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 […]
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.
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.
The ice-cream sandwich purveyor moved into its first brick-and-mortar at the end of June.
In its seventh year, Noble Kava launches a new location on Biltmore Avenue. Also, the WNC Battle of the Burger returns, Atlanta barbecue comes to Buxton Hall, Sovereign Remedies hosts Bad Hombres Taco Pop Up and Shuck N Brew Oyster Bar opens in Fletcher.
Whether you favor pig pickin’ or watermelon, live music or a dramatic reading of the “Declaration of Independence,” there’s something for everyone this holiday, and Xpress has all your pie-flavored, freedom-filled needs covered.
Local authors, chefs and bakers dish up ideas for imaginative open-air feasts.
Café Yuzu will feature handmade treats by baker and owner Cynthia Pierce along with products from Vortex Doughnuts, French Broad Chocolates, OWL Bakery and Dobra Tea. Also, Fork & Knife hosts a Fourth of July event, Tiki Thursdays returns to Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian and Bone & Broth introduces its early-summer menu.
The former theater technician talks about how his Woodfin eatery has come to be known for its unusual décor and old-time music culture.
The new pizza-by-the-slice restaurant is taking over the space that once housed Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub.
A new pie cafe hits South Asheville. Also, Urban Orchard Cider Co. will host a five-course live fire dinner, Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club and Hickory Nut Gap Farm team up for a fundraiser and lots more in this week’s Small Bites.
Locals who experience gluten intolerance and other conditions that require dietary limitations have to cope with numerous challenges when dining out and socializing.
Father’s Day food events, an artisan baking workshop, a South of the Border-themed picnic buffet and an educational wine tasting are all on the menu in this week’s Small Bites.
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.
Black-Eyed Susan Cafe is now open in Black Mountain. Also, Buxton Presents celebrates Fonta Flora’s State of Origin Festival, Asheville VeganFest returns, Metro Wines hosts a class and more Asheville food news.
Catawba Brewing releases a new German-style pale lager, Thirsty Monk opens Brother Joe’s Coffee Pub and Burial Beer rolls out a new small-batch offering.
The next installment in the monthly, late-night Buxton Presents series doubles as a pre-party for the Morganton brewery’s State of Origin festival.
Chef Parker Schultz used an impressive selection of Stone beers as inspiration for an original menu that equaled — and arguably surpassed — its liquid counterparts.
Bounty & Soul’s VegOut fundraiser returns for its second year. Also, Native Kitchen and Social Pub holds a fundraiser for the Autism Society of North Carolina, Backyard BBQ Competition takes place in Brevard, the fourth annual Skillet Six Ways returns and more.
Meredith and Brandon Ellison, and Casey and Sarah Watkins talk about how they ended up running a restaurant in Swannanoa and how they hope to help build the town’s future.
The owners of Jargon and Gan Shan Station discuss the ins and outs of launching an eatery in Foodtopia.