Food & Drink Archive

Saturday, Nov 18: Hawk Knob Cider Dinner Pairing w/ Lost Creek!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Food & Drink

On Saturday, November 18, Hawk Knob Cider in Lewisburg, WV hosts a special cider pairing dinner featuring chefs and storytellers Mike Costello and Amy Dawson from Lost Creek Farm. Tickets for this unique culinary experience are $100 per guest and include six courses, each paired with one of Hawk Knob’s acclaimed traditional ciders. Dinner starts […]

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GOOD EATS: BURGER OF THE WEEK AT THE ASYLUM!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Good Eats

With TOOT last week and holidays right around the corner, everyone is thinking comfort food. That said, a burger with a side of fries has been America’s quintessential year-round comfort food for over a half century, and the Asylum in downtown Lewisburg is turning heads with “Burger of the Week”. Restaurant owner, Colin Rose, and manager, […]

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Good Eats: Jamaican Me Hungry!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Good Eats, On The Cover

Armed with entrepreneurial drive, Adrian Simpson recently opened Wah Gwaan Diner in downtown White Sulphur Springs that’s Jamaican us hungry at Hashtag Lewisburg! This is a Jamaican fusion restaurant serving up all your Caribbean favorites. If you’re not familar with the phrase, “Wah Gwaan” it is a Jamaican greeting when meeting people. Jamaicans regularly use […]

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GOOD EATS: THE BEST OF TUSCAN CUISINE AT ALPINE RISTORANTE

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Gillian McGinn, Good Eats

4,800ft up in the mountains at Snowshoe Mountain Resort you will find the essence of Tuscan dining with Mediterranean flair at Alpine Ristorante. Alpine officially opened its doors in the 2014 winter ski season by Chef Ed Shuttleworth.  Since opening day, he and his staff have embraced all things Tuscan including its destination in the […]

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Sat. Jan 7: Warm up w/ Craft Brews & Chili!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink

This January, warm up with craft brews, live music, and chili at Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s 2nd annual Chili Cook-Off slated for Saturday, January 7th from 6-9pm! You’ll have your taste buds rocked with a variety of 16+ chili offerings from area residents and chefs. Then wash down that hot chili with a cold craft […]

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Under the Umbrella @ TOOT (Taste of our Town)!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Christina Entenmann, Festivals, Food & Drink

It was a day of liquid sunshine at TOOT (Taste of our Town) this year and attendees strolled the streets with smiles, big appetites, and their trusted umbrellas as the delicious foods awaited them. We strolled through the festival as well and tried almost every dish. Here is a review in photos with some descriptions! Our […]

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Pizza N’ Mead w/ Monticola Meadery

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink

Pizza n’ mead is not your standard “pairing” but it may delightfully surprise you. If you are not familiar with mead, this is the original drink of passion, glory, and love and it is the oldest beverage known to man and dates back over 8,000 years. Mead is not beer or wine. It is made […]

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Capturing the 2016 Roadkill Cookoff!

The 2016 Roadkill Cookoff & Autumn Harvest Festival was another smashing success! To celebrate the event, we documented with photos and some video. There were thousands of attendees and the weather was perfect. Big congratulations to “East Meets West Virginia” for winning 1st Place and $1,200 prize money!! Check out our interview with them below. 2nd Place ($600) & […]

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THERE AINT NO “G” IN MARLINTON AT TUDOR’S NEWEST LOCATION!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Mountain Scene

In the 20th century, Marlinton’s first mayor, Andrew Price wrote a poem called THERE AIN’T NO “G” IN MARLINTON, see poem below! Marlinton, West Virginia has always had spelling problems with its name so Andrew Price wrote these verses to discourage this mistake. You can find the title to this poem as a large stencil in the dining […]

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The French Goat Celebrates 1 Year!!!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Food & Drink, Out & About

On the eve of Thursday, August 18th friends and patrons of Lewisburg’s favorite French restaurant, The French Goat, gathered to celebrate it’s 1 year birthday! As all French birthday celebrations go, there were hats, cake, amazing food, and wine! Pictured above is owner Arthur Forgette thanking his guests for a memorable first year. Since their […]

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Back to the Music w/ Lewisburg City Paper this September!

Back into the Music w/ HashtagWV this September! - It’s back to the music w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this September. Susanna Robinson features Warner Music School: from humble beginnings to true love and more.  Other big stories include Wild Cuisine at the West Virginia Roadkill Cookoff, Freshwater Folk Festival, an interview with Carlene Carter, Highway Queen by Jason Scott, and so much more! […]

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