From prickly pear cactus to jackfruit, Asheville restaurants are offering broader selections of meat-free tacos.
For downtown wanderers, food trucks have long been a scarce commodity. But with a new food truck lot open now in downtown’s “Pit of Despair,” Asheville’s lunch scene is about to welcome new faces weekly.
An insatiable craving for Mexican food had pizza and brew man Mike Rangel dreaming of the satisfying crunch of a hard-shelled taco.
Breakfast and lunch tacos inspired by the cuisine of Austin, Texas, and Mexico will be the focus at new West Asheville eatery TacoBilly.
The restaurant serves regional Mexican and Tex-Mex fare with a focus on á la carte tacos and enchiladas.
Zia Taqueria, which serves tacos in Mexican, Tex-Mex and Southwestern stylings, looks to expand their business from the coast to the mountains. The owner is looking for our opinion.
The venture will replace the now-shuttered music venue, which shared the 77 Biltmore Avenue location with its thriving sister, Mamacita’s. “We had to amputate to save the rest,” says owner John Atwater.