Category: Restaurants

A Tale of Two Tapas Bars

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants

This week was tapas week for James and me.  It wasn’t intentional, it just turned out that way. There has been a lot of buzz around Asheville’s newest tapas bar, King James Public House, which just opened on Charlotte Street.  Peter Slamp, part owner of one of our favorite restaurants, Zambra, has partnered with  Chef Steven… Read more »

Asheville Brewery Tours

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

  Recently my daughter Abby and her boyfriend were at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast and took advantage of one of the tours available to the some of the many microbreweries here in Asheville.  I asked her to write a review for our guests and here is her report of the experience: Asheville is known… Read more »

Asheville Round Up

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

If you didn’t already know it, I broke my ankle July 1.  While it feels a lot better, I am still wearing a big, bulky boot and using crutches to get around.  Needless to say this has curbed my ability to get out and do things this summer.  So this past weekend I sent some… Read more »

Asheville Restaurants: Off the Beaten Track

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants

Our town has restaurants.  Lots and lots of restaurants and many of them are very good.  So when we are giving suggestions to guests at our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, we generally send them downtown where they can make a complete evening of it–enjoying the general buzz of activity on the streets, stopping by… Read more »

Guest Blog, Food, and Our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: Restaurants, Things to Do

“What kind of a crazy title is that?”,  I can hear you ask.  And you are right, it is kind of a mash-up of topics but I have a reason:  I want you to tell you about my interesting evening and if I just put up another”Chef’s Challenge Blog”  I wouldn’t blame you for thinking… Read more »

Carolina Bed & Breakfast Meets the Chefs!

Filed under: Restaurants, Things to Do

At our last Chef’s Challenge Dinner, Chestnut owner and executive chef, Joe Scully, took us downstairs to see the kitchen where the dinners were prepped.  Of course, by that point the prep work had been finished and the kitchen was quiet and empty.  But it did make me think, so I put in a call… Read more »

Seven Sows, Wow! Asheville’s Newest Restaurant

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

This past weekend we celebrated a friend’s birthday at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast and the opening of a new restaurant downtown: Seven Sows Bourbon and Larder. Here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we are very excited about Asheville’s newest restaurant.  While on the surface it doesn’t seem conceptually too far away from many… Read more »