Category: Restaurants

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 »

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 »