A heartfelt thanks is in order, to the 414 individuals who donated to 2019’s Give!Local partner nonprofits, generating a total impact of $178,804. Every dol- lar goes directly to local nonprofits making a difference in the WNC community. Mountain Xpress’ fifth annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for local organizations benefiting the community has […]
Asheville’s first specialty bottle shop plans to close around late February.
The new ABA executive director discusses her path to the position and her goals for the organization.
Luxury hotels in many metropolitan tourist destinations are known for restaurant concepts that bank on high-profile celebrity chefs. But Asheville hotels, while pushing the parameters of standard hotel dining, are taking a different approach.
**UPDATED JAN. 24** Hi-Wire teams with Ninkasi, Cigar City and New Belgium on its annual mix-pack, Highland celebrates the Chinese New Year with a Lucky Envelope collaboration and more local beer news.
Asheville Restaurant Week returns with over 30 participating eateries offering special deals. Also: Bold Rock Hard Cider partners with À La Mode Macaron for a food and drink pairing; tickets are now available for the Asheville Food Fan Awards; District Wine Bar has settled on a new name; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
Local vets and pet nutrition experts say there are affordable, easy ways to improve pet gut health.
By working with the seasons, riffing off familiar recipes and being creative with embellishments, the regular contents of your kitchen can be infused with new life in 2020.
After an unexpected eviction, pub owner Amanda Gunter is exploring properties in Oteen and Weaverville.
**UPDATED JAN. 16** The Whale and Wicked Weed collaborate on a blended golden ale, Bhramari turns four and more local beer news.
Local resident and dog enthusiast Christian Ray recently launched Pet Wants Asheville, offering fresh ingredients to canines and felines alike. Also: Waynesville Chili Cook-off Stroll returns; Black Bear Brunch; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
The coming year brings new brewery openings, expansions and fresh products.
Although it’s colorless and essentially flavorless, vodka is the most popular spirit in the U.S.
**UPDATED JAN. 9** UpCountry celebrates its third anniversary with a Devil’s Foot collaboration, Old North Premium Lager enters the market and more local beer news.
White Duck Taco announces plans to open its latest franchise in Hendersonville. Also: Mountain Madre Asheville launches a tequila; The Chop Shop hosts a poultry butchery class; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
In the Popeyes vs. Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich war, the biggest question is: Why all the chicken?
Sierra Nevada ownership changes hands and a new game show takes the nation by storm!
Local chef Aaron McGlynn has big plans for 2020. Also: Chow Chow festival organizers host community input forums; The Asheville Hot Chocolate Races returns; The Chop Shop Butchery hosts its latest workshop; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
Derek Allen, partner at Allen Stahl + Kilbourne and nonvoting legal counsel for the Asheville Brewers Alliance, reviews local beverage industry highlights of 2019. On-site sales of cocktails at distilleries. Having a drink at the source gives consumers a chance to “feel” the personality of the brand, meet the makers and be part of the story. It […]
Burnsville resident Ronni Lundy is the author of Victuals, An Appalachian Journey with Recipes, winner of the 2017 James Beard Foundation Awards for Best Cookbook and Best American Cookbook. She reflects on what she considered to be some of the most impactful developments in the local food and beverage community in 2019. Benne on Eagle. […]
Asheville-area brewery representatives name their favorite local and nonlocal beers from 2019, as well as standout industry accomplishments.