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Another RFT Story and Contributor Win Honors

Carla awardIt’s not unusual for Realfoodtraveler.com stories, contributors and the site itself to win honors for excellence and we’re pleased to announce Carla Waldemar’s story, “Dublin: Dining Destination” has won second place in the Culinary Writing category in the Mark Twain Writing Contest held by the Midwest Journalists Association.

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Carla is a former editor at Better Homes and Garden and Cuisine magazines.

The annual contest is extremely competitive and drew more than 300 entries from professional writers from 16 states in the Midwest. The judge’s said of Carla’s Realfoodtraveler.com story, “This captures the current food scene in an engaging, informative style that makes the reader want to dive right in.”

It’s no wonder Carla, who has been contributing her wonderful stories to Realfoodtraveler.com for several years, was chosen for this important honor. Carla is a talented, long time food writer. She has served as a food editor for Better Homes and Gardens and senior editor for Cuisine magazines and is the Twin Cities editor of the annual Zagat Survey.

So please join us in congratulating Carla. You go girl! — Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

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Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at realfoodtraveler.com.


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