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AIR’s Taste of Asheville: Small Bites and Street Beats

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AIR’S TASTE OF ASHEVILLE: SMALL BITES, STREET BEATS AND FLAVORS GALORE

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The Carolina Table: North Carolina Writers on Food

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In North Carolina, setting a table often coincides with setting a scene for memorable meals, noteworthy moments with loved ones and indelible experiences that are ingrained in the diners' minds far longer than tastes linger. 

More than 30 authors share stories about their experiences in The Carolina Table: North Carolina Writers on Food. A Yankee outlines the challenge she faced when finally learning to cook butter beans. A vegetarian sits down to a pork dinner. A journalist recalls mid-summer mater days in the newsroom. Contributors to The Carolina Table show what North Carolinians know to be true—our foodways contain our culture, our history, our priorities, our health, our wealth, our poverty and our souls. 

carolina table“The collection of voices in The Carolina Table speaks to our diversity and character,” explains award-winning author Randall Kenan, who edited the collection and wrote the introduction. “Should someone look for a definition of what it means to be a North Carolinian now, this anthology will give a very solid, and flavorful, idea.” 

About Randall Kenan: 
Professor of English at UNC-Chapel Hill, Kenan is a novelist, journalist and food writer. A former editor at Knopf, he has received numerous awards for his work, including the North Carolina Award for Literature and the Rome Prize for the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

About Eno Publishers:
Eno is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to producing high-quality books in all formats about the culture and history of the Carolinas and the South.

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Burger and Brew nights begin at Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall

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Join Kitchen 743 at Isis Music Hall during the month of October for Burger and Brew night.

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Asheville Tea Company Begins Brewing

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Jessie Dean is on a mission to turn Asheville into a town of craft tea drinkers. The West Asheville mom and lifetime outdoor enthusiast launched Asheville Tea Company in September – craft teas blended with locally sourced ingredients and chock full of Asheville flavor.

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Successful Historic Biltmore Village and ASAP Inaugural Event

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Historic Biltmore Village businesses and Asap, partnered for a perfect evening under the stars. This inaugural event which is sure to be repeated served as a fundraiser for the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project.

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Burial Beer Announces Date and Brewery List for Burnpile Harvest Fest

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Burnpile Harvest Fest is officially slated for Saturday, October 29th beginning at 12pm at Burial Beer Co.’s taproom on 40 Collier Ave. Now in its third year, Burnpile celebrates the harvest season with live music and seasonally inspired beers from 20+ breweries from around the state of North Carolina and the country. “Harvest Fest originated in Seattle, Washington for us. It was a gathering of our closest friends who would come over and bring food and harvest beers while Doug and Tim would homebrew. It was this incredible celebration of the season that accompanied a lot of colors and smells and visuals,” explains Jess Reiser, Co-Owner of Burial.

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Asheville Plant-Based Face-Off Puts Creativity on the Menu

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Asheville, already well-known for its vegan-friendliness, is taking the plant-based culinary experience in the city to the next level. The 1st Annual Asheville Plant-Based Face-Off, presented by Asheville Vegan Outreach and No Evil Foods and sponsored by VegFund, challenges Asheville restaurants and chefs to put their creativity to the test by offering innovative new vegan dishes. Up to 15 Asheville restaurants are participating, each creating a new menu item free of animal products and offering it to guests for the month of October 2016.

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My Drunk Kitchen’s Hanna Hart Films in Asheville

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Hannah Hart became famous for drunk cooking - literally. The 29 year old internet personality runs a channel on YouTube called My Drunk Cooking, where laughs are had as Hart cooks food while intoxicated. Since the inception of the weekly show in 2011, Hart has hosted many celebrity guests, including chef Jamie Oliver, author John Green, former pop star Lance Bass, and comedian Sarah Silverman.

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Addissae Awarded NC GreenTravel Initiatives Credential

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Addissae, Asheville's only restaurant offering Ethiopian cuisine was just awarded recognition by NC GreenTravel Initiatives as North Carolina's newest sustainable destination. Opened late in 2014, Addissae took over the space downtown once occupied by Firestorm Books on Commerce Street, behind The Thirsty Monk. A year after opening, the restaurant fell on hard times and owners Vicki Schomer and Neeraj Kebede launched a GoFundMe campaign to cover expenses as they struggled to stay afloat. 

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Salvage Station to Offer Free Admission to WNC Battle of the Burger on August 21

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The 3rd Annual WNC Battle of the Burger is celebrating three years and is excited to announce they have just signed Salvage Station as their headlining sponsor. As part of this partnership, the event will be free and open to the public. The doors open to General Admission guests at 2pm, but the main bar will be open at their normal opening time of noon.

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