Green Man Brewery releases bottles of its highly sought-after Snozzberry oak-aged Lambic-style wheat ale this weekend.
While oversized, stinky fruit and gunpowder tea may not be on everyone’s weekly grocery list, many Ashevilleans are happy they don’t have to travel far from home to find them. Whether you have a hankering for some dragonfruit, are starting an alternative diet or just want to try a new recipe you found on the Internet, local specialty […]
A new effort from the organizers of the Asheville Wine & Food Festival, Asheville Cocktail Week highlights the local and regional craft cocktail scene with a week of competitions and workshops. The region’s growing distilling industry will also take the spotlight at the Southeastern Distilling Expo.
A musical program featuring local clown Ash Devine provides teachers with classroom incentives while educating Asheville elementary school children about how chocolate is grown, harvested and processed.
Waynesville honors one of mother nature’s most pungent offerings for the 86th year; Farm Burger adds a South Asheville location; and Belly Up Food Truck helps out those in need of food with a new pay-it-forward initiative.
**UPDATED APRIL 29** Green Man releases Snozzberry, Burial hosts Sharpen the Blades and New Belgium opens its tasting room.
Greenbrier shoots, or Smilax rotundifolia, get an early start on spring, but they’re still out and plentiful, ready to be snapped off and enjoyed raw or cooked.
Once Douglas Walls, executive chef at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, learned that he made the cut for “Cutthroat Kitchen,” he and his family were flown to Los Angeles where he squared off against three other chefs for $25,000.
What does a catchphrase like “sustainable tourism” mean here in Western North Carolina? How do you make it work at the ground level? Local businesses, organizations and public officials weigh in on what such a model might look like in the region.
Local nonprofit Sleep Tight Kids aims to provide more vulnerable children with simple bedtime amenities like blankets and pajamas after holding an all-ages fundraiser at Bold Rock Hard Cider on Sunday, May 1.
An upcoming wine tasting fundraiser hosted by Asheville Sister Cities International aims to strengthen local bonds with the French town of Saumur. The event is at MetroWines on Sunday, April 24.
As a vegan organization, Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is unique in its field.
At Lex 18, the gilded walls will be hung with banners featuring the house sigils of all the powerful lords and ladies of Westeros (the setting of “Game of Thrones”). The Lannister lion, the triple-headed dragon of House Targaryen and the Stark dire wolf share equal positions, signifying the truce that has been called within House Lexington.
The conundrum over the chicken or the egg is of little interest in Asheville’s food scene. The issue faced by local restaurants and chefs is which egg to use? Chicken, duck or quail?
Matt Addis says he started dreaming of opening a brewery almost immediately after he brewed his first beer. Now that dream is about to become a reality as he and Jonathan Myers prepare to open Habitat Tavern and Commons in May. “I fell in love with brewing in a way that I hadn’t with anything else,” Addis says […]
The founders of Alchemy aim to make classical Chinese medicine part of daily life; The Community Table plans an Empty Bowl fundraiser to sustain its operations; Chef Rhabb Seymour of Udderly Not Cheese creates vegan cheese dishes for a wine pairing event; and Mojo Kitchen & Lounge plans an intricate beer dinner.
**UPDATED: APRIL 23** Sister Bad Habit Ale makes its annual return, Highland releases its International Women’s Day collaboration beer and Asheville breweries medal at the Tennessee Championship of Beer.
A rezoning arrangement with the city of Asheville will allow the downtown bar and restaurant to offer outdoor dining and lunch service starting in May.
The South Slope-based brewery hopes its new location will be up and running by early July.
The second in a two-part series on barrel aging heads east to Catawba County and visits a couple of neighborhood cellars to explore how Asheville area brewers are using oak and spirit vessels.