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Off The Beaten Path: Saint Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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Are you Irish? Just looking for an excuse to drink? Enjoy dressing in green? Whatever the case, Saint Patrick's day is a good excuse to break out your lucky green shirt, grab that green bowler hat, and hit up your favorite bars or breweries in Asheville to participate in drinking shenanigans. Don't have plans yet? Check our list of unique Saint Patrick's Day celebrations happening in and around Asheville. You can bet on Saint Patrick's Day 2017 in Asheville for a hopping good time!

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Frostbite Ice Cream To Open Second Location

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Frostbite Ice Cream is an up and coming soft service ice cream shop that opened in November of 2015. Located in the parking lot of the newly remodeled Sky Lanes bowling alley on Patton Avenue, Frostbite serves freshly made ice cream made with local ingredients. In addition their soft serve offerings, the unique shop offers beignets, coffee, shaved ice, cotton candy and brownies. 

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Curry for Christmas From Karen’s Spice Kitchen

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Looking for a last minute Christmas gift? Not sure what to get that person on your list who has everything? Typically, when faced with this issue, defaulting to edible presents is a sound idea. Something that can be consumed and enjoyed by the receiver - like chocolate, wine - or curry. Yes, you heard right. Curry. 

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Calypso: St Lucian Caribbean Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

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On Tuesday the 20th of December, Calypso, Asheville's newest restaurant will open its doors, succeeding a long and storied history of some of Asheville's most popular hot spots at 18 North Lexington Avenue.

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Chef Michael’s Catering Opens New Kitchen; Expands Services

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Chef Michael’s Catering is celebrating their fully-equipped commercial kitchen in South Asheville. Convenient to Buncombe, Henderson and Transylvania Counties, Chef Michael’s new location opens the door to an enhanced menu and expanded services in the area. The new kitchen occupies a former restaurant at Forest Center North (across from Biltmore Forest), 900 Hendersonville Rd, Suite 202, in South Asheville.

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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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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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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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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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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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