More national attention for Asheville’s food scene?

This morning, ABC’s Good Morning America visited Sunny Point Cafe in West Asheville, camera crews in tow, in search of “America’s Best Breakfast.” The popular morning show is featuring the contest, which asks food-lovers to name the signature breakfast dish that best represents the flavor of the town in which it is created.

According to staffers at the restaurant, Sunny Point is in the final four, but they need the help of Asheville foodies to win.

Courtesy of the Asheville Travel Blog, Dodie Stephens and the Asheville Chamber of Commerce:

“With lines out the door, uber-fresh local ingredients and their very own restaurant garden (literally) outside the kitchen door, it is no wonder that Sunny Point Café has made it to the final four to represent Asheville’s Foodtopian Society. In advance of a nation-wide vote scheduled for May 15, GMA correspondent Marysol Castro visited Asheville’s bohemian-chic west side this morning to taste for herself.

The dish? Sunny Point’s Huevos Rancheros: Savory black bean cakes served with Snow Creek chorizo sausage, feta cheese, roasted tomatillo salsa and herb-tossed red skin spuds topped with two free range eggs, cilantro crema and crispy tortilla strips. Mmm…

Don’t Forget to Vote
Fans of Sunny Point Café and Asheville’s farm-fresh food scene should watch Good Morning America Weekend on Saturday, May 15 and vote like crazy. Popular vote counts for half of the competition, with the votes from an on-air tasting with the GMA hosts rounding out the total score for America’s Best Breakfast. The winner will be announced live the following morning.”

Click here to see the rules.

This is a picture of Sunny Point’s breakfast salad, not the huevos. We just want you to know that we know that.


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6 thoughts on “More national attention for Asheville’s food scene?

  1. twinkie223

    well hell there’s another of my favorite places where I will never be able to get a table again.

  2. Mackensy Lunsford

    Yep, you’re right — it’s the breakfast salad, and it’s a much better photo of a Sunny Point breakfast dish than anything else I’ve seen so far.

  3. Ivy Yenawine

    How long ago was this picture taken. As I recall it looks similar but not quite what is looks like.
    Just saying.

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