The local libation celebration kicks off Monday, May 1, with a lineup of events featuring 30 distilleries, more than 20 mixologists and eight chefs at 20 venues throughout Asheville.
The Mills River cidery is offering new drinks and events for spring.
**UPDATED APRIL 28** Pour and Thirsty Monk celebrate King’s Day, Urban Orchard hosts the Just Brew It kick-off party and more Asheville beer news.
Owner Lynn Foster says a new restaurant concept is coming soon to the Haywood Road space.
Ronni Lundy was tapped for two awards when the culinary organization announced the winners in its media categories on Tuesday, April 25.
For a limited time, Ole Shakey’s offers the chance to play nine holes of miniature golf on its side patio. Also, Cucina 24 hosts a Polynesian rum dinner, Noble Cider offers A Taste of France and more in this week’s food news.
Thirsty Monk’s Open Brewing becomes a coffee pub while the chain’s efforts to purchase French Broad Brewing Co. continue.
The revered Tampa brewery expands its footprint with help from a fellow craft beer canner.
Warm weather and sunny days mean brunch season has arrived at local restaurants.
**UPDATED APRIL 23** Heinzelmännchen, Highland and Pisgah celebrate anniversaries, Appalachian Vintner releases its annual Olde Hickory collaboration and more.
The event will feature a blend of North Carolina-made cider, live music, exhibits and demonstrations.
White Duck Taco Shop adds to its growing number of locations with a large new South Asheville space designed with locals in mind.
Catawba Brewing Co. and Buxton Hall Barbecue welcome spring with a tiki-themed outdoor bash. Also, Table hosts Nowruz, a community focused Persian, Sephardic and Parsi dinner; Star Diner in Marshall rolls out brunch; Gan Shan Station has new offerings and plenty more.
Hi-Wire releases the latest bottles from its Single Barrel Series, Catawba hosts a beach bash with Buxton Hall Barbecue and Monk Beer Academy delves into the history and growth of North Carolina craft beer.
Asheville Brewing Co. celebrates National Humor Month with screenings of comedy classics and new beers made in honor of the films. The new brews were named through a customer contest.
Burial, Interboro and hip-hop duo Run the Jewels make an IPA, plus other local beer news.
With her recently opened downtown restaurant, Esther Joseph evokes the flavors of her childhood on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia.
This season, 11 Thursday home games at McCormick Field will feature discounts on local brews.