The upcoming concert at The Grey Eagle supports the work of Food Connection, which helps divert unused food from Asheville restaurants to organizations that feed the hungry. Also this week: Asheville Wing War, Dine To Be Kind and more local food news.
Wedge at the Foundation opens for business, Catawba releases Peanut Butter and Jelly Time and Hi-Wire hosts the inaugural N.C. Small Batch Fest
In the few months since it opened, the taproom has established itself as a gathering place for locals. Now the owners are offering four house-made brews on draft.
A recent addition to Asheville Independent Restaurants’ board of directors, Kate Bannasch brings her years of experience as a server to play in her new role of owner and manager at Copper Crown.
Breweries fete New Orleans and North Carolina with upcoming events.
Cake, cocktails and music will be in play at Short Street Cakes’ eight-year anniversary event. Also this week: tequila tastings, a Winter Beer Dinner, New Orleans cuisine and more.
**UPDATED FEB. 26** Thirsty Monk features Hi-Wire’s recent collaborative brews, Appalachian Vintner hosts an Epic Brewing release with local significance and more.
A panel of local judges evaluated 30 honeys from around the globe to determine the 2017 Black Jar champion.
Beer writers Tony Kiss and Scott Douglas interview Western North Carolina beer personalities on our new podcast, Xpress on Tap.
Local breweries host Valentine’s date nights, Zebulon releases an experimental beer and the Asheville Brewers Alliance hosts the second AVL Beer Expo.
New beers and events are on the schedule this month at Asheville breweries.
Although it operates from a Holiday Inn, Woodfire is an independently owned restaurant with specials that cater to the local community.
These days, geeking out is hot. Asheville is home to a vibrant community of people looking to express their nerdier side, and abundant businesses to serve them: From comic books to games to movies and more, this town has it all. Across the country, the cultural partitions surrounding geekdom are being torn down: What was […]
Pour Taproom settles in to larger digs in Biltmore Village; The Black Cloud metal-themed beer bar storms onto the West Asheville scene.
A few Western North Carolina Valentine’s Day events will offer a unique experience in addition to dinner and dessert — including opportunities to give from the heart.
Organic Growers School is hosting a Farm-to-Table Dinner fundraiser with chef John Fleer. Also, Meredith Leigh hosts a charcuterie workshop, Ole Shakey’s mixes bingo and brunch buffets, Knife & Fork join forces with Cucina 24 to explore the island of Sardinia and more.
**UPDATED FEB. 9** Zebulon celebrates its first anniversary by making a range of IPAs, Highland releases its newest Warrior Series beer and more.
The new brewery with its railroad caboose taproom is a family-owned operation.
Sand Hill Kitchen is a new shop offering homemade biscuits, pastries and more. Also: A winter pop-up comes to Knife & Fork, Recession Proof Mixology is happening at Sovereign Remedies and the International Black Jar Honey Contest returns with a public tasting event.
Appalachian Vintner welcomes Adam Avery, Burial celebrates International Gruit Day, Pisgah celebrates Stout Hog Day and Asheville Brewing raises funds for worthy charities with Atlanta-based band Blackberry Smoke.