Max Cooper

Eat all about it

Feast your eyes on the newly released Mountain Xpress Eats & Drinks guide. You can find the glossy pamphlet at news boxes around town and at your favorite bars, restaurants and grocery stores. This year's edition includes enticing photographs, theme-based write-ups and listings of 600 or so independent, edible businesses. Not sure what to eat […]

Trevor Baker Max Cooper

Apple of your stein

Many wonderful things come from the Wedge — the beer, the food truck fare, the pigeons. And now, Asheville's first locally made cider is available at there too. On Wednesday, June 5 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Fletcher-based, micro-cidery will party to commemorate its first release, the “summer blend.” “I liked to say we're […]

On Thursday, May 30, Dissen will host a beer dinner with Allagash at the Market Place. To learn more, visit marketplace-restaurant.com/events. Max Cooper

The pour-fect match

Perky pints Julie Atallah of Bruisin’ Ales recommends herbal beers for pairing Bison Brewing’s Honey Basil Ale Once a seasonal beer, the California-based brewery started producing it year-round due to its popularity. Trade Winds Tripel This Belgian-style brew pairs sweetness with a touch of Thai Basil at the finish. Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale Can you taste […]