Benne on Eagle hires a new chef, We Give a Share welcomes an executive director, the Getaway fries fish on the river and more local food news.
“I never thought I’d be selling candy bars,” restaurateur Charlie Hodge admits with a laugh. Yet PayDays and KitKats are among the hundreds of sundries for sale in Hodge’s newest enterprise, Bodega on Broadway.
Fermenters convene on Madison County for the third annual WNC Fermenting Festival. Also: Point Lookout Vineyards hosts murder mystery dinner; Foothills Butcher Bar Black Mountain offers Halloween candy buy-back; and more in this week’s Small bites.
Chow Chow: An Asheville Culinary Event, runs Sept. 12-15. Also: Girls Gone Wine; Mr. Sushi comes to Merrimon; Monk’s Flask debuts new menu; and more in this week’s Small bites.
The proposed two-story pavilion would provide cold storage, processing space, a value-added kitchen and more for local community gardens.
“In designing food systems, the foods that need to be freshest when we eat them, the quick-turnaround crops, should be placed close to where we live,” Patel says. “I didn’t really think the farm would be as broad and idealistic as it turned out to be, but I’m pretty idealistic, so it has naturally turned into that.”
Through a partnership with Patchwork Urban Farms, chef Gene Ettison is leveraging a new entrepreneurial venture to bring healthy meals and grocery options to Asheville’s food deserts.
Xpress presents its 2017 Asheville Innovators
Xpress presents the 2017 Asheville Innovators. Our website will feature profiles of the eight projects and organizations we selected. Our fifth profile is Sunil Patel.
Farmer and chef Sunil Patel gets back to his cultural roots with his monthly Indian Supper events at Sovereign Remedies.