Initially seen as a lifesaver, the Paycheck Protection Program has instead become a lead weight around the necks of many independent restaurants.
In the restaurant industry, success rates can be shockingly low. Yet there are a handful of eateries in Asheville that have stood the test of time.
Olde London Road brings English booze, food and football to downtown Asheville. Also: Crawfish boil at One World Brewing West; The Grazing Camel comes to Table; Bomba launches its latest menu; and more.
Asheville Restaurant Week offers special prix fixe menus at a number of local eateries. Also this week, Burial Beer and Hickory Nut Gap Farm partner for a feast, The Farm talks about Super Bowl snacks and more.
Bomba adds new items to its breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Also, Katie Button offers a cooking demonstration, Rezaz hosts its final Sofra Sunday, Metro Wines provides free wine samples and Olive or Twist announces it will close for good in January.
From dry-cured turkey to vegan mac and cheese to Caribbean coconut rum drinks, some of Asheville’s most creative chefs talk about favorite Thanksgiving foods that range from the classic to the unconventional.
Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn is offering fans free popcorn and more during the company’s first anniversary celebration. Meanwhile Standard Pizza Co., has a new downtown location; Asheville’s gluten-less population convenes for an educational event; Black Mountain Ciderworks is throwing a Halloween bash and Bomba is rolling out a multi-cultural menu.
The turbulent story of Asheville’s most prolific restaurant owner.