Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall celebrates its Battle of the Burger win, MOD Pizza opens in North Asheville, a pop-up dinner will preview soon-to-come Jargon restaurant, chef Elliott Moss has a new cookbook out and The Cheese Store of Asheville teams with 5 Walnut Wine & Cheese Bar for an afternoon workshop.
Two Western North Carolina creameries brought home multiple awards for their products.
Whether you are gearing up for Halloween with a walking tour of Riverside Cemetery or just wanting to enjoy some autumn cider at CiderFest, this weekend will not disappoint! There are plenty of shows, gallery exhibition openings and family events to choose from. Check out this list of weekend highlights and visit the Mountain Xpress […]
This week the HardLox Jewish Food and Heritage Festival returns to Pack Square, Hickory Nut Gap Farm turns 100, Dobra Tea adds a variety of hot chocolates to its menu and a The Byrish Haus and Pub opens on Patton Ave.
A monthlong initiative of Asheville Vegan Outreach and No Evil Foods highlights the meat-free cuisine of more than a dozen local restaurants.
The Grey Eagle hosts a taco competition, chef Katie Button celebrates the publication of her first cookbook, Siam Thai Restaurant opens in North Asheville, Living Web Farms offers a pair of workshops and Buxton Hall Barbecue brings back its femalecentric Velvet & Lace pop-up concept with the Harvest Moon cocktail series.
In an effort to bring together and celebrate different faiths, the event marks the completion of a sand mandala highlights food traditions from various religions.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the expansion of a mother-daughter baking company, a high school student’s encouraging book for fellow youths and a cancer survivor’s guide to mentally overcoming serious bodily illness.
The book includes listings for restaurants along interstate highways 26, 40, 73, 74, 77, 85 and 95, including numerous Western North Carolina favorites.
Roasted turkey and pumpkin pie still seem a long way down the road, but preorders are already going fast for locally raised holiday food items.
Pop-up events allow restaurants and other venues to make creative and profitable use of their spaces during off hours. But Asheville business owners also use the concept to help budding entrepreneurs gain a foothold and hone their skills.
Downtown’s Iron Hen Café holds its grand opening, The Vegan Experience opens at The Block off Biltmore, Local Provisions hosts a French wine dinner and Folkmoot focuses on Middle Eastern cuisine.
Owner Joel Hartzler confirms that he has sold the downtown restaurant and cocktail lounge.
Asheville restaurateurs Peter and Martha Pollay anticipate a 2018 launch for the two independent eateries they will operate within the planned Arras mixed-use project.
Feasting for FEAST benefits school cooking and gardening classes, a benefit for Louisiana flood victims features Cajun cuisine, Sierra Nevada takes over the bar at The Market Place and the city of Asheville rolls out a guide for aspiring restaurant owners.
Enjoy sounds, tastes, dances and artistry from about 20 Latin American countries at Hendersonville’s Main Street on Sunday, Sept. 25.
In an upcoming series of workshops, Dobra owner Andrew Snavely will offer local tea lovers a chance to dive into the flavors, history and origins of their favorite varieties.
This year’s Taste of Our Carolina Foothills culinary event features an expanded capacity and a wider variety of vendors with its shift to the Foothills Equestrian and Nature Center.
Rolling out on Sept. 18, the inaugural Pedal to Plate event will offer tours of six Madison County farms along a 33-mile bike route, followed by a locally sourced farm dinner at Root Bottom Farm.
MANNA Express began last fall with deliveries of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy and meat going out to a handful of partners and agencies in Buncombe County. In the past few months, the program has stretched outward to all 16 counties that MANNA serves.
Soumu festival returns with traditional African fare, a new wine shop comes to North Asheville, Hendersonville chef Jesse Roque wins Chef of the Year title and more news from Asheville’s food scene.