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Jonathan Ammons

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Contributor — Mountain Xpress
Covers:  Food policy, travel, restaurants, food insecurity, agriculture, tourism, food economics, tourism economics, food systems, restaurant systems, tourism policy, small business, substance abuse
Host of WPVM's Dirty Spoon Radio Hour and contributor to Salon, 100 Days in Appalachia, Mountain Xpress, Paste, WNC Magazine, Edible Asheville

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A North Carolina based freelance journalist, travel writer, and audio engineer specializing in research journalism, biography/profile, and audio documentary. With primary beats in the food, beverage, and food policy world, I also work covering the economics of food, restaurant, and tourism systems.

Editor-in-Chief of the online culinary journal the Dirty Spoon and producer/host of the Dirty Spoon Radio Hour on WPVM, with bylines at Salon, Gannett, McClatchy, 100 Days in Appalachia, Paste, WNC …

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RT @julieatallah: THIS. "But I do know that there's also been sort of a history of gun violence in the past few months at least... an…
Lunch at Taipei 101. Mapu Tofu, stir fried eggplants, stinky tofu (they were really reluctant to bring it to us, the only white people in the room. They kept asking, “are you sure? It’s very strange!”), scallion… 
Somehow this was the only picture I took from the final day of the final grand tasting at the final Terra Vita Festival. Suffice to say that in there, among those throngs of folks, there is an assemblage of chefs,… 
Fried Chicken of the Wood Mushroom from Clark Barlowe of Heirloom in Charlotte; Instant pot vegetarian Hoppin John from Mandolin’s Sean Fowler; a twice baked sweet potato from the prolific cookbook author Sheri… 
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