See what happens when a writer consumes five cups of coffee in the same number of hours, as part of an assignment to check out the Asheville coffee scene.
The new business highlights a bean scene that’s coming into its own.
MG Road will close on Aug. 3. Owner Meherwan Irani plans to use the space as a downstairs lobby bar for his restaurant, Chai Pani. Also: Asheville Tea Co. and Franny’s Farm host a hemp tea party; Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. teams up with Luella’s Bar-B-Que; and more in this week’s Small Bites.