Small Bites

Arden’s The Boathouse on Lake Julian now offers a Sunday brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The buffet features an array of low-country items prepared by chef Jeff Lanzaro, such as spicy shrimp and grits and biscuits with sausage or ham gravy. For more information, call 687-4141, or visit

The Cellar Door in Black Mountain has expanded its hours for spring and summer. The restaurant is now open seven days a week, serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 9:30 p.m., with a bar menu available between lunch and dinner. For more information, call 669-9090.

12 Bones Smokehouse and Clingman Avenue Cafe and Catering are this year’s recipients of the RiverBusiness awards, which are handed out by the nonprofit RiverLink and the Asheville chapter of SCORE. The award, a $500 cash prize, is granted to independently owned businesses in Asheville’s River District that help to attract other businesses and/or residents. For more about the winners, visit and

Two Guys Olde Style Hoagies on Charlotte Street in Asheville is now serving pizza and beer. For more information, call 254-9955.

The Southside Cafe has started serving breakfast as part of an ongoing celebration of 15 years of business in the South Asheville area. Breakfast is served a la carte Tuesday through Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. For more information, call 274-4413.


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