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Stu Helm, Food Fan: Mellow Mushroom wows crowd, judges at Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

Stu Helm, Food Fan: Mellow Mushroom wows crowd, judges at Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

The Mellow Mush crew crushed it with their “French onion soup” grilled cheese sandwich.

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on [Re]HAPPENING, Ultimate Ice Cream, Gypsy Queen Cuisine, Buxton Hall BBQ, Asheville

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.

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Buffalo Nickel Brunch, West Asheville

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Buffalo Nickel Brunch, West Asheville

Question: What, exactly, Stu wonders, is scrapple?

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on the LoveTown activists in Asheville

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on the LoveTown activists in Asheville

Is Asheville a town in which any interest or entity can simply purchase the ability to brand us as their own?

by April 8, 2015 32 comments Opinion
Stu Helm, Food Fan: On Gan Shan Station, {Re}HAPPENING, Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Fan: On Gan Shan Station, {Re}HAPPENING, Asheville

The dumplings and curry pork special were delicious, but please change the in-house tunes, Stu reports.

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Punk Rock Sundays, balls, brains, and Asheville Industry Night

Stu Helm: Food Fan, on Punk Rock Sundays, balls, brains, and Asheville Industry Night

Stu asks: Are you punk enough?

Stu Helm: Food Critic on Ambrozia, Biscuit Head, Finding Asheville, Friends Against Butts

Stu Helm: Food Critic on Ambrozia, Biscuit Head, Finding Asheville, Friends Against Butts

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…]

by March 12, 2015 6 comments Asheville News
Dude Food Subcategory: "Heart Attack Special." A fist-sized ball of meat, covered in meat-drippin's and Funyuns, on a bed of deep-fried taters, and asparagus. Fuck. Yes.

Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Red Stag Grill, AIR Passport, Restaurant Week Asheville

Helm reports that he pounded back that meatloaf like a hungry Hessian.

Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Zambra, Vue 1913, Grove Park Inn and Asheville romance

Stu Helm: Food Critic, on Zambra, Vue 1913, Grove Park Inn and Asheville romance

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.

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Brooklyn Bro’s, Fuddruckers, whole milk and Asheville kids menus

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Brooklyn Bro’s, Fuddruckers, whole milk and Asheville kids menus

Also, Stu wants to know if you’re a local, independent restaurant and you have a “kid’s eat free” policy.

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Oskar Blues Brunch, Sovereign Remedies, Wasabi Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Oskar Blues Brunch, Sovereign Remedies, Wasabi Asheville

Also, Helm notes the passing of Drexler McStyles.

Stu Helm, food critic, names Asheville server, chef, restaurant of the year in 2014 Stoobies

Stu Helm, food critic, names Asheville server, chef, restaurant of the year in 2014 Stoobies

Happy New Year Asheville! Did everybody have a nice…  y’know…  whatever it is that you do or don’t celebrate around this time of year?  My Family celebrates Christmas, Festivus, and a little bit of Boxing Day.  I was raised Christian, and I still have the Christmas bug in me, and I’m all about the tree, the gift giving, the flashing[Read More…]

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Taste of Asheville and Blind Pig Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Taste of Asheville and Blind Pig Asheville

Stu’s first reaction upon hearing the Blind Pig dinner would be held in a bowling alley: “It’s gonna smell. Do we have to bowl?” Beware the f-bomb.

by December 10, 2014 21 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic: 2014 Stoobie Award to Deep Fried Thing of the Year in Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic: 2014 Stoobie Award to Deep Fried Thing of the Year in Asheville

Will it be a Hole doughnut, Rhubarb’s frito misto, Carolina Cinemas fries or Shepherd’s Pie fritters from King James? Beware the f-bomb.

Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards 2014 Stoobies to Asheville hot coffee, sammie, late night small bite

Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards 2014 Stoobies to Asheville hot coffee, sammie, late night small bite

As usual, beware the liberal sprinkling of four-letter words as Stu names winners in three Stoobie categories this week.

by November 21, 2014 4 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Hamburger of the Year Stoobie to an Asheville eatery

Stu Helm, Food Critic, awards Hamburger of the Year Stoobie to an Asheville eatery

Stu also reviews the food at Carolina Cinemas. As usual, beware the liberal use of four-letter words.

by November 12, 2014 15 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic on Urban Orchard and the Asheville beer shampoo Broo

Stu Helm, Food Critic on Urban Orchard and the Asheville beer shampoo Broo

Yes, Stu just reviewed shampoo. Beer-flavored shampoo. But still. Shampoo.

by November 4, 2014 3 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Biscuit Head on Biltmore Ave, Vortex Doughnuts

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Biscuit Head on Biltmore Ave, Vortex Doughnuts

Stu got over his resentment for Vortex making him wait so long for a frickin’ doughnut to try it out. Beware the liberal use of four-letter words.

by October 29, 2014 20 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic: On Hole and hot dogs at King James Public House, Greenlife

Stu Helm, Food Critic: On Hole and hot dogs at King James Public House, Greenlife

Once upon a time, a wee shop was built over the river in West Asheville, and it had a well-executed logo and Hole donuts opened its wee doors for all. As usual, f-words abound.

by October 23, 2014 7 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic Blog: Preview of Ghan Shan Station in Asheville fails to impress

Stu Helm, Food Critic Blog: Preview of Ghan Shan Station in Asheville fails to impress

In a word: disappointles.

by October 22, 2014 4 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic, gets a taste of New York City

Stu Helm, Food Critic, gets a taste of New York City

Stu had to borrow shoes to get into one schmancy eatery. Dawn drank a $25 martini. Aunt Sally was escorted to the bathroom. As usual, beware the liberal use of the f-word.

by October 17, 2014 18 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, food critic, on a follow-up visit to Dough in North Asheville

Stu Helm, food critic, on a follow-up visit to Dough in North Asheville

The coffee and service have improved, Stu says, but the giant inside tables still make him feel like a hobbit. Beware his liberal use of four-letter words.

by October 1, 2014 13 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, food critic, on Bomba, Ben’s Penny Mart, French Broad Food Co-op in Asheville

Stu Helm, food critic, on Bomba, Ben’s Penny Mart, French Broad Food Co-op in Asheville

Stu is pumped that Bomba might extend its hours, and he can’t get enough of “the unapologetic hippie vibe” at the co-op. Beware Stu’s f-bombs.

by September 26, 2014 5 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, food critic, on Asheville vegan restaurant Plant

Stu Helm, food critic, on Asheville vegan restaurant Plant

Also, Stu has a King James Public House lunch card contest and more. As always, beware his liberal use of the f-bomb.

by September 22, 2014 8 comments Asheville food and drink