A recent visit from international beer importers may point to new distribution possibilities for Asheville’s brewing industry.
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.
In conjunction with the release of his new book, Grisham has taken to the road for the first time in 25 years, making appearances at independent bookstores from Vermont to Tennessee. Xpress caught up with the prolific author during his stop at Malaprop’s.
With everything from blueberries to beets ripening at WNC gardens and farms, it’s time to get busy preserving the bounty for the months to come.
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.
New farmers markets emerge and established markets move to innovative locations as Asheville businesses seek fresh ways to interact with the community.
Creating a subculture around symbiotic cultures? That’s precisely what is happening in Western North Carolina’s fast-growing fermented food and beverage industries. Cultivating beneficial microorganisms to yield tasty drinks and foods that benefit the mind, body and spirit is being embraced as a business opportunity by an ever-increasing number of locals. A trend that started quietly in […]
L.A. McCrae discusses plans for the area’s first black, queer, female-owned brewery.
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.
With its recent move to an unusual shared business space off Pisgah View Road, the local-foods delivery service has plans to broaden its reach.
Locally owned and operated for 32 years, the distributor gets numerous Asheville area breweries’ products into stores, taprooms and restaurants throughout Western North Carolina.
The family-owned Fairview creamery looks to grow its business by helping preserve a second-generation working dairy farm in Columbus.
The first big event of the 2017 AVL Beer Week celebration offered brews for just about every taste.
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.
Asheville’s second oldest brewery looks back on two decades of operation with rare bottles, new creations and a round-table discussion of sour production history.
Frostbite Ice Cream Bar expands to north Asheville. Also: Blue Dream Curry House celebrates two years, A Taste of Portugal comes to La Guinguette and Put It Up! Youth Food Preservation Camp is now open for enrollment.
The company has signed a long-term lease on a 74,000-square-foot facility in South Asheville.
Seeking to preserve the region’s history and traditional culture, local organizations and researchers are working to document the lives and wisdom of WNC’s elders, believing that this provides invaluable context for the area’s present and future.
Local scientists, farmers, food activists and professors discuss the pros and cons of GMOs.