A review of my first meal back inside of Buxton Hall Barbecue, which has been closed to indoor dining for well over a year, and was closed for ALL service for over a month! It was killin’ me!
Downtown Asheville has a new top-tier restaurant in Ukiah Japanese Smokehouse. Food, atmosphere, service, five stars all around.
It’s Birthday Season, Y’all (July 1 – June 30) and in my family, we have a bunch of them stacked-up right at the beginning. My GF Dawn’s is first, mine is next, and then our nephew is up, and my mom’s really ain’t too long after that. So, what’s my point? My point is WTF?!?
I began writing this column in the weeks leading up to the City-wide closure of restaurants, and the state-wide stay-at-home order. Obviously, the food scene in Asheville, along with everywhere else in America, came to a screeching halt, and my own life changed tremendously due to the run-away Coronavirus here in the States. So, I’m just now getting around to finishing this post up now, in late May. I will indicate where Thank you for your patience.
There’s so much great food in this town, it’s hard to pick “The Best,” but here’s the absolute cream of the crop of what I ate in the month of February 2020!
SUNDAY BRUNCH AT BUXTON HALL! Food so good it brought a tear to my eye, for real. Biscuits ‘n’ gravy with cheddar sausage, taters, and collard greens, and a SUPER STAR cinnamon roll.
When my friends left it up to me to pick a restaurant for dinner recently, I didn’t hesitate: Noble – The Greenhouse.
I ate a whole lotta ‘mazin’ bites in the first month of 2020, so many that when it came to showing you the best of the month, I had to break it up into two parts! Here’s part two, which includes burgers and sandos and fried stuff and more!
I ate a lot of great and wonderful things in the first month of 2020, so many that when it came to showing you the best of the month, I had to break it up into two parts! Here’s part one, which includes a super-fancy dinner, tour bites, gator tail, and more!
Here’s a list of 10 “unique facets” of Asheville’s coffee that I wrote for Food Life Magazine way back in 2016. It’s still relevant today! Mostly.