Year: 2012

Tami Noyes, Vegan Cookbook Author, comes to the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, and a recipe for Apple Dumplings!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, recipes

I still remember the first Bed & Breakfast I ever stayed in.  James and I had just arrived in London on a post-university backpacking trip around Europe.  Hoarding money was essential as we could only stay until our funds ran out, so we found ourselves in a small English townhouse, not far from the train… Read more »

A Town Meeting in Asheville

Filed under: About Asheville, History

I was going to entitle this something like “Small Town Politics and Asheville, North Carolina” but the phrase “small town” seemed to belittle the our town and that could not be farther from the truth.  One of the wonderful things about this town is how engaged everyone is,  both in National Politics and in the… Read more »

Edwin Wiley Grove: The Other Vanderbilt

Filed under: History

Visitors to our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, NC will almost certainly spend a day at the Biltmore, George Vanderbilt’s grand homage to the French Chateau.   While the Biltmore is justly famous and is in many ways responsible for the success of Asheville as a tourist destination, the charm and elegance of downtown Asheville is… Read more »