Tuesday, June 23, saw the battle of the Brians as Tupelo Honey and Cucina 24 went head to head at the WNC Magazine Chefs Challenge. The secret ingredient? Carrot. In this video, Xpress food writer Mackensy Lunsford, WNC Magazine Editor Eric Seeger and Blue Water Seafood’s Cody Stokes alternately bitch, savor and puzzle their way through the six courses. The video also includes behind-the-scenes shots of Sonuskus, Canipelli and team pre-gaming it up. Video by Jake Frankel.
On the Verge, featuring the work of 10 artists who won WNC Magazine’s annual art contest for up-and-coming artists, welcomes the public to an opening reception on Saturday, June 5, at 5 p.m. at the Phil Mechanic Building in the River Arts District.
Dental floss, water-boarding and mom. Give this peanut gallery some wine, and they’ll say anything at the WNC Chefs Challenges.
From George Vanderbilt and Doc Watson to Junaluska and Gail Godwin, publication features figures who shaped Western North Carolina