Happy Friday friends!

Dan and I are still hanging out in the middle of Mt Mitchell National Forest, testing out our backpacking skills. I plan on doing an entire post on all of the gear we purchased and why for those of you interested!

But not today.

Let’s talk Mellow Mushroom.

I’m pretty sure we’ve eaten at Mellow Mushroom more in the past month than I have in years. two visits! Our first was to celebrate our 50K with a delicious helping of cheesy pizza goodness, and the other was to taste test their new menu offerings…


Last week, Mindi from MM, contacted me asking if we would be interested in trying their new menu. I love a good burger, and Dan LOVES Mellow Mushroom, so we took her up on the offer.

mellow mushroom burgers

Side note: sorry about the lighting of the pictures.

We arrived early, so we sat at the bar and enjoyed a drink… prossecco for me, beer for him. The bartender was extremely nice, and told us a bit more about the burgers.

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