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Peter Chang’s China Grill

Peter Chang is an acclaimed chef who specializes in Szechuan cuisine.  He owns a number of restaurants throughout the Southeastern US and is notorious for moving around pretty randomly between each of them.  People have attempted to track his movements and follow him from place to place just to eat at his restaurant on the […]

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Asheville Revisited: Rabbit in Mustard Sauce

When I shop for food, I like to look for items that I don’t usually use.  Over the summer, I had a gift certificate to a farm market that sold frozen meats.  While there, I picked up a couple of frozen rabbits.  The great thing about new ingredients is that you get to learn how […]

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Biscuits as Big as a Cat’s Head

That’s what Jason and Carolyn Roy set out to serve when they first opened Biscuit Head in Asheville, NC in Spring of 2013. To say they’ve been successful is an understatement, making Food & Wine Magazine’s list of TOP 5 biscuits in America back in May and opening their second shop in the Asheville area […]

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Food Blog Forum in Asheville, NC

Last week, I found myself in Asheville, NC to attend Food Blog Forum, a conference designed to bring food bloggers together to grow skills and build community.  Since the blogosphere is entirely online, I love to attend these conferences for the chance to meet up with fellow bloggers in real life and put faces with […]

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Capturing Your Restaurant Meal in the Dark

Say you are out late with some friends, you stop in at a nice restaurant for drinks and appetizers.  You are just out having fun, but when that appetizer comes out, you are immediately stunned.  You have to capture that image, but with it being dark outside and the restaurant dimly lit, there is no […]