From nonprofit work to local hires to humanitarian relief, Oskar Blues has excelled at integrating itself into the Brevard community.
Asheville Bar Wars is back for its third year, inviting local imbibers to vote for their favorite Manhattan cocktail as presented by participating Asheville mixologists.
Savory pies, fish and chips and English “butties” will pair with local and British brews at this new downtown English pub.
This year’s meal fed over 700 people and was served by community volunteers, including Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, Vice Mayor Gwen Wisler, District Attorney Todd Williams and Terry Bellamy, director of communications for the Asheville Housing Authority.
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.
From dry-cured turkey to vegan mac and cheese to Caribbean coconut rum drinks, some of Asheville’s most creative chefs talk about favorite Thanksgiving foods that range from the classic to the unconventional.
The historic downtown space will shift from dinner theater and vintage decor to Caribbean food and and island theme.
Derek Bullard was a fan of Smoothie King long before he became a franchisee. As the former owner of a healthcare company that assisted children and adolescents with mental health disabilities, Bullard spent a lot of time on the road. “They had a Smoothie King in Charleston and several in Charlotte, which is where we […]
** UPDATED NOV. 24** Stout season is in full swing, with the return of Burial’s Skillet, Wedge’s Vadim Bora and Highland’s Black Watch.
Local restaurants, breweries and organizations have developed creative ways to celebrate the holiday without the meat.
Tony Kiss reports on a host of new packaged beers Highland Brewing plans to roll out in early 2017.
Local Thanksgiving dining options include everything from five-course, sit-down restaurant dinners to ready-made turkeys, side dishes and desserts to bring home.
The family-friendly event will feature nutty foods, carnival games, squirrel aerial shows and more in an effort to help a local native nut-growing collective buy equipment to bring its harvest to market.
Even though the weather is getting chilly, many local tour companies continue to schedule trips to Western North Carolina farms and restaurants throughout the holiday season.
A few local organizations and businesses are highlighting gratitude and strengthening community this Thanksgiving through food-focused events that are open to all.
“You can’t grow without having a certain amount of structure,” says new Riverbend Malthouse CEO Scott Hickman. “As companies get larger, the ones that are going to be successful are going to have that, but without losing that renegade spirit that is at the heart of what the craft brew industry is about.”
Chefs, restauranteurs and authors will come together for Barnes & Noble’s WNC Regional Cookbook & Food Writing Festival. In addition: Fifth Season Gardening Co. offers weekend workshops, Farm Heritage Trail’s holds a holiday event and tailgates markets announce winter and holidays dates.
**UPDATED NOV. 16** Wedge and New Belgium bike their collaborative Dunkelweizen over their connecting bridge, Hi-Wire releases the first two beers from its Sour and Wild Ale Program and more.
Doug Walls, chef at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, talks about work and more.
With Veterans Day fast approaching, the customary forms of American celebration will be prominently on display: parades through city streets, moments of silence briefly interrupting broadcast media, solemn ceremonies at landmarks across the country, special discounts at restaurants and shops. Beyond those symbolic gestures, however, stands a large and growing need to support the many […]
Vegan cheese is becoming more widely available as an option at WNC pizza joints.