Truffletopia in Pittsboro

Among the most luxurious of food items, truffles are becoming more common in everyday kitchens. While real truffles are rare, the experience of eating them is unforgettable. Pittsboro-based Truffletopia earned national attention from its co-owner’s appearance on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2017. Now, co-owners Josh Esnard, Tony Huey and Mickey Mitchell are working with European landowners to grow the truffles, while running production from their backyard in Pittsboro. Let’s dig into their story.

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