Since 2013, bars in North Carolina that operate as private clubs have been exempt from having health inspections — even if they have full kitchens and serve food. Some Asheville business owners talk about the law and its implications for the service industry.
This weekend brings film, karaoke (for the bold), spoken word and more. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.
In Asheville, there are plenty of places to wet your whistle. Brew pubs and wine bars abound. But where do you go when you want a special-occasion drink? Xpress is here to help. Sazerac Sazerac’s menu of craft cocktails is something special, especially the “Nine Muses” section, with drinks named after the traditional Greek muses. […]