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Beer & Chocolate Pairing at Catawba Brewing

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Catawba Brewing extends the Independence Day celebration with another edition of their popular Beer & Chocolate Pairing on Wednesday, July 5. This event pairs four specialty Catawba beers with chocolate in Catawba's South Slope Rickhouse bar under the crystal chandeliers. Guests will smell, sniff, chew-melt, and sip in an interactive exploration with their tablemates under the expert guidance of Crawford Rizor, Head Chocolate Producer of the South Slope's favorite chocolate factory - The French Broad Chocolate Lounge. Catawba's Certified Cicerones will collaborate with these experts of edible art to select beers that elevate the pairings beyond the sum of their parts.

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Asheville Based Web Series To Release Season 2 in September

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FIRST SEASON TO BE DISTRIBUTED ONLINE BY U.S. TELEVISION NETWORK LAFF TV

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Beer and Chocolate Pairing: Catawba Brewing To Host During Beer Week

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Catawba Brewing hosts another wildly popular 90 minute Beer and Chocolate Pairing on the South Slope during Asheville Beer Week at 7:00 PM on the evening of Wednesday, June first.

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Twin Leaf Brewery’s 1st Anniversary and Bottle Release

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The Asheville Doughnut Experience: Vortex Doughnuts

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As I mentioned previously in my review of Hole, found here on AshevilleBlog.com, I am a big fan of boutique doughnut shops and grew up in an area with a wide selection of them. This has not been an area where Asheville has excelled, but a burgeoning local industry and doughnuts and a dearth of well-written reviews has prompted me to drag myself out into the frosty Halloween morning to sample the wares of two brand new establishments in Asheville.

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Number 96 and the Taste of Karma

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You order one up, you drink one down - 96 pints of beer at the bar.

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Asheville Beer Week 2014: Baseball

Asheville Beer Week: Baseball

Learn how to play this drinking game modeled after the classic athletic feat. This game requires two teams of people, and maybe someone with a hollow leg. Celebrate Asheville Beer Week and score a home run while chugging down a brew from Catawba Brewing Company. Remember any purchase of a Catawba brew gets you a free Catawba growler!

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Asheville Small Plate Crawl Experience 2014

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Asheville is known for its great food, and especially for its local independent restaurants that feature a unique, eclectic variety of flavors that are far more sophisticated than may be expected in a small southern town.  What’s even more exciting than the food, perhaps, is that Asheville provides unique opportunities for locals and visitors to explore the culture and see what makes Asheville so special while having fun doing it.  The annual “small plate crawl” is one of those opportunities, and this year it did not disappoint.  Over 20 restaurants participated in this culinary tour, featuring special small-sized chef creations that highlight the essence of the restaurant and the Asheville food scene.

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10 Things To Do With Out of Town Visitors

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Your family and/or friends are in town for the holidays - what do you do? Recently someone in my family got married, which meant that some of my relatives from Oregon flew into town. This was their first time in North Carolina, and Asheville so I had to make sure to show them the sights and entertain them while making sure they enjoy the city. While it is easy for us to appreciate Asheville, there are certain things you just must introduce out-of-towners to so that they can appreciate the city and get a feel for our zany, eclectic culture. Here is a short list of things that I consider a 'must' for any Asheville tour.

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Day 40: Pure indulgence.

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40 cups. 40 cafes. 40 days.  i've done it. and what i can say except... it has been a completely, utterly amazing experience.

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