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Asha Gomez and Todd Richards

Image Speaking of fried food and Cardamom Hill (see post below), chef Asha Gomez was among the winners of the Mother Clucker Fried Chicken Festival. There were two categories of judging — ordinary people and professional eaters. In case you haven't seen a list of all the winners — I've had several inquiries about them — here they are:

People’s Choice:

1. Asha Gomez (Cardamom Hill)
2. Todd Richards (Ritz)
3. Matt Coggin (D.B.A. Barbecue)

Judges (James Oxendine of Atlanta Magazine, Ashley Hesseltine of Daily Candy, and Sarah Ann Soffer of Eat.Drink.Repeat):

1. Todd Richards (Ritz)
2. Asha Gomez (Cardamom Hill)
3. Terry Koval (Farm Burger)