Category: Restaurants

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Making a Junction Burger at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast: Beef, Fried Green Tomatoes and Pulled Pork

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Restaurants

Can you remember when your love affair began with your favorite restaurant?  I can. It was our half-day off from our Asheville Bed and Breakfast and James and I had been to an afternoon movie. We were talking about where we should go for dinner and I said I wanted a burger.  For those of… Read more »

Summertime Food: Grilled Oysters and Watermelon Cupcakes!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Restaurants

Have you ever noticed how there are some things people eat all year round and there are others which seem to remain more true to the season? So true to the Summer season I am happy to share with you a recipe for Watermelon Cupcakes from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, and a great new… Read more »

Why Dining Out is So Much Fun in Asheville!

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

I know you’ve all heard it 100 times: Asheville is a foodie city.  But there are foodie cities and there are foodie cities and in Asheville the food is not only good but it so much fun to dine out here.  And here’s why: Good food is not just about taste.  Taste, appearance and smell… Read more »

Blind Pig Supper Club Hush Hush Vegetables Dinner: Epic Fail

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

I hate doing this.  I would much rather be writing about what a wonderful dinner this was and how the Blind Pig Supper Club and guest chef Justin Burdett raised the bar at the Hush Hush Vegetables Dinner.  But I can’t. I was so excited about this dinner.  While I am not a vegetarian by… Read more »

A New Restaurant in Asheville: Gan Shan Station

Filed under: Restaurants

I’m sure you’ve heard me say this at least a dozen times but things slow down at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, our inn in Asheville, during January and February each year.  But that doesn’t mean things slow down in Asheville or for James and me.  Some how Asheville keeps presenting us with new restaurants,… Read more »

Blind Pig Supper Club Dinner in Asheville, NC

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

Guerrilla Cuisine Underground Chef Collaborative: Menu Undisclosed Location Undisclosed 4 Chefs, 6 Courses September 28, 2014 This was all the information there was when the invitation to buy tickets to the September Blind Pig Supper Club Dinner appeared in my in-box. I was so excited, I bought the tickets right away!  It was a day… Read more »

Sweet Potato is the Secret Ingredient at the Asheville Chef’s Challenge!

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

In the five years that we have owned the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, our Asheville North Carolina Inn, the Asheville Food & Wine Chef’s Challenge Dinners have been a one of our favorite events to attend.  Last night was the final qualifying round for the Grand Tasting on August 23 and a chance to win… Read more »

What’s New Asheville? (Part II)

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants

I did say I would return another day  to finish telling you about our day of serendipity in Asheville, didn’t I? The next part of our evening discovering what’s new in Asheville actually had been planned although it did come about because of serendipity.  I was driving on Lexington Avenue when a new restaurant caught… Read more »