Category: Wine and Food

Shrimp Cerviche with Fresh Cilantro

Our Food Philosophy at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Wine and Food

I know what you are thinking. “Food Philosophy? She’s been living in Asheville too long!” But there is a reason for this.  Recently James and I have working on an update of the website for the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  This has lead to a lot of discussion about what we are and what makes… Read more »

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 »

The Innkeeper Abroad: Mexico City

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Uncategorized, Wine and Food

This year James took me to Mexico City for my birthday!  Hard to believe but in 27 years of living and traveling overseas I had never been to Mexico so I was excited to go.  It was a short trip, just two nights, but a wonderful birthday present. And it presented us with a number… Read more »

Food Photography at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Re-decorating, Wine and Food

“What’s that mess?” I can hear you saying.  That mess is what happens when you have a food photographer in your kitchen!  We are updating our website at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast and we want pictures which better reflect the type of food we serve at our Asheville inn. When we first bought our… 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 »

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 »

The WNC Cheese Trail

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Oh My CSA Contest, Outside Asheville, recipes, Things to Do, Wine and Food

A little known fact:  before  James and I decided to become innkeepers we looked into producing and selling goat cheese as a business. So when a little more than a year ago a number of small local dairy farmers and cheesemakers conceived of the WNC Cheese Trail to promote the cheese industry in Western North… Read more »