Longtime downtown favorite Laurey’s Café is closing effective immediately.
When Laurey Masterton opened her restaurant and catering company storefront, Laurey’s, in 1990, most of Asheville was still degenerate. Barley’s wouldn’t start slinging pizzas until four years later, but Laurey’s sandwich shop paved the way for an entire section of Biltmore Avenue to be revitalized.
Heartfelt thanks and acknowledgements of chef, business owner and activist Laurey Masterton have been many, since the announcement of her early-morning Feb. 18 death. Here, food writer Jonathan Ammons shares his.
Second annual cupcake competition nets over $11,000 to help support cancer research.
—Photos by Paul Anderson
Masterton will throw the “hive-to-table” benefit on her Weaverville property on Wednesday, Sept. 22nd. The real star of the show? Masterton’s bees.
Photo courtesy of ASAP