Small Bites

How about a little java on the cheap? To celebrate its one-year anniversary, Greenberry’s Coffee & Tea Co. will offer a cup of Joe for only 25 cents this Thursday, June 8. At that rate, it’ll cost less than a dollar to get super-caffeinated. Greenberry’s is at 1550 Hendersonville Road in Asheville; call 274-5656 for more.

The folks at at 28806 Deli have renovated their dining room and begun full-service dinners Monday through Saturday, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. A full bar as well as an extensive wine list are also offered to complement the menu. 28806 is located at 1328 Patton Ave. in West Asheville. Reservations are requested, and can be made by calling 252-5664.

The Boathouse Restaurant will host a special five-course wine dinner at 7 p.m. on on Tuesday, June 13. The meal will feature wine pairings selected by downtown Asheville’s Weinhaus. Weather permitting, it will take place on the outdoor patio overlooking Lake Julian. Cost is $55 per person; call the Weinhaus for reservations at 254-6453. For more info, visit

Asheville’s La Caterina Trattoria is celebrating its 12th birthday with a feast on Wednesday, June 14, at 7:00 p.m. The dinner will also serve as the formal introduction of the Italian restaurant’s new chef, Paul Branly, a veteran of such fine eateries as Sonsie Restaurant in Boston and the Inn of the Anasazi in Santa Fe. The feast will feature seven courses, as well as Valle Rosa Bonci Verdicchio and Terre di Sole Sangiovese. Price is $55 per person, including tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 254-1148; view the new menu at

Get ready for summer with Earth Fare’s Bountiful Summer Berries Celebration, which runs from the weekend of July 16-18. The event will feature cooking demonstrations, samples, fun food ideas, and more. Earth Fare is located at Asheville’s Westgate Shopping Center. For more information, call 253-7656.


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