Small Bites

If Columbus Day has left you with a hankering for Italian food, the most economical choice this month may be Sorrento d’Italia, 875 E. Tunnel Road. In honor of the restaurant’s 15th anniversary, owner B.J. Jabari is offering a free Caesar Salad with every entree this month. Lest this seem like a piddling prize, remember this is the salad that won an award in international competition in 1978. For more information, call 299-1928.

Sam Liu, whose father George has acted as executive chef for several Chinese restaurants in Asheville, has opened Kin’s Kitchen in Hendersonville. According to a release, Kin’s menu will feature fresh, local ingredients in Szechuan, Cantonese and Hunan preparations and Liu’s special chicken wings. Kin’s is located at 2560 Chimmney Rock Road, Suite C. To learn more, call 698-5585.

Earth Fare is sending Oktoberfest out in style with a four-course French Broad Beer Dinner at its South Asheville location (1856 Hendersonville Road) on Thursday, Oct. 25. A portion of the proceeds from the dinner, priced at $45 per person, will be donated to Eliada Home. For reservations, call 210-0100.


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