Good Eats Archive

Saturday, Oct 12: 35th Annual Taste of our Town (TOOT)!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Good Eats

“The General Lewis Hotel is sending over pecan pie. The Greenbrier’s baking batches of crusty breads and some neighbors five miles down the road at the Eagle’s Nest in Crow, Va. are shucking clams and oysters. And so it begins” The excerpt above is from a newspaper article 35 years ago announcing a new Carnegie […]

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Where to Eat + Drink Outside: A Guide to Greenbrier Valley’s Patio Scene

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Good Eats

The Greenbrier Valley is chock full of good eats. Come every sunny day to Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, or Alderson, whether it’s Wednesday or Saturday, this area shares the collective urge for meals, brews, and cocktails on the patio. Here is a list of al-fresco dining options in the valley. (pictured above: The Wild Bean) […]

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Good Eats: So Many Donuts, So Little Time @ Retro Donuts

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

Donuts have never really been Lewisburg’s most iconic breakfast item, until now. Thanks to the owners of The French Goat: Arthur Forgette and his partner, Debbie Porter, fried dough is becoming the sweet way to start the day with Retro Donuts and More. Maybe it’s their retro bright pink color scheme or wacky flavors, but […]

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GOOD EATS: STUART’S SMOKEHOUSE – HOT DAWGS, HOG BALLS, & AN UGLY WAITRESS.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

I was heading home one cold rainy night in November; headed through Alderson to Route 64  … and back to Lewisburg. As I was driving along Highland Trail (Rt 63), I could see a sign up ahead in the distance. Stuart’s Smokehouse & Dawgs. I’d heard about the infamous and legendary Stuart’s hot dogs in […]

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Good Eats: Take Food to a Higher Level @ Landings!

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

Take food to a higher altitude this Spring at Landings, a farm to table experience. Located inside the Greenbrier Valley Airport, this is Lewisburg’s newest eatery serving American and Caribbean foods. It has beautiful décor with a rustic Appalachian theme and is an excellent choice for lunch, dinner, or simply to enjoy gourmet desserts, cappuccinos, […]

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Good Eats: Christmas/China Palace

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Random Prophet

I moved away from the rat-race of the city to the beautiful, peaceful countryside and the mountains of West Virginia. Traditionally, living in the city, every Christmas Season I’d take a homeless person to dinner. Well, unlike the cold, cold city, you can’t find homeless people on every corner here. We take them in where […]

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GOOD EATS: APRIL’S PIZZERIA, WV MEETS ITALY

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Random Prophet

April’s Pizzeria. A little gem that I found in White Sulphur Springs, WV. The owners are Dave and Lisa Long. The restaurant’s namesake and dedication is to their daughter, April.  April passed away several years ago at the age of 21 from a tragic car accident  . . . and as I talked to them […]

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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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Mountain Scene: Swift Level Revives the Meat Market

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Local Food, Mountain Scene

Swift Level Fine Meats recently opened its doors in Fairlea, WV to provide quality-cut meat and products. Jennifer “Tootie” Jones is the owner of Swift Level Farm in Lewisburg. For many years, she has been raising and wholesaling beef cattle for restaurants, farmer’s markets, and private clients. For the last 12 years, her dream was […]

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The Nightmare Continues w/ Lewisburg City Paper this October!

The Nightmare Continues w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this October! - The Nightmare continues w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this October. Located about 15 minutes from downtown Lewisburg, Miller’s Nightmare and Haunted Farm is owned by the Millers and they have recently found that it is cursed. They’ve come up with a theory as to why the land and crop are tainted. There are inhabitants on the […]

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