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Adler Gallery Hosts Eyes – A Group Art Show

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A new art exhibition, “Eyes", will open its doors December 5th at the Adler Gallery in Posana Restaurant. Curator Constance Vlahoulis has invited local artists to create their best work using the theme of EYES as their inspiration.

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Biltmore Village Oyster Bar Shucks Franchise

A popular Asheville restaurant is shucking its franchise shell. Formerly Virgola, local owners Steve and Nan Klein have parted ways with their franchise affiliation to become The Wine & Oyster, an independently-owned restaurant in Asheville’s flourishing culinary community.

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Rhubarb, Catawba Brewing, Gaining Ground Farm Host Dinner For POP Project

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On Monday, December 12th, Chef John Fleer (Rhubarb) and Catawba Brewing will host a Holiday Dinner benefitting The POP Project at Rhubarb’s Event Space in Asheville, NC.

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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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Salt & Smoke Opens Full Time Kitchen At Burial Beer Co

Salt and Smoke

After a year of pop-up kitchens and Sunday brunches at Burial Beer Co., Salt & Smoke AVL launches a full-time, permanent Kitchen Tuesday, June 14th in the beer garden of the brewery located at 40 Collier Ave. The Kitchen will operate six days a week from Tuesday to Sunday and feature snacks and small plates inspired by Old World European traditions linked to the chef’s Southern roots.

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Tupelo Honey Restaurant Workers Petition For Higher Wages

Tupelo Honey Cafe

Employees from Asheville, NC-based Tupelo Honey Cafe have launched a new online campaign on Coworker.org calling on the company to improve wages. The petition, started by Tupelo Honey employees with support from the Asheville Sustainable Restaurant Workforce (ASRW), states that in the past year, Tupelo Honey has cut back on discounts and food for staff while also reducing wages for support staff by over $3 per hour.

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Local Business Spotlight: Lolo

Lolo

Asheville is home to thousands of locally owned, independent businesses that often run on a shoestring budget. Oftentimes, the business owner is also the bookkeeper, employee, janitor, and customer service rep, which does not leave a lot of time or brainpower for keeping up with a loyalty program. This is where Lolo steps in.

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Beer Dinner hosted by The Thunderbird & Burial Beer

Burial Beer Dinner at MG Road

This Wednesday, February 4, 2015  the folks at Burial Beer Company are collaborating with Chef Elliott Moss (of Punk Wok, currently of Thunderbird and of the future Buxton Hall Barbecue) on a beer dinner at MG Road. 

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Crowne Plaza Sticks Up for Employee

I'll be honest, I've never worked in the service industry waiting tables. It's a job I know I would not be good at for various reasons, and if you do have this job, I admire your self control not to dump a pitcher of water on someones head on a daily basis. I do not have that control. I have, however, worked in medical offices having people demand and yell at me, rush, talk down, push me around and complain about me. In my case, the office manager would always get on my case about how the customer is always right no matter how they treated the staff.

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