For many Western North Carolina chefs, having control of a menu offers a means of honoring family history and celebrating culinary heritage.
Southern tradition brings winter greens to Asheville’s New Year’s tables, but other cultures also embrace this abundant cold-weather food source.
Warm weather and sunny days mean brunch season has arrived at local restaurants.
Food truck owner Suzy Phillips’ long-awaited brick-and-mortar restaurant opens this week. A Mediterranean deli will be part of the operation.
Although Suzy Salwa Phillips helped establish Asheville’s food truck scene several years ago with her mobile business, Gypsy Queen Cuisine, she now has plans to open a brick-and-mortar shop in West Asheville. Why is Phillips making the shift from truck to storefront and what does she have planned?
How does your Bier Garden grow? In nearly 20 years of operation, downtown Asheville’s Bier Garden has assumed multiple identities, rebranding the company’s look and feel to reflect demand. This year’s upgrade includes a second bar and a new cocktail lounge seating area, which management aims to unveil by late November. “We always try to […]
Since 2012, the Asheville Street Food Coalition has rented and managed The Lot at 51 Coxe Ave., where assorted food trucks dole out delectable edibles to several hundred customers a week. But as of Oct. 1, Johnny and Susan Robinson, who own the lot along with Johnny’s two siblings, have taken over its management.
A quick look back on the year in food news.
A dish of cioppino from Blue Water Seafood Company, which opened a second location this summer on Charlotte Street — Photo by Michael Muller