ASHEVILLE – Today’s question is about seasonal, foraged food ― ramps. Do you have a question for Answer Man or Answer Woman? Email Executive Editor Karen Chávez at [email protected] and your question could appear in an upcoming column.

Question: Where can I find ramps in Asheville? What restaurants are serving them? Are there any ramp recipes?

Answer: It’s ramp season and folks across Western North Carolina celebrate the seasonal delicacy from the forests to their plates.

Ramps (Allium tricoccum) is a plant native to the eastern North American Mountains, including the Appalachians, known for its garlicky flavor and similarities to onions and leeks.

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