Asheville Food Fan – Best of March, 2020

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.

2018 WNC Battle of the Burger Breakdown

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…