From stuffing to pumpkin pie, take a look at the history behind some of our favorite holiday foods, and learn some ideas for giving them a flavorful makeover.
Authenticity is paramount to the chef’s vision for bringing Japanese izakaya cuisine to Asheville.
From handmade mustard to green mango and honey amba, the once-humble condiment is grabbing more of the spotlight these days.
The chef is gaining a following at local tailgate markets with her baked goods and take-and-bake lasagnas.
Asheville has bacon to please every palate — even vegetarians
A last-minute decision to check out Chimney Rock during a weekend visit to Asheville resulted in a big move for John and Megan Medina.
Chef Chris Sizemore talks about the Fairview eatery’s unique space, its menu and quirky decor and some interesting plans for the future.
Farmer and chef Sunil Patel gets back to his cultural roots with his monthly Indian Supper events at Sovereign Remedies.
Housed in an old gas station in Marshall, Star Diner offers the former Tupelo Honey executive chef a friendly, small-town venue for showcasing his favorite fare.
Local ice pop pros have creative suggestions for making cool treats at home.
The former theater technician talks about how his Woodfin eatery has come to be known for its unusual décor and old-time music culture.
Shortly after opening in March, Ryan Falconi’s new food truck nabbed top honors in its first competition — the Oskar Blues Loaded Up and Truckin’ Food Truck-Off.
Meredith and Brandon Ellison, and Casey and Sarah Watkins talk about how they ended up running a restaurant in Swannanoa and how they hope to help build the town’s future.
The small, lunch-only café is a long-time local hangout spot in Black Mountain.
With her recently opened downtown restaurant, Esther Joseph evokes the flavors of her childhood on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia.
The New York native looks back at 23 years of running her family-owned pizza business in Asheville.
After living in Charlotte for more than 20 years, Ramona Young, owner of the Kente Kitchen and program coordinator for the Eagle Streets Market Development Corp., found herself starting over in Asheville. That change steered her from a corporate career path into food entrepreneurship. Her catering business, Kente Kitchen, specializes in Liberian, Nigerian and Ghanaian cuisine. Mountain Xpress: […]
A recent addition to Asheville Independent Restaurants’ board of directors, Kate Bannasch brings her years of experience as a server to play in her new role of owner and manager at Copper Crown.
Although it operates from a Holiday Inn, Woodfire is an independently owned restaurant with specials that cater to the local community.
Whether roasted, mashed, blended in soups, pickled or sautéed, Western North Carolina’s cold-season vegetables can make winter meals a bit brighter.
After a series of soft openings, a grand opening is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28,