This two-part series traces the history and examines the current state of the Southside neighborhood’s food access situation.
By day, the streets of Asheville are packed with hordes of tourists following their GPS toward crowded restaurants, locals weaving their way to favorite hole-in-the-wall cafés and beer drinkers galore stumbling toward the next brewery on their list. But as night sets in and shops start to close, an entirely new problem emerges: Where can […]
**UPDATED JULY 19** Hi-Wire turns four, Wedge releases a new stout, Thirsty Monk celebrates Belgian National Day and more local beer news.
East Fork Pottery introduces the One Bowl Dinner fundraising series. Also: Edible Asheville hosts its latest FED Talk, Luella’s Bar-B-Que celebrates 10 years, Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts a butchery class and Virgola opens in Biltmore Village.
The region’s only canned craft beer festival features dozens of canning breweries, live music and outdoor sports, July 21-22 at Oskar Blues’ REEB Ranch space in Transylvania County.
Chef William Dissen has been one of the faces of Asheville’s culinary scene since he bought The Market Place restaurant from its founder, Mark Rosenstein, eight years ago. On the cusp of The Market Place’s 38th year in operation, Dissen recently announced his newest venture — a 150-seat farm-to-table restaurant in uptown Charlotte. Located just around the corner […]
As in previous years, winners were determined through a double-blind taste test.
A new partnership introduces locally grown and malted barley to Asheville’s craft beer scene.
As prisons across the country make national headlines for privatization and bad service, Xpress investigates food service at both the county jail and state prison facilities..
The Asheville food rescue nonprofit looks to replicate its success in new cities while feeding even more people on the local level.
Hendersonville’s Historic Seventh Avenue District welcomes a new coffee venture. Also, Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival begins Friday, July 14; Metro Wines host multiple classes and tastings and the Asheville International Wine Competition celebrates regional wineries.
**UPDATED JULY 17** Catawba releases the first in a series of seasonal fruited IPAs, Monk Beer Academy explores Mixed Culture Farmhouse Ales and more local beer news.
This year’s Asheville burger competition saw the Salvage Station take home top honors among the judges’ picks, while a three-time champion was unseated for the people’s choice title.
**UPDATED JULY 6** Burial continues its Off Topic discussion series, Wedge releases two new beers, Hi-Wire digs into its sour cellar and more local beer news.
The ice-cream sandwich purveyor moved into its first brick-and-mortar at the end of June.
Local ice pop pros have creative suggestions for making cool treats at home.
In its seventh year, Noble Kava launches a new location on Biltmore Avenue. Also, the WNC Battle of the Burger returns, Atlanta barbecue comes to Buxton Hall, Sovereign Remedies hosts Bad Hombres Taco Pop Up and Shuck N Brew Oyster Bar opens in Fletcher.
Carrieann and Jon Schneider will create their beers using produce and herbs grown at the 11-acre sustainable farm brewery.
The concept is equal parts old-school butcher shop, meat-centric restaurant and friendly neighborhood bar. The hybrid, slated for an early September opening, is taking over the 697 Haywood Road location that previously housed Bandidos Latin Kitchen.
Partnerships with local breweries will help raise much-needed summer funding for MANNA FoodBank.
Founders Joan and Joe Eckert reflect on the pub’s history, including being the original home of Asheville’s second brewery.