Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. will open the taproom and restaurant at its new Mills River facility on Tuesday, March 10. The taproom will feature 23 taps and provide a view of the brewery’s beer-making process, while the restaurant’s menu will focus on farm-to-table fare sourced from local producers.
A mix of beer and fitness is on tap for this month’s Science Pub event at the Colburn Earth Science Museum. Dr. Aaron Vaughn will discuss the biomechanics of running and coach Randy Ashley will offer his top 10 training tips for runners 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the museum in Pack Place downtown. […]
Known nationally for his activism in food-related issues, the chef and owner of Asheville landmark restaurant The Market Place today joins 10 other chefs from around the country to meet with legislators in Washington, D.C., to discuss international food aid.
. Earlier this month, the Asheville-based regional chain introduced a new menu with a focus on small plates, seasonal specialty entries and customizable supper plates.
Asheville has no shortage of local culinary celebrities. Everyone from food truck owners to tailgate market vendors — and, of course, award-winning chefs — could claim to be a part of that group of notables. But even in the midst of Asheville’s constellation of food luminaries, Katie Button is a brightly shining star. Several years […]
The 2015 Grape Growers Conference, a community dinner and music event for Black History Month, Asheville Wing War and Asheville Small Plate Crawl.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild are planning to send winter on its way with the Burly Beers and Barleywines Festival, an event celebrating dark and warming brews on Saturday, March 28. The full roster of participating breweries won’t be announced until later this month, but the list so far includes Maine’s Allagash […]
The 2015 Asheville Small Plate Crawl kicks off Tuesday, Feb. 24, with three days of small-plate menus available at more than 20 of Asheville’s independent restaurants. With menu items priced at $3-$8 per plate, the event offers an opportunity for diners to sample the cuisine of a wide range of local restaurants. Participants will also be entered […]
Season’s at Highland Lake in Flat Rock has planned a weekend of foodcentric events to highlight Valentine’s Day. A special menu will be offered 5-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, featuring appetizers of lobster bisque and baby arugula salad, entrees of seared North Carolina tilefish, winter herb-roasted North Carolina pork tenderloin and grilled bone-in Manhattan strip […]
The Hop rolls out Hopsicles, winter tailgate markets are underway, Asheville Art Musuem readies for Toast Asheville and a local garden shop and wine store partner for a unique happy hour.
Luella’s Bar-B-Que has closed for 10 days for scheduled renovations. The remodeling, which takes place Monday, Feb. 2, through Wednesday, Feb. 11, will involve “improvements to kitchen production areas, in order to make our food even safer and make operations easier for our kitchen team,” says owner Jeff Miller. Miller says Luella’s will reopen for regular service on Thursday, […]
Metro Wines will host a viewing of the director’s cut of the movie Amadeus at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 13, to complement the Asheville Symphony Orchestra’s Mozart Festival. Tickets are $20 and include popcorn and a glass of wine. The event is a fundraiser for the Asheville Symphony Orchestra. Metro Wines is at 169 Charlotte […]
Chef Kris Edwards and his team from the 550 Tavern Grille snagged two of the top prizes at the town of Fletcher’s 14th annual Chili Cook-off held Jan. 24 at Veritas Christian Academy. The Airport Road restaurant won first place in both the Best Overall Chili and People’s Choice categories. The winner in the Best Individual Chili […]
An upcoming cooking class from the Mountain Cooking Club in Clyde will highlight the technique of braising — a mixture of frying and stewing, which creates notably tender and flavorful results. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Ricardo Fernandez, the former owner and chef de cuisine of the Lomo Grill, which operated for 16 years […]
Burial Beer Co. is bottling a new series of small-batch beers created on the company’s original one-barrel system. Wolf Moon, a rose-hip imperial stout, will be released on Friday, Jan. 30. The February installment is Snow Moon, a wine-barrel-aged wit. Each of the 750-milliliter bottles will come with a trinket unique to that specific month. The cost […]
A local chiropractor hosts his 19th annual food drive, A-B Tech’s culinary team heads to the nationals and Asheville readies for a Wing War, plus food writer Jonathan Ammons dishes on Nine Mile’s Groundation Salad.
Season’s at Highland Lake in Flat Rock has announced winter hours for its restaurant. Following is a press release from Season’s at Highland Lake about the new hours: Flat Rock, North Carolina – January 17, 2015 – Season’s at Highland Lake announces its 2015 Winter Restaurant Hours: Open for Lunch Wednesday through Saturday 11:30-2:30 Open for Dinner Wednesday through Saturday 5-8 […]
Residents of the East Asheville community have voiced concerns about the proposed development, which would include more than 300 rental units in 5- and 6-story buildings with 2 percent of the project allotted to retail space. Members of the Oakley Community Association have met several times since early December to discuss the proposal.
Asheville chef and pit master Elliott Moss heads to Decatur, Ga., this weekend to grace the Peach State with some of his beloved whole-hog barbecue. Moss, who is currently heading up the temporary enterprise The Thunderbird out of MG Road, is awaiting the opening of his new venture, Buxton Hall, a whole-hog barbecue restaurant slated to […]
North Carolina vineyard owners and others interested in the state’s rapidly growing viticulture industry will gather on Thursday, Feb. 26, for the fifth annual Grape Growers Conference at the Madison County Cooperative Extension auditorium in Marshall. The event, organized jointly by the Sustainable Appalachian Viticulture Institute, Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard and the French Broad […]
Part of a national series of American Homebrewers Association Rallies (other upcoming rallies are scheduled at places such as Magnolia Brewing Co. in San Francisco and Saint Arnold Brewing Co. in Houston, Texas), the event is intended to give homebrewers an opportunity to check out local breweries and connect with other beer enthusiasts and brewers in their area.