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Asheville - Lukewarm Food

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I've been to several restaurants were the food is served lukewarm, i.e. Biscuit Head, 12 Bones, Moe's Original Bar B Que, The Early Girl Eatery. The BBQ was okay a little cooler, but I had egg dishes at the Early Girl Eatery and Biscuit Head. It was kind of weird. Biscuit Head and 12 Bones serve their food in something that looks like a metal pie pan; consequently the food gets cool almost instantly. Is this a cultural thing? Should I ask for my food extra-hot or should I just go with it "when in Rome" style?

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  1. I've had the same problem at Biscuit Head, congealed gravy, not so good! I guess we could ask them to make sure everything is hot when ordering. Seems weird to have to remind a restaurant we would like hot food. But this is when I think life is good, when gravy is my problem.

    1. I would discuss the concern with staff, rather than posting a thread on CH. I ate at 12 Bones and Bisquitt Head this summer. My hot food was served hot.

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        1. re: Helind

          Several of the places you mention are wildly popular. It could be you experienced the result of an overwhelmed kitchen/waitstaff during peak times.

          I lived in Asheville for many years and still visit frequently. Hot food served lukewarm is not the norm.