Inquiring vegans want to know

Mackensy Lunsford’s review of Firestorm Cafe [”The Anarchist's Cookbook," Nov. 17, Xpress] was great. I was especially pleased to see her raving about the vegan cupcakes. One taste of the culinary creations of Asheville’s vegan chefs and bakers is often all that is needed to dispel the common misconception that vegan foods don't measure up […]

Room with a viewpoint

At first glance, it would be easy to dismiss Firestorm Café & Books, slated to open May 24, as just another downtown java spot in a town that’s swimming in them—not to mention that it’s tucked away in a corner of downtown with little visibility where previous businesses have gone belly-up. “This town is filled […]