The new year brings new restaurants and fresh collaborations while other businesses take a temporary break and a North Asheville favorite closes permanently.
Local restaurant owners face increasing challenges and difficult decisions as Buncombe County lowers dining room capacity to 30%.
The N.C. festival is increasing access with a weeklong virtual event, outdoor entertainment ramps up in October and more area arts news.
As restaurants and event spaces in Asheville have begun to reopen for on-site service, “dining out” has taken on new meaning. With many people still cautious about sitting inside a confined space, restaurants that have wide-open outdoor spaces are finding ways to use those areas wisely as they welcome back staff and customers safely. “We […]
Although Asheville’s locally focused restaurants have bid adieu for now to the tomatoes, eggplant and zucchini of summer, chefs find something in every season’s harvest to get excited about.
Located on Rankin Avenue, Noble Cider’s The Greenhouse will host its grand opening Friday, June 21. Also: SouthEast Crab Feast comes to town; the Mountain Jewish Festival returns; and more.
From a chocolate-making class to a drag show brunch, the Asheville area has plenty of ways to make Mother’s Day exciting.
The nose-to-tail concept is finding application outside the culinary world; sustainability-minded bartenders and mixologists are applying the “whole beast” approach wherever possible in the creation and preparation of mixed drinks. But for those in the high-stress career of bartending, sustainability extends further, into a concern for health and well-being. This year’s Asheville Cocktail Week — […]
Sanctuary Brewing Co. hosts its fourth annual Puppy Bowl. Also: Super Bowl chili cook-off at Craft Centric Taproom & Bottle Shop; First Friday Fish Fry; and plenty more.
Four young chefs who got their start in Asheville culinary programs have achieved early success on both the local and national level.
Local historians Nan Chase and Terry Taylor offer a talk on the history of Asheville’s grocery stores. Also: White Labs hosts The Summer of Fermentation; the latest art exhibit opens inside Posana Restaurant, Bouchon rolls out La Fête and plenty more Asheville food news.
A competition at Ole Shakey’s Getaway highlights locally made beef jerky. Also, MetroWine celebrates the solar eclipse, Living Web Farm offers a class on homemade sauces, Hickory Nut Gap Farm leads a course in the art of sausage-making and Sovereign Remedies goes to the theater.
WHAT: An art show fundraiser for Appalachian Wildlife Refuge WHEN: Sunday, June 11, 1-5 p.m. WHERE: The Boathouse at the Smoky Park Supper Club WHY: Art lovers and animal enthusiasts alike will have the chance to make a difference in the care of injured animals by attending the Wild Art art show and fundraiser. Appalachian […]
Seven area restaurants will support women’s health organization Planned Parenthood on Tuesday, May 16, through the third annual Chow for Choice initiative.
Whether you’re in Asheville, Hendersonville, Marshall or Saluda, Western North Carolina is planning a host of tasty New Year’s Eve options.
A growing number of outdoor dining options allows diners to take advantage of both Asheville’s vibrant food scene and its beautiful vistas.
Specialty cocktails and food items will celebrate and support pollinators during Bee City USA’s annual week of festivities.
From the infamous Sketch-ville comment to the “Welcome to Lovetown” billboard, Asheville’s had some interesting moments over the course of 2015. Here’s a look at the top 10 most-viewed stories of 2015 on the Mountain Xpress website.
The Smoky Park Supper Club is launching a new effort to support the local community with its inaugural Small Fires dinner this Saturday.
From goose barnacles to puffer fish, Asheville chefs crave some crazy stuff.
After a very long wait, the Smoky Park Supper Club — the nation’s largest shipping-container restaurant — has set an opening date. And executive chef Michelle Bailey gives a peek at what she’ll be creating in the restaurant’s wood-fired kitchen.