Category: Restaurants

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 »

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 »

Brussels Sprouts All Over Asheville

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Restaurants

Lately I have been exploring Brussels sprouts at restaurants around Asheville and in the kitchen of the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  Like sweet potatoes two years ago, Brussels sprouts have exploded as the “it” ingredient, prepared and served in countless iterations everywhere from downtown Asheville to the River Arts District and beyond. The Junction, King… 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 »

Fire On the Rock: The Inside Story

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

If you follow the Carolina Bed & Breakfast on any of our social media then you have been hearing a lot about the Competition Dining Series “Fire On the Rock” lately.  Along with the other 16 Inns of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association we have been offering a special dining and lodging package to… Read more »

Bourbon From Farmer to Chef!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, recipes, Restaurants, Wine and Food

My Daddy was from the South and I grew up fishing maraschino cherries out of his evening bourbon with my fingers for a treat as child.  No doubt this has contributed to my love of its smoky-sweet flavor.  So when a friend asked us if we would host Katherine Purvis, author of “Bourbon: a Savor… Read more »

Be a “Top Chef” Style Judge in Asheville This March!

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

If you follow our blog then you know James and I enjoy going to Chef’s Challenge dinners and being a “Top Chef” style judge during the slower winter months at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  This winter the dinners will be bigger and better as Asheville hosts the “Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series:… Read more »