“It’s October,” says restaurant owner Meherwan Irani, in an attempt to explain the confluence of restaurant openings and expansions that happens this time of year, as if the month itself acts as an entrepreneurial invigorator. (Irani himself will launch a new project, downtown bar and lounge, MG Road.)
Whether the season or the weather or the impending invasion of the leaf peepers causes the openings, new food-centric businesses are cropping up across Asheville during these early autumn days.
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