Deluxe, a cafe and wine bar, recently opened on the eastern edge of Woodfin. Also: Love Never Fails Christmas Gala returns; the winner of this year’s Biscuit & Gravy Battle will earn $1,000; Your Vegan Mentor and Sunflower Diner host a vegan cookie swap; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
Blue Mountain brewers Mike Vanhoose and Joey Cagle have launched their own brewery.
A number of local restaurants are choosing to do away with their lunch menus as midday service proves to be less financially viable.
The French sparkling wine is rich in history and tradition and also surprisingly versatile.
Craft Centric celebrates its second anniversary, Hi-Wire releases a high-gravity, basic-ingredient stout and more local beer news.
Local culinary and beverage specialists are teaming up to donate food, funds and holiday gifts to local families in need. Also: Asheville Tea Co. hosts a holiday tea and pastry pairing; Four Sisters Bakery teams up with Black Mountain Recreation and Parks; Mamacita’s Taco Temple holds a tequila dinner; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
From turkey to cranberries, local chefs have some fresh ideas for using up those holiday leftovers.
Although Asheville’s locally focused restaurants have bid adieu for now to the tomatoes, eggplant and zucchini of summer, chefs find something in every season’s harvest to get excited about.
Highland releases the first bottle from its barrel-aged program, The Whale and Urban Orchard collaborate on a holiday cider and more local beer news.
HIV and the trans experience is the theme for this year’s World AIDS Day Community Luncheon. Also: Miracle on Haywood Road and Sippin’ Santa launch; Vivian hosts Hungarian wine dinner; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
The accompanying recipe for baked butternut squash with sage and sausage uses leftovers to create an easy and satisfying option for the upcoming holiday season.
**UPDATED NOV. 21** Twin Leaf brings back a holiday favorite, Thirsty Monk taps a low-calorie ale and more local beer news.
What people know and prefer when it comes to turkey’s signature side dish depends largely on what side of the Mason-Dixon line they grew up on.
Not in the mood to cook this Thanksgiving? Not to worry! There are plenty of Thanksgiving options in and around Asheville. Also: Double D’s celebrates 20 years; Southern Storytellers Supper Series hosts latest event; and more in this week’s Small bites.
Whit Lanning’s family-owned operation is 10 years in the making.
Federal free and reduced-price lunch and breakfast programs help ensure that the 53% of public school students who qualify are fed when they’re at school. But what happens when those kids go home for the evening or the weekend?
**UPDATED NOV. 14** Cold Mountain and Stout Bout return, Tasty Beverage debuts its Fonta Flora-made house beer and more.
The 24th edition of Asheville’s first seasonal beer debuts Nov. 14.
Local religious organizations come together to express gratitude and donate nonperishable food items to those in need. Also: South Asheville Cemetery Association hosts a potluck; Antidote cocktail lounge holds a Harry Potter-themed competition; and plenty more in this week’s Small Bites.
Among the myriad tweaks and changes to the strict and often maligned alcohol control state laws, the bill saw the reins slackened a bit on local producers of alcohol.