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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (August 19-25) - Eat This... with Stu Helm at Korean House

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (August 19-25) - Eat This... with Stu Helm at Korean House

Eat This... with Stu Helm Take a Trip to Korean House Stone bowls on the left and Chef Kristina Im with her famous jab chae on the right I love Korean House! If you haven’t been yet, you’re literally years behind. Catch up! Korean House is owned by Chefs Kristina Im and her brother Jayson Im. Some of you may have already been fans of Chef Kiristina’s cooking when she was co-owner of The Stone Bowl out on Airport Road before opening Korean House right downtown, adjacent to Pack Park, which is very fortunate for those of us that don’t get out...

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (August 12-18) - The Revival of Ambrose West

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (August 12-18) - The Revival of Ambrose West

The Revival of Ambrose West Turning an old chapel into a music, wedding and event hall If you’ve driven by the renovated church in West Asheville, you may be curious as to why the property got a cool new facelift. Upon the closing of the Altamont Theatre in 2017, a gap was left in the local venue scene. Recognizing an opportunity, the mother-daughter team of Nikki Woods and Donna Fox purchased and began remodeling the chapel and its neighboring building. Soon, Ambrose West was born and officially opened for business in February of 2018. When one is looking to venture outside...

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (August 5-11) - Introducing "Drink This..." with The Urban Gastronome!

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (August 5-11) - Introducing "Drink This..." with The Urban Gastronome!

Introducing   Drink This...with The Urban Gastronome A New and Exciting Collaboration Between Asheville's Drink Connoisseur, The Urban Gastronome and Dig Local    CLICK TO SEE WHAT THE BUZZ IS ABOUT! Frank Sinatra couldn't have spoken truer words when he said, “Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the Bible says love your enemy.” So how do I embrace my enemy? Well, that is easy. I wander the streets at night looking for a bar top to rest my elbows. I'm thirsty, I get a craving for a delicious libation and believe me, having been the benefactor of many, the decision isn't easy.  Where to start,...

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 29-August 4) - Stu Helm asks: What the heck is a Poke Burrito?!

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 29-August 4) - Stu Helm asks: What the heck is a Poke Burrito?!

Eat This... with Stu Helm Pokin' around at Yum Sushi Burrito and Poke Photo by Stu Helm; on Instagram @stuhelmfoodfan   During its construction, I couldn’t help but notice that a restaurant space had been included in the new condo building on Asheland Avenue, right across the street from the downtown bus depot! When I saw a “coming soon!” sign advertising a concept called “Yum Sushi Burrito Hawaiian Style Poke” I got a little excited. That’s a lotta words, and one of them I had to look up when a Facebook follower asked what it meant later on. So, just in case,...

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 22-28) - Taco worship? Stu Helm goes to the Temple.

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 22-28) - Taco worship? Stu Helm goes to the Temple.

Dig This... with Stu Helm Photo by Stu Helm; on Instagram @stuhelmfoodfan   Last week I went with my girlfriend, Dawn, to visit Chef John Atwater’s Taco Temple up on North Charlotte Street recently where I enjoyed my tacos very much! For 8 years I used to live in that part of town, and I only wish that Taco Temple had been there the whole time. What a boon to the neighborhood! Asheville has already been having a love affair with Chef Atwater’s Mamacita’s Taqueria on Biltmore Avenue for a decade and a half, so when he decided to open Taco...

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