Blak Mrkt

The Blak Mrkt Offers Curious Wares and a Peculiar Hangout

As sunlight fell to dusk on the eve of Friday, December 13th, glimmers of LED and neon lights shone bright at The Blak Mrkt....
Urban Orchard Cider Co

Urban Orchard = Urban Oasis

Hard Cider - the new "thing" - is hitting Asheville in a big way. Urban Orchard Cider Co and Bar, one of the recently opened cideries,...
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Catching Fire ~ the real Hunger Games

By Nancy Houha ~ The ‘Got To Be NC' Competition Dining Series Fire semi-finals were Friday November 22 at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills featuring...
Ironman Forge

Ironman Forge Knives In the Hands of North Carolina’s Top Chefs

Bladesmith Steve Watkins does more than his part to keep an artisan tradition alive. The Charlotte-based entrepreneur’s ultimate knife set will be awarded to...

Asheville feels out Rhubarb

From a loyal reader ~ A group of 10 of us went . First the space - loved it. It's been changed completely from the previous...
Santas Secret Martini

Santa’s Secret Martini

Phillip Ivey longtime bartender at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and Bar created a holiday cocktail dubbed Santa’s Secret Martini to be enjoyed by all. Tis...

Desert Hiking

That's right. Desert hiking, not dessert hiking. PIC and I are vacationing in CA and spent time hiking in the desert near Mojave at Red Rock...

Bourbon, a Savor the South Cookbook

Kathleen Purvis's second contribution to the Savor the South cookbook series, Bourbon, is more than cocktail recipes. Purvis opens with a fun and interesting read:...

Rediscover Limones!

Tucked away at 13 Eagle Street, just off Biltmore Ave - home to many of the newest, hottest restaurants in Asheville - Limones is doing...
Nona Mia

‘O Nona Mia

If you don't know about Nona Mia Italian Kitchen in West Asheville, you should. Owners say they serve "Italian-American Soul Food". I like to think of...

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