The Mills River cidery is offering new drinks and events for spring.
Pour and Thirsty Monk celebrate King’s Day, Urban Orchard hosts the Just Brew It kick-off party and more Asheville beer news.
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.
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.
**UPDATED MARCH 29** Bruisin’ Ales releases the first in a series of anniversary beers, Sierra Nevada hosts its second Burly Beer Fest, and Burial welcomes IPA author Josh Bernstein
Posana debuts its menu for dogs. Also, Foothills Meats expands its CSA program, the Asheville City Market opens the season on North Market Street and more in this week’s Small Bites.
Je Ne Sais Quad, the first of four beers celebrating the bottle shop’s 10 years in Asheville, debuts Friday, March 31.
The brewery opened with a golden rye made with organic malt, and is following that with a a porter, a red ale and a turmeric ale, all brewed with with fresh well water from owner Phil Desenne’s five-acre farm.
The international provider of pure liquid yeast plans to open a taproom in July at its Charlotte Street facility.
Local barley wine producers discuss the style’s limited presence in the Asheville brewing industry and its potential for a resurgence.
Well Played opens Saturday, March 25. Also, LaZoom Tours has a new pop-up bar, Strange Carolinas aims to find the best burger in the state, kids can eat breakfast with Curious George and the Asheville School of Wine hosts the Mediterranean Diet Appalachian-Style dinner.