After several delays, Gemelli launches in the Westgate Regional Shopping Center. Plus: Cultura reopens; The Whale hosts Yacht Rock Zwanze Day; and more!
After two years away, Asheville City Market returns downtown. Also: Jettie Rae’s Oyster House welcomes The Pearl; Holeman and Finch Public House debuts brunch menu; and plenty more!
Franny’s Farmacy continues its expansion. Plus: Cultivated Community Dinner Series launches latest Spring Series; Asheville Truffle Experience returns; and plenty more!
Asheville Independent Restaurant Association hire Kim Murray, co-owner of Creekside Taphouse, as its new executive director. Plus: Asheville Tea Co. offers Dry January recipes; MANNA FoodBank announces new chief executive officer; and plenty more!
What was 2021 like for local chefs and food entrepreneurs? Xpress caught up with a few to get their take on another challenging year.
Contemplating the mostly unused space that was and eventually will again be home to Cultura restaurant on Coxe Avenue, chef Eric Morris envisioned monthly collaborative pop-ups with local chefs, particularly those cooking from personal cultural traditions. “I wanted to get more perspective on what other people are cooking, give chefs without their own brick-and-mortar some […]
A new coffee shop opens just north of Asheville. Plus, Ay Caramba debuts on Merrimon Avenue; Early Girl plans for two additional locations; and more!
National and local issues of injustice and imparity laid bare in 2020 guided planning for the 2021 Chow Chow reboot.
The Asheville Ben’s Friends chapter hosts a crawfish boil, Western North Carolina AIDS Project gets set for Dining In for Life 2021, Chow Chow announces its 2021 festival schedule and more local food news.
Three Western North Carolina hospitals were named among the best in the country in Healthgrades’ 2021 America’s Best Hospitals. The 2021 Child Health Report Card shows the state failing in several areas, including mental health, substance use, birth outcomes and housing and economic security. Plus more health and wellness news in this week’s roundup.
Asheville chefs discuss local specialty markets that bring globally sourced products close to home.
“Launching my own business during a global pandemic was one of the best things I have done. It has taught me a great deal about who I am and ignited my admiration and passion for Cantonese food all over again. I am most grateful for the camaraderie and meaningful relationships among our Asheville restaurant industry […]
Beyond cooking, the Toronto native says her greatest passion is supporting the LGBTQ community.