James Beard-nominated chef opens second restaurant in a matter of months along Patton Avenue. Plus, Asheville Art Museum opens exhibition focused on food; Tastee Diner opens for dinner; and more.
Tastee Diner’s new owner, Steven Goff, discusses his updates to the historical West Asheville restaurant. Also: MLK Prayer Breakfast returns with in-person event; local eateries gear up for Restaurant Week; and more!
Taste It, Don’t Waste It debuts at Wicked Weed West. Also: The Med launches late-night menu; 12 Bones Brewing turns three; and plenty more!
Creativity in the kitchen can keep turkey and all the trimmings from ending up in the trash.
This new series challenges local chefs to help combat food waste by offering innovative strategies for rejuvenating restaurant leftovers.
For many local chefs, the trends that matter often have more to do with the philosophy of food than the ingredients and focus on issues like food waste and transparency.
More and more these days, young people are enrolling in culinary school in order to get into the kitchen. That rise in enrollment begs the question: Is it worth it?
Popular Charlotte Street eatery King James Public House will close in January. A new steak and seafood restaurant will open in its place.
Whether it’s fine dining, chocolate pairings, barbecue or curry, Catawba’s new initiatives aim to show beer’s versatility with food.
A standing-room-only crowd was on hand Saturday to watch four top local chefs battle to impress judges at the 2015 Asheville Wine & Food Festival’s Chefs Challenge. A photo gallery by Cindy Kunst shares scenes from the competition and the festival.
The 2015 Asheville Wine and Food Festival kicked off Friday evening with a new event: Amuse. The small-plate and craft cocktail tasting served as the preliminary round of competition for the annual mixology and culinary showdown and allowed guests to sample creative fare from five Asheville chefs and six local bartenders. Story by Gina Smith
Hints had been circulating yesterday, but Goff made sure to distance himself from the controversy by making a statement to the press early this morning: “It is increasingly public that I am no longer with King James Public House.”
Asheville has its cacao fortresses — the French Broad Chocolate Lounge, the Chocolate Fetish and Chocolate Gems — but our sweet town also harbors countless hidden chocolate sanctuaries.
It’s the monster hit, the one you just can’t get away from. For musicians, it’s that one song that, if left unplayed at a show, will leave fans outraged. And for a chef, that hit might be fried chicken okra fries or a “f**king burger.”
Bar food in Asheville has turned swanky. After all, noshes have to be as elegant as Asheville’s increasingly classy craft cocktail offerings. Think Fred Astaire in coattails dancing with Ginger Rogers in rags. It just wouldn’t do. So, Asheville chefs have ratcheted up the swish in bar offerings with festive fare including small-plate dinners.
If you’ve been looking for a midday food coma, fear not: King James Public House can to satisfy your gluttony. The Charlotte Street restaurant is now serving lunch seven days a week.