What people know and prefer when it comes to turkey’s signature side dish depends largely on what side of the Mason-Dixon line they grew up on.
Baristas, roasters and coffee shop owners unite for the fourth annual Asheville Coffee Expo. Also: BeLoved Asheville celebrates Puerto Rican culture and cuisine; Sunflower Diner hosts a grand opening celebration; and more in this week’s Small Bites.
“For many years, the stereotype was if you were a woman in the kitchen, you would do pastry, and that was seen as a lesser thing. That perception still lingers, but I think it is changing,” says James Beard Foundation Award-winning pastry chef and Asheville native Camille Cogswell.
From pies to chocolate to ice cream yule logs, it’s dessert season in WNC.
Some of Western North Carolina’s freshest spring ingredients are found outside the garden.
With its own local flour mill and a wealth of highly skilled and knowledgeable talent, Western North Carolina is becoming a regional hotbed for artisan baking culture.
Asheville coffee shops feature fall-flavored beverages that will make you forget about pumpkin spice.
Local authors, chefs and bakers dish up ideas for imaginative open-air feasts.
Local chefs gathered at The Rhu on May 9 to host a five-course dinner in support of the Haywood Street Congregation and its Downtown Welcome Table meal program.
Thirsty Monk’s Open Brewing becomes a coffee pub while the chain’s efforts to purchase French Broad Brewing Co. continue.
Valentine’s Day gifts don’t have to stop with chocolates and flowers. Western North Carolina’s independently owned retail shops have some creative ideas for pleasing anyone’s beloved foodie.
Chefs Nate Allen of Knife & Fork, Brian Canipelli of Cucina 24 and Cynthia Wong, formerly of Rhubarb, were all named semifinalists for the 2016 James Beard Awards on Feb. 17.