Holy Cow It’s Really the Best Apple Pie ever: Mountain Fresh Orchards in Edneyville

Home made apple pie fresh out of oven

There are lots of great pie makers in this town.  After all, according to Romantic Asheville, Apple Valley, which includes Edneyville, is the top apple producing county in North Carolina. And North Carolina is the country’s 7th largest apple producing… Continue Reading

Best Smoked Wings & Fried Pork Chop Ever: Dreadlife Kitchen in Edneyville

Tray with Best smoked wings, mac and cheese and sweet potato tots

No, not Floyd Womack, there is no Cash, and no plot either. (Inside jokes for those who like Pork Chops.)  But don’t let the headline fool you, all DLK’s food we had was the absolute best… We try to get… Continue Reading

Help Wanted: All about McDonald’s Crazy Self Ordering Kiosk

Picture of mcdonalds self ordering kiosk with digital ad displayed that says "now hiring"

Stopped into McDonalds in Arden, NC the other day.  I had not been to any McD’s in awhile, just stopped in for a coffee.  (Why lie: it was a hot fudge ice cream sundae I was after.) A kind gentlemen… Continue Reading

Asheville’s 18th Annual Organicfest: Caricatures, Elderberry, and a Hard Sell before the best Korean BBQ

Caricature by Lillian Cotton of Cotton Studios

Looking for something to do, while on the way to the awesome Korea House, we stumbled upon Asheville’s 18th Annual Organicfest.  We discovered several great earth-friendly vendors, and some fun stuff, too. We had family visiting from out of town, and there… Continue Reading

Review: Best Mexican Mole in Asheville Area found in Fletcher

Mexican chicken mole and tacos awesome

I’m not a Mexican food newbie.  As I was growing up in Ohio, Mexican restaurants have always been a staple of sorts in our family. My first memories of Mexican include the now defunct Chi Chi’s, and fried ice cream.… Continue Reading