Stories by Janet Moore

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Janet writes and edits from her home in Asheville, N.C. Her writing has appeared in Plough to Pantry, The Laurel, the Asheville Citizen-Times and numerous travel and tourism trade publications.

Visit Janet's website at WordsAndMoore.com.

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James Beard Connections in Foodtopia

Top Asheville Restaurants Earn National Honors  Think of American food and one name comes to mind. James Beard. Julia Child called him the “Dean of American Cuisine,” and he was.  Three decades after his death, The James Beard Foundation continues his work by recognizing regional chefs who are taking American Cuisine to new heights. So it comes as no surprise to see

Fall Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Craft Your Fall Adventure in Asheville

Discover WNC’s Craft Culture Along Area Byways Fall in Western North Carolina brings leaf peepers from near and far who crave the sight of brilliant fall foliage; the crunch of a just-picked apple; and a cup of warm cider on a chilly evening. It also brings food fans who come for the wide variety of seasonal food, beer, hard cider and other tempting spirits. This is autumn in Asheville.

Beaufort House B&B

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Asheville-Area B&Bs

Getting Personal With Some Blue Ridge Boutiques Asheville’s emergence as a national destination is nothing new for this bohemian mountain city. At the turn of the 20 th century, Asheville was a favorite playground of America’s rich and famous. Look past its landmark buildings, however, and you’ll find a rich collection of eclectic B&B accommodations , many with a secret or

Christmas Candlelight Evening

Christmas at Biltmore Estate

Holiday Traditions at America's Largest Home Christmas Eve 1895, and Biltmore House was bustling with activity. In just a few hours, George Vanderbilt would officially open his new home in Asheville, N.C., to family and friends with a lavish party. From the kitchen came rich smells of holiday food. Among the palms in the Winter Garden were bright exotic botanical poinsettias, and the faint

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