36 hours (or so) of eating & drinking in Asheville, NC
36hrs (or so) of eating / Food Travel America / The South

36 hours (or so) of eating & drinking in Asheville, NC

After the wonderful whirlwind of Charleston, I was looking forward to moving east for a couple of quiet days. I had chosen Asheville, North Carolina as my stop before Nashville because I’d heard it was a great little food/beer town  nestled beside the Appalachian Mountains. It seemed like the perfect place for me to eat, … Continue reading

Fresh Local in Charleston, SC
Food Travel America / The South

Fresh Local in Charleston, SC

My perceptions of Southern food have always been filed under “deliciously indulgent”. With this in mind, I was prepared when the reality of the cuisine in Charleston was delicious coupled with indulgently rich. While I love those words, there’s only so much of that I can take before my mind & belly cries “fresh vegetables please!”. … Continue reading

Scott’s Whole Hog Pit BBQ
Experience Meal / Food Travel America / Perfect Days / Road Trip / The South

Scott’s Whole Hog Pit BBQ

Would you drive 75 miles to try what some call “America’s best barbecue”? I don’t know about you, but of course I would… I was originally introduced to (Rodney) Scott’s Barbecue through Chef Sean Brock on PBS’s  Mind of a Chef and then later through the Cook It Raw Charleston documentary. Rodney Scott is known as … Continue reading