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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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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 15-21) - Building Community Using Art with Foundation Studios

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 15-21) - Building Community Using Art with Foundation Studios

Building Community Using Art with Foundation Studios A new community art center nurtures creativity in Asheville   Ever since Reid Dawson first founded Modern Wave Art Gallery in Asheville in 2017, his mission statement has been to “Utilize Art to Build Community.” With humble beginnings in a tiny shared studio, his vision was much larger. Seven months ago that dream came to fruition in a 8000+ sq space, housing dozens of artists. This is Foundation Studios.  This new home was curated with the owners of a vacant building in the River Arts District. Conceived as a place to enjoy, create,...

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 8-14) - A Quick Bite at Foggy Mountain Brewpub

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Dig Local Weekly Scoop (July 8-14) - A Quick Bite at Foggy Mountain Brewpub

Dig This... with Stu Helm A Quick Bite at Foggy Mountain Brewpub Photo by Paddy Riels, Operations Manager, Asheville Food Tours   My friend and fellow food tour guide, Paddy Riels, and I recently popped into Foggy Mountain Brewpub right before leading our tours, just to grab a quick bite and go. Even though it was more or less packed when we got there, our minds were made up, so we grabbed a table and, boom! In no time at all a server was there, bringing water and such. Paddy and I made quick decisions and placed our order without...

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