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AVL Food Fans is your new favorite show about the amazing local Asheville food scene with Stu Helm and Chef Joe Skully of Corner Kitchen and Chestnut.

AVL Food Fans is your new favorite show about the amazing local Asheville food scene with Stu Helm and Chef Joe Skully of Corner Kitchen and Chestnut.
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Asheville, NC

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AVL Food Fans is your new favorite show about the amazing local Asheville food scene with Stu Helm and Chef Joe Skully of Corner Kitchen and Chestnut.

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@StudioZaPow

Language:

English


Episodes

88: There Are 6 Food Deserts in Foodtopia

10/23/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by Asheville City Council candidate, Shenieka Smith, who talks to him about the planks in her platform, and relates them all back to foooood! Sheneika is a "super-star" in Stu's estimation, so there might be a little hero worship going on during this segment ;) Next Chef Joe Scully from Chestnut and Corner Kitchen comes in to record his usual segment with Stu, which this time includes an Ask A Chef question from a listener, and the Tahhhhpic this...

Duration: 00:57:59


87: Mail Order Buzz & City Planning

10/23/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by Angie Rainey from CoffeeCrate.co, the coffee subscription service, and co-producer, along with Stu, of the annual Asheville Coffee Expo! Next, Cjef Joe Scully comes on the show to discuss a topic and answer another Ask A Chef question form the listeners! After Joe, the final guest is Asheville City Council member and candidate Cecil Bothwell, who comes on the talk about his planks and policies with Stu,a nd how they relate to food. Another...

Duration: 00:58:00


86: Back in Town / New to Town

10/23/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is rejoined by Chef Joe Scully of Chestnut and Corner Kitchen, who is back from vacation after four weeks off! The topic of course, is what Joe ate while on vacation, but Stu and Joe take on a new segment called "Ask A Chef," in which a listener writes in a question for Joe! In this first edition of Ask A Chef, Stu sets it up with the first question: Should people put steak sauce on a steak?" After Joe, Stu talks with Matthew McDaniel and Brian Helfrich...

Duration: 00:58:00


85: Coffee, Beer, & Complaints About People

10/23/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by Lissy Matthews from Counter Culture Coffee, and Jess Reiser from Burial Beer, who come on together to talk about their coffee and beer collaborations and the after-party for the 2nd Annual Asheville Coffee Expo! Then Paddy Riels form Asheville Food Tours fills in for Chef Joe Scully one last time before Joe gets back from vacation. Paddy and Stu do nothing but complain about PEOPLE! No one deals with more people than the people in the...

Duration: 00:58:49


84: Making Lists & Pulling Shots

10/23/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by first by Paddy Riel from Asheville Food Tours who is sitting in for Chef Joe Scully. Stu and Paddy deliver an alphabetal list of every single independently owned eater in downtown Asheville. . ___ . After that, Matthew Burd from PennyCup Coffee at The YMI came in to talk with Stu about all things coffee-related, including of course the barista competitions at the annul Asheville Coffee Expo, which Stu and Matthew co-produce together. Another...

Duration: 00:57:59


83: Better Local Than Never

10/12/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by hef Eric Morris from Asheville BEST restaurant, no joke, Nightbell! Owned by Chef Katie Button & Family (Cúrate), Nightbell is in the masterly hands of Chef Eric much of the time. He's an amazing chef and a super-nice guy. Next Paddy Riels form Asheville Food Tours fills in for Chef Joe Scully wh is on vacation. Paddy and Stu discuss 3 topics: A Tragic Restaurant Shooting, Figs, and Straws! In the final segment, Stu is FINALLY joined by Chef...

Duration: 00:57:59


82: Brutalism, Wedding Food, & Labor Shortages

10/12/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by Paddy Riels who fills-in whenever things have gone horribly wrong! Stu & Paddy discuss the labor shortage and housing crisis in Asheville. Next Chef Joe Scully from Chestnut, Corner Kitchen, and Corner Kitchen Catering comes in to discuss a topic with Stu: The Food & Fun That Stu Had in Saulte Ste. Marie, MI! Pasties, coffee, & wedding food! At the end of the show, Stu delivers a rambling monologue... AKA killing time. . _ . Another great show,...

Duration: 00:58:00


81: Kimchi, Tacos, and Beer

10/12/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by Chef Jimmy Lee, from El Kimchi Food Truck, and Buxton Hall Barbecue, who talks about everything from picking his own first name at 4 years old, to growing up in a nursing home! Next Chef Joe Scully from Chestnut, Corner Kitchen, and Corner Kitchen Catering comes in to discuss a topic with Stu: The Great Eagle's 2nd annual Let's Taco Bout It competition, at which Joe and Stu were both judges! In the final segment, Stu is Joined by Asha Hertel &...

Duration: 00:57:56


80: Reprographics & Death

10/12/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by Will Rice AKA "Henco Billy," who owns Henco Reprographics, and is Stu's frequent lunch partner, as well as an important part of the branding of the local food industry. Next Chef Joe Scully from Chestnut, Corner Kitchen, and Corner Kitchen Catering comes in to discuss a topic with Stu: The Recent Death of Dick Jennings, who was the founder of the famous Sunburst Trout Farms. At the end of the show, Joe comes back so he and Stu can do another...

Duration: 00:58:00


79: Not Drinking Like a Fish

10/12/2017
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In part one of this episode, Stu is joined by local fish monger, Sam Kosik from Barbary Fish Company, who is bringing fresh fish to the mountains! Next Chef Joe Scully from Chestnut, Corner Kitchen, and Corner Kitchen Catering comes in to discuss a topic with Stu: How ***Not*** to Drink in Beer City, USA. Finally, Gina Smith, who is the food editor for the Mountain Xpress, came in to the studio, just to shoot the sh*t with Stu about being food writers. #toughlife Another great show,...

Duration: 00:58:00


78: Five Things We Don't Hate About Asheville

8/2/2017
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In the first part of this episode, Stu is joined by Chef and restaurateur, Suzy Salwa of Gypsy Queen Cuisine, deli, food truck, and catering. Suzy is a high-energy person, a force int he Asheville food scene for sure, and a very fun guest! Next, we all know something has gone horribly awry, because Paddy Riels form Asheville Food Tours is in the studio! Paddy fills in for Joe, and he and Stu list "5 Things You Might Think We'd Hate About Downtown Asheville, but We Don't." Can you say...

Duration: 00:58:00


77: Pie Flights & Constant Complaints

8/2/2017
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In the first segment of this episode, Pete Waissen from Pete's Pies on Lexinton Ave in downtown Asheville comes on to talk about meat pies, and he showed up with the cutest "flight" of pies! Then Chef Joe Scully is back and this time he ans Stu basically complain about stuff for 20 minutes. Due to a scheduling snafu, there is now third guest. This episode was made possible in part by Mojo Kitchen & Lounge, Aloft Asheville Downtown, Takeout Central, and WPVM 103.7fm in Asheville, North...

Duration: 00:58:00


76: Awesome Aprons & Angry Cross Stitch

8/2/2017
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This episode of The Food Fan starts out with a visit from Melissa Hahn of Sew Sawanna, who makes awesome aprons for servers. She also does angry feminist cross stitch and is totally rad! After Melissa, Chef Joe Scully joins Stu and their topic is the 2017 WNC Battle of the Burger, at which Stu was a judge, and Joe's Corner Kitchen restaurant was a competitor.... but not a winner. In the final segment Stu get super-awk with 1st time restaurateur Whitney Marx from the new Sonora Mexican...

Duration: 00:57:56


75: Hot Dogs, Politics, & Beef Jerky on The 4th

8/2/2017
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In this episode, Stu talks food policies with Rich Lee, who is running for Asheville City Council. Then Chef Joe Scully comes by as usual to discuss a topic, and this week it's: Hot Dogs! Fun facts abound. In the final segment, Collin Lee joins Stu to talk about winning the All American Jerk Off and his encounter with an exploding can of spray-oil that left him literally scarred for life! It's a patriotic romp through the Asheville Food Scene! This episode of The Food Fan was made possible...

Duration: 00:57:54


74: Everyone Smokes Weed Except Joe Scully

6/28/2017
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This episode starts out with a great interview with Kelly Densen from Great American Food Fights and Lush Life Productions who is the genius behind The Asheville Wing War and annual Battle of the Burger, who come son the talk about those events and tell Stu all about a brand new one that she currently has in the works! (can you say "tacos?") In the middle segment Stu is joined by Chef Joe Scully from Chestnut and Corner Kitchen, and they discuss the topic of marijuana legalization and...

Duration: 00:58:00


73: Wined, Dined, and Wasted

6/28/2017
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In the first part of the show, Stu is joined by his friend, and co-owner of Blue Ridge Restaurant Equipment Company and Buffalo Nickle, Lynn Foster. They talk about the ups and downs of build outs and start ups, from both the supplier, and the restaurateur's point of view. Next Chef Joe Scully from Chestnut, Corner Kitchen, and Corner Kitchen Catering comes on to take take on the topic of food waste with Stu. An astonishing amount of food is wasted in America every day! Finally, Chef...

Duration: 00:57:59


72: Something Has Gone Horribly Awry

6/28/2017
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In the first segment of this episode, Stu if joined by two of Asheville's best food makers, who are working out of some of the strangest locations, Chef Christopher Lee, and Matthew Howell from The Montfrod Pull-Up. Then as usual, Stu is joined by Chef Joe Scully, and the topic is Customer Feedback visa vi Trip Advisor, Yelp, and comment cards. In the finally segment, we know that "something has gone horribly awry" because Paddy Riels from Asheville Food Tours is in the studio, rather then...

Duration: 00:58:00


71: Rolling Paper Anniversary

6/28/2017
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In this special 2-year anniversary Stu is first joined by Mikey Files from Chai Pani Group, who was the very first guest on the very first pilot episode back in the day! Next Chef Joe Scully comes in to celebrate the "paper anniversary" with Stu, and they basically reminisce about old times. Finally, a very special guest joins Stu: Matt Johnson from Turbo Fan Productions, who was the show's original producer for episodes #1 - 28! Matt chats about podcasting, radio, and livermush! Another...

Duration: 00:58:00


70: Old and Off the Chain

5/31/2017
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In the first segment of this episode, Stu is joined by Rebecca "Reba" Hecht, the founder of the UN CHAIN AVL movement and owner of the Lexington Corner Market, who's grab-n-go sandwiches are legend. In segment two, Stu is joined by good OLD Chef Joe Scully, who was the sole subject of a recent article in the Asheville Citizen Times about retiring business owners. Stu makes fun of Joe and the article mercilessly, but Joe manages to bring some valuable insights and information to the table...

Duration: 00:58:01


69: My Mom y Mammacita's

5/31/2017
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On the first segment of this episode, Stu is joined in the WPVM studios by John Atwater, from the most beloved restaurant in Asheville, Mamacita's Taqueria, and the brand new Mamacita's Taco Temple. In segment two, Kelsey Winterbottom and Chef Nate Sloan from Hickory Nut Gap Farm come on to talk about cooking and eating farm critters, and dancing in a barn! IN the third and final segment, Stu's own mom, Dr. Nancy Helm-Estabrooks, is in the studio, talking about old times and current faves!...

Duration: 00:57:56

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