A new crop of eateries and drinking spots is changing the face of the West Asheville business corridor.
Rezaz founder Reza Setayesh and current Rezaz owners Brian and Laura Smith are collaborating to open a grab-and-go Middle Eastern eatery downtown.
An upcoming foodie fair hosted by restaurant supplier FRS Inc. of Asheville is part trade show and part showdown. Now in its third year, the Mountain Area Restaurant Show is a free daylong fair with more than 100 commercial kitchen equipment and supply manufacturers on-site, culminating with the Whacked! cooking challenge.