Double D’s Coffee and Desserts invites the community to be a part of its latest renovation project. Also in this week’s food news, Sunny Point Café hosts a benefit dinner for FEAST, Farm to Fender celebrates its grand opening and Seasonal School of Culinary Arts announces a week of classes with local celebrity chefs and authors.
**UPDATED AUG. 2** Catawba Brewing raises money for local beer person Kyle Milligan’s medical expenses, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation’s 2017 Find Your Pint fundraiser kicks off at Oyster House, Black Cloud hosts an Innovation Brewing tap takeover and more local beer news.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a Candler-based illustrator’s third book plus a mother-daughter baking blog.
Archetype Brewing celebrates its grand opening on July 29 with a day of family-friendly events.
Although it never made it into the approved budget, a provision included in North Carolina’s spending plan this spring calling for statewide cuts to food assistance had WNC hunger-relief organizations on high alert.
Milk & Honey Café brings a chef-driven food menu plus cold-pressed juices and smoothies to Arden. Also, Dobra Tea benefits Rise as One, The Hop hosts a fundraiser for ASAP and Nightbell teams with No Taste Like Home.
Twin Leaf shares its first canned beer, Sweeten Creek collaborates with Can Creek Cycling Components and more local beer news.
Housed in an old gas station in Marshall, Star Diner offers the former Tupelo Honey executive chef a friendly, small-town venue for showcasing his favorite fare.
This two-part series traces the history and examines the current state of the Southside neighborhood’s food access situation.
By day, the streets of Asheville are packed with hordes of tourists following their GPS toward crowded restaurants, locals weaving their way to favorite hole-in-the-wall cafés and beer drinkers galore stumbling toward the next brewery on their list. But as night sets in and shops start to close, an entirely new problem emerges: Where can […]
**UPDATED JULY 19** Hi-Wire turns four, Wedge releases a new stout, Thirsty Monk celebrates Belgian National Day and more local beer news.
East Fork Pottery introduces the One Bowl Dinner fundraising series. Also: Edible Asheville hosts its latest FED Talk, Luella’s Bar-B-Que celebrates 10 years, Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts a butchery class and Virgola opens in Biltmore Village.
The region’s only canned craft beer festival features dozens of canning breweries, live music and outdoor sports, July 21-22 at Oskar Blues’ REEB Ranch space in Transylvania County.
Chef William Dissen has been one of the faces of Asheville’s culinary scene since he bought The Market Place restaurant from its founder, Mark Rosenstein, eight years ago. On the cusp of The Market Place’s 38th year in operation, Dissen recently announced his newest venture — a 150-seat farm-to-table restaurant in uptown Charlotte. Located just around the corner […]
As in previous years, winners were determined through a double-blind taste test.
A new partnership introduces locally grown and malted barley to Asheville’s craft beer scene.
As prisons across the country make national headlines for privatization and bad service, Xpress investigates food service at both the county jail and state prison facilities..
The Asheville food rescue nonprofit looks to replicate its success in new cities while feeding even more people on the local level.
Hendersonville’s Historic Seventh Avenue District welcomes a new coffee venture. Also, Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival begins Friday, July 14; Metro Wines host multiple classes and tastings and the Asheville International Wine Competition celebrates regional wineries.
**UPDATED JULY 17** Catawba releases the first in a series of seasonal fruited IPAs, Monk Beer Academy explores Mixed Culture Farmhouse Ales and more local beer news.