2016 Great Winter Soup Cook-off held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, VA. Over 40 chefs and cooks competed for awards and a panel of culinary experts judged the soups. More than 400 people sampled some 70 soup entries from the region’s best restaurants and delis.
Glade Green Grocer was awarded the Rooted in Appalachia Award which honors the best soup made with local ingredients. They also won the prize for best presentation.
Glade Green Grocer, located in the Town Square of Glade Spring, is quite a little gem that features organic, locally grown food products and specialty items. The deli prides itself in serving daily features of specialty soups, sandwiches, salads and grab-n-go options. Call ahead and they will have items prepared for you to pick up and take.