I’m sure most people don’t think of themselves as picky eaters, neither did I.
Since I worked in Layers we were given a trip to Asheville for a few days. We toured the kitchens at The Omni Grove Park Inn, visited a chocolate shop, a few great bakeries, and ate some really amazing (and weird) food.
I never thought of myself as a picky eater, but boy was I in for a treat on this trip. Our first dinner at Aux Bar in downtown Asheville and was full of foods I had either never tried or I didn’t really want to. We had pork Rhines, turkey butt, duck wings and more. I was pleasantly surprised that I didn’t “hate” anything. While these are not items I would eat everyday, if it was all I had to eat I wouldn’t starve. The next day, I tried lamb and it was so tender and it had grits with it so automatic win!
The bakeries we visited had so many much to offer! Old Europe Desserts in Greenville SC, had a very interesting vanilla cheesecake. It wasn’t made like traditional cheesecake, it was flaky, but had great flavor! Another of my favorite was McFarland’s in Hendersonville. If you’re in the area it is a must try.
Don’t be afraid to step out of the box. Sometimes you’ll find that you never learn anything if you don’t.
Old Europe Desserts- Greenville SC
McFarlands Bakery- Hendersonville NC
Grove Park Inn- Asheville NC
Aux Bar- Downtown Asheville
Buxton Hall Barbecue- Asheville NC
Van’s Chocolates- Hendersonville NC