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Asheville Food Blogs?

BernieBrewer Jul 29, 2012 06:52 PM

Heading to Asheville next month. Any recommendations for local food blogs to add to our Chowhound research? Thanks!

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    miss piggy RE: BernieBrewer Jul 30, 2012 03:59 AM

    I'd check out the archives of the food section of our free local weekly paper, the Mountain Express. Chowhound is my favorite - maybe post where you're thinking about going so far and people can chime in with their opinions? That's always fun. :)

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      kathleen purvis RE: BernieBrewer Jul 31, 2012 06:02 AM

      www.ashvegas.com is nicely put together. And I follow the eatingasheville feed on twitter.

      1. notsoacademicfood RE: BernieBrewer Aug 1, 2012 08:22 AM

        I have no idea why my previous post was deleted but the following blogs you can check out:
        Carolina Epicurean- Go to Review section
        Citizen Thymes- Go to the Food Section
        Asheville Foodie

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          carolinadawg RE: notsoacademicfood Aug 1, 2012 10:04 AM

          The Citizen-Times website is pretty useless, imo. They've cut back dramatically on the food content, and have now placed restrictions on access without a subscription.

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            notsoacademicfood RE: carolinadawg Aug 1, 2012 11:56 AM

            wrong citizen times.... citizenthymes.com Citizen Thymes News With Spice

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              carolinadawg RE: notsoacademicfood Aug 1, 2012 12:09 PM

              Gotcha, sorry for the confusion.

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                danna RE: notsoacademicfood Aug 1, 2012 01:40 PM

                huh...interesting...I never noticed that blog before. I particularly like this piece:

          2. BernieBrewer RE: BernieBrewer Aug 1, 2012 01:14 PM

            Thanks, everybody.

            We're planning to visit Curate, Admiral, Cucina 24, Market Place, 12 Bones, White Duck, City Bakery, and the downtown farmer's market while we're there. I'm always interested in seeing those little out of the way restaurants, shops, or stores that seem to pop up on local blogs, though.

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              JKidd RE: BernieBrewer Aug 1, 2012 01:30 PM

              You might want to grab your reservations for Curate and the Admiral now. Have a great visit to our city!

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                BernieBrewer RE: JKidd Aug 2, 2012 09:27 AM

                Thanks! We made our reservations about 2 weeks ago -- wanted to be VERY sure that we didn't wait too long!

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                  winefuhrer RE: BernieBrewer Aug 3, 2012 07:08 PM

                  You may want/need to grab a drink at Storm or a margarita at Limones. I tell my wife I need a drink, she says I only want one.

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