The new pizza-by-the-slice restaurant is taking over the space that once housed Hannah Flanagan’s Irish Pub.
Zappers Pizzeria & Bar will debut in East Asheville just in time for Super Bowl weekend. The restaurant is taking over the 90 S. Tunnel Road location that housed Asheville landmark Frank’s Roman Pizza for nearly 40 years until it closed in November. Zappers will sling authentic New York-style pizza alongside classic pasta dishes, subs, […]
FRESH Wood Fired Pizza owner
“However, I have gotten some funny looks when I order the mighty meaty pizza with vegan cheese.”
Vegan cheese is becoming more widely available as an option at WNC pizza joints.
Having expanded three times since it opened in 2009, Etowah’s Blue Ridge Pizza Co. is a success story rooted in family ties, loyal customers and word-of-mouth advertising.
On Aug. 20, popular pizza chain Mellow Mushroom will celebrate 40 years in business by offering customers extremely cheap eats, including a $2.50 small cheese pizza. Mellow Mushroom’s marketing team is encouraging patrons to celebrate their event, Way back Wednesday, by posting social media under the hashtag #40YrsBaked – a slogan that may or may not refer to the company’s stone-baked pizza.
Crowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise start-up capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding. Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. THRU HIKE: THE APPALCHIAN TRAIL […]
Western North Carolina’s (and the nation’s) mobile food trend continues to roll along: Darren Stephens of Mills River believes he may have found a new market niche with mobile pizza kitchens. Nearly two years of research and development and about $60,000 pumped into the Asheville-area economy have yielded a compact, wood-fired oven that cranks out […]
All Souls Pizza pairs David Bauer of Farm & Sparrow bakery and Brendan Ruesing, formerly of Laurey’s in Asheville and the Lantern in Chapel Hill. The two will bring a new wood-fire venture to the Clingman Avenue location.
There are as many pizza preferences as there are toppings: thin crust, deep-dish, N.Y.-style, Napoli … pocket. But it seems that when a slice is just right, all denominations are satisfied. Cue the Asheville Pizza Showdown, happening Aug. 12 at Toy Boat Community Arts Center, hosted by the Garage at Biltmore. “Hot pizza, cold beer and great times: that’s what we’re trying to make and put the recipe together to create this event and make it extremely successful,” says Gary Charles of G Social Media, who is helping plan the event.
Rumors of Farm Burger and brews at former Boudreaux’s, another slice of New York-style pizza and more (photo by Max Cooper).
The oldest continuous restaurant in South Asheville has become a landmark in the neighborhood and still makes pizza the same way they always have. (Photo by Bill Rhodes)
The South Asheville location of Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company now delivers beer as well as pizza and salads.(Photo by Bill Rhodes)