THE JONAS GERARD PROJECT

Just in case you guys don’t know who Jonas Gerard is… He’s an artist…  well, actually, he’s THEE artist.  Asheville’s most successful, as far as I can tell. He’s a name brand, Man. Here I am in front of his studios which are just down the hill from my house, in the River Arts District…

MY LATEST COLUMN IS UP ON ASHVEGAS

This week I wrote about Urban Orchard and a product called Bröö. The Pulled Pork tacos at Urb Orch were really tasty! I also explain that I am not a real Food Critic, and I make that same lame joke about Haywood street that I always make. You can check it out HERE.

SYSCO FOOD SPY COMMUNIQUE

I have a spy in the system.  The Sysco system. My spy works in a major institutional kitchen that uses Sysco stuff almost exclusively. My spy has one mission:  Take pictures of nasty shit and send them to me. These are the latest… Shredded carrot mush bag. These leeks look leaky.   If life gives…

GAN SHAN PREVIEW

Dawn and I purchased tickets to a preview of the food that will be served at Gan Shan Station, when it opens its doors (hopefully) this winter. The preview was hosted by Metro Wines, and was a good deal, as we got 5 courses, and Dawn got 5 glasses of wine, all for about $45…

ONE OF THOSE IDIOTS

From Wikipedia:TROLL – In Internet slang, a troll (/ˈtroʊl/, /ˈtrɒl/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people,[1] by posting inflammatory,[2] extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional…

AUNT SALLY’S HOUSE

Dawn and I flew to NYC to eat some food, see the sights, and most of all, visit our beloved Aunt Sally. Aunt Sally doesn’t live right in NYC, but in a suburb called Larchmont, and Aunt Sally isn’t really our aunt , but rather a friend, named Sally, whom I once called Aunt Sally,…

MY LATEST FOOD COLUMN IS UP ON ASHVEGAS.COM

HEY, NEW YORK! My latest column on Ashvegas.com is all about our most recent trip to New York City, where we visited with Aunt Sally, and took in the tastes. Click above, or HERE to read all about it. A view from the end of Grand Central Market in Grand Central Station, New York City.