Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts a new Friday night dance series, Little Sparrow Coffee and Kitchen is set to open in Woodfin, Ambrozia adds lunch, and Tryon offers its annual Blue Ridge Barbecue and Music Festival.
This year’s VeganFest will offer two days of education, fun and plant-based food in support of the Brother Wolf Animal Sanctuary.
Foothills Meats intimate family dinner-turned-Jurassic feast of epic proportions is back with a new venue at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Big Top taproom near Biltmore Village.
A $3 wristband gives guests the chance to sample jerky from all the participating chefs, both professional and amateur.
This spring, a dozen students from Buncombe County Early College participated in an eight-week food literacy pilot program in A-B Tech’s culinary arts department that focused on good nutrition, kitchen skills and how to cook tasty meals from scratch.
Native Kitchen hosts a pig roast fundraiser for Our VOICE; Buxton Hall Barbecue highlights the art of pie-making; Sweeten Creek Brewing kicks off its Summer Picnic Series; Charlotte-based Tephra restaurant hosts a vegan pop-up dinner at Trade and Lore and The Fresh Market supports juvenile diabetes research with its annual sidewalk sale.
Greek salad, marinated shrimp and lamb shanks will be among the items on the menu at the Asheville Sister Cities Greek Dinner on Sunday, June 12.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features David LaMotte’s first album in a decade, a community skate park’s much needed insurance policy and a local chocolatier’s expansion.
MANNA FoodBank prepares for its largest fundraising party of the year, the Blue Jean Ball; David Meesters leads a class on healthy digestion at Villagers; Arancini makes another transformation into an Italian Sub spot; and Gaining Ground Farm and Yesterday Spaces host a dinner experience to benefit the GO Kitchen Ready program.
Hunger is an issue facing a large number of children throughout Western North Carolina. “In general it’s one in four, which is much higher than the national average,” says Kara Irani, director of marketing and communications at MANNA FoodBank. Throughout the school year, free and reduced-price food programs provide children with breakfast and lunch options. […]
City Bakery will move all of its bread-making operations from Biltmore Avenue to Fletcher in a matter of weeks; Cucina 24 adds lunch service and a sour beer dinner with Wicked Weed’s sour brews; food writer Sheri Castle stops into Rhubard to celebrate her new release; and Villagers hosts a glass on medicinal ghees.
“The overall mission is to make what can seem like a chore — working in the garden, cooking dinner — into something that is really fun,” says Evergreen Summer Adventures camp coordinator Marin Leroy.
With previous locations in a South Asheville gas station and a food truck, the popular Asheville eatery opens its latest iteration — a brick-and-mortar restaurant in downtown Asheville.
Asheville VegFest’s smorgasbord of food and drinks will be strictly vegan, though the event aims to be as light and fun as its kombucha beer; The Inn at Glen Alpine hosts its first Turkey Tail Wine Festival; Patryk Battle leads a no-till gardening class at Living Web Farms; and the River Arts District Farmers Market opens for business.
On Friday, May 13, the Tunnel Road bar celebrates its 35th year in business with throwback specials, music and neighborly fun.
The Atlanta-based company opens its newest location on Hendersonville Road Monday, May 9.
The Pizza PanDemonium (now in its second year) offers pizza, beer, music and fashion, all while benefitting The Appalachian Angels and Eblen Charities.
Out-of-towners who flock to Asheville for mountain views, world-class dining and a taste of Appalachian culture probably don’t often make a point of including a drive to northwest Buncombe County on their travel itineraries. Sparsely populated rural communities like Sandy Mush, Leicester, Newfound and Alexander tend to be pretty far off the radar for tourists — and even for […]
Congregation Beth Israel’s 11th annual food and culture event honors the Jewish state’s independence.
Buffalo Nickel expects a run on mint juleps at its second Derby Party; Post 70 hosts its own Derby Day Cookout; Luella’s Bar-B-Que opens a second location in South Asheville; and Velvet & Lace hosts its last dark and witchy cocktail party.
A musical program featuring local clown Ash Devine provides teachers with classroom incentives while educating Asheville elementary school children about how chocolate is grown, harvested and processed.