Asheville’s first Punk Rock Hot Dogs Challenge is over and done, read on to find out who won!
Asheville’s first Punk Rock Hot Dogs Challenge is a chefs’ competition, a party, & a fundraiser!
The 2019 Asheville Pie Fight and Bake Sale: Another sweet little competition and fundraiser happening Wednesday, May 29th!
The 2019 Asheville Do-Nut Thro-Down and Bake Sale: A sweet little competition and fundraiser happening Wednesday, April 24th!
I was lucky enough to be invited to the media opening for a brand new catering and event space business, I loved every bite, and I have been craving it every since.
Hot Dog Season is Coming! I got super-excited and started pre-gaming with a deliciously trashy treat from Soda Fountain at Woolworth Walk!
The 2019 Asheville Mac ‘n’ Cheese Challenge featured 10 competitors, all of them among Asheville elite comfort food makers, food competition veterans, and past winners. Who won this year? The results are in!
As is the case every year, the judges are given no indication of who’s burger is who’s, this is a blind taste test. The entries are served on color-coded plates that match to a score sheet that the judges take notes on, and rate the competitors on a 1 – 10 scale, with 10 being best. Judges do occasionally dip into the negative numbers, but that’s rare. My scores this year went from a disappointing 3 to a perfect 10. My personal top 5, in descending order, were…
The 2018 Asheville Mac ‘n’ Cheese Challenge is underway! Dozens of nominees have been winnowed down to 10 competitors, who will go in front of 4 judges, until there is only 1 champion! On August 22nd the best mac ‘n’ cheese in Asheville will be chosen. Read all the details and meet the competitors here…
Stu Helm: Food Judge. One of my all-time favorite tasks in life is gettin’ judgey wit it, hard core judgin’ the shit out of some local food as an official judge at Asheville’s many annual food competitions! From honey to chili to chicken wings, I get invited to judge some great eats at some really…