Catawba celebrates its 20th anniversary with five releases, Asheville Brewing cans Ginger the Llama and more local beer news.
Peppers take center stage for the inaugural Pepperpalooza, hosted by the West Asheville Tailgate Market. Also: Lookout Brewing Co. throws its annual wild game potluck; The Red Rocker Inn hosts a barbecue and bluegrass dinner; and more.
Close your eyes and feel the summer heat. Think about the flavor of summer and see what comes immediately to mind. Watermelon, perhaps. Or fire-grilled chicken. Or basil. Or lemonade. Did I hear anyone say tomato? Ahhhh … the luscious drip of juice that exudes from a ripe tomato, fresh-picked from the vine on a […]
Billy and Scott Pyatt reflect on two decades in the brewing industry.
July marks peak season for gathering wild edible mushroom in Western North Carolina, and many tasty varieties are already popping up on local restaurant menus.
**UPDATED JULY 12** Archetype releases a Raspberry Saison that’s been aging for 20 months, Catawba taps a brown ale inspired by “A Confederacy of Dunces” and more local beer news.
Greatest grin, sickest trick and bodacious booty are among the categories at Ole Shakey’s Best in Show dog competition. Also: Punk Rock Hot Dog Challenge; Brews, bears and wine; and more.
**UPDATED JULY 5** New releases pop up across town as local breweries celebrate Independence Day.
Heidi Dunkelberg and Jesse Latriano discuss their prize-winning beverages from the annual Just Economics fundraiser.
Deep bonds forged between local farmers and chefs at area markets feed Asheville’s culinary creativity.
Our Global Table celebrates cultural diversity while raising funds for Pisgah Legal Services. Also: Independence Day celebrations; an amateur bake off; and more.
Catawba and New Belgium are among the select Asheville breweries that try to reach beer-loving immigrants from Central and South America.
It’s common for food truck owners to aspire to one day transition to a brick-and-mortar restaurant, but sometimes that dynamic is reversed.
Eurisko and DSSOLVR collaborate on a DIPA, Highland and Urban Orchard bring back seasonal favorites and more local beer news.
The BLOCK Off Biltmore will host the second consecutive Great North Carolina Vegan Barbecue Cookoff. Also: The Market Place Restaurant celebrates 40 years; Tupelo Honey hosts pairing brunch; and more.
Pizza in a multitude of forms has been part of Asheville’s dining scene since the 1950s.
Today, Prohibition-era cocktails evoke thoughts of adventure and an acceptable (read: nonlethal) amount of danger. Many modern-day bars re-create the ambiance and drinks recipes of a century ago, using legal, quality ingredients.
Noble Cider opens its downtown Greenhouse space, Sweeten Creek partners with Riverbend for a Red IPA and more local beer news.
Located on Rankin Avenue, Noble Cider’s The Greenhouse will host its grand opening Friday, June 21. Also: SouthEast Crab Feast comes to town; the Mountain Jewish Festival returns; and more.
Brewery president Mike Rangel plans to use the lot for parking, family-friendly activities and special events — but is also seeking public input.
There are numerous ways beyond pies and jams to enjoy Western North Carolina’s plentiful summer blueberries.