Local restaurants, breweries and organizations have developed creative ways to celebrate the holiday without the meat.
Hemp cheese ravioli, a vegan cheesecake with hemp crust and a dreamsicle—a kind of Creamsicle with a hemp twist—are all on this year’s menu for A Taste of Hemp.
Hemp enthusiasts prepare for industrial cultivation legalization with the inaugural HempX festival. Meanwhile, Earth Fare celebrates its 40th year; Burial Beer Co. hosts a farmhouse ale-themed foodie event; and The Market Place chef William Dissen gives English muffins a new level of pizazz.
National organic convenience food brand Amy’s Kitchen recently introduced a new line of vegan-certified frozen desserts based on Plant chef Jason Sellers’ locally popular recipes. Photo by Nathan Metcalf
a href=”“Calling the Jan. 25 Mountain Xpress a “Wellness” issue is quite a stretch. There were only a few articles dealing with wellness — one detailed how Asheville became an alternative medicine mecca and discussed Project Access, which provides free medical care to uninsured residents. But this so-called Wellness issue also included a piece that […]
Jason Sellers is the chef and co-owner (with Alan Berger and Leslie Armstrong) of Plant, Asheville's newest vegan restaurant, located on Merrimon Avenue. Sellers first made waves in the vegetarian community as the head chef at the Laughing Seed. He’s credited with ramping up some aspects of the menu during his tenure there. Trained at […]