Spring in the mountains is a fickle thing, so we’re not sure whether it will be a tad chilly or hot as blazes by the time you read this. Whatever the weather, one thing’s for sure: sizzling temperatures are in our future. And, while iced coffee has its place when you need a cool-down, sometimes abstinence from the java is a good idea — too much coffee makes us a tad cranky, no? There are plenty of bean-free options if you know where to look.
Xpress went in search of the most refreshing beverages beverages within the (walking) parameters of downtown Asheville, visiting a tea house, a food truck and a chocolate shop during our journey. Here’s what we found.