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localfavesdave Feb 5, 2012 12:27 PM

I am looking for the Local Favorites, been around forever. You know the historic landmarks that your dad took you to as a kid type. Diner, BBQ, hotdog and hamburger joints. That are still thriving today. The last of real restaurant Americana, not the new nasty chains.

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    leahinsc Feb 9, 2012 06:17 PM

    many of the Local Favorites have long gone...Grove Park Inn of course almost 100 years ... 5 Points Cafe on Broadway, Moose Cafe - near Farmer's Mkt (but not that great), Tastee Diner on Haywood, ...In Asheville it's not about the old favorites it's about the new, creative cuisine.

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      rcburli Feb 14, 2012 11:30 AM

      So, for new and creative???
      Where to go for dinner?
      Coming to town for a few days and it's been
      a few years.

      1. re: rcburli
        danna Feb 14, 2012 12:04 PM

        here's a good thread to get you started. It covers the current favorites pretty well:

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/830968

    2. Jeff C. Feb 5, 2012 01:54 PM

      FOREVER forever? 'Taint much...
      But Sunny Point for breakfast and 12 Bones for BBQ certainly fit your criteria food-wise.

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