Polanco brings a fresh take on Mexican fare to the former Vincenzo’s space. Also, Warren Wilson College hosts the Regional Food Waste Summit, White Labs Kitchen & Tap opens on South Charlotte Street, chocolate comes to The Collider and Abby Artemisia hosts a workshop on foraging.
Oskar Blues’ Death By Coconut and Wicked Weed’s Dark Arts receive release parties, plus other local beer news.
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This month the Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council seeks approval from the city for a revised version of its Food Action Plan.
Wedge, Hillman, Currahee and BearWaters took home medals from the Denver event Oct. 5-7.
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
Two women-owned West Asheville eateries offer traditional Salvadoran and Honduran cuisine.
The groundbreaking new brewing operation has found a permanent home in the space that formerly housed Basic Brewing Co.
In addition to some exciting bottle and can releases, this week features a number of special events, including Mad Co. Brew House’s first birthday party, Blue Ghost Brewing Co.’s second Fall Harvest Festival and Burial’s Burnpile Festival.
Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts its inaugural Sausage Festival. Also, Buxton Hall Barbecue hosts a preservation pop up dinner; a traditional foods potluck comes to the West Asheville Community Center; Fill the Plate fundraiser is in full swing at Fresh Market, Marco’s Pizzeria changes its name and Frostbite Ice Cream closes its North Asheville location.
Creative local chefs are going vegan this month with plant-based takes on everything from kung pao chicken to a kheema sandwich.
The high-fat, low-carbohydrate nutrition plan is gaining traction as a weight-loss tactic and a means of coping with certain health issues. Local experts say the diet works well for some but not all.
Asheville coffee shops feature fall-flavored beverages that will make you forget about pumpkin spice.
While the recent passage of SB-155 was widely celebrated, skeptics have wondered just how much stimulus two hours of morning alcohol sales would provide for an already booming industry.
Metro Wines teams up with Rezaz and local cookbook authors for a vegan-based wine pairing dinner. Also, Living Web Farms and the French Broad Food Co-op host Fermentation Show and Tell, the Hop Ice Cream Café joins the Thomas Wolfe Memorial to celebrate Wolfe’s 117th birthday and White Duck Taco announces Sunday brunch and plans for a new space in the River Arts District.
Thirsty Monk hosts a Pumpkin Pint Night and brings back its Fall Harvest Ale, Sweeten Creek debuts its Belgian Honey Pale Ale and more.
From the area’s largest single construction project to fall planting, Xpress has the scoop on local fall happenings. Here are some of our best stories from the previous week to keep you reading as you wait for our next issue, coming to a paper box near you on Wednesday, Oct. 4.
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.
Buncombe County’s 37th craft beer operation will produce two of the industry’s most difficult and time-consuming styles — and do so without a brewhouse.
The fifth annual event provides an opportunity to reflect on the local cider industry — one that’s grown to the extent that new types of business models and specialty stores have emerged alongside national and state associations, helping established and new producers better educate consumers and grow their brands.