This week kicks off Short Street Cakes’ eighth annual Day of the Dead fundraiser. Also, Vortex Doughnuts turns two, Friends of the Mountain Branch Library in Lake Lure hosts a chili cook-off, the Truckload Sale returns to French Broad Food Co-op and Lex 18 will offer Turkish coffee readings for Halloween.
Burial hosts its third-annual Burnpile, Wicked Weed hosts a beer lunch to benefit Pisgah Legal Services and Halloween celebrations abound.
Summer vacation can create more free time than some college students know what to do with. But last summer, Alex Perry and Mary Scarborough, 19-year-old sophomores at Berry College in Georgia, turned their downtime into an opportunity. The pair decided to visit and rank 30 coffee shops in the Asheville area and created a website with their results — ashevillecoffeecrawl.com. “I […]
Many local restaurants are adding a traditional Eastern North Carolina dish to their menus with the goal of helping victims of Hurricane Matthew.
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.
Cantillon Zwanze Day celebrated the return of the Shelton Brothers Importers portfolio to the local market, and Burial Beer Co.’s third annual Burnpile Harvest Festival is slated for Saturday, Oct. 29.
**UPDATED OCT. 22** Bhramari releases its Big Le”Stout”ski Oaked White Russian Stout, Burial begins its long-term partnership with the Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans and Wicked Weed’s Dark Arts returns.
Brian and Laura Smith talk about their journey from kitchen staff to owners at the Biltmore Village landmark restaurant.
** UPDATED OCT. 15** Pour Taproom finds a new home, Burial releases Tin Cup cans and EDISON hosts a Fonta Flora beer brunch
As Asheville’s food sector has grown in recent years, many women business owners have made environmental sustainability a central tenet of their enterprises.
Bold Rock, Noble and Urban Orchard discuss the state of the local cider industry.
Line cooks are the backbone of restaurants. They toil behind the scenes and spend long hours on their feet but get very little of the glory. “The job is physically hard, can have odd hours and puts the cook in contact with fire and sharp objects,” says Kevin Westmoreland, co-owner of the Corner Kitchen and Chestnut and president […]
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.
The festival’s move this year to Pack Square Park is in response to its continually growing popularity with locals and tourists alike.
**UPDATED OCT. 5** Burial and Fonta Flora release a collaborative IPA, pumpkin beers take over all three Thirsty Monks and Asheville Brewing honors Putin’s wild side with a Baltic Porter.
The Writer’s Bistro chef talks about his new fall menu, favorite tools and ingredients and working with the hotel’s rooftop beehives.
The book includes listings for restaurants along interstate highways 26, 40, 73, 74, 77, 85 and 95, including numerous Western North Carolina favorites.
Business leaders, nonprofit representatives, elected officials and political candidates from across Buncombe County gathered at the Biltmore Estate’s Lioncrest venue Wednesday, Oct. 28 for the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority’s annual meeting.
Something sweet is in the air. The seventh annual sweet potato cooking contest and fundraiser is happening Saturday, Oct. 1. This event will also double as the fall open house for the new Homegrown Families Health and Education Center at 201 Charlotte St. The center houses a variety of integrative family health services, including licensed […]
**UPDATED OCT. 3**Thirsty Monk teams up with Sierra Nevada and Highland to benefit Friends of Connect Buncombe, Catawba releases a Thomas Wolfe-inspired kolsch and Wicked Weed hosts its annual Oktoberfest