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Acropolis Pizza to Open at Asheville Outlets

Acropolis pizza asheville outlets

Asheville Outlets is pleased to welcome Acropolis Pizza to the Food Court. Known as “the place where locals eat,” this will be the restaurant’s second location. Acropolis specializes in traditional Mediterranean, Greek and Serbian cuisine, including salads, gyros, pasta and, of course, pizza. The Asheville Outlets location will offer a smaller menu than their Arden restaurant, but will still have the favorites they are known for. 

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Chef Michael’s Returns To Vintage Carolina Charity Event

Vintage Carolina

Chef Michael’s Catering will once again provide delicious small-plate offerings at the annual Vintage Carolina gala charity event. Vintage Carolina is Community Foundation of Henderson County's signature event celebrating local philanthropy.

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Hi-Wire Big Top Production Brewery Welcomes Food Service From Foothill Meats

Foothills Meats

Hi-Wire’s Big Top Production Brewery is proud to announce a new partnership with Foothills Local Meats to bring food service to their Biltmore Village Tap Room. Hi-Wire has been looking for the right partner to bring food to their Big Top Tap Room since opening in July 2015, and they have found the perfect match in Foothills. “Hi-Wire makes local, high-quality craft beer, and Foothills only sources local and pasture raised meats from independent family farms in North Carolina”, says Hi-Wire co-owner Chris Frosaker. “Our shared commitment to quality makes us great partners.” 

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Small Business Highlight: Mooty’s Chips

Mooty's Chips

As with every new year, thousands of people have vowed to start things off right by making food and lifestyle changes for weight loss, better health, and positive body image. Even when motivated, it can sometimes be challenging to retrain yourself how to eat and find suitable replacement snacks that are healthy and satisfying. Small local startup Mooty's Chips is bringing a new type of healthy snack that can help you start 2016 happy, healthy, and full. 

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Salt & Smoke Expands Kitchen at Burial Beer

Salt and Smoke

As many have noticed, once again Burial’s taproom at 40 Collier Avenue is undergoing renovations. We are finishing up enclosing the back patio to create heated indoor space in the winter. Don't worry, during the warm months, the garage doors will be open to let the outside, in.

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Lindt Chocolate Shop Grand Opening at Asheville Outlets

lindt chocolate

Asheville Outlets is pleased to announce the grand opening of Lindt Chocolate Shop on Friday, November 20th The doors will open at 10 a.m., following a special ribbon cutting. The new chocolate shop will feature chocolate drinks; a chocolate dipping station where customers can purchase freshly dipped strawberries; and, a wide variety of Lindt customer favorites like LINDOR truffles and EXCELLENCE premium dark chocolate bars. Lindt Chocolate Shop will be located next to Justice. 

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Food Review of Lex 18’s New Menu: A Mixed Blessing

Stuffed peppers. Photo Credit Janet Bray

Lex18, a dinner club and moonshine bar whose speakeasy past shines through in its throwback 20s decor, fine dining experience and novel approaches to both dinner and entertainment, invited us to sample their new menu and publish our food review of the new menu. The new menu features twists on Southern favorites, and I was excited to see what was on offer.

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Feast Box Application

apply for a feast box

Please fill out the form below to apply for consideration to receive one Feast Box. Each Feast Box is equipped with enough food to feed a family of five, and all traditional Thanksgiving Day meal items, including a frozen turkey, canned vegetables, pie, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and gravy. Families will receive their Feast Boxes a minimum of 3 days before the holiday, so that they can prepare the meal and add their own ingredients.

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Thanksgiving Day Feast Boxes Prepared For Families In Need

Thanksgiving Day Food Drive

North Carolina has one the highest percentages in the United States of children under 18 years of age who are food insecure on a regular basis: 26.1%, or 1 in 4 people. In fact, NC is home to cities that have the highest levels of food insecurities in the nation, Asheville being one of them. To help battle this issue, many organizations like Manna Food Bank and Food Connection exist to prevent food waste, and keep those in need equipped with basic food essentials. However, there are always families and individuals who slip through the cracks, or are in a temporary, but difficult situation who are in need of help especially with the upcoming holiday season. 

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Interview With Nelson Campbell of PlantPure Nation

PlantPure Nation

We were lucky to get an advance viewing of PlantPure Nation here at the Asheville Blog and even luckier to land an interview with Nelson Campbell. He’s the figurehead of the film and was kind enough to take a few minutes out of his film tour to speak with me on the phone.

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