On Tuesday the 20th of December, Calypso, Asheville’s newest restaurant will open its doors, succeeding a long and storied history of some of Asheville’s most popular hot spots at 18 North Lexington Avenue. The word on the street is an excited discussion about the addition of a culturally authentic restaurant that features actual recipes and […]
Press release from Subway: JAMESTOWN, N.C., December 2, 2016 – SUBWAY® restaurant owners from across North Carolina had the recipe for success: caring people and a community cause, combined with a sweet treat. The 2016 “Cookie for a Cure” campaign yielded $28,525 for the state’s Susan G. Komen® affiliates to help in the fight against cancer. […]
With her new cookbook, Appalachian Appetite, local chef and author Susi Gott Séguret explores Appalachian cuisine with a focus on the people and music of Madison County.
PRESS RELEASE FROM LE BON CAFE and IVORY ROAD CAFE & KITCHEN: Le Bon Cafe and Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen have teamed up to provide the greater Arden community with a drive-thru coffee shop. Chantal Berot, owner of Le Bon Café, will be parking her coffee truck at 1854 Brevard Road every Monday through […]
PRESS RELEASE from MANNA FoodBank: Asheville, NC (Nov. 8, 2016) – Ingles Markets and MANNA FoodBank invite the community to attend the 24th annual lighting of the Ingles Giving Tree at the Asheville Mall on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. The Giving Tree is a 10-ton construction of non-perishable food items donated […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM BELLY UP TRUCK: Wild Asheville: An Artful Pairing of Foraged and Farmed Foods. November 16th at 7:00 PM in the Rickhouse Bar at Catawba’s South Slope Brewery Join us for a monthly, seasonal exploration of Asheville’s natural edible landscape in a five course meal at the Rickhouse bar inside Catawba’s South Slope […]
For this year’s Taste of Asheville, Asheville Independent Restaurants will partner with the local busking collective to highlight the city’s street performers.
Asheville locals can get an advance taste of the menu at the Foothills Local Meats Butcher’s Table dinner this week.
PRESS RELEASE from Addison Farms Vineyard: Addison Farms Vineyard is launching its wine club. The family vineyard, which began in 2009, has grown to 6 acres of locally grown vinifera, with eight wines currently offered. Jeff Frisbee, vintner and Addison Farms Vineyard owner, who was one of the local business owners chosen to participate in […]
PRESS RELEASE from Urban Orchard Cider Co.: Urban Orchard Cider Co. celebrates its third year in operation and Halloween on Saturday, October 29th from 12pm-1am (entertainment beginning at 7pm) at the Cidery, located at 210 Haywood Rd. Each year Urban Orchard throws a free admission party that includes: creepy dance tunes by Asheville’s DJ Malinalli, […]
For do-it-yourselfers, making pet food from scratch may seem like a fun and worthwhile challenge. But dogs and cats have different nutritional requirements from their human friends, so there some important things to know about creating healthy meals and treats for them.
PRESS RELEASE from Buffalo Nickel: ASHEVILLE, NC (Oct. 25, 2016) — A new team member has joined Buffalo Nickel, the West Asheville restaurant which opened in March 2014 and was recently featured in The New York Times. Owner Lynn Foster has brought on-board John Bausone to serve as the restaurant’s executive chef. Prior to joining Buffalo Nickel, Bausone spent the […]
PRESS RELEASE from Western Piedmont Community College: Join Western Piedmont Community College ‘s Sustainable Agriculture Program for our 4th annual On Farm Turkey Processing Workshop! On Saturday November 19 beginning at 8:00 am, learn to humanely process pasture-raised turkeys, and reserve one with our farmer to take home for Thanksgiving Dinner. We are partnering with […]
Sovereign Remedies plans to celebrate its second year in business on Saturday, Sept. 24, by hosting a block party with its neighbor, Herbiary. The event will feature a smoked whole hog and vegetable dishes from chef Steve Goff, adult slushies, games, a dunk tank, live music and more. Proceeds from the evening’s activities will benefit […]
The free, family-friendly event in the River Arts District will celebrate Asheville’s coffee shops, baristas and roasters.
PRESS RELEASE from Historic Biltmore Village: Historic Biltmore Village and Asap Inaugural Event was a resounding success! Historic Biltmore Village businesses and Asap, partnered for a perfect evening under the stars. This inaugural event which is sure to be repeated served as a fundraiser for the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. As the evening progressed, the […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CITY OF ASHEVILLE: Opening a restaurant is no game. It’s a complicated enterprise that includes building permits and health inspections, for one. In fact, it takes multiple steps from concept to completion before a chef/owner can welcome his or her first diners. To help Asheville restaurateurs navigate the ins and outs […]
In 1916, British folklorist Cecil Sharp journeyed to the mountains of Madison County to document the area’s unique ballads. His collection of these historic songs has helped usher the oral tradition into modern culture.
PRESS RELEASE FROM FOOTHILLS MEATS: Asheville, NC- Foothills Meats presents their first annual Hot Dog Eating Contest in conjunction with Hi-Wire Brewing’s Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 10th. The Oktoberfest event, at Hi- Wire’s Big Top from 1-7pm, features Bavarian games including stein hoisting, grain sack tossing, tricycle racing and more. The Main Event is the […]
Food writer Ronni Lundy will celebrate the release of her new book, Victuals: An Appalachian Journey, with Recipes, with a Lunch Launch book-signing event Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Early Girl Eatery. Featuring 80 recipes and anecdotes, Victuals — pronounced “viddles” — spotlights staples of Appalachian cuisine such as apples, corn, sorghum and beans along with the people and […]
PRESS RELEASE from Thirsty Monk: ASHEVILLE, NC—August 23, 2016—Thirsty Monk is bringing the rare, the exceptional and the downright unusual to Western North Carolina, filling its taps with highly sought after beers for its 7th annual Thirsty Fest. The week-long event is set for September 5–9, 2016 at the flagship Thirsty Monk location in downtown Asheville, complemented […]