Asheville-area initiatives are seeking to connect food-insecure communities with fresh, locally grown food while also supporting WNC farmers.
Don’t trash that doggy bag! Asheville culinary experts have some creative ideas for giving new life to leftover restaurant meals.
The inaugural Cider, Wine and Dine Weekend spotlights and celebrates Henderson County’s agritourism industry. Also: UpCountry Brewing continues its Pint Night series; Pisgah Coffee Roasters opens; Great Harvest Bread Company partners with MetroWines for an evening workshop; and Corner Kitchen hosts beer pairing dinner.
**UPDATED APRIL 18** Highland debuts its monthly brewery-only can release, Bruisin’ Ales highlights overlooked staff favorites and more local beer news.
Phazed, Hickory Hops and Sharpen the Blades give area craft beer fans plenty of festival options over the next three weekends.
Increasingly, U.S. colleges and universities are working to make their institutions as environmentally sustainable as possible. These efforts cover a broad spectrum, from a recycling initiative at Stanford University that diverts 65 percent of the school’s solid waste away from landfills to Cornell’s plan to be carbon-neutral by 2035, as noted in The Princeton Review’s annual ranking […]
The company rolled out its first beer in early March and is contract-brewing with BearWaters Brewing Co. in Canton while it looks for a brewery home.
The Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest returns to Highland Brewing Co. Also, The Grey Eagle Taqueria hosts a beer pairing brunch, The Montford Rooftop Bar continues its Local Partner Brunch series, White Moon Cafe opens in Sylva and the 10th Muse Coffee shop comes to London Road.
**UPDATED APRIL 11** Hi-Wire releases a Brett saison, Catawba debuts a line of hazy NEIPAs, Wedge taps a beer celebrating its 10th anniversary and more local beer news.
The northern Buncombe County town’s third brewery focuses on beers high in flavor and low in alcohol.
Some of Western North Carolina’s freshest spring ingredients are found outside the garden.
Mike Rangel and Doug Riley recount the origins of the brewery, pizzeria and discount cinema and how it’s remained a local favorite.
Author and PBS television host Laura Theodore discusses her latest cookbook and new restaurant. Also: Fermenti offers free tastings; Folkmoot celebrates Appalachian culture and cuisine; outdoor tailgate markets return; Rise Above Deli expands; and Early Girl Eatery finds new owners.
**UPDATED APRIL 5** Hi-Wire releases an IPA brewed in honor of the Asheville City Soccer Club, NC Belgian Beer Fest returns to Thirsty Monk Biltmore Village and more local beer news.
House Soda showcased its alcohol-free ginger beer at February’s AVL Beer Expo and looks to start operating out of a commissary kitchen in a few months.
Despite tight budgets and bureaucratic hurdles, school nutrition directors are accessing more locally grown foods for area students.
The newest brewery on Asheville’s horizon will be led by some familiar faces. JT Murrett and Vince Tursi, former brewers at Burial Beer Co., have struck out on their own with the help of a third partner, Mike Semenec, to open a new brewery called DSSØLVR at 63 N. Lexington Ave. DSSØLVR is slated to open in early […]
Patrick O’Cain of Gan Shan Station and Jacob Sessoms of Table pair up to eliminate hunger. Also: Well Played Board Game Café celebrates its year one anniversary; District Wine Bar is now open in the RAD; and Nile Mile’s Montford location expands.
**UPDATED March 27** Zillicoah releases its first canned collaboration, Hi-Wire pairs a new stout with Swedish pastries and more local beer news.
With a far out feeling, voting has begun for the beloved annual Best of WNC awards. Only you can decide who’ll be feelin’ it in the new summer of love, when winners are announced this August. You have until 11:59 p.m. on the night of Saturday, April 28 to complete your ballot and make sure your voice is heard. […]
At least five Asheville area breweries and one cidery host regular yoga classes.