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Apr 2016
Chef Mike Ferrari brings culinary classes and getaways to a rustic Candler venue

Oct 2015
It’s gone to the birds at Duck Dance Farm, a waterfowl conservation venture in Burnsville

Oct 2015
Hickory Nut Gap’s new kitchen, butchery, and event space bring its offerings full circle

Aug 2015

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Jul 2015
Chef Andrew Long gives okra the Louisiana treatment with an Appalachian twist

Apr 2015
Find fresh, quality meats, plus grilling tips, at local butcher shops

Apr 2015

Apr 2015
Roan Mountain’s Cloudland Hotel once served as an elevated destination for naturalists

Apr 2015
A group of catering pros create a backyard breakfast-inspired cookout for friends

Dec 2014
A Polk County entrepreneur’s soap business is making waves in biofuels research

Oct 2014
Five celebrated chefs offer their favorite holiday dishes and the recipes to recreate them at your own family gathering

Oct 2014
Three local authors pass the taste test with new titles

Aug 2014
An intimate dinner prepared by local chefs is the highlight of one of WNC’s largest charity auctions

Jun 2014
Biscuit Head’s Jason Roy creates preserves from oft-neglected leftovers

Jun 2014
Learn to paint and cook, inspired by food and wine

Apr 2014

Mar 2014
Aiming to be a place for regulars on the north side as well as a dining destination, Ambrozia boasts a long, wide bar constructed from pastel-stained wine boxes, warm blond wood, and touches of neon. The dinner and brunch selections are concise, but parts of the menu change weekly.

Dec 2013
Warm up this winter with five seasonal offerings from local chefs

Oct 2013
Satisfy an appetite for culinary wisdom with two new reads

Aug 2013
One-of-a-kind archives keep the history of mountain arts alive and accessible

Aug 2013
Forager Alan Muskat leads a group into the woods to harvest the ingredients of a wild dinner

Aug 2013
Tie on an apron for culinary classes with Paris native Ghislaine Mahler

Jul 2013
True. We're biased. But we can't imagine a better place than the mountains to meet your local farmer, become a food entrepreneur, nosh on artisan eats, and savor a pint (or three).

Jun 2013
At just 18, Chef Michaila Cowles Cosmus welcomes diners to Huckleberry’s in Lake Lure

Apr 2013
A Southern staple gets its due at a Knoxville festival

Jan 2013
Wingbean satisfies wholesome cravings with vegan meal deliveries

Oct 2012
A new take on stuffing will be your next crush

Oct 2012
A local cheesecake baker builds on her passion to create a sweet enterprise

Oct 2012
Meet a modern breed of distillers honoring the moonshine traditions of the past, while elevating our region’s growing reputation for craft liquor

Oct 2012
Restaurateur Joe Scully dishes on his new Asheville eatery, Chestnut, and shares recipes and tips for a delicious holiday celebration

Oct 2012
Savor smoked, roasted, and sun-dried tomatoes in one hearty soup

Oct 2012
Native American and Southern Appalachian cuisine meet at the home of a Cherokee couple

Oct 2012
Cancer patients reconnect with a sense of inner calm at Wind River retreats