**UPDATED JAN. 13** Hi-Wire releases bottles of its new Foeder Brett Saison, Burial features Holy Mountain saisons and more.
It seems every beer event in Asheville has its own distinct vibe. That is particularly true with the second iteration of the AVL Beer Expo, coming up Saturday, Feb. 18, at The Venue downtown. All the breweries taking part are members of the Asheville Brewers Alliance, and the emphasis is on creating an intimate environment rather […]
A recent blind tasting organized by the French Broad Vignerons proved that North Carolina wines are on par with similar vintages from Napa Valley, France and Spain.
Since its debut a decade ago, Winter Warmer has established itself as one of the foremost beer festivals in Western North Carolina. And with its focus on sturdy, warming brews, it remains a favorite among locals looking to take the edge off the winter chill.
Gluttony reigns supreme at Champlain, Buxton Hall’s latest pop-up event. Also, Mike Ferrari leads cooking classes at The Farm, Fletcher hosts its 16th annual chili cook-off, Ask Hendersonville offers a foodie prize giveaway and the Organic Growers School opens early registration for its Spring Conference.
**UPDATED JAN. 6** Sierra Nevada, Burial and Catawba release new beers, and Cliff Mori teaches two classes in the coming week
Craft brewing is a business driven by a strong sense of place, and industry people tend to be passionate about their communities. Environmental sustainability is a high priority for craft breweries of every scale, and as Asheville’s prominence as an East Coast brewing hub continues to grow, regional breweries’ efforts to protect their environment have […]
From cell phone use to tipping, Asheville waitstaff and bartenders talk about ways to be a more courteous customer.
Asheville-area brewery representatives name their favorite local and non-local beers from 2016 and what they’re looking forward to in the new year.
Whether you’re in Asheville, Hendersonville, Marshall or Saluda, Western North Carolina is planning a host of tasty New Year’s Eve options.
**UPDATED DEC. 29** Asheville area breweries close out 2016 and ring in 2017 with new beers.
The executive chef talks about inspiration, creativity and the joys and challenges of running the popular River Arts District dining destination.
Asheville Tacos and Taps will offer food and growler bottles at a Merrimon Avenue drive-thru location.
Mixologists from Zambra and En La Calle offer easy, festive cocktail recipes that harness the flavors of pumpkin and local apples, plus a dash of sugar and spice.
At Asheville’s Hanukkah celebrations, potato pancakes, doughnuts and other fried foods symbolize the ancient miracle of the oil that lasted eight days in the Temple of Jerusalem.
A new wood-smoked barbecue joint opens in Candler, Strada Italiano celebrates the holiday season with the Feast of Seven Fishes, Bone and Broth expands its menu and hours and A-B Tech’s culinary team takes home the state title.
Appalachian Vintner’s annual holiday auction supports local children’s organizations.
Burial releases its first 500-milliter bottles, Bhramari releases its first cans and holiday hours will be posted throughout the week.
When asked why they decided to open a Latin restaurant, this North Carolina-born-and-raised couple reply, “Why not?”
The Black Mountain organization provides the free boxes of nutritious holiday cheer with its upcoming food markets.
The past year has brought a few changes to the organization, including new coordinator Kiera Bulan.