The super-cast of heroes and villains at LAB's superhero-themed beer dinner.

Beer Week: Super beer, food and entertainment at the LAB

You know you’ve stumbled upon a special beer week event when you start the night off with a “beermosa” and end with a silly string fight. The LAB’s superhero-inspired beer dinner experience challenged the beer dinner status quo with its combination of live comedy, video, audience participation (complete with costumes for the staff and more dedicated attendees) and, of course, six courses of thoughtfully paired beer and food courses.

The Quick Dish with Lexington Avenue Brewery Chef Mike Fisera-attachment0

The Quick Dish with Lexington Avenue Brewery Chef Mike Fisera

Anyone who has eaten at Lexington Avenue Brewery knows that in spite of its name the place is not just about the beer. Xpress recently talked with LAB’s chef, Mike Fisera, about inspiration, outside-the-box beer dinners and his upcoming face-off with King James Public House chef Steven Goff in the Fire on the Rock Competition Dining Series. Photo by Carrie Eidson

Jason Caughman showcases stellar suds, fine tunes and more at the Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain Photos by Jonathan Welch

Brewer-ism

In WNC, we’ve got mountains, an agreeable climate, good food and a thriving beer scene, complete with brew-centric festivals. What more could you ask for? Someone to drive you around from brewery to brewery while you liberally sample? Well, we’ve got that too. Brews Cruise, started by Asheville local Mark Lyons, provides an insider’s take […]