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Picture of six buchi drinks served on a circle platter at Rosetta's Kitchen

Asheville’s Top Mocktails and Non Alcoholic Beverages

Since Dry January was officially established a decade ago, the movement to just say no to alcohol for 31 days has increasingly extended throughout the year. That has sparked demand for alternatives that don’t leave people who are sober-curious or mindfully moderating sitting solo at the bar nursing a club soda as their pals engage in spirited socializing. While Asheville, North Carolina

Biltmore at Sunset

50 Things to Do in Asheville, NC

If you’re looking for things to do in Asheville, then consider this list your primer to the many activities available in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you’re a first-time visitor, or perhaps well acquainted with the flair of this Southern Appalachia getaway, here are 50 ideas to help you see, do, and explore the best Asheville has to offer. Ver la versión en

Fresh local produce at a Farmers Market in Asheville, NC

Where to Find Farmers Markets and Local Harvest in Asheville, NC

An Emphasis on Fresh, Local Products from Asheville Area Farms Nearly 100 tailgate markets can be found in the Southern Appalachians and nine of them are located in the greater Asheville area. Shop at one of these many markets and odds are you'll be shopping alongside chefs from the best Asheville restaurants. Eateries like Rhubarb, Cucina24, Table and The Market Place are just a few

Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Pick Your Own Produce at a U-Pick Farm in Asheville

Pick Your Own Fruits and Flowers Imagine sunshine and Blue Ridge Mountains, a summer breeze, and biting into the juiciest, sweetest strawberry picked straight off the vine. Produce never tastes better than when it's in season and at its peak. This simple pleasure can be had at several U-pick farms in the Asheville area, where you can go straight to the source to pick your own fresh fruits

Amy Ager | Hickory Nut Gap Farm

Experience Farm Life in Asheville

Down on the farm Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) devotes itself wholeheartedly to fostering the area’s local-food movement. For the last two decades, the nonprofit group has carried out this mission by helping local farms thrive, linking food growers with buyers and generally creating a healthier community through these

Fall Cheese Board

Appalachian Food Legacies and Mountain Harvest

From hand-tied fishing lures to moonshine lore, Appalachia embodies a colorful culture all its own The Blue Ridge Mountains, the spine of southernmost Appalachia, are gently rolling as ranges go. Some of the oldest mountains in the world, the Blue Ridge and its famous scenic parkway are a source of much of the region's beauty, character—and even cuisine. Though the autumn trees are best

Alan Muskat - No Taste Like Home

Wild Food Foraging Adventures in Asheville

Explore the local “find dining” scene Ask local chefs and mixologists about the inspiration for their signature dishes and drinks, and they will tell stories about searching for patches of chickweed, chanterelles, sassafras, violets and dandelions in the forests and parks. The bounty of wild edibles has led chefs out of the kitchen and into nature to forage for fresh, local

LGBTQ Couple at Smokey Park Supper Club

Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Asheville

Fan Favorites: Most Romantic Places to Dine in Asheville Feel the ambiance and savor the meals at Asheville's most intimate and romantic places to dine. From crackling fireplaces to stunning vistas, these restaurants serve up the perfect atmosphere for a special night out. We asked our Facebook fans to help us create this list and give you ideas for your next date night on the town. Here are