A competition at Ole Shakey’s Getaway highlights locally made beef jerky. Also, MetroWine celebrates the solar eclipse, Living Web Farm offers a class on homemade sauces, Hickory Nut Gap Farm leads a course in the art of sausage-making and Sovereign Remedies goes to the theater.
This year’s Asheville burger competition saw the Salvage Station take home top honors among the judges’ picks, while a three-time champion was unseated for the people’s choice title.
Local homebrewers Tim LaBruyere and David Maida brought home prizes for their exceptional beers.
Shortly after opening in March, Ryan Falconi’s new food truck nabbed top honors in its first competition — the Oskar Blues Loaded Up and Truckin’ Food Truck-Off.
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.
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.
This season, 11 Thursday home games at McCormick Field will feature discounts on local brews.
This year’s Asheville Food Truck Showdown sports a larger venue and more competition.
Rhubarb chef John Fleer and Asheville-based author Ronni Lundy are up for awards this year, as is homegrown talent Camille Cogswell.
The battle raged hot and heavy at All American Food Fights’ sixth annual Asheville Wing War on March 5. This year’s sold-out event drew the largest crowd yet with nearly 1,000 attendees converging on the Crowne Plaza Resort for the festivities. Each year, about a dozen restaurants go head to head, each offering both traditional […]
In Western North Carolina and across the country, labor unions seem to be a dying breed these days, and many local residents don’t seem overly concerned about it. Yet WNC’s complex history of unionization stretches back to the late 19th century. From high-profile labor disputes and the emergence of “right to work” laws to the […]
A panel of local judges evaluated 30 honeys from around the globe to determine the 2017 Black Jar champion.
These days, geeking out is hot. Asheville is home to a vibrant community of people looking to express their nerdier side, and abundant businesses to serve them: From comic books to games to movies and more, this town has it all. Across the country, the cultural partitions surrounding geekdom are being torn down: What was […]
Sand Hill Kitchen is a new shop offering homemade biscuits, pastries and more. Also: A winter pop-up comes to Knife & Fork, Recession Proof Mixology is happening at Sovereign Remedies and the International Black Jar Honey Contest returns with a public tasting event.
A recent blind tasting organized by the French Broad Vignerons proved that North Carolina wines are on par with similar vintages from Napa Valley, France and Spain.
Gluttony reigns supreme at Champlain, Buxton Hall’s latest pop-up event. Also, Mike Ferrari leads cooking classes at The Farm, Fletcher hosts its 16th annual chili cook-off, Ask Hendersonville offers a foodie prize giveaway and the Organic Growers School opens early registration for its Spring Conference.
With a bevy of companies relocating or expanding operations in Western North Carolina, economic boosters, educators and business representatives are working to prepare the next generation of workers to meet the growing need.
A new wood-smoked barbecue joint opens in Candler, Strada Italiano celebrates the holiday season with the Feast of Seven Fishes, Bone and Broth expands its menu and hours and A-B Tech’s culinary team takes home the state title.