Category Archives: Asheville

French Broad Chocolate Lounge, Asheville NC

French Broad Chocolate Lounge Chocolate Ginger Snap Coconut Macaroon Brownie Peanut Butter Ganache Cupcake Cold Sipping Chocolate Chocolate Olive Oil Cake Much like Tupelo Honey Café, French Broad Chocolate Lounge is a place where people seem to enjoy waiting in … Continue reading

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Tupelo Honey Cafe, Asheville NC

Tupelo Honey Café Biscuits with Blueberry Preserves Pimento Biscuits with Bacon Cream Cheese Fried Green Tomatoes Served over Goat Cheese Grits with fresh basil Tupelo’s Encore Cheesy Grit Cakes – deep-fried cheesy grit cakes, drizzled with hot sauce and served … Continue reading

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Sunny Point Cafe & Bakery, Asheville NC

Sunny Point Café Buttermilk Biscuit Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread Pudding French Toast with Vanilla Anglaise and Whipped Cream Carrot Cake Pancake with Cardamom Cream Cheese Icing Iced Coffee Griddled Peach Poundcake with Raspberry Sauce and Whipped Cream Pecan Brioche Cinnamon … Continue reading

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Seven Sows Bourbon and Larder, Asheville NC

Seven Sows Bourbon and Larder Bufala Negra – Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Fresh Basil, Aged Balsamic, Fever Tree Ginger Ale, Simple Syrup Hush Puppies – Hot Pimento Cheese Chicken Cracklins- Texas Pete Aioli Sweetbreads – Franks Buffalo Sauce, Raw Vegetables, Maytag … Continue reading

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The Admiral, Asheville NC

The Admiral Buttermilk Fried Quail – Purple Potato Salad, Compressed Watermelon, Texas Pete Syrup, Celery Salad Roman Gnocchi – Grilled Octopus, Pecorino, Bagna Cauda, Kale Chips Sweetbreads – Baked Juusto Cheese, Caramelized Peach, Honey-Sesame Gastrique, Smoked Almond House Smoked Duck … Continue reading

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World’s Best Carrot Cake, Asheville NC

World’s Best Carrot Cake Carrot Cake Gluten Free Chocolate Carrot Cake More than a little out of the way up in the town of Woodfin there is a small counter and a large kitchen claiming to produce the best carrot … Continue reading

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Double D’s Coffee and Desserts, Asheville NC

Double D’s Coffee and Desserts Iced Coffee Embracing its ‘oddities’ as much as Portland embraces being ‘weird,’ Asheville really outdid itself when it came up with a dine-in Double Decker Bus that serves coffee, espresso, cappuccino, lattes, hot chocolate, teas, … Continue reading

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Curate, Asheville NC

Curate Lardo and Paprika Crostini Brandade Pork Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Chicken Croquettes Eggplant with Local Honey and Rosemary Pistachio Cake with Blueberry, Lemon Thyme Ice Cream Were it not for GQ I’d have never guessed that there was a … Continue reading

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Karen Donatelli Bakery, Asheville NC

Karen Donatelli Bakery Almond Croissant Berries n’ Cream Brest Chocolate Chip Cookie Apple Tart, Sour Cherry and Almond Cream Tart, Blueberry Peach Tart Thoroughly underwhelmed by Over Easy Café I next made my way to Karen Donatelli Bakery, a short … Continue reading

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Over Easy Cafe, Asheville NC

Over Easy Café Lavender French Toast Single Pancake Biscuit with Jam Located on Broadway and filled to capacity within moments of opening I discovered very quickly that folks in Asheville take their brunch quite seriously when I arrived at Over … Continue reading

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