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Rick McDaniel author of Asheville Food, talks Southern food on Finding Asheville

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Rick McDaniel author of Asheville Food, talks Southern food on Finding Asheville

Some days you are the windshield and some days you are the bug?   Nathan sits down with Chef Rick McDaniel Southern food author and author of the books An Irresistible History of Southern Food: Four Centuries of Black-Eyed Peas, Collard Greens and Whole Hog Barbecue and Asheville Food: A History of High Country Cuisine for the 28th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Kings Mountain, NC, how Asheville helped him romance his wife, what it was like to work for a newspaper in Gastonia, NC, how he first learned to cook, what defines Southern cooking, why Asheville is blessed with such a good food scene, what are some things the Asheville food scene is missing, and what really defines success at the end of the day.   Listen to the full episode below or here: Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Rick McDaniel, Southern Food Historian and Author talks writing inspiration on Finding Asheville Monday

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Rick McDaniel, Southern Food Historian and Author talks writing inspiration on Finding Asheville Monday

The 28th episode of Finding Asheville will be with Chef Rick McDaniel author of Asheville Food: A History of High Country Cuisine and An Irresistible of Southern Food: Four Centuries of Black-Eyed Peas, Collard Greens and Whole Hog Barbecue.   Listen to a preview below:   Nathan sits down with Chef Rick McDaniel Southern food author and author of the books An Irresistible History of Southern Food: Four Centuries of Black-Eyed Peas, Collard Greens and Whole Hog Barbecue and Asheville Food: A History of High Country Cuisine for the 28th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Kings Mountain, NC, how Asheville helped him romance his wife, what it was like to work for a newspaper in Gastonia, NC, how he first learned to cook, what defines Southern cooking, why Asheville is blessed with such a good food scene, what are some things the Asheville food scene is missing, and what really defines success at the end of the day.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes March 24th here.   Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks two wheeled death machines on Finding Asheville

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Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks two wheeled death machines on Finding Asheville

Delivering pizzas to two wheeled death machines?   Nathan sits down with Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt for the 27th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in the South, being raised by his grandfather at the age of 15, the romanticism of being a pizza delivery driver, how he had the courage to leave a dead end factory job to start his own his business, how failure is key to the creative process, and why he will continue to ride on his two wheeled death machine.   Listen to the full episode below or here: Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks failure fueling creative process on Finding Asheville Monday

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Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt talks failure fueling creative process on Finding Asheville Monday

The 27th episode of Finding Asheville will be with Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt.   Listen to a preview below:   Nathan sits down with Hugh Owings of Hugh’s HandBuilt for the 27th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in the South, being raised by his grandfather at the age of 15, the romanticism of being a pizza delivery driver, how he had the courage to leave a dead end factory job to start his own his business, how failure is key to the creative process, and why he will continue to ride on his two wheeled death machine.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes March 17th here.   Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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Rental car salesman to craft brewery owner, Mike Rangel of Asheville Brewing talks life on Finding Asheville

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Rental car salesman to craft brewery owner, Mike Rangel of Asheville Brewing talks life on Finding Asheville

Budget Rental car salesman to craft brewery owner?   Nathan sits down with Mike Rangel, president of Asheville Brewing Company for the 26th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Uruguay, Lexington, Ky, and Venezuela. Whether or not Asheville can sustain and support such an ample amount of breweries, how Mike despite having no craft beer experience entered the craft brew industry, why all Asheville businesses need to run their business through the ‘Asheville filter’ to succeed, and why sometimes too many ideas, especially when framed from the wrong perspective can ultimately limit progress.   Listen to the full episode below or via iTunes here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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There’s beer in the water, Mike Rangel of Asheville Brewing Company on Finding Asheville Monday

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There’s beer in the water, Mike Rangel of Asheville Brewing Company on Finding Asheville Monday

The 26th episode of Finding Asheville will be with president of Asheville Brewing Company Mike Rangel.   Listen to a preview below:   Nathan sits down with Mike Rangel, president of Asheville Brewing Company for the 26th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Uruguay, Lexington, Ky, and Venezuela. Whether or not Asheville can sustain and support such an ample amount of breweries, how Mike despite having no craft beer experience entered the craft brew industry, why all Asheville businesses need to run their business through the ‘Asheville filter’ to succeed, and why sometimes too many ideas, especially when framed from the wrong perspective can ultimately limit progress.   This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes March 10th here.   Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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Happiness, Politics, and Showing up, Gordon Smith Asheville City Council Member talks life on Finding Asheville

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Happiness, Politics, and Showing up, Gordon Smith Asheville City Council Member talks life on Finding Asheville

Political flame thrower to non controversial politician?   Nathan chats with City Council Member and Counselor Gordon Smith for the 25th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Lakeland, Fla., what Asheville was like in the early 90’s, doing volunteer work in Belfast, Ireland, opening his own therapy practice in Asheville, what exactly is involved with counseling, the two main factors impacting one’s happiness, the birth of Scrutiny Hooligans, his run for City Council, how to create jobs and affordable housing in Asheville, and why Gordon deserves two parody twitter accounts.   Listen to the full episode below or via iTunes here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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City Council Member Gordon Smith talks Asheville success on Finding Asheville Monday

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City Council Member Gordon Smith talks Asheville success on Finding Asheville Monday

The 25th episode of Finding Asheville will be with City Council Member and Counselor Gordon Smith.   Listen to a preview below:   Nathan chats with City Council Member and Counselor Gordon Smith for the 25th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Lakeland, Fla., what Asheville was like in the early 90’s, doing volunteer work in Belfast, Ireland, opening his own therapy practice in Asheville, what exactly is involved with counseling, the two main factors impacting one’s happiness, the birth of Scrutiny Hooligans, his run for City Council, how to create jobs and affordable housing in Asheville, and why Gordon deserves two parody twitter accounts.   This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes March 3rd here.   Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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Everything is mise en place with Chef William Dissen of The Market Place on Finding Asheville

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Everything is mise en place with Chef William Dissen of The Market Place on Finding Asheville

Mise en place equals life success?   Nathan sits down with chef William Dissen of The Market Place for the 24th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Charleston, West Virginia, cooking in the Culinary Super Bowl, attending the Culinary Institute of America, cooking in South Carolina, living in Vietnam, the transition to buying the Marketplace, what does it mean to be a sustainable fisherman, what it is like to speak in front of Congress, and the next step for Asheville’s ‘most green minded’ chef.   Listen to the full episode below or via iTunes here: This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes to download to your listening devices each week and get caught up on past episodes!   Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Asheville Facebook page...

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Chef William Dissen of The Market Place tackles the Asheville food scene on Finding Asheville Monday, listen to a teaser

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Chef William Dissen of The Market Place tackles the Asheville food scene on Finding Asheville Monday, listen to a teaser

The 24th episode of Finding Asheville will be with Chef William Dissen of The Market Place Restaurant.   Listen to a preview below:   Nathan sits down with chef William Dissen of The Market Place for the 24th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in Charleston, West Virginia, cooking in the Culinary Super Bowl, attending the Culinary Institute of America, cooking in South Carolina, living in Vietnam, the transition to buying the Marketplace, what does it mean to be a sustainable fisherman, what it is like to speak in front of Congress, and the next step for Asheville’s ‘most green minded’ chef.   This episode was recorded at Mojo Coworking at 60 North Market Street in Downtown Asheville.   Full episode will be available for download via iTunes February 24th here.   Remember the easiest way to listen to Finding Asheville each week is by clicking the subscribe button via iTunes...

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