The sixth annual Waffle-Off Championship and Brunch is “part waffle contest, part potluck and all fun,” according to organizer Paul Van Heden, who has scheduled the event for Sunday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Asheville Commissary.
The food-truck invasion continues. Starting today, with more to come on Monday, Sept. 30, downtown workers will have another quick-lunch option
Little Bee caught Asheville’s attention for its authentic Thai food, mostly because it was served from behind the counter of an Arden gas station. Took, who cooks everything herself, is dedicated to detail — so much so that waits could often be painfully long at the restaurant.
The theory is that, the better we treat our planet, the community and the folks around us, the longer we’re going to be here. The longer we’re going to be here, the more we’re going to eat, and the more we’re going to eat, the more we get to cook. I love to cook, so I need to do everything in my power to spread that sustainability.
An increase in the number of downtown permits for food trucks would be nice, and that seems to be moving along.
Mobile food trucks are required to have a manager present that is trained in basic food safety through ServSafe or an equivalent course, just as a restaurant does. Enforcement of this rule through loss of points in an inspection will begin in January 2014 for both mobile food units and restaurants
“The street-food culture is one of the biggest, growing markets in the food business.”
Food truck owner talks pimento cheese and the mobile-food biz