing my knowledge of the city and the region. And meeting new people from all over. I always finish a tour having learned something new. Once people have eaten some great food, they are very comfortable sharing about themselves and their own food finds.
What are your favorite foods? (List three) I love anything with great quality. Fresh North Carolina shrimp, Coffee and dessert (together), Pesto pasta.
What is your comfort food? Homemade macaroni and cheese.
What is your favorite drink? In the winter, it’s really for children… but I love steamed milk with vanilla. In the summer, a tall Arnold Palmer. Beer: Pale Ale. Cocktail: Dark and Stormy.
What food/s won’t you eat/ try? Raw celery.
Who is the one person you would love to cook with? Martha Stewart at her house.
What are your hobbies? Visual arts, sailing, swimming, and hosting parties.
Favorite restaurant? The Pit in Raleigh when everyone agrees to order “Family Style”.
Favorite sandwich? Roasted turkey on Marble Rye with red onion, lettuce, avocado, mayo and Havarti cheese.
Favorite cookie? Peanut Butter.