Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features the fourth annual Burners and BBQ mural event plus Asheville’s first Better Dads Festival.
Dozens of collaborators — from restaurants to artists and stylists — make Open Doors’ Art Affair into a “spectacle” of creativity, according to event chair Dosty Quarrier. The fundraiser’s eighth annual iteration takes place at the Foundation on Saturday, March 11.
The book includes listings for restaurants along interstate highways 26, 40, 73, 74, 77, 85 and 95, including numerous Western North Carolina favorites.
Short-term rental issues returned to Council chambers as the city’s elected officials considered allowing the use of accessory units for homestays. While Council decided not to approve the proposed expansion of the homestay program, it will appoint a task force to study the issue and make recommendations.
Beer Scout can’t cover every event in print, so here’s a handy guide to some of this weekend’s upcoming beer- and cider-related happenings.
12 Bones Smokehouse recently released its first cookbook and will host a party on Sunday, June 14, to celebrate with Asheville fans.
By now, Jim Klingel is accustomed to the misconceptions that the name Oyster House Brewing Co. yields. On a regular basis, the restaurant’s chef hears that his brother Billy’s brewpub is owned by The Lobster Trap (it’s not, though its roots began there), that all of the beers are made with oysters (only the stouts […]
Empty Bowls is an international movement to end hunger and food insecurity, but the charity operates at a local level. Organizers will hold the annual Asheville fundraiser to benefit MANNA FoodBank on Sept. 15.
“Write about the succulent glories of Tar Heel barbecue at one’s own peril,” advised Rosemary Roberts of the Greensboro News & Record, adding, “It’s much safer to take on the National Rifle Association.” Barbecue is North Carolina’s love, lust and food of choice. Heck, it might as well be our state religion. And if love, religion and food are the three most common causes of rifts, rivalries and wars, barbecue is also a battleground.
I hope you might be able to help me recognize a recent exceptional experience that my friends and I from Colorado had with Liberty Bikes in Asheville. We were on a three-week cycling trip through North Carolina (it was all wonderful), and needed advice regarding the opportunity in the Asheville area. Eight of us converged […]
The president’s favorite Asheville barbecue restaurant, 12 Bones Smokehouse, will make the Democratic National Convention’s official tomato-based barbecue sauce this year.
The Junction now offers brunch, WALK is preparing to open on Haywood Road and (more) Latin food is on the way to Asheville.
Viva Europa reopens as Viva Deli, 12 Bones takes its yearly hiatus and Barley’s may be haunted
What’s going on around town in the drink and eats world.