Category: About Asheville

Segway in Asheville!

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, History, Things to Do

  Pretty much every day, three times a day, a group of people pass by the Carolina Bed & Breakfast riding on Segways.  We wave at Wes, the tour operator, and say to each other that someday we will have to try the Segway tour of Asheville.  Well, that someday was this past Wednesday. But… Read more »

What’s New Asheville?

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, theater, Things to Do

Serendipity is one of my favorite words.  Not only is it fun to say, I also love what it means: “A fortunate happenstance or pleasant surprise”. It’s what you get when you turn down the wrong road and find a shortcut to your destination or when you duck down a stairwell to get out of… Read more »

June at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast: Feasting in the Fields

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville

  June is just around the corner and that means we move outside to enjoy the feast of fresh produce from nearby fields. And sometimes we drive out from Asheville and the Carolina Bed & Breakfast to enjoy a special meal at one of the neighboring farms.  This past week the dinner was part of… Read more »

The Carolina Bed & Breakfast Celebrates Asheville Beer Week

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants

May 23 marks the beginning of  the 3rd Annual Asheville Beer Week and this year the Carolina Bed & Breakfast has partnered with Hi-Wire Brewing to help our guests to celebrate all things beer in Asheville. This is kind of a first for me as I do not consider myself to be a beer person. … Read more »

Spring Beer Dinner at the Junction in Asheville, North Carolina

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Wine and Food

Last night James and I took a break from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast and  joined two other couples for a Spring Beer dinner at one of our favorite restaurants in Asheville:  The Junction. It was an unexpected meal,  and in many ways this dinner was a perfect example of the food scene here in… Read more »

March Madness 2014: Asheville Style

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do

This post is not about basketball.  It’s about chefs, and competitions and secret ingredients, about people and fun and getting through the last month  of winter.  You guessed it:  it’s about the final of the Asheville Competition Dining Series:  Fire On The Rock! Earlier this year at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast,  I made my… Read more »

Fine Craftsmen in Asheville, NC

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, History, Re-decorating

  There is a stereotype of the North Carolina Mountain man as being rough, uneducated and uncultured but like any stereotype its truth is far from all-encompassing.  For me, an unexpected and greatly appreciated aspect to life in Asheville is the number and quality of fine craftsmen who live and work here. It has been… Read more »

Winter Reading List: Great Books about Asheville

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, History, Things to Do

The polar vortex may have moved on but there is a lot of winter left to come and it is a great time to get reading. During these slow months at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast sitting by the fire with a good book is a pleasure which we are happy to have free time… Read more »