It’s common for food truck owners to aspire to one day transition to a brick-and-mortar restaurant, but sometimes that dynamic is reversed.
Landmark restaurants changed hands, established chefs experimented with new concepts and Asheville lost one food festival and gained a new one.
Employee Crystal Capettini bought the bar with the intention of preserving its historic dive bar character.
The Durham-based antifolk troubadour plays a full band show at the Burger Bar on June 9.
Expect to hear some new tunes during Livingdog’s upcoming performance with Clint Roberts at Burger Bar on Friday, March 31.
Asheville’s past meets its present at the historic Burger Bar, where co-owners Celeste Adams and Chris King have worked to build a business that’s “short on frills, but long on character.”
Under state law, businesses that do not serve a certain amount of food are required to be members-only clubs. Local bar owners and bartenders say the law causes more problems than it’s worth.
Although gentrification may be watering down the legacy of longstanding watering holes, several beloved dive bars stand strong in Asheville.