A recent visit from international beer importers may point to new distribution possibilities for Asheville’s brewing industry.
The new pizza-by-the-slice restaurant is taking over the space that once housed Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub.
A new pie cafe hits South Asheville. Also, Urban Orchard Cider Co. will host a five-course live fire dinner, Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club and Hickory Nut Gap Farm team up for a fundraiser and lots more in this week’s Small Bites.
The Black Cloud honors the memory of Justin Shearer, and Wedge, Burial and Catawba release new small-batch seasonals.
The Henderson County brewery hosts the second Fletcher Firefly Festival on Saturday, June 24, in its new Firefly Field.
Locals who experience gluten intolerance and other conditions that require dietary limitations have to cope with numerous challenges when dining out and socializing.
With everything from blueberries to beets ripening at WNC gardens and farms, it’s time to get busy preserving the bounty for the months to come.
Father’s Day food events, an artisan baking workshop, a South of the Border-themed picnic buffet and an educational wine tasting are all on the menu in this week’s Small Bites.
**UPDATED JUNE 14** Burial turns four, Catawba collaborates with Biltmore Farms Hotels and more local beer news.
Local homebrewers Tim LaBruyere and David Maida brought home prizes for their exceptional beers.
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.
Black-Eyed Susan Cafe is now open in Black Mountain. Also, Buxton Presents celebrates Fonta Flora’s State of Origin Festival, Asheville VeganFest returns, Metro Wines hosts a class and more Asheville food news.
New farmers markets emerge and established markets move to innovative locations as Asheville businesses seek fresh ways to interact with the community.
Creating a subculture around symbiotic cultures? That’s precisely what is happening in Western North Carolina’s fast-growing fermented food and beverage industries. Cultivating beneficial microorganisms to yield tasty drinks and foods that benefit the mind, body and spirit is being embraced as a business opportunity by an ever-increasing number of locals. A trend that started quietly in […]
L.A. McCrae discusses plans for the area’s first black, queer, female-owned brewery.
Catawba Brewing releases a new German-style pale lager, Thirsty Monk opens Brother Joe’s Coffee Pub and Burial Beer rolls out a new small-batch offering.
The next installment in the monthly, late-night Buxton Presents series doubles as a pre-party for the Morganton brewery’s State of Origin festival.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a female duo’s traveling tribute to iconic songstresses before them; a parent’s efforts to end lunch debt shaming in local schools; and a team of Erwin High track athletes’ trip to compete at nationals.
Dobra Tea will host two tasting and slideshow events this month focused on tea production and culture in Japan. The presentations draw from the recent travels of Miles Cramer, general manager for Dobra Tea’s Asheville-area operations. Cramer spent two weeks in May exploring tea regions in Japan along with other members of the Dobra Tea Collective, which […]
Sarah and Paul Casey bought French Broad on June 1 with plans to renovate and expand its existing tap room.