The sudden closure of the area’s only poultry processing plant in October not only caused a pre-Thanksgiving scramble for local turkey producers, but continues to impact Western North Carolina’s small farms.
State legislation passed at the end of May offers an affordable way for eateries to expand their menus and draw more customers.
The concept is equal parts old-school butcher shop, meat-centric restaurant and friendly neighborhood bar. The hybrid, slated for an early September opening, is taking over the 697 Haywood Road location that previously housed Bandidos Latin Kitchen.
Foothills Meats intimate family dinner-turned-Jurassic feast of epic proportions is back with a new venue at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Big Top taproom near Biltmore Village.
Although still based in Black Mountain, Foothills Meats has a new location in Asheville, sharing space as a deli and sandwich shop within Ben’s Penny Mart.