Our beloved, memory-triggering local restaurants are deeply personal keepers of happy experiences.
Peppers take center stage for the inaugural Pepperpalooza, hosted by the West Asheville Tailgate Market. Also: Lookout Brewing Co. throws its annual wild game potluck; The Red Rocker Inn hosts a barbecue and bluegrass dinner; and more.
Asheville’s handful of wine bars have developed a scene for wine lovers that provides drinking experiences that are flavorful, fun, educational (if that’s wanted) and — most of all — unpretentious.
Feast of Seven Fishes returns to Strada Italiano. Also: New Year’s celebrations at Postero, Golden Fleece, Jargon and Rustic Grape Wine Bar. Meanwhile Punk Wok returns to Buxton Hall Barbecue.