Brew Horizons returns for a second year while Hi-Wire’s Carolina Small Batch expands to include South Carolina breweries.
**UPDATED FEB. 27** Eurisko’s Twin Peaks Day returns with multiple new beers, Zebulon releases an historical recreation of IPA circa 1850 and more local beer news.
Western North Carolina, which, despite a paucity of ethnic and racial diversity demographically, boasts a wide range of global culinary representation.
On Tuesday, March 3, Mother Ocean Market will host its grand opening. Also: The Whale: A Craft Beer Collective and 12 Bones team up for a leap year beer dinner; Noble Cider hosts its fifth annual Chili Cookoff, benefiting Girls on the Run of WNC; Root Down Kitchen opens at Salvage Station; and plenty more in this week’s Small Bites.
Resourcefulness, hard work and tenacity have proven to be indispensable ingredients for success among many of Asheville’s leading women restaurateurs.
Female higher-ups at Hi-Wire, Urban Orchard and Zebulon discuss crafting exceptional taproom experiences.
**UPDATED FEB. 21** The first release in the Hi-Wire Loves AVL series is out, Catawba cans a Horchata White Ale and more local beer news.
Chicken, black eyed-peas and collard greens are among the items to be served at the upcoming Soul Food Supper, hosted by Asheville Parks and Recreation. Also: Lookout Brewing Co. holds a mac and cheese cookoff; The Cut Cocktail Lounge celebrates Mardi Gras with a crawfish boil; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
For Valentine’s Day, couples from Sweeten Creek, Hillman, Highland, Asheville Brewing and Ginger’s Revenge talk about sharing a workplace.
**UPDATED FEB. 14** Dessert-inspired brews hit the taps at multiple breweries for Valentine’s Day.
High-quality ingredients, skill and a lot of time — often up to two days — go into the preparation of the soups at many Asheville-area restaurants.
Where to eat for Valentine’s Day? You’ve got options. Also: Asheville Celtic Festival debuts; Doc Brown’s BBQ hosts a vegan pop-up; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
Creative options for Valentine’s Day fare on a budget.
Beyond cooking, the Toronto native says her greatest passion is supporting the LGBTQ community.
Over the past decade, a small but dedicated scene has developed around Western North Carolina’s kava and kratom bars.
**UPDATED FEB. 7** Homeplace opens its second location, Thirsty Monk joins the hard seltzer ranks and more local beer news.
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, French Broad Food Co-op is hosting its latest workshop focused on aphrodisiacs. Also: Asheville Mardi Gras celebrates its latest Cajun Cookoff; Green Opportunities announces latest classes; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
A foodcentric look at this year’s Super Bowl contenders and Asheville options for authentic (or nearly authentic) game-day grub.
**UPDATED JAN. 31** Pisgah’s Stout Hog Day returns, Bruisin’ Ales offers deep discounts on its inventory and more local beer news.
After five years, Gan Shan Station owner Patrick O’Cain has decided to close the Charlotte Street restaurant. Come spring, Jettie Rae’s Oyster House will replace the Asian-themed eatery. Also: Onesie Bar Crawl returns, Chow Chow hires an executive director and local food venues prepare for Super Bowl LIV.
A heartfelt thanks is in order, to the 414 individuals who donated to 2019’s Give!Local partner nonprofits, generating a total impact of $178,804. Every dollar goes directly to local nonprofits making a difference in the WNC community. Mountain Xpress’ fifth annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for local organizations benefiting the community has nearly […]