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

Best Fall Drives For Experiencing Craft Art in Asheville

Discover Appalachian Craft Art Culture Along Area Byways As you travel mountain roads splashed with brilliant fall color , it's easy to understand why Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains have inspired artists and craftspeople for generations. What makes Asheville's craft scene unique is that you'll find artists here are not only preserving traditional

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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