Grove Park Inn has a new owner — again. On June 12, Omni Hotels & Resorts announced it was buying the property, along with four other resorts in other states. “We want to make this as smooth of a transition as possible, so we're mostly excited to keep everything status quo,” says Anne Tramer, vice […]
Omni Hotels & Resorts, which owns about 60 properties in the U.S., announced this morning that it will purchase the historic property, along with four other resorts in California, Texas and Virginia. (Photo courtesy of the Grove Park Inn)
Updates from One Love Jamaican, Dough, Pizza Pura and more.
Visit Sugar & Snow Gelato near the Grove Arcade and Blue Blaze Soda at the French Broad Food Co-op tailgate market.
Get kung pao cauliflower and decked out toasts for about $10 after 10 p.m.
The restaurant begins construction on an Asheville-style pub and cocktail project.
The no-frills taco joint closed this week. Building owner Rob Foster will divide the space into two restaurants and several offices. Asheville Sandwich will lease one of the units. A deal with the owners of Nine Mile is in the works for the second restaurant space.
Chef Kristina Im co-owns Stone Bowl Korean in South Asheville. She’ll open Korean House with her brother, Jayson, and serve an array of traditional Korean dishes (including dolsot bibimbap, or stone bowls).
The restaurant offers surprising, tasteful dinners and a full bar in north Asheville.
Blue Kudzu Sake Opens: later this summer Owners: Asheville bartenders and supper club compatriots, Mitch Fortune, Cat Ford-Coates, Mary Taylor and Preston Coleman Location: 372 Depot St., Unit 50 To eat: Light fare To drink: House-made and imported sake Mitch Fortune and his partners are hesitant to call themselves t jis — the Japanese term […]
The WNC resident vies for a chance at stardom on Sunday, June 2, at 9 p.m. on the Food Network.
Owners Brian and Tiffany Lee also head up the Altamont Theatre, just down Church Street from the casual eatery.
Zak Yancey has harnessed the telescopic powers of the rolled tortilla to peer into the distance. The owner of Neo Burrito, is looking ahead for his business — way ahead. “Our long-term goal is for national expansion,” he says. “If we were going to go national, and I can't imagine why we wouldn't — our […]
Maybe you don’t want to miss a single Asheville Beer Week happening. Maybe you want to plan a strategic approach to the dozens of events that culminate in Beer City Festival on Saturday, June 1. Maybe you simply enjoy the enticing smell of local print media. Whatever your reasons, be sure to pick up the […]
When in doubt, throw an egg on it — that's the tack Another Broken Egg Café seems to take, judging by the menus of its two dozen (or so) locations throughout the Southeast. The brunch chain will open a café in Asheville's Biltmore Park in early fall, according to spokesperson Heather Freeman. The address, 27 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Morganton-based brewery could open late this summer.
Get your catheads beginning at 8 a.m. Friday in West Asheville.
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 […]
Lunch — say it aloud. It doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue; more like, it does a belly flop. It’s a mundane word for an equally mundane meal—that is, if you’re eating PB&J with celery sticks at your desk. But lunch can be so full of possibility. It’s a break in the day that shouldn’t […]