The Asheville area continues to pop up on the national food map: Health network Veria Living will film a segment of its Good Food America show at Posana Café on Sunday, Oct. 20.
Zak Yancey is developing a new Neo Burrito at the Reynolds Village development in Woodfin, and it promises to be a little more exhibitionistic than his other two restaurants in West Asheville and Biltmore Park.
Beer makes everything better doesn’t it? Well, Robert “Rusty” and Mary Bryant seem to think it might just make brownies even better, too. You can taste the wares of Asheville Brew Bites tomorrow, Sept. 21, at the North Asheville Tailgate Market. (Photo from Asheville Brew Bites’ Facebook page)
With all the hype over craft brews and the movement to call Asheville "Beer City" (a sobriquet I thought reserved for Milwaukee, or at least St. Louis), I have not noticed a commensurate effort to provide good service to individual beer drinkers. I happen to like light premium beer, and how hard can it be […]
A recent article about places to have breakfast missed Café Ello on Haywood Street, across from the library [“Breakfast Off the Beaten Path,” Dec. 21 Xpress]. It is an excellent place for breakfast. Not only does it have excellent food (especially the egg dishes), it also serves lunch salads, soups and sandwiches. The café offers […]
Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford talks about a dining experience involving plenty of strange dishes—including bull penis—an upcoming visit to Asheville by famed chef Anthony Bourdain and the ongoing issues with local food trucks.
Consumer Reports Magazine recently published an article detailing the so-called “Dirty Dozen” herbal supplements. The article was picked up by major national news media outlets, going viral in short order. Among the “dirty dozen” was the herb, kava — an herb said to cause a relaxing effect. Andrew Procyk, founder of the Kava Merchant Advocacy League and co-owner of the Vanuatu Kava Bar in Asheville, N.C., has quite a bit to say about the subject.‘s what he submitted to Xpress: