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2016 STOOBIE AWARDS, PT 3: “Jazzed and Baked” Asheville’s Best Coffee and Pastries!

2016 STOOBIE AWARDS, PT 3: “Jazzed and Baked” Asheville’s Best Coffee and Pastries!

Part Three, Wherein Our Hero gets Blazed and Eats Cake… Welcome to the  3rd, and in some ways my favorite, installment of the annual Stoobie Awards! If you missed Parts One & Two, you can read them here: “2016 STOOBIE AWARDS, PT 1: ‘THE BASICS’ Asheville’s Best Burger, Pizza, Sandwich, More!“ And here: “2016 STOOBIE AWARDS, PT 2: “3 SQUARES[Read More…]

New Year’s Eve ‘Possum Drop’ in Brasstown is set

New Year’s Eve ‘Possum Drop’ in Brasstown is set

Animal rights activists battled for several years recently to stop the drop, but their efforts failed.

by December 23, 2016 1 comment Asheville Coffee
Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen opens on Brevard Road in south Asheville

Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen opens on Brevard Road in south Asheville

The cafe owner says she once worked for a fine-dining restaurant in Australia.

Vortex Doughnuts to host bike ride, coffee crawl in Asheville on June 25

Vortex Doughnuts to host bike ride, coffee crawl in Asheville on June 25

The event will benefit nonprofit The Chain Collaborative.

by June 17, 2016 0 comments Asheville Coffee
Help name Asheville’s new cat cafe, says Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Help name Asheville’s new cat cafe, says Brother Wolf Animal Rescue

Puss N Boots Cafe, Central Purrrrk, Nibbles and Tails, Pet N Sip, Chez Chat and It’s Meow or Never are just a few of the the suggestions.

Asheville Coffee Expo coming in October

Asheville Coffee Expo coming in October

The first-time event is being organized by avowed coffee connoisseur Stu Helm.

5 Places to Hide and Eat in Downtown Asheville

5 Places to Hide and Eat in Downtown Asheville

Stu’s just trying to eat and be left the eff alone.

Stu Helm, AVL Food Fan: A Month of Brundays, or brunching in Asheville

Stu Helm, AVL Food Fan: A Month of Brundays, or brunching in Asheville

It’s breakfast AND lunch, and Stu freakin’ loves it. Strap on a feed bag and come with.

Chicken, biscuit, gravy, eggs, cheese, and hash browns a la Mojo.

Asheville Bluegrass Brunch at Mojo Kitchen and Lounge

Hello Asheville, In my “Best of 2015” Stoobie Awards, I have listed three “brunches of note,” along with the winner for “Best Brunch 2015!” That high honor went to my friends at The Junction, with The Grey Eagle, and Buffalo Nickel also receiving the nod. In my piece I admit that I don’t eat a lot of brunch, because my[Read More…]

PODCAST: Stu Helm / Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans 15 – “Gluten and Copyright Free”

PODCAST: Stu Helm / Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans 15 – “Gluten and Copyright Free”

GLUTEN AND COPYRIGHT FREE ON AVL FOOD FANS! Hello Asheville! The latest episode of AVL Food Fans is in the can! It’s our 15th episode and it’s another great one! Chef Joe and I are joined by special guests Chef Peter and Martha Pollay, husband and wife co-owners of Posana restaurant on Biltmore Ave. We discuss their farm-to-table philosophy, the[Read More…]

Best of Asheville – The 2015 Stoobie Awards are Here!

Best of Asheville – The 2015 Stoobie Awards are Here!

Hello Asheville! Well, Folks, it’s that magical time of year again, when all the world anticipates wonderful gifts doled out by a jolly white guy, with a big ol’ beard, and a fat sack full of fun… that’s right it’s time for me to announce the contestants and winners of the muhfuckin’ 2015 Stoobie Awaaarrrds!!! Yeah, Man! As some of[Read More…]

PODCAST: Stu Helm / Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans 12 – “AVL AIR Heads”

PODCAST: Stu Helm / Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans 12 – “AVL AIR Heads”

Stu and co-host Joe Scully talk about the possibility of abolishing tipping, and much more.

Trade and Lore pop-up coffee shop at Horse + Hero in downtown Asheville starts today

Trade and Lore pop-up coffee shop at Horse + Hero in downtown Asheville starts today

A former Waking Life barista and her business partners are offering up their coffee from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

PODCAST: Stu Helm / Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans 11 – “Ready Set Go Kitchen Ready”

PODCAST: Stu Helm / Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans 11 – “Ready Set Go Kitchen Ready”

Chef Liam Luttrell-Rowland, chef at the Edington Center and lead trainer for Green Opportunities’ GO-Kitchen Ready program, is the special guest this week.

New Asheville coffee spot, Edna’s at The River, how open!

New Asheville coffee spot, Edna’s at The River, how open!

Edna’s is part of the new Asheville Food Truck Park on Amboy Road.

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on the first day of class at Coffee School

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on the first day of class at Coffee School

Stu is interested in getting “re-certified” as a barista.

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