Patrick O’Cain of Gan Shan Station and Jacob Sessoms of Table pair up to eliminate hunger. Also: Well Played Board Game Café celebrates its year one anniversary; District Wine Bar is now open in the RAD; and Nile Mile’s Montford location expands.
This new series challenges local chefs to help combat food waste by offering innovative strategies for rejuvenating restaurant leftovers.
Enjoying Asheville’s restaurant scene can be cost-prohibitive, but a number of local eateries make it a point to keep menu prices affordable.
He is remembered as a risk-taker with a vision, a leader in the West Asheville renaissance and a successful restaurateur. The community suffered a great loss when Roland Knoll, owner of the Lucky Otter and co-owner of both Nine Mile restaurants and The Trailhead in Black Mountain, passed away Aug. 11 after an extended struggle with cerebellar ataxia. […]
It’s not unusual for Asheville restaurants to close for days or even weeks during the winter off season. But how do these hiatuses affect employees?
In spite of today’s winter storm, a few local restaurants, breweries and bars are staying open for hardy souls who want to brave the elements.
Whether it’s bean-heavy, meat-only or completely vegetarian, everyone has their own favorite style of chili. And winter is the perfect time to sample some of Asheville’s offerings.
The shy return of baby greens — kale, dandelion greens, watercress — elates our salad plates. And local chefs perk up as well.
“I think we have consistently proven that our products don’t fit into either of those categories of being vegetable meat or being the substance that wants to taste like meat,” says Sadrah Schadel, co-owner of No Evil Foods. “We are plant meat. We are meat. We provide that same satisfaction.”
Asheville Mardi Gras’ Cajun Cookoff paired costumes with cameraderie at the Millroom on Sunday, Jan. 25. The fundraising event, benefiting the Mardi Gras parade and Queen’s Ball (to be held Sunday, Feb. 15) as well as MANNA FoodBank, saw Cajun and zydeco fusion band Bayou Diesel playing to a decked out crowd in a venue […]
How does your Bier Garden grow? In nearly 20 years of operation, downtown Asheville’s Bier Garden has assumed multiple identities, rebranding the company’s look and feel to reflect demand. This year’s upgrade includes a second bar and a new cocktail lounge seating area, which management aims to unveil by late November. “We always try to […]
Chef Aaron Thomas pulled his first batch of natty bread out of the oven at Nine Mile’s brand-new location in West Asheville. “Compared to our first opening [in Montford],” says Thomas, “this one was like gravy, it was just smooth. Everybody loved their food, there were no kinks.”