Where the truffles are

The goods: Truffles, the fungal variety, are the center of attention at The Grand Bohemian and other restaurants around Asheville this weekend. Photo by Susi Gott Seguret

Wine-and-truffle pairing dinners, hosted by executive chefs and winemakers, will take place in several area restaurants at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 24 as part of the National Truffle Fest. "It's going to be a wellspring of great food as well as fabulous information," says Lenora Evans, chairman of the Frankie Lemmon Foundation. To buy tickets (all dinners cost $125 per person) and for more information, visit http://www.frankielemmonschool.org/events/national-truffle-fest.

Restaurants and vineyards:

Cucina 24 with Bonaccorsi Wine Company
Curate with Steve Miles Selections
Fiore’s with The Gabrielle Collection
Inn at Biltmore with Biltmore Wines
Ruth’s Chris with Perception
The Cliffs with ABC/Clendenen Family
The Red Stag Grill with B Cellars

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