Category Archives: Dining

Sandy McLeod

Asheville Tailgate Markets

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Apr
8

  Asheville North Carolina is blessed for many reasons. It’s a small, vibrant city in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and it’s surrounded by verdant farmland. As a result, it has a thriving farm-to-table movement that involves several … Continue reading

Sandy McLeod

Asheville Small Plate Crawl

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Feb
22

        February 25, 26, 27   Those lucky enough to live in Asheville and those who are visiting this week are in for a treat. Presented by Asheville Independent Restaurants, the “Small Plate Crawl” will be something … Continue reading

Sandy McLeod

Winter Warmer Beer Festival

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Jan
16

  January 25, 2014 Asheville’s Winter Warmer Beer Festival keeps getting bigger and better every year, and if you stay at one of our Asheville luxury cabins and go check it out, you’ll see what we mean. The Winter Warmer … Continue reading

elizabeth

South Asheville Restaurants

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May
31

  By Sandy McLeod Biltmore Estate is the number one attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. This American ‘castle’ and surrounding acreage was the vision of George Vanderbilt. Biltmore home was constructed in the late 19th Century and is visited by … Continue reading

elizabeth

Personal Chefs Bring a Variety of Cuisines to Your Own Kitchen in Asheville

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Feb
11

by Sandy McLeod   Do you enjoy cooking, but not all the time? For many, one way of truly relaxing while on a vacation is NOT to cook at all. Asheville is known for its culinary talent.  But you can … Continue reading

elizabeth

Small Plate Crawl in Asheville – Tempting the Palate

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Jan
30

by Sandy McLeod Asheville restaurants have received some well-deserved recognition. There is an air of excitement about the Southern mountain town with a reputation for fine cuisine – and for good reason. Asheville recently received the official title as a … Continue reading

elizabeth

Asheville Restaurant Week Offers Diners Prix Fixe Menus of Culinary Delights

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Jan
23

by Sandy McLeod Get ready for some delicious, locally sourced farm-to-table cuisine during the first ever Restaurant Week in Asheville, N.C. from February 1-7, 2013, with fixed price menus provided for lunch and dinner at participating restaurants.  This event is … Continue reading

elizabeth

A Charles Dickens Christmas in Asheville at Biltmore Village

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Nov
28

By Sandy McLeod Evoking the style, atmosphere, décor and cuisine of Christmas past has been a tradition in Biltmore Village for 24 years now.  Charles Dickens, the late 19th and Early 20th Century Victorian writer, wrote the famous book, A … Continue reading

elizabeth

Asheville is Voted Beer City USA for the Fourth Year in a Row

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May
17

by Sandy McLeod Asheville, North Carolina is home to some of the best microbreweries in the U.S. The city won the online Beer City USA poll, run by home brew king Charlie Papazian, for the fourth year in a row.  … Continue reading

elizabeth

Huffington Post Article Cites Asheville as America’s Greenest Dining Destination

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May
9

by Sandy McLeod Shortly before Earth Day in April,Huffington Post writer Jeff Biggers wrote a piece focused on Asheville, NC as a Green Dining Destination.  Biggers’ observations about Asheville are of interest to communities that wish to emulate this model.  … Continue reading