It’s late, you should eat something. The 51 Grill stays open after after dark.

In-between eats

Eating lunch between the no-man’s hours of 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.? Out on the town until 3 a.m.? Even in a foodtopia like Asheville, your options can be limited. Fortunately, there are some restaurants out there for you late-lunchers and night-owls who would rather not frequent the Waffle House — not that there’s anything wrong […]

The Raspberry Beret at Over Easy is a bright, berry-filled concoction, perfect for a morning jump-start. Photos by Jonathan Welch

Beyond the Shirley Temple

Sometimes it seems like Asheville’s all about the booze. We’re Beer City, USA, after all. But where to sip something special sans suds? Asheville has a large selection of drinkable treats that are alcohol-free. Buchi Kombucha is a perfect example of how locally focused and healthy Asheville can be as a whole. The fermented-tea drink […]

Katie Button owns Cúrate with her family. Though Button has worked with some of the world’s best chefs, she’s not afraid to admit she has a soft spot for greasy food. Photo by Jonathan Welch

Chef talk

It's like an accountant doing their own taxes, or a lead singer going to a Karaoke bar on a night off — sometimes what you do for a living is not what you want to do with your spare time. Case in point: chefs often don't want to be in charge of cooking when they […]