Asheville is known for its vibrant theater scene, with numerous places to enjoy the dramatic arts and there is the Asheville Community Theatre which is famous, along with the NC Stage, Magic Theatre, and the Wortham Center for Performing Arts. It is often called the San Francisco of the East, it thrives on art, music, unbelievable food, craft beer, and wine, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
In Asheville, you will find some delectable dishes that you just cannot miss! There are some mouth-watering dishes and tasty dishes like Steak, Fried Chicken, and Tarts and many more. Continue reading to know more.
A steak is the meat that is sliced across the muscle fibers sometimes including a bone. Steaks can be pan-fried but is most prefer it grilled. The grill is the best option if you want to come even close to the flavor of a steak cooked over an open fire.
The most popular places to try out Steak are Outback steakhouse and woodfire bar and grille.
2. Fried Chicken
Fried chicken is enjoyed all over the world, but most notably in the United States. It can be found with spicy seasonings or just simple variations of salt and pepper. It is always fried to a crisp golden brown, sometimes offered as “extra crispy.” There are many locations that have special sauces that accompany the fried chicken, such as Nashville, with its “Hot Chicken” sauces.
The most popular places to try out Fried Chicken are Ty and Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack.
A tart is a baked pastry dough base filled with any variety of fruits, custards or other sweet or savory options. Similar to a pie but with an open top, a tart is usually made with a short crust pastry. Originally filled with eggy custards or meats in Medieval times, today’s tarts are often much lighter and can feature jams, fruits or meringues.
The most popular places to try out Tarts are Short Street Cakes, Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro and Filo.
Tacos are basically small wheat or corn tortillas that include a filling. The outer casing can be either a crispy shell or a soft flour wrap. There are many varieties of tacos and the filling can include anything from shrimp, fish and beef to pig intestines (tripe). Not only are tacos eaten for lunch and dinner, they are also popular for breakfast and can contain eggs, sausage, cheese and potatoes.
The most popular places to try out Tacos are Asheville Tacos & Taps, Mojo Kitchen & Lounge and White Duck Taco Shop.
A sandwich in its most basic form can include a combination meat, cheese, vegetables and condiments between two slices of bread or a bun. Sandwiches are popular worldwide for lunches or picnics. Variations are limited only by creativity. The bread can be toasted or grilled and the filling options are unending. The sandwich can be served hot or cold.
The most popular places to try out Sandwich are Asheville Sandwich Company, Canteen Vending Service and Vv.
6. Frozen Custard
Frozen custard is a very dense delicacy. Half of ice cream usually consists of air but when in frozen custard on about 15 to 30 percent is air depending on the type of machine. Air is not pumped into the mix but gets into the mix because of the beating of the liquid.
The most popular places to try out Frozen Custard is Whit’s Frozen Custard (North Asheville).
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