Feline fans can interact with cats while enjoying food and beverage in a new downtown cafe. Cats at Play Café brought in its first batch of adoptable cats May 15, after experiencing a few delays. The cafe will officially open its doors to customers on Saturday, May 27. Owners Clare Owensby and Lisa Fox say […]
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What’s new in food: Holeman and Finch Public House opens on Biltmore
When chef Linton Hopkins opened H&F Burger on Biltmore Avenue in December 2019, it was in part a reference to the cheeseburger made famous as a late-night-only special at Holeman and Finch Public House, which he and his wife, Gina Hopkins, opened in Atlanta in 2008. While the burger may have been the calling card to […]
Asheville chefs and bartenders share DIY gift ideas
From homemade marshmallows to batch cocktails, Asheville-area chefs and beverage experts share inspiration for gifts from the home kitchen.
Local cookbooks and chefs provide inspiration for cooler temperatures ahead
Spicy soups, baked apples, buckwheat pancakes and cheesy dips are some of the recipes Asheville chefs and cookbook authors lean into as cold weather approaches.
Asheville relishes chow chow, the quintessential Southern condiment
Cookbook author Ashley English describes chow chow as a “democratic” condiment. “There are so many permutations and iterations, you can customize it the way you want.”
Small bites: Sweethearts Supper benefits Youth Transformed for Life
Youth Transformed for Life’s third annual Sweethearts Supper takes place Saturday, May 12, at the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center. Also: a sampling of area Mother’s Day events.
Small bites: Asheville Cocktail Week mixes things up
The third annual Asheville Cocktail Week returns, with a kickoff dinner at Cucina 24. Also: Rhubarb celebrates Ashley English’s latest cookbook, AUX Bar & Kitchen hosts its new series, Capella on 9 adds Sunday brunch, Congregation Beth Ha Tephila hosts a pre-Asheville Bread Festival event and Pete’s Pies closes.
To-go box revival redux: Resuscitating restaurant leftovers with Ashley English and Nate Allen
Don’t trash that doggy bag! Asheville culinary experts have some creative ideas for giving new life to leftover restaurant meals.
Take it outside: Asheville gets creative about eating outdoors
Local authors, chefs and bakers dish up ideas for imaginative open-air feasts.
Potluck party: Ashley English launches her new book with a community get-together
Asheville author Ashley English practices what she preaches by hosting a community potluck to celebrate the release of the softcover version of her book, Handmade Gatherings.
Small bites: CiderFest NC
CiderFest brings local and regional hard ciders together for a third year. Plus, Ashley English stops into Asheville to lead a lesson on DIY dairy; The Hop West celebrates five years with free ice cream for all; and Season’s at Highland Lake welcomes executive chef Steve Boeger to the kitchen.
Rhubarb hosts Ashley English Week to honor the local author’s recipes
It’s Ashley English Week at Rhubarb! The local author, known for her Homemade Living book series, is thrilled to be showcasing recipes for both food and drinks at the celebrated restaurant, which she calls one of her favorite local spots. “Who would’ve ever guessed that my patronage of a restaurant so seriously deserving of every […]
Notes from the Asheville food scene