Amazing Pizza Co. goes from food truck to brick-and-mortar restaurant. Also, the Asheville Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival rolls back into town, a few tickets are still available for the Highlands Food & Wine Festival and more local food news.
As its name implies, dent corn has a small dent in each kernel and is mostly used in its dried form as a grain.
The Early Girl’s owners say King Daddy’s will shutter on Thursday, Sept. 20, with the new restaurant opening on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
On Monday, Sept. 17, the Madison County Beekeepers Association will host a honey-tasting contest, recipe competition and potluck. Also: Pedal to Plate returns; Highland Brewing Co. hosts Grapes, Grains and Graham; The Asheville School of Wine hosts its latest series of classes; and plenty more.
Asheville Wine & Food Festival founder and director Bob Bowles says he faced challenges in securing a suitable location for this year’s event. In the meantime, a group of local chefs and business owners are making headway with plans for a new food and beverage festival with an experiential focus for 2019.
The prolific, native berries, can easily be found along the edges of forests or in grassy or disturbed areas in Western North Carolina August through December.
On Thursday, Sept. 13, ASAP will bring farmers and restaurants together in its third annual Local Food Experience. Also: Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. rolls out a collaborative pizza series; Oak and Grist Distilling Co. celebrates its first bottle release; Asheville Community Garden Network hosts its annual dinner; and more.
Nationally known speakers, cooking classes with Asheville chefs and visits to local farms and markets are all part of this new learning event for medical professionals and nutritionists.
Through a partnership with Patchwork Urban Farms, chef Gene Ettison is leveraging a new entrepreneurial venture to bring healthy meals and grocery options to Asheville’s food deserts.
On Saturday, Aug. 11 the the Renaissance Asheville Hotel will host the seventh annual White Fundraiser. The event benefits the local nonprofit Loving Food Resources. Also this week: Summer at the Old Dairy Barn Harvest; The 41st annual Sourwood Festival; Cider and Cheese Pairing; and plenty more.
What’s happens when a new chef steps into the leadership role in a well-established kitchen?
Sand Hill Kitchen nabbed its first grand prize from the panel of judges, while the Rankin Vault regained people’s choice honors after losing the crown in 2017.
The enigmatic nightshade vegetable is a summer favorite for local chefs and farmers.
Tupelo Honey is set to roll out its new downtown expansion. Also: WNC Battle of the Burger returns; Foraging Dinner series continues at Nightbell; AVLCakeLady and The Ettison Group present: An Evening of Dining of Excellence; and plenty more.
Through their design strategies, menus and aesthetic themes, local eateries contribute to and define the city’s distinct food scene.
Burial Beer Co. joins forces with Cucina 24 chef Brian Canipelli. Also: Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival returns; Folkmoot pairs with Blind Pig Supper Club; TreeRock Social Cider House holds its inaugural Cookie-Chill-Off and plenty more Asheville food news.
Asheville-based author and chef Meredith Leigh leads a workshop on cooking with fats. Also: Bites & Brews Food Truck Festival rolls into the Asheville Outlets; Sow True Seed hosts a free fermentation class; A Midsummer Wine Dinner comes to The Prince Anne Hotel; and The Chemist opens on Coxe Avenue.
For many Western North Carolina chefs, having control of a menu offers a means of honoring family history and celebrating culinary heritage.
From Japanese kakigori to Filipino halo-halo, Asheville is serving some chilly summer treats that venture far beyond a scoop of vanilla.
On Sunday, July 8, The Block Off Biltmore will host The Great North Carolina Vegan Barbecue Cookoff. Also: La Guinguette offers an American Wine Dinner; AUX Bar (On Fire) Guest Chef series continues; Macaron & Mimosa Flights; The Blind Pig presents: Pop Sugar; and a wine dinner with Bibiana González Rave
Local butchers and chefs have weighed in with some meaty ideas — and several plant-based ones, as well — for taking your summer grill game up a notch.