I am a foodie spending Sunday and Monday of next week in Asheville. I am doing Tupelo Honey for breakfast on Tuesday morning before I drive to Boone but I need places to eat on Sunday and Monday.
LOCAL or REGIONAL only please. I live in NY and spend lots of time in other big cities so I am not interested in gourmet, or Italian or French or anything like that.
I have already heard that this is not the part of the state for BBQ but I don't mind trying it- it has to be better than what I get at home. I have had brisket in Texas and loved it but need to try NC style.
Please also recommend local specialties e.g. desserts or fruits or street food that cannot be found outside of North Carolina or outside of the region.
Thanks so much!