Category: Things to Do

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 »

A Morning Run Through Asheville

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

This morning, right after cooking and serving breakfast, I put on my running clothes and went for a run through Asheville. I left the Carolina Bed & Breakfast with no idea at all what I would write about for my next blog and returned filled with ideas from the vibrant life that fills our city…. Read more »

Segway in Asheville!

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

  Pretty much every day, three times a day, a group of people pass by the Carolina Bed & Breakfast riding on Segways.  We wave at Wes, the tour operator, and say to each other that someday we will have to try the Segway tour of Asheville.  Well, that someday was this past Wednesday. But… 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 »

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 »

Hiker’s Package for Western North Carolina

Filed under: Blue Ridge Mountains, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Hiking, Specials, Things to Do

Recently the Asheville Visitor’s Center put out a call for packages highlighting outdoor activities off the Blue Ridge Parkway (and by extension Western North Carolina).  Here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast that pushed all our buttons as James and I are active hikers. Part of the appeal of this mountain town is the ability… 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 »