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News obit: Steven Doherty, Asheville food reviewer, dies

News obit: Steven Doherty, Asheville food reviewer, dies

Writing under the pseudonym “Drexler McStyles,” Doherty published no-holds-barred on his personal website and also wrote for the Asheville Citizen-Times.

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, 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 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
Stu Helm, Food Critic, on West Asheville Lounge and Kitchen

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on West Asheville Lounge and Kitchen

Also, Stu weighs in on his extreme distaste for men’s Flip-Floppy feet. As always, beware Stu’s liberal use of the f-word.

by September 10, 2014 35 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic: Glass Onion follow-up, Table at Tod’s, Pasta With Jam Sauce

Stu Helm, Food Critic: Glass Onion follow-up, Table at Tod’s, Pasta With Jam Sauce

Also, Stu gives a run-down of the recenter Battle of the Burger in Asheville.

by August 14, 2014 42 comments Asheville food and drink
Stu Helm, Food Critic, on the best summer hot dog, King James Public House

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on the best summer hot dog, King James Public House

Stu is a strong believer in squishy white buns … for his hot dogs.

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Lucky Otter and Whit’s Frozen Custard in Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Lucky Otter and Whit’s Frozen Custard in Asheville

Stu also judged a vegan pot luck recently. As always, beware Stu’s liberal use of swear words.

Stu Helm, food critic, on Table restaurant in Asheville

Stu Helm, food critic, on Table restaurant in Asheville

Also, Stu takes on the ultimate question: can he be bought by a plate of free food?

Stu Helm, The Food Critic, on Rhubarb restaurant in Asheville

Stu Helm, The Food Critic, on Rhubarb restaurant in Asheville

Also, Stu talks about the joys of eating pussley. As usual, don’t click through if you’re offended by the liberal use of four-letter words.

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Del Vecchios and Wayside Tavern in Asheville

Stu Helm, Food Critic, on Del Vecchios and Wayside Tavern in Asheville

Also, Stu introduces us to his Official Food Stalkers, June and Rick. Remember: Stu drops f-bombs, so don’t click if you’re offended by that.

Former Mountain Xpress food critic Raskin out at Seattle Weekly

Former Mountain Xpress food critic Raskin out at Seattle Weekly

Hannah Raskin decided to leave after the Seattle Weekly did away with its “food critic” job to create a “food and drink editor” position.