Top Forest Festival Eats: City Park Edition

After spending three years ranking the foods of the carnival I decided it was time to broaden my horizons and visit the food stands of the city park. The park’s food alley was full of friendly people and...

Top Forest Festival Eats: 2017 Edition

Guess what time it is, folks. That’s right: Forest Festival time. For the third year in a row I took to the streets with some colleagues in order to find the best foods of the Mountain State Forest Festival....

Fasnacht: Mardi Gras in the Mountains

This weekend the hills of Randolph County were alive with the sound of music. Helvetia was busy celebrating Fasnacht, a mixture of various Swiss winter celebrations similar to Mardi Gras, in preparation for...

Top Five Forest Festival Eats

When I agreed to taste test the carnival food of the Mountain State Forest Festival in order to create this list, I bit off more than I could chew. Literally. Photographer/fellow taste tester Andrew Carroll...