Category: Things to Do

Addison Farms Vineyard: Asheville is not JUST About Beer!

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

It’s a sign that winter is truly over when James and I get in the car and head out of Asheville on an excursion into the countryside.  As we turned off Patton Avenue onto Old Leicester Highway I thought that it had been too long since I had enjoyed a drive through the rolling hills… Read more »

Why is Asheville On So Many Lists?

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

Sometimes it seems like if there is a list about anything Asheville is on it. In the second half of 2014 alone, Asheville was listed as one of the Best Beer Cities, Coziest Cities, Coolest Cities, Best Places to Go, Top 20 Cities to Shop Local, Smartest Cities, Greatest Destination Food Cities, World’s Best Cities,… Read more »

So it’s Winter. Doesn’t Stop Asheville!

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

It’s cold outside (as if you didn’t know that). But the cold doesn’t stop Asheville!  Here’s a quick round -up of some of the things we have seen and done from our base at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in the past week. 1) Upstairs-Downstairs at the Biltmore.  Last week, my daughter, Sarah and I… 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 »

Ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad in Bryson City, NC

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Nature, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

One summer, when I was seven years old, my parents packed up our Ford Station Wagon and drove from Connecticut to Montana, and back, with me and my siblings in the rear seats.  It was a fabulous trip.  Along the way we stopped at National Monuments, explored caverns full of stalactites and stalagmites, visited “ghost… 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 »

This could be you spinning your own pizza dough!

Try a Cooking Class in Asheville!

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

If you’ve ever stayed at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, our Asheville, North Carolina inn, then you probably know James loves pizza.  As a transplanted New Yorker this might be the one thing he really misses from the Big Apple.  So when Abby told me that Dough Market was offering a Cooking Class in Pizza… Read more »