Stu goes off on coffee. As usual, beware the liberal use of four-letter words.
Articles by: Stu Helm
I visit with Jennifer MacDonald from Habibi Artisanal Baklava, and Aimee Diaz from Bomba Cafe in Pack Sq., Downtown Asheville. Jennifer explains how profits from sales of her amazing baklava go to a non-profit that provides baskets of toys to refugee children in Lebanon… Part 1 – Meeting Jennifer, hearing the story of Habibi Baklava… _ Part2 – Meeting Aimee and tasting[Read More…]
Hello, Asheville! How you doin’? Good? Good. I’m doing good too, thanks. In fact, I’m doing kind of awesome. I recently had a very amazing and unique experience. Unique to me, that is. I have a feeling that some of the other lucky people who had this experience with me were not as new to it as I was. I’m talking about my very first[Read More…]
Hello Asheville! I am easily confused. Or, at least that’s what I tell people — mostly for comedy effect, and to be polite — when I don’t understand WTF they’re talking about. As in… “Chem trail Nazi Frankenstein bourgeois gangster world wide take-over, Maaan! Y’know what I’m sayin’?” “No, Friend, I don’t have a fucking clue what you’re saying… but then again, I am easily[Read More…]
The Mellow Mush crew crushed it with their “French onion soup” grilled cheese sandwich.
Goff had been with King James Pub for about a year.
Stu Helm: Food Fan, on [Re]HAPPENING, Ultimate Ice Cream, Gypsy Queen Cuisine, Buxton Hall BBQ, Asheville
Hey ReHaps, you might want to add a food truck or two for next year.
Question: What, exactly, Stu wonders, is scrapple?
Is Asheville a town in which any interest or entity can simply purchase the ability to brand us as their own?
The dumplings and curry pork special were delicious, but please change the in-house tunes, Stu reports.
Stu asks: Are you punk enough?
Hello, Asheville! Have you been enjoying the warm weather? And then freezing your asses off the very next day? WTF?!? I don’t mind the cold, but I’m not a huge fan of the sunshine, so this crazy weather pattern has me all effed up. One minute my eyes and skin are safely protected by a layer of clouds and gloom, and[Read More…]
Helm reports that he pounded back that meatloaf like a hungry Hessian.
The atmosphere at Zambra is one of its romantic bonfa fides: dimly lit with an “exotic” vibe, there’s usually some sexy Euro-lounge music playing softly in the background.
Also, Stu wants to know if you’re a local, independent restaurant and you have a “kid’s eat free” policy.
Also, Helm notes the passing of Drexler McStyles.