I'm not here to talk about the cupcakes (which are fantastic). I'm here to let you know that the food at Jilly's is to die for. If you haven't heard by now, Jilly's serves lunch, and brunch every Sunday. I can't deny that their lunch is a pleasant experience. But, if you want your culinary socks knocked off, make a reservation for brunch. It has to be, hands down, the best all-you-can-eat meal I've ever taken part in. My husband and I decided to give brunch a try, since we love the cupcakes and the lunch we had there years ago. We didn't make a reservation, but managed to luck into hitting the door at just the right moment. I wouldn't recommend that approach, though, because when Jilly's gets packed it gets packed fast! For $15/adult (fountain drinks included) you'll be shown to a spread fit for royalty. Almost every food you could want for breakfast or lunch is available: giant bowl of cool, fresh fruit, Egg Strata, Brisket Hash, 6 Cheese Mac & Cheese, Chicken Salad, Egg Salad, Maple Sausage, Caramel Apple Baked French Toast with Praline Walnuts, mini cupcakes, tartlets, cookies and much, MUCH more. Pace yourself! Get a plate with a little bit of varied interestingness on it, eat and drool over it and then go back for your favorites and to try whatever you couldn't fit on the first plate. I actually got full before being able to try everything I wanted, which would have made me a sad panda. But, I was so high off the glory of good food that it barely mattered. This is absolutely worth the price of admission. So, do yourself a favor and make time for Jilly's on Sunday morning. If you work the buffet like a pro, you won't need (or want) anything else to eat all day!
It just doesn’t get any better than seeing the gorgeous “Mrs. Anita Pelaez” over at her and her husband “Captain Kutchie’s” place..Some Folks Also Call Him..”The KutchMan others call him The Kutchmon!”…Most Just Call Him “The Most Interesting Man In The World”….(Anita and Kutchie Pelaez’s Key West, Key Lime Pie Factory and Grill)…Just watching the lovely couple baking together all those Yummy Key Lime Pies at their Key Lime Pie Factory and Grill in Asheville. …It’s always worth the trip to visit them in they’re Historic Key Lime Pie Factory and Grill…It should be on everyone’s bucket list for sure..And The World’s Best Key Lime Pies!..YUM-YUM-YUM…..”Talk About World Class” What An Understatement!…….AAHHHHH!….The Magic Of The Lovely..”Mrs. Anita Pelaez” And Her Delicious Key Lime Pies Baked With Pure Love…Always……40 Years And They’re Still Going Strong…. ….May GOD Continue Blessing “Anita And Kutchie Pelaez” and They’re World Famous Key Lime Pie Factory And Grill Where The Personalities, Ovens And Smiles Are Always Warm And Inviting. “Kutcharitaville” You’re The Best We Love You!…. …Now You Know Who Is The Hottest!…And Baby Let Me Tell You, Mrs. Anita Is No Act…She’s The Real Thing Baby!… ….Located Near The Biltmore House And Estate….. ….Who Could Ask For Anything More?…Anita’s Key Lime Pie…(Hell Yes!) ....Just Think, Kutchie's Goody Goody Cheese Burgers, The Original Cheese Burgers In Paradise! ....That Alone Is Quite A Pretty Big Deal If You Ask Me. It's A Pretty Big Deal Even If You Don't Ask Me.
Some friends told us about this place about 3 years ago. It's one of those places that people in the neighborhood know about, but few others. The three things I like about it are: 1) Their house salad dressing is amazing. I'm not a big salad person, but crave salad once in a while...and my favorite dressing by far is the house dressing at Ami's. We always ask for extra dressing and they bring it at no charge. 2) The place is rarely crowded except on Friday/Saturday nights around 6-7pm. The get a regular crowd on some nights, but we can usually walk in and sit down without much of a wait. So if we are in a hurry but don't want fast food, this is where we go. 3) We usually have pizza which is very good, regardless of whether you get deep, thick or thin. You can tell the ingredients are fresh...and it is a little like Chicago pizza. The other food is very good too, though I've only tried a couple of the pastas. Don't tell too many people...I don't want to have to start waiting 30 minutes for a table!!