Feasting for FEAST benefits school cooking and gardening classes, a benefit for Louisiana flood victims features Cajun cuisine, Sierra Nevada takes over the bar at The Market Place and the city of Asheville rolls out a guide for aspiring restaurant owners.
Soumu festival returns with traditional African fare, a new wine shop comes to North Asheville, Hendersonville chef Jesse Roque wins Chef of the Year title and more news from Asheville’s food scene.
The River Arts District’s new Salvage Station outdoor music and events venue that keeps food and drinks in the spotlight.
Kansas Bible Company plays a free show at Salvage Station on Saturday, July 16.
Last September, 548 Ashevilleans joined together on the French Broad for the Tube-ocalypse Zombie Float, attempting to break the world record for most people floating in a line. Though last year’s participation fell 87 short of the goal, this year, organizers hope to breathe new life into the undead dream.
Over the next year, a seven acre patch of land along the French Broad River in Asheville will be transformed into a major new entertainment, recreation, food and beer hub.