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Updates on The Barleycorn, Grand Central Pizza & Deli and Chef Mo’s

The Barleycorn to open in the former Burgermeister's spot Brothers Greg and Jon Campbell have had enough of exclusive gated communities and stodgy office parks. They recently relocated to Asheville from south Florida, and they’re hoping to discover a more sociable way of living. This fall, they’ll open The Barleycorn in West Asheville with that […]

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Down and dirty, Escoffier-style: King James Public House will open on Charlotte Street in Fall

Charlotte Street has been waiting for a new business since last fall, when Blue Water Seafood closed. In February, Josh Wright of The Chop Shop Butchery announced he would open a bar, Shambles, in the space, which is near the intersection of Charlotte and Chestnut streets. But recently he reconsidered. Not to worry, Charlotte Street. […]

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Grove Park Inn launches its most inventive restaurant yet this week (excuse the pun). Edison opens Wednesday, July 31. It's one of seven dining outlets at the resort, but it's perhaps the most versatile with lounge, bar and terrace seating, plus a more formal dining room. Like the Inn's other prominent restaurants, Horizon's and the […]

Rhubarb on the rise: Chef John Fleer hopes his restaurant will open early this fall with food that’s evocative, but not necessarily regional. Max Cooper


John Fleer’s restaurant gets a name It’s not often that chefs market their restaurants as vegetal and ambiguous, but that’s John Fleer’s tack. His Pack Square restaurant, which will open this fall in the former Bistro 1896 space, goes by the name Rhubarb. Fleer thinks the name sounds evocative, but not in any particular way. […]