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Hearty stock: Soup is on the menu this winter in WNC
High-quality ingredients, skill and a lot of time — often up to two days — go into the preparation of the soups at many Asheville-area restaurants.
Small bites: Dining out for Valentine’s Day
Where to eat for Valentine’s Day? You’ve got options. Also: Asheville Celtic Festival debuts; Doc Brown’s BBQ hosts a vegan pop-up; and plenty more in this week’s Small bites.
Small bites: Vegan Barbecue Cookoff returns
The BLOCK Off Biltmore will host the second consecutive Great North Carolina Vegan Barbecue Cookoff. Also: The Market Place Restaurant celebrates 40 years; Tupelo Honey hosts pairing brunch; and more.
Successful Asheville restaurants write their own recipes for out-of-state expansion
Local restaurant owners discuss the strategies and motivations behind their expansions.
When can we expect automated restaurants in Asheville?
“More than anything, automation has made work more manageable, and also it’s made the management of items and data more simple,” says Randy Talley, co-owner of the certified green and sustainability-focused Green Sage Cafe.
Small bites: N.C. Department of Cultural Resources hosts barbecue exhibit
The Story of BBQ in N.C., a free exhibit, runs at the Western Office through Saturday, March 23. Also: St. Patrick’s Day events; macaroni and cheese challenges; and more.
Small bites: Sanctuary Brewing Co. hosts Puppy Bowl
Sanctuary Brewing Co. hosts its fourth annual Puppy Bowl. Also: Super Bowl chili cook-off at Craft Centric Taproom & Bottle Shop; First Friday Fish Fry; and plenty more.
Small bites: The Social hosts inaugural Biscuit & Gravy Battle
The Social invites amateurs and professionals to compete in its inaugural Biscuit & Gravy Battle. Also: Fermented Pairings Series Vol. 9: Wintertime Treats; Brunch with Santa Claus; Cacao Alchemy and plenty more.
Small Bites: Foothills Meats brings back its Butcher Table events
Foothills Meats revives its Butcher Table dinner series in Black Mountain. Also, OWL Bakery hosts the Slow Food Asheville Happy Hour, the Nu Wray Inn and Homeplace Beer Co. join forces for a pop-up beer dinner series, Villagers offers a class on making ghee and much more local food news.
Small bites: Tupelo Honey 2.0
Tupelo Honey is set to roll out its new downtown expansion. Also: WNC Battle of the Burger returns; Foraging Dinner series continues at Nightbell; AVLCakeLady and The Ettison Group present: An Evening of Dining of Excellence; and plenty more.
Small bites: Chef Brian Canipelli branches out
Burial Beer Co. joins forces with Cucina 24 chef Brian Canipelli. Also: Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass Festival returns; Folkmoot pairs with Blind Pig Supper Club; TreeRock Social Cider House holds its inaugural Cookie-Chill-Off and plenty more Asheville food news.
Small bites: Southern history at Buxton Hall Barbecue
On Sunday, Feb. 18, Buxton Hall Barbecue will host Celebrating the Culinary Journey of the South: A Dinner Conversation with John T. Edge. Also: Haywood Common opens in West Asheville; Rezaz closes for renovations; and more in this week’s Small Bites.
Quick dish: A Q+A with chef Brian Sonoskus of Star Diner
Housed in an old gas station in Marshall, Star Diner offers the former Tupelo Honey executive chef a friendly, small-town venue for showcasing his favorite fare.
Small bites: The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village asks for votes against hunger
The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village is vying for a $100,000 grant that will allow it to expand its Skip a Meal program statewide. Also: Rhubarb hosts its third FED Talk, a winery passport comes to Asheville, and MANNA introduces its Table for Three raffle.
Buzzin’ for Bees in Foodtopia: Bars and restaurants join Asheville’s Pollination Celebration
Specialty cocktails and food items will celebrate and support pollinators during Bee City USA’s annual week of festivities.
The Geezer Gallery
PRESS RELEASE: An Artful Life at the Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery This April we invite you to a fantastic show sponsored by The Council on Aging of Buncombe County’s program The Geezer Gallery. The exhibition will showcase the work of lifelong master artists and we invite you to the reception April 15th from 5-8pm. […]
Tupelo Honey hosts fundraiser for local boy with brain tumor
Holmes Desmelick is like most boys his age. He loves hanging out with his friends, playing sports and generally staying active. However, Holmes was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in June 2014, and that has caused the 6-year-old to miss out on many of the things his friends get to do. Clare Desmelick, Holmes’ […]
Tupelo Honey reinvents its menu
Earlier this month, the Asheville-based regional chain introduced a new menu with a focus on small plates, seasonal specialty entries and customizable supper plates.
Shiloh community celebrates a new outdoor gathering place
The Shiloh community celebrated their annual community garden potluck and summer celebration on Saturday, July 27. This year’s gathering was of particular significance to the community, as it marked the dedication of the garden’s new amphitheatre and outdoor kitchen.
Meet the Lee Brothers, cookbook authors and Southern food aficionados, on Monday, April 1
Brothers Matt and Ted Lee will visit Tupelo Honey Cafe and Malaprop’s Bookstore to promote their latest cookbook, The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen.