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Welcome to Mountain Xpress’ annual one-stop guide to all that the local culinary scene has to offer. The recommendations and listings in Eats & Drinks come from a smorgasbord of local sources: food writers, bloggers, votes from our readers and the bars and restaurants themselves. Cover design by Nathanael Roney • Photo by Michael Oppenheim Photography Kitchen Sink Bloody Mary by The Market Place

Where can I get mo untain trout?

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Answers to frequently asked questions about local dining

In -between eats

Where to go when it seems like nothing’s open

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Family-friendly fare 18 Where to take the whole gang

Entertaining eats 22

Dinner and a show? Here’s where to go

Culinary passport 24 Sampling world cuisine — without the full-body scan

Boo z e ha p p y

Where to get some very delicious drinks in WNC

Beyond the S hirley T emple

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Some intoxicating, non-alcoholic suggestions

Brewer - ism

Making a scene with suds

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Exploring Hendersonville

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Looking for the freshest of local produce? Head to a tailgate market

South of Asheville, a small town with some big restaurants

Getaway (without going away)

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Not-so-far destination restaurants for a night — or a weekend — out

Best of W N C

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Eats Directory

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Drinks Directory

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Mountain Xpress readers’ 2010 picks from our annual online poll The culinary cartography of Asheville and Buncombe County The directory for local restaurants, by cuisine

A detailed directory of local watering holes

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26 Battery Park, Asheville • (828) 252-2639 116 W. State St., Black Mountain (828) 669-6119 Asheville Eats & Drinks is published annually by Mountain Xpress, P.O. Box 144, Asheville, NC 28802, (828) 251-1333. Visit us on the Web at www.mountainx.com. We have taken great care to ensure the accuracy of information contained herein. However, we are human and capable of error, and restaurants do change their services. Please call ahead prior to patronizing these establishments. Copyright 2011 by Mountain Xpress. All rights reserved. No part of this publication — including listings and advertisements — may be reproduced without the expressed permission of Mountain Xpress. PUBL I S H E R Jeff Fobes • G E N E R A L MANAGER Andy Sutcliffe EDIT O R Rebecca Sulock • E D I T O R I AL ASSISTANT and COO R D I N AT O R Jaye Bartell • F O OD WRITER Mackensy Lunsford PHO T O S Jonathan Welch • C O N T R IBUTORS Anne Fitten Glenn, Laura Huff LISTI N G S Jaye Bartell, Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt, Dane Smith LAYO U T Carrie Lare • C O V E R D E SIGN Nathanael Roney ADV E RT I S I N G D E S I G N E R S Andrew Findley, Kathy Wadham, Carrie Lare WEB D E S I G N E R S Patrick Conant, Jesse Michel, Steve Shanafelt ADV E RT I S I N G D I R E C T O R Marissa Williams ADV E RT I S I N G S U P P L E M E N T S MANAGER Russ Keith ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVES Rick Goldstein, Russ Keith, Tim Navaille, Leigh Reynolds, Scott Sessoms, John Varner, Marissa Williams, Elizabeth Zane Wood DATABASE MANAGER Stefan Colosimo • DISTRIBUTION MANAGER Sammy Cox

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Where can I get mountain trout? A nswers to fre q u entl y asked q u estions a b o u t local dinin g

Asheville’s Laughing Seed Café has been serving fresh, meat-free fare since 1991. Welcome to Asheville. You’re visiting from Ithaca. You want trout, or maybe a locally brewed beer — or simply to do what the locals do. While some of what the locals do can be colorful, you don’t have to don tie-dye, find a djembe and hit the Pritchard Park drum circle to get a feel for the city. If you want the word on where to find a juicy burger with all the fixins’, you better believe we’ll steer you away from McDonald’s and toward a restaurant that uses locally sourced meat. If you want a beer, we’re going to gently remove that Budweiser from your hand, and replace it with a pint from one of the many breweries in Western North Carolina. But give up our favorite secret swimming hole? Never.

W here can we find g reat ve g etarian food ?

Asheville has long been a mecca for people pursuing a healthy lifestyle. So, when the climbing group or the couple on a yoga retreat come searching for a wholesome, fulfilling experience, it’s a safe bet they’re wondering where to have something meat-free. And for many years, that answer has been Laughing Seed Café. The Laughing Seed is not only one of the oldest vegetarian restaurants in the area, it’s one of our most popular restaurants, period. Why? The answer is simple: consistently good quality food, made with some of the freshest local ingredients around. And the fact that everything is meat-free is secondary to the flavor. 40 Wall St. 232-3445 laughingseed.com.

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W here do we g et a g reat steak ?

Sometimes it seems like a good tempeh reuben is easier to find than a hearty piece of meat. Where’s a carnivore to turn? We suggest the Grove Park Inn, where everything is huge: the fireplaces, the expansive views, the steak on your plate. Sunset Terrace is one of the Grove Park Inn’s three restaurants, and boasts a familiar and beloved chophouse menu. Looking for aged filet mignon, rib-eye, New York strip in old-school guises like Diane (mustard and mushroom sauce) or Oscar (crab hollandaise)? This is your place. Want to get extra fancy and throw a lobster tail on that plate? Indeed. Enjoy your surf and turf with all-natural choice meats, aged a minimum of 21 days. 290 Macon Ave. 800-438-5800 groveparkinn.com.

W here ’ s a g ood s p ot for a b u r g er ?

Want a creative burger with all of the bells and whistles? Burgermeister’s in West Asheville takes pride in putting far-out toppings on their burgers. Case in point: The Macho, with its pico de gallo, guacamole, cheddar and jalapeños. Highly recommended is the burger house’s crowning achievement, The Meister. With 9 ounces of smoked Guinness burger, the Meister is not for the faint of belly. 697 Haywood Road, 225-2920 burgermeisters.com. Looking for a simple cheeseburger that’s expertly cooked? Head to Tingles Cafe in downtown Asheville. The restaurant has been restored to reflect its historic character, with some updates. For example, even though the soda counter looks old-fashioned, the housemade sodas contain herbs, spices and flavorings with a modern twist. Try the locally harvested wildberry cream, if it’s available. Then, order the Tingles burger. It’s made daily from house-ground tenderloin and beef short ribs. 27 Broadway St. 2554000 tinglescafe.com.

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W here sho u ld we g o to drink like the locals ? This is a tough one, with our many craft breweries (see page 40 for the full rundown). Most of them have quirky tasting rooms, but there’s something especially Asheville about the scene at Wedge Brewing Company in the funky, gritty, repurposed-industrial River Arts District. The Wedge sits right off of the tracks near the French Broad River. Everyone from politicians to marathon runners, green builders to potters drinks here. Awash in the setting sun and surrounded by locally made ironwork, the Wedge hosts the occasional gourmet food truck and oldtime movie shown in the open air. Simply put, the Wedge is a must-do. 125-B Roberts St. 505-2792 wedgebrewing.com.

W here can we find mo u ntain tro u t ? If you want a taste of Appalachian authenticity, mountain trout — a delicious freshwater treat — can be a great place to start. But where can you find it fresh and genuinely local? Try Corner Kitchen, a Biltmore Village eatery that specializes in regional cuisine and upscale comfort food. Expect to find the mild-fleshed fish served with a bourbon sauce, green beans and sweet-potato mash, for example. 3 Boston Way 274-2439 thecornerkitchen.com. Try HomeGrown, a restaurant that sticks to the motto “slow food right quick.” Aside from burgers with local beef and salads with local greens, you can find local Sunburst trout on a sandwich or plated with your choice of down-home sides. 371 Merrimon Ave. slowfoodrightquick. com. Though the Lobster Trap is best known for its fresh coastal seafood (flown in from Maine), the restaurant offers local trout on a regular basis. The trout ribs are a unique specialty — so much so that they were featured on an episode of The Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. 5 Patton Ave. 350-0505 thelobstertrap.biz.

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In-between eats W here to g o when it seems like nothin g ’ s o p en

It’s late, you should eat something. The 51 Grill stays open after after dark. Eating lunch between the no-man’s hours of 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.? Out on the town until 3 a.m.? Even in a foodtopia like Asheville, your options can be limited. Fortunately, there are some restaurants out there for you late-lunchers and night-owls who would rather not frequent the Waffle House — not that there’s anything wrong with getting scattered, smothered and covered.

5 1 Grill

Attached to an Exxon gas station, 51 Grill is a small step up from the nofrills greasy-spoon diner, and is a serious late-night haunt. Expect to find truckers eating French dips elbow to elbow with partygoers in high heels and smeared makeup scarfing Philly cheese steaks. Late-night drunk food is the great equalizer. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. until 4 a.m. 51 Merrimon Ave. 258-1670.

R osetta ’ s K itchen

Rosetta’s Kitchen is a stalwart of the Lexington Avenue scene, and a slice of Asheville — with soy cheese. The all-vegetarian cafeteria-style joint is one of the few places where City Council members eat nachos next to punk rockers. Nothing fuels you up for bar hopping better than Rosetta’s peanut-butter tofu, braised kale and smashed potatoes and gravy. Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 11 a.m.-3 a.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 116 N. Lexington Ave. 232-0738 rosettaskitchen.com.

L oretta ’ s C af é

Located next to Rosetta’s is Loretta’s Café, another Asheville institution. Loretta’s is popular with the cheap-lunch crowd who flock to the café for the stellar sandwiches made with house-roasted meats and scratch-

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made bread. As this is Asheville, there are plenty of meatless options, too. Whether in search of a BLT at 9:30 p.m. on a Friday or a hummus and cashew-spread sandwich at 4:30 in the afternoon on a Saturday, look no further. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.10 p.m., 114 N. Lexington Ave. 253-3747 lorettascafe.com.

V iva D eli

And speaking of sandwiches, we’d be remiss not to mention Viva Deli in West Asheville. Viva specializes in from-scratch sandwiches, with a European and artisan bent. The deli produces its own rustic cheeses and meats, heaped onto housemade bread for a hulking, New York City-grade sandwich. All of this and a bag of chips (or potato salad). Where else in town can you get a breakfast pretzel before work and a pastrami sandwich at 1 a.m.? Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-11 p.m., 625 Haywood Road 575-2055 vivadeli. biz.

M amacita ’ s

On the way to The Orange Peel? We recommend stopping by Mamacita’s for some Cali-Mexi goodness with a local twist. Think Baja-style fish tacos and burritos stuffed with braised local pork and kale. Personalize your taco experience with an assortment of housemade salsas and other toppings. And don’t forget the PBR — it’s only a buck. Mamacita’s is open 11 a.m.-10 p.m., seven days a week. 77 Biltmore Ave. 255-8080 mamacitasgrill.com.

M o D add y ’ s

And right next door to Mamacita’s, you’ll find MoDaddy’s, which is short for “mo’ burger” — or it should be. If a late night calls for slabs of meat piled with toppings like fried eggs, fistfuls of bacon, pimento cheese, onion rings, chow-chow and more, this is your place. If grease will keep you going, don’t forget about the tater-tot nachos, aka “totchos,” or the baloney sliders. And it’s all available until almost 2 a.m., seven days a week. 77 Biltmore Ave. 258-1550 modaddysbar.com.

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Familyfriendly fare

W here to take the whole g an g

The Hop Ice Cream Café is a mecca for the pint-sized. Parents dig the desserts, too. When you’ve had it up to here and there’s nary a baby sitter in sight, there are a few options to feed the kids and blow off a little steam at the same time. If nothing else, these places certainly won’t bat an eye if your rugrat seems to be in a slightly, er, exuberant mood.

E arl y Girl E ater y

Early Girl Eatery is known for its friendly service and comfortable Southern fare, accessible to children and adults alike. The owners of the restaurant, John and Julie Stehling, have children of their own. Perhaps that’s how they know that a pailful of crayons and brown butcher-paper tablecloths appeal to kids of all ages. Particularly colorful masterpieces adorn the walls of the restaurant as you walk in. 8 Wall St. 259-9292 earlygirleatery.com

T he H o p I ce C ream C af é

The Hop Ice Cream Café has frozen treats for everyone. Kids can have their cones rolled in sprinkles and topped with gummy bears, while adults can order flavors like curried coconut or bacon/dark chocolate.

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At Earth Fare, kids not only eat healthy food, but for free — every Thursday with a dining adult. Photo courtesy Earth Fare

Bringing Fido along? The Hop also has ice cream for dogs. Seriously, Scoob! 640 Merrimon Ave. 254-2224 and 721 Haywood Road 252-5155 thehopicecreamcafe.com.

T u p elo H one y C af é

Tupelo Honey Café serves modern Southern comfort fare with broad appeal that has helped to put the eatery on the map. The restaurant proclaims that kids’ menus “should bust out of the basic hot dogs and chicken fingers rut.” The menu has a grilled cheese with fries, but there are also veggie-burger sliders and organic dippin’ carrots with ranch dressing. 12 College St. 255-4863 and 1829 Hendersonville Road 505-7676 tupelohoneycafe.com.

E arth F are

Earth Fare is a supermarket, but this natural-foods mecca is family-minded. Every Thursday, from 4 until 8 p.m., the café offers a deal that’s hard to beat. With the purchase of an adult meal for $5 or more, kids eat free. 66 Westgate Parkway 232-9951 and 1856 Hendersonville Road 210-0100 earthfare.com.

T wisted C r ê p e

Kids love gooey cheese — which is why they love the Twisted Crêpe. The Shuurman’s Monte is a surefire hit with the kids. Why? Because it’s filled with melty mozzarella, ham and turkey. Plus, it comes with a side of sweet syrup for dipping, ensuring happy faces every time. The management assumes no responsibility for sugar crashes. 62 Haywood St. 505-3855.

C hai Pani

The Indian street food of Chai Pani has earned accolades in GQ and The New York Times. But will kids go for it? They will when the menu includes rice and daal with chapati, kids’ potato parathas or grilled corn on the cob with lime, salt and ghee. Plus, kids eat free every Wednesday. 22 Battery Park Ave. 254-4003 chaipani.net.

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Entertaining eats dinner and a show ? here ’ s where to g o

Get your game on at Arcade with totchos, paninis and drinks named after video-game characters. We’re multitaskers: We want to eat our cake and watch our movies, too. Luckily, the days of dinner and a show aren’t over. Here are some dining options to consider when a plate of food isn’t quite enough to keep you fully occupied.

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The Arcade is one part game room, with vintage favorites like ExciteBike and Donkey Kong, and one part dance hall, with DJs spinning all sorts of booty-shaking favorites on Friday nights. The two-level venue is surprisingly sophisticated, slightly jarring — and completely fun. You can also get your Tetris on at the bar while sampling a menu that’s meant to be as fun as the atmosphere. Like bacon? The Arcade has enough pig belly in its larder to keep you plenty happy — until your cholesterol check. There’s a bacon bruschetta, a bacon pimento-cheese sandwich, a smoked-gouda macaroni and cheese with an option to add bacon and jalapeños, pork sliders (with bacon) and a grilled peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich with (yes, really) bacon. 130 College St. 258-1400 arcadeasheville.com.

A sheville Pi z z a and Brewin g C om p an y

For the pressed-for-time romantic, dinner and a movie is something that can easily be enjoyed simultaneously in Asheville. For one, there’s the Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company, a stalwart of the local scene built in a former two-screen movie theater.

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The APBC has a laid-back family vibe, as well as pizza that pulls in plenty of accolades (try the Shear Delight). Asheville Pizza also turns out some of Asheville’s most-beloved brews, including the Shiva IPA. Both can be enjoyed in the theater while watching a flick, or in the adjacent game room, in case you like Dance Dance Revolution with your nachos. But don’t go expecting a quiet movie experience — when your Jaws fish sandwich is ready, you’ll hear your name yelled from the bar, even if it’s at the moment that the Great White goes for the marine biologist. 675 Merrimon Ave. 254-1281. The downtown location boasts an outdoor screen, but not the movies or game room of the Merrimon location. 77 Coxe Ave. 255-4077 ashevillebrewing.com.

C arolina C inemas

If the movie you’d like to see begs for a quieter venue, head over to Carolina Cinemas. The Carolina features more than just first-run movies. The theater also shows live Metropolitan Opera performances and other piped-in events. Feeling decadent? Try the fresh potato chips, piled with housemade bleu-cheese dressing, crumbled bacon, tomato and scallions. 1640 Hendersonville Road 274-9500 carolinacinemas.com.

C ine b arre

For eats in front of the big screen with a little more formal, seat-side service, try Cinebarre near the Biltmore Square Mall. With a variety of options on the menu, nightly specials and a salad called Soylent Greens, it’s hard to go wrong. Plenty of beer options on tap here, as well as wine. 800 Brevard Road 665-8661 cinebarre.com.

T he M a g netic F ield

Dinner and a show is what they do at The Magnetic Field, a café, bar and performance house located in Asheville’s River Arts District. With events from standup comedy to live music, this restaurant and theater is entertaining by design. Dishes like Champagne gazpacho and the Seasonal Bowl with ingredients like pickled vegetables and black-bean hummus are served in bowls, making it easy to sit, watch a play and eat your food in the captive dark of the theater. 372 Depot St. 257-4003 themagneticfield.com.

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Culinary passport S am p lin g world c u isine — witho u t the f u ll - b od y scan Asheville has its share of regionally representative cuisine. But should you want to expand your horizons beyond trout, grits and fried green tomatoes, there are a multitude of options at your disposal, many of them based in the traditions of far-off climes. This small mountain town has a lot of stickers on its suitcase. Himalayan? We’ve got it. Spanish tapas? That too. Indian street food? You bet. Here’s a quick guide to where to find global flavors in the neighborhood.

Pho F u sion

Pho Fusion, the first all-Vietnamese restaurant in Asheville, specializes in exactly what you might guess: steaming bowls of pho, the traditional noodle soup. Though chef Tru Phan toys with other specialties, it’s the restaurant’s namesake that draws in repeat customers. Try the eye of round pho, piled with mung bean sprouts, basil and cilantro from the fixings bar. Beyond the food, don’t expect to find any traditional or fancy decor. This spot is for the foodie that relishes finding the diamond in the rough. Hidden beyond a flea market of Oriental rugs, soaps and ornaments, Pho Fusion is a noodle-filled Narnia in the rear of the wardrobe. 45 S. French Broad Ave. 575-2212.

R e z a z and E noteca

For a taste of the Mediterranean, head over to Rezaz in Biltmore Village. If “Mediterranean food” brings visions of dolmas and pita bread to mind, chef/owner Reza Setayesh’s take on the sun-drenched foods of that region expand those horizons. Setayesh serves his mezze platter enhanced with muhammara, a Syrian hot-pepper dip. His astonishingly good paella is spotted with braised rabbit and smoky chorizo. What’s more, the service is spectacular. The restaurant’s wine bar, the Enoteca, offers the same high-quality food in a slightly more casual environment. The menu includes a wide array of cheeses, cured meats and housemade spreads that can be combined to make a custom antipasti platter. Or, go for a panini with a side of truffle frites, then finish your meal with housemade gelato. 28 Hendersonville Road 277-1510 rezaz.com.

J er u salem Garden caf é

Should your prefer your Mediterranean food with classic flavor — and a little wiggle — visit Jerusalem Garden Café near Pritchard Park in downtown Asheville. Not only can you have your traditional hummus and baba ghanoush with warmed pita, you can eat it while sitting on floor cushions in a tent-like room surrounded by belly dancers. 78 Patton Ave. 254-0255 jerusalemgardencafe.com.

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Rezaz highlights the best of the Mediterranean — and offers stellar service, too.

H eiwa shok u do

Heiwa was long known for a rather Asheville-style of Japanese food, which is to say slightly hippie. Though it’s still the kind of Japanese joint where the menu reminds vegans of the presence of bonito (dried fish) flake in the miso, Heiwa has an exciting new Japanese-born chef. Daisuke Sugimoto, aka Chef Dai, grew up following his mother around her dumpling restaurant in Tokyo. He still gravitates toward the clean flavors and sensibilities of traditional Japanese food. For a taste of Hawaiian-influenced Japan, don’t skip the tuna poke (or try it with tofu). 87 N. Lexington Ave. 254-7761 heiwashokudo.com.

L imones

Blood-orange margaritas, crab-fennel empanadas and scallop ceviche are perhaps not a stretch for a modern Mexican menu; look closer, however, and you’ll notice that Mexican-born chef Hugo Ramirez stocks the pantry with flavors that span the globe. Ramirez, a classically trained and naturally curious chef, describes the food served in the cozy dining room as Mexican-Californian. What can you expect? Andouille sausage next to prawns, truffled macaroni and cheese cradling rabbit sausage or cilantro-mint hummus stuffed into a chicken tinga burrito. Brave drinkers are advised not to skip the Maya margarita, rimmed with chapulin salt (salt with crickets). 13 Eagle St. 252-2327 limonesrestaurant.com. W W W. AV L E A T S . C O M

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Kathmandu Café specializes in food from the Himalayan region, meshing the flavors of India, Nepal and Tibet.

Boca

Boca serves south-of-the-border favorites with an Asheville twist. Boca’s the place to go if you want your huevos rancheros at 1:30 p.m. (Hey, some of us are just late risers.) It also boasts one of the best breakfasts in town, if you prefer chilaquiles and chipotle-spiked cremas instead of biscuits and gravy. At lunchtime, look for mahi-mahi tacos with mango salsa and creamy-spicy black beans, served on the sunny patio. At dinner, try the cazuela de mariscos — seafood in a smoked-chili broth. Oh yes, and don’t forget the blue ginger mojito with muddled blueberries, ginger, mint and fresh lime. 68 N. Lexington Ave. 285-8828 bocaasheville.com.

Bo u chon

Bouchon serves classic French comfort food in a cozy atmosphere on Lexington Avenue, with a courtyard in back that veritably transports you to the Old World. Expect to find steak au poivre, lapin à la moutarde en cocotte (braised rabbit in a Dijon sauce) and bouillabaisse on the menu, as well as a nice selection of wines from (but not limited to) the sundrenched vineyards of France. The restaurant’s wildly popular Mussel Nights (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) feature all-you-can-eat bivalves — with the first serving of frîtes offered gratis. Mais oui! 62 N. Lexington Ave. 350-1140 ashevillebouchon.com.

K athmand u C af é

Kathmandu Café is the place in Asheville for Himalayan cuisine. Literally, it’s the only place. Though it sounds exotic, you may be more familiar with the food of the Himalayas than you imagine. If you know Indian favorites like tandoori, lamb korma or samosas, many of dishes should ring familiar. Nepalese food spices up the menu as well: a dish of potato, black-eyed peas and bamboo simmered in a light curry is a popular dish. Curious about the flavors of Tibet? Try the chau chau, pan-fried soft noodles with ginger, garlic and vegetables. Also, try one (or several) of the tandoor-baked breads. 90 Patton Ave. 252-1080 kathmanducafeasheville.com.

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Try an Absinthe Drip at Zambra, with Lucid Absinthe Superieure, sugar and ice-cold water measured in drops. In Asheville, there are plenty of places to wet your whistle. Brew pubs and wine bars abound. But where do you go when you want a special-occasion drink? Xpress is here to help.

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Sazerac’s menu of craft cocktails is something special, especially the “Nine Muses” section, with drinks named after the traditional Greek muses. The Melpomene (the Muse of Tragedy) with tequila, apple ginger and jalapeño is good enough, but the Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, is the best drink in the house, if not the town. It’s gin-based with pineapple, basil, bay leaf, black pepper, bitters and lime — and dangerously delicious. 29 Broadway St. 376-0031 ashevillesazerac.com.

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Want to impress your date — and drink like Vincent van Gogh at the same time? Try Zambra’s Absinthe Drip. It’s made with Lucid Absinthe Superieure, sugar and ice-cold water. Simple ingredients, yes, but the bells and whistles come out while the drink is being prepared. Zambra uses a balancier — a funnel-like device that attaches to the edge of the glass and measures out the water drop by drop. Definitely fancier than a drink from a shaker, and a much more endearing offering to your beloved than an ear. 85 W. Walnut St. 232-1060 zambratapas.com.

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The chef and owner of Posana Café, Peter Pollay, uses an abundance of fresh, local ingredients, including a regionally made gin that he keeps behind the bar. Though it’s not an all-local drink, we’re partial to the Açaì Blueberry Mojito, a beautifully purple and refreshing mix of rum, mint, açaì blueberry juice, lime juice and soda that fits perfectly with Pollay’s simple yet elegant menu. 1 Biltmore Ave. 505-3969 posanacafe.com.

S torm R h u m Bar

Storm Rhum Bar serves a fascinatingly complex drink called the Devil’s Oasis that is an absolute must-try. What do you get when you mix rum, cayenne-infused honey, passionfruit puree and lime? A spicy-sweet beverage with impressive depth for the number of ingredients. Don’t miss this one. 125 S. Lexington Ave. 505-8560 stormrhumbar.com.

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For those who like an element of danger with their drinks, there’s the Flaming Zombie at the Yacht Club, which, fortunately or not, is more flame than living-dead. It’s hard not to like the Asheville Yacht Club, with its kitschy tiki theme and giant pitchers of tater tots. Throw in huge mugs of liquor and juice on fire, and we’re there. 87 Patton Ave. 255-8454.

T he M arket Place R esta u rant

The Market Place Restaurant is newly refurbished — and boasts a new cocktail menu as well. The Benton’s Bacon Old Fashioned, crafted with Jim Beam infused with the essence of everyone’s favorite meat candy, is superb. 20 Wall St. 252-4162 marketplace-restaurant.com.

Cold Beer. live MusiC. Great food. full Bar.

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Beyond the Shirley Temple

S ome into x icatin g , non - alcoholic s u g g estions

The Raspberry Beret at Over Easy is a bright, berry-filled concoction, perfect for a morning jump-start. Sometimes it seems like Asheville’s all about the booze. We’re Beer City, USA, after all. But where to sip something special sans suds? Asheville has a large selection of drinkable treats that are alcohol-free. Buchi Kombucha is a perfect example of how locally focused and healthy Asheville can be as a whole. The fermented-tea drink has numerous reported health benefits, but may be an acquired taste for some. That being said, Buchi’s kombucha is one of the best examples we’ve yet to try (if it’s around, be sure and try the Fire, brewed with cayenne and ginger). The freshest way to sample Buchi is on draft. It can be found on tap in many Asheville establishments, including Laughing Seed, Green Sage, Rosetta’s, Mamacita’s, Greenlife, Earth Fare and more. drinkbuchi.com. Over Easy Café is known for an unpretentious breakfast made with excellent ingredients, and the juices and smoothies are no exception. We’re partial to The Morning After, a cocktail of carrot, orange, beet, lime and garlic spiked with jalapeño, guaranteed to fix the damage you did last night. Sound a bit out there? Go for the Raspberry Beret. With organic yogurt, fresh blueberries, raspberries and bananas blended with apple juice and honey, it’s a perfectly balanced way to start your day. 32 Broadway St. 236-3533 overeasyasheville.com.

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Buchi Kombucha is a locally brewed fermented-tea drink that can be found on tap in various locations around town, like Rosetta’s Kitchen. If you think of crumpets when we say “tea time,” we recommend that you head to Dobrá Tea on Lexington Avenue for a full-on tea experience. Owner Andrew Snavely travels the world to bring high-quality, wholeleaf teas to Asheville, as well as traditional tea accoutrements that make this tea house more like a temple. Sip the fragrant Lapsang Souchong, a Chinese black tea smoked over pine branches, for something truly unique. 78 N. Lexington Ave. 575-2424 dobratea.com. For a decadent and sexy treat, head to the French Broad Chocolate Lounge for one of the drinking chocolates. The hot liquid truffles are made with a ganache base in flavors like cayenne and cinnamon, Indian kulfi — or just deep, dark chocolate. Too steamy outside for a hot drink? Try the cold sipping chocolates, made with coconut milk and shaken with ice. The FBCL calls it pure, chilled decadence — and we’re inclined to agree. 10 S. Lexington Ave. 252-4181 frenchbroadchocolates.com. Looking for an alcohol-free, calming buzz — that’s totally legal? Try the Vanuatu Kava Bar on South Lexington Ave. Kava is said to relieve stress, and anxiety, reduce muscle tightness and more. And if that doesn’t take the edge off, head to the tiki-torch lit patio and enjoy some light fare to the sounds of the live music frequently featured at this unique watering hole. 151 S. Lexington Ave. 505-8118 vanuatukavabar.com. Are you a coffee purist? West Asheville’s Waking Life Espresso may be the place for you. When the coffee bar opened, the buzz about town was that owner Jared Rutledge had ruined many people for other espresso bars with his strictly controlled, expert pours and expansive knowledge of the bean. That hasn’t changed. What’s more, all of the flavored drinks are mixed with housemade syrups. Try Quetzalcoatl’s Tears, a mocha with cayenne, cinnamon, fresh ginger and sea salt. 976 Haywood Road 5053240 wakinglifeespresso.com.

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Brewer-ism

M akin g a scene with s u ds

Green Man Brewery beers can be found all over town, most notably at Jack of the Wood pub downtown and Green Man’s tasting room, aka Dirty Jack’s, where the beer is made. By Anne Fitten Glenn and Mackensy Lunsford In WNC, we’ve got mountains, an agreeable climate, good food and a thriving beer scene, complete with brew-centric festivals. What more could you ask for? Someone to drive you around from brewery to brewery while you liberally sample? Well, we’ve got that too. Brews Cruise, started by Asheville local Mark Lyons, provides an insider’s take on the best of local beer. With a designated driver included in the package, it’s a win-win situation. Jump on board one of the Brews Cruise vans or strap on your sneakers for a guided walking tour of downtown Asheville’s craft-beer scene. It’s tipsy — but safe, good fun. And with 10 breweries in the area (and at least two more on the way) there’s plenty of local flavor to sample, whether you’re a seasoned beer connoisseur or a curious newbie. brewscruise.com/asheville It’s not necessary to take a formal tour to witness all this area has to offer in the way of breweries. Should self-guided brewer-ism be more your speed, here’s a list of sudsy area attractions to visit at your leisure. Asheville Brewing Co.’s beers are brewed in two locations, one on the north side and one downtown. The downtown production facility is expanding to facilitate canning some of the ABC’s brews. The original location (675 Merrimon Ave. 254-1281 ashevillebrewing.com) offers a family-friendly atmosphere and $3 second-run movies, while the second locale (77 Coxe Ave. 255-4077) sports an awesome patio. The award-winning Ninja Porter is a local fave.

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Craggie Brewing Co.’s Public House is a happening downtown spot for live local music and unique session beers. For a ginger and spruce-tip spiced beer sensation, try the Antebellum Ale, based on an 1840s American recipe (197 Hilliard Ave. 254-0360 craggiebrewingco.com). French Broad Brewery’s small-but-busy tasting room rocks the music and the beer scenes. With live music several nights a week, plus a great location on the other side of the tracks from the Biltmore Village, French Broad keeps south Asheville and Biltmore Village from getting too thirsty. Try the high-ABV Wee-Heavier Scotch Ale — it’s meant to be savored (101 Fairview Road 277-0222 frenchbroadbrewery.com). Green Man Brewery got a makeover and facility expansion after changing ownership in 2010. Craft-beer enthusiasts and groups of lively local soccer players hang out at the handmade wooden bar to sample brewer John Stuart’s creations. Try one of the brewery’s cask-conditioned beers (23 Buxton Ave. 252-5502 greenmanbrewery.com). Highland Brewing Co. lays claim to the title of oldest and largest Asheville brewery. They rolled out their first kegs in 1994 and now produce about 20,000 barrels annually. Highland’s new tasting room gives folks a chance to visit the brewery, hear live, local music and taste a variety of brewer experiments and the tried-and-true in the three-barrel brewing room (12 Old Charlotte Highway 299-3370 highlandbrewing.com). Lexington Avenue Brewery, also known as the LAB, offers gastropub fare in addition to house-brewed beers. Their beers are only available at the taproom, but the owners are expanding to begin bottle distribution. A large patio along the sidewalk of funky Lexington Avenue makes this an awesome beer-quaffing and people-watching spot (39 N. Lexington Ave. 252-0212 lexavebrew.com).

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Jason Caughman showcases stellar suds, big-name acts and more at the Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain. Oyster House Brewing Co. brews from a half-barrel system at The Lobster Trap restaurant, where the craft-brewed suds can be found on tap. The brewery’s renowned Oyster Stout pairs beautifully with the restaurant’s creative seafood offerings (35 Patton Ave. 350-0505 oysterhousebeers.com). Pisgah Brewing Co. is one of the few all-organic breweries in the country. The taproom regularly features up to 16 taps of their own brew, from Schwartzbier to Imperial Stout, along with the town staple, Pisgah Pale. In the meadow behind the warehouse-based brewery sits a large summer stage that features regional and national acts. Pisgah’s seasonal Red Devil Belgian, brewed with cherries and raspberries, is the perfect beer for lying in the grass listening to the creek babbling in the background (150 Eastside Drive Black Mountain 669-0190 pisgahbrewing.com). Wedge Brewing Co.’s beers are so popular that there’s typically a line snaking out of the small tasting room onto the front patio and down near the railroad tracks of the River Arts District. The Iron Rail IPA and Golem Belgian are must-tastes. Plus, there’s the atmosphere: down by the train tracks, on a patio decorated with artful metal work (125-B Roberts St. 505-2792 wedgebrewing.com). If you’re willing to go farther afield to taste even more stellar craft beer, visit Southern Appalachian Brewery (formerly Appalachian Craft Brewery) in Hendersonville (822 Locust St. Suite 100 684-1235), Heinzelmännchen Brewery in Sylva (545 Mill St. 631-4466), Catawba Valley Brewing in Morganton (212 S. Green St. 430-6883), or Nantahala Brewing Co. in Bryson City (61 Depot St. 488-2337). Beers from all of these breweries can be found on draft around Asheville. Also coming in 2011 to our brew-happy town are Altamont Brewing Co. at 1042 Haywood Road in West Asheville (already open as a beer bar but brewing some time in 2011) and The Thirsty Monk Brewery at 20 Gala Drive, No. 101 (open as a Belgian beer bar both downtown and in south Asheville, but soon-to-be brewing at the south locale. Learn more at monkpub.com).

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Eat local, ASAP M akin g W N C a food destination , one farm at a time

ASAP works to help make sure farms can continue farming, and everyone has access to local foods. by Maggie Cramer How is it that Western North Carolina is blessed with such a thriving food scene? Great local agriculture helps. That’s where the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project comes in. ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive by linking farmers to markets and supporters, and building healthy communities through connections to local food. “ASAP’s work over the last decade has focused on helping make sure farms can continue farming and that everyone has access to local foods,” says Charlie Jackson, ASAP’s director. “Our approach has been to create supportive environments in which farms, businesses and consumers can innovate and try new things.” ASAP offers marketing assistance and training to area farmers. The group also connects chefs and food-service buyers at schools and hospitals with the farmers who best suit their needs. And ASAP’s decade-long Local Food Campaign helps all of us reconnect with our food. As part of the campaign, ASAP publishes the Local Food Guide, a free print and online directory of the area’s family farms, tailgate markets and businesses that use local agricultural products. ASAP’s Growing Minds Program works with area schools to foster the next generation of local farm supporters. The program provides training to farmers, teachers, chefs, school-nutrition staff, parents and other community members, as well as resources like seeds, farm field-trip minigrants and lesson plans to provide the education that helps children know where their food comes from. That helps them develop lifelong healthy eating habits. Part of that hands-on work includes cooking demonstra-

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hEy, WhAT’S ThAT SIgN? W H AT I T M E A N S T O b E A p pA L A C H I A N gROWN AND CERTIFIED LOCAL What’s that little green symbol next to some of the restaurants in our guide? The Appalachian Grown logo is a trademark of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. ASAP created the logo as a tool to help identify authentically local food. It’s on fresh produce and packaging and displayed by participating grocers, restaurants and other businesses. These businesses are certified annually so that you know they’re fully committed to supporting local family farms. When you see the logo, you can feel confident that the farm products were grown or raised right here in WNC and the Southern Appalachians and that your purchase supports our local economy. More than 400 farms and 200 businesses take part in the program each year, and those numbers are growing. If you don’t see the Appalachian Grown logo where you shop or dine, make sure to ask for it by name and encourage them to join. For more information, visit asapconnections.org.

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The Growing Minds Program works with area schools to foster the next generation of local farm supporters. tions to introduce children to the wonders of locally grown foods — more than 700 children have already been served through ASAP’s Farm to School Cooking Program this year. ASAP also organizes the Asheville City Market and coordinates the Mountain Tailgate Market Association, a network of 22 tailgate markets in counties throughout WNC to provide locations for farmers to sell their products. What does that mean for you? A chance to meet and engage with growers. See the ASAP-provided list of tailgate markets elsewhere in the guide. And every summer, ASAP hosts the Family Farm Tour — a weekend where WNC farms open to visitors and offer enriching on-farm experiences. That approach seems to be working. “There are more farms doing more things than ever before in our area, and more per capita than just about any place in the country,” says Jackson. “Businesses are opening to feature local ingredients. Farms are expanding and new farms starting. Farmers are trying new things.” And that benefits the entire food community, whether farmer, chef, shopper or diner. Maggie Cramer is the communications coordinator at ASAP. Contact her at maggie@asapconnections.org.

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Food Guide. Since the inception of the Appalachian Grown program in 2007, local food sales in our region have nearly tripled to $53 million. During the 2010 Family Farm Tour, there were more than 4,500 visits to area farms.

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Tailgate party L ookin g for the freshest local p rod u ce ? H ead to a tail g ate market to b u y directl y from the farmer

The eyes have it: Actually, new potatoes like these fresh tubers from the tailgate market are generally free of “eyes,” or the starts of shoots prevalent on older spuds. Asheville boasts an abundance of local food. All of the ingredients that make this area’s restaurants stellar (along with the finesse of our local chefs, of course) can be found at tailgate markets nearly every day of the week, at least during the growing season. Visiting tailgate markets gives you the opportunity to meet the source of your food. Many WNC markets are producer-only, meaning that vendors can only sell the food that they grow themselves. Want to know how to best utilize a zebra tomato? Curious to know when the zephyr squash will be ripe this year? Ask the grower directly. If you’re eager to check out what this area has to offer, visit the markets listed below, all of which open in April or May. Some even feature live entertainment and kids’ activities — and they all offer the opportunity to shake the hand of the person who grew your food.

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Green and growing: Find plant starts like these mustard greens at WNC tailgate markets.

B u ncom b e C o u nt y T ail g ate M arkets For more information about tailgate markets outside of Buncombe County, visit the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Projectâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website at asapconnections.org. Asheville City Market When: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April-December Where: Parking lot of the Public Works Building at 161 S. Charlotte St. Asheville City Market â&#x20AC;&#x201C; South When: Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. May-October Where: Town Square Boulevard in the center of Biltmore Park Town Square, I-26 Long Shoals Road exit in south Asheville.

Greenlife Sunday Market When: Sundays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Season TBD Where: Grassy area near the Greenlife Grocery parking lot. Mission Hospital Tailgate Market When: Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May-October Where: At the back entrance to the Mission Hospital Heart Center on the Memorial Campus.

Big Ivy Tailgate Market When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, May-October Where: Parking lot of the old Barnardsville fire station, across from the post office on Highway 197.

North Asheville Tailgate Market When: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, April-December Where: UNC-Asheville (UNCA) Campus Commuter Lot C. Take Weaver Boulevard and follow signs.

Black Mountain Tailgate Market When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon, May-October Where: Behind the First Baptist Church in Black Mountain at 130 Montreat Road.

Riceville Tailgate Market When: Fridays, 4-7 p.m. May-September Where: Groce United Methodist Church parking lot at the corner of Beverly and Tunnel roads.

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Buncombe County Tailgate Markets Weaverville Tailgate Market When: Wednesdays, 2:30-6:30 p.m. April-October Where: On the hill overlooking Lake Louise behind the yellow Community Center on Weaverville Highway. Wednesday Co-op Market When: Wednesdays, 2-6:30 p.m. May-November

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Where: 76 Biltmore Ave. in the parking lot next to the French Broad Food Co-op. West Asheville Tailgate Market When: Tuesdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m. April-November Where: 718 Haywood Road, in the parking area between the Grace Baptist Church and Sun Trust Bank.

Market list provided by Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP). To find tailgate markets beyond Buncombe County, visit ASAP’s online Local Food Guide at buyappalachian.org and browse “tailgate markets.”

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Exploring Hendersonville S o u th of A sheville , a small town with some b i g resta u rants

On a roll: Umi Japanese Fine Dining features fresh sushi and Thai food, too. by Laura Huff [EDITOR’S NOTE: Just an apple’s throw away from Asheville, Hendersonville (home of the Apple Festival) is its own culinary destination. Xpress invited Laura Huff of popular Hendersonville-based food blog The Carolina Epicurean to point out some of her favorite tables. For restaurant reviews, chef profiles, information on cooking classes and more, visit carolinaepicurean.com.] Square One Bistro sources almost exclusively from local producers. Creating seasonal dishes from proteins, seafood, vegetables and fruits grown by local farmers, Chef Joe Lewis cooks and seasons his dishes to bring out the unique flavor of each ingredient. 111 S. Main St. 698-5598 square1bistro.com. Serving up Southern cooking, including the best fried chicken in town, they don’t talk about “small portions” at Daddy D’s Suber Soul Food. Many of their desserts are made by family aunties, including the killer peach cobbler. The Suber family has lived in the Hendersonville area for generations. Restaurant namesake Daddy D was the first black truck driver for Ingles Markets in the days before it expanded to six Southern states. 411 17th Ave. 698-7408.

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Looking for tapas, generous cocktails and desserts made from scratch and served with panache? Never Blue is known as an energized, edgier spot where the orange-blue interior and mosaic-tiled bar are simultaneously vibrant and sensual. Latin music’s a favorite here, but you’ll also hear indie and jazz. 119 S. Main St. 693-4646 theneverblue.com. Lime Leaf serves fresh Thai cuisine in a rather impressive environment. The two-story space is outfitted with dark wood and white tablecloths, accented by dramatic tasseled ceiling lights and red fabric draped ceiling to floor. There’s additional seating, a cozy lounge/bar area and a luscious private dining room upstairs. 342 N. Main St.692-3300 limeleaf101.com. West First Wood Fired Pizza specializes in artisan thin-crust pies, made fresh with organic, whole-wheat flour crusts and baked in a woodfired oven visible from the dining area. These tasty pizzas are also available with gluten-free crusts. West First makes fresh pasta every day, hanging it to dry in front of the same wood-fired oven. Pasta dishes here tell their tale through flavor and texture. 101B West First Ave. 693-1080. Love fresh seafood? Blue Water Seafood Co. and Wine Cellar works it both ways: Sold fresh at the fish counter and served in their restaurant. Blue Water’s truck brings seafood in from the coast two or three times a week. The impressive wine collection is available for purchase by the bottle to take with you, or by the glass or bottle with your meal. 532 Kanuga Road 697-0503 bluewaterseafood.net. Flight Wood Grill and Wine Bar is upscale, sleek and sophisticated. Dine on the main floor for a close-up view of what’s happening in the open kitchen. From romantic second-floor balcony seating, you can en-

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joy an aerial view of the kitchen, artwork and action on the first floor. Inexpensive but interesting pub grub is served at Flight’s intimate bar, which is tucked to one side as you enter. 401 N. Main St. 694-1030 flightwoodgrill.com. If a casual Irish pub is more your style, Hannah Flanagan’s Pub and Eatery is a longtime local favorite right in the heart of historic Hendersonville. Hannah’s serves Irish favorites like corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash and fish and chips, as well as burgers and other American pub favorites. 300 N. Main St. 696-1665 theoriginalhannahflanagans.com. Mezzaluna is Hendersonville’s “nice-casual” Italian restaurant. Watch as your pizza, chicken, breads and other foods are cooked in a wood-fired oven set in a beautiful mosaic interpretation of van Gogh’s “Starry Night.” 226 N. Main St. 697-6575 mezzaluna-hendersonville.com. For the best sushi in town, go to Umi Japanese Fine Dining. Watch expert chefs create rolls, sushi and sashimi at the sushi bar or choose a table in either open, airy dining area. They also put together beautiful bento boxes and have a full bar. 633 N. Main St. 698-8048 umisushinc.com. That’s a lot to try, and there’s more, too. If you want a taste of Hendersonville, the two-day, Carolina Epicurean-organized Small Plate Crawl is for you. For this biannual event (spring and fall), area restaurants create a special menu of small plates, offering tastes of their cuisine and their chef ’s talents. smallplatecrawl.com Laura Huff lives in Hendersonville and blogs at carolinaepicurean.com.

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Getaway

(without going away) N ot - so - far destination resta u rants for a ni g ht ( or a weekend ) o u t

Stoney Knob Café in Woodfin offers an eclectic menu with a setting to match. Sometimes Asheville can feel too crowded. When tourist season’s in full swing and the streets are choked with cars, trucks and buses, a place like Hot Springs can be just the ticket. Conversely, sometimes Asheville feels too small — especially when you’re trying to buy something embarrassing at the grocery store. When you want to get away — without submitting to the hassles of long-distance travel — here are some options to help you get the heck out of Dodge. The Mountain Magnolia Inn in Hot Springs is just 33 miles away from Asheville, but feels like another world. The menu at the Inn features comfortable, Continental cuisine with a Southern flair and a focus on local ingredients. Dine by the fireplace in the winter, or on the porch when it’s warm — it’s quiet and gorgeous, if you don’t mind the occasional winged invader. Order a bottle of wine from the moderately priced list — heck, order two. The guest rooms are comfortable, and stumbling distance from the table. 204 Lawson St. Hot Springs 622-3543 mountainmagnoliainn.com The Blackbird in Black Mountain is just a short drive from Asheville, but feels like a mountain escape. The views are as lovely as the staff, the food is topnotch, and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. The farm-to-table menu in this new-American tavern has an old-school bent

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and leans on reliable flavors — think Lowcountry shrimp and grits and roasted chicken. A sure hand in the kitchen is equally reliable, as is the use of local foods. The shrimp is served on stone-ground grits that were grown just over the ridge. The chicken comes glazed with local sorghum and served with farm-fresh vegetables. It’s a true taste of the South. 10 E. Market St. Black Mountain 669-5556 theblackbirdrestaurant.com. Yes, everyone claims to be local and seasonal these day. But Season’s at Highland Lake Inn, located just a few minutes outside of Hendersonville, truly walks the walk. The inn boasts a large organic garden on site, from which Chile-born chef Peter Fassbender culls much of his produce. The menu is impressive and relies on a substantial amount of local meats, produce and trout, supplemented by coastal seafood, cured meats and cooking techniques that rely on an extensive knowledge of world and classical cuisine. With a number of Wine Spectator awards to its credit, you can be sure that Season’s wine list will stand up to the quality of the food. 86 Lily Pad Lane, Flat Rock. 693-6812 hlinn.com. Stoney Knob Café in Weaverville is just minutes north of downtown Asheville and features a menu of Greek, European and American food (with a touch of Asian) that’s as eclectic as the decor. Don’t be surprised to find spring rolls sharing the table with souvlaki and chicken picatta. Brunch is just as interesting — Jamaican jerk omelet, anyone? Opa and bon appetit, mon! 337 Merrimon Ave. Weaverville 645-3309 stoneyknobcafe.com. Waynesville-bound oenophiles, the Chef ’s Table is for you. The restaurant adjoins a wine store — meaning that the servers have access to a rather impressive selection of vino. Chef Josh Monroe’s menu revolves around Continental fare that seems to be geared toward enjoying with wine. Pastas abound, for example, and Monroe makes it all fresh daily. Though the menu offers wine-pairing suggestions from the immense selection at the Chef ’s Table’s disposal, the servers are knowledgeable enough to help, should you not feel like poring through the restaurant’s tome-sized list. 30 Church St. Waynesville 452-6000 classicwineseller.com.

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bAKERy

1. City Bakery 2. West End Bakery 3. The Sisters McMullen

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1. 12 Bones Smokehouse 2. Luella’s BBQ 3. Okie Dokies Smokehouse

b R E A K FA S T / bRuNCH 1. 2. 3. 3.

Sunny Point Café Early Girl Eatery Over Easy Café Tupelo Honey Café

buRgER

1. Burgermeister’s 2. Five Guys Burgers and Fries 3. Universal Joint

buRRITO

1. Mamacita’s 2. Urban Burrito 3. Neo Burrito 1. Laurey’s Catering and Gourmet-to-go 2. Artisan Catering and Deli 3. Red Radish

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Mamacita’s Chai Pani Doc Chey’s Noodle House Loretta’s Café

CHINESE

1. Asiana Grand Buffet 2. Noodle Shop 3. Doc Chey’s Noodle House



1. 1. 2. 3.

The Moose Café Tupelo Honey Café Early Girl Eatery Five Points Restaurant

FAV O R I T E R E S TA u R A N T 1. The Admiral 2. Mela Indian Restaurant 3. Tupelo Honey Café

FINE DININg 1. 1. 2. 3.

Rezaz Table The Admiral Zambra

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1. Apollo Flame Bistro 1. Three Brothers Restaurant 2. Pomodoros Greek and Italian Café 3. Stoney Knob Café

ICE CREAM

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1. 2. 3. 3.

DINER/HOME-STyLE

1. Ultimate Ice Cream Co. 2. The Hop Ice Cream Café 3. Marble Slab Creamery

INDIAN

1. Mela Indian Restaurant 2. Chai Pani 3. India Garden

I TA L I A N 1. 2. 3. 3.

Nona Mia Italian Kitchen Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian Cucina 24 Fiore’s Ristorante Toscana

J A pA N E S E

1. Wasabi Japanese Restaurant 2. Green Tea Sushi 3. Heiwa Shokudo

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1. Rosetta’s Kitchen 2. 51 Grill 3. The Admiral

1. Ethiopian 2. Vietnamese 3. Jewish Deli

L atin A merican / M e x ican 1. Papas and Beer 2. Tomato Cocina Latina 3. Salsa’s Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

1. Zambra 2. Bouchon 3. Limones Restaurant

O u tdoor dinin g 1. 2. 2. 3.

Mellow Mushroom Universal Joint Sunny Point Café Carmel’s Restaurant and Bar

Pi z z a

1. Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company 2. Marco’s Pizzeria 3. Circle in the Square 3. Mellow Mushroom

Pub grub 1. 2. 3. 3.

Jack of the Wood Universal Joint Westville Pub The LAB

R omantic eater y

S eafood

1. The Lobster Trap 2. Bonefish Grill 3. Red Lobster

S erver

1. Kathy Taylor 2. Janae Zoeller 3. Robin Meier

S u b sho p / deli / sandwiches 1. Jersey Mike’s Subs 2. Two Guys Hoagies 3. Subway

S weets / chocolate 1. French Broad Chocolate Lounge 2. The Chocolate Fetish 3. Kilwin’s

Contemporary Latin Fusion Made from Scratch Daily!

Locally Grown • Locally Owned

Bandidos Burritos 828-255-8681

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1. The Admiral 2. Broadway’s 3. DeSoto Lounge

1. Thai Basil 2. Thai Orchid 3. Noi’s Thai Kitchen

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1. Elliott Moss (The Admiral) 2. Hector Diaz (Salsa’s & Modesto) 2. Jacob Sessoms (Table)

3. Vijay Shastri (Flying Frog Café)

V e g etarian

1. Laughing Seed Café 2. Rosetta’s Kitchen 3. Early Girl Eatery 1. Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria 2. Thirsty Monk 3. The Bier Garden 1. Sazerac 2. Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge 3. Usual Suspects

C offee sho p 1. Izzy’s Coffee Den 2. Dripolator Coffee Bar 3. Starbucks

Jack of the Wood Thirsty Monk Usual Suspects The LAB

Ga y b ar

1. Scandals Nightclub 2. LaRue’s Backdoor 3. Club Hairspray

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Beer selection

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1. The Admiral 2. Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge 3. The LAB

L ocal b rewer y

1. Wedge Brewing Co. 2. Pisgah Brewing Company 3. Highland Brewing Company

S moothies / j u ices 1. Beans and Berries 2. Greenlife Grocery 3. Earth Fare

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1. Wild Wing Café 2. The Bier Garden 3. The Hickory Tavern

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1. Sazerac 2. Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge 3. Sky Bar

W ine selection 1. 2. 2. 3.

Santé Wine Bar Zambra The Wine Studio of Asheville Asheville Wine Market

Kid-friendly restaurant 1. Asheville Pizza & Brewing Co. 2. Mellow Mushroom 3. Fuddruckers 3. Papas and Beer

Brevard

1. The Square Root 2. Jordan Street Café 3. Hob Nob Restaurant

B u rnsville / C elo / S p r u ce Pine 1. Knife & Fork 2. Garden Deli 3. Hilltop Restaurant

H endersonville / F lat R ock 1. 2. 3. 3.

West First Wood-Fired Pizza Umi Japanese Fine Dining Never Blue Restaurant Flight Wood Grille & Wine Bar

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Zuma Coffee Bacchus Bistro Martha & Sachie’s Good Eats Iron Horse Station

S wannanoa / Black M o u ntain 1. 2. 3. 3.

My Father’s Pizza The Morning Glory Café Ole’s Guacamole The Blackbird Restaurant

S y lva / C u llowhee

1. Lulu’s on Main 2. Guadalupe Café 3. Nick and Nate’s Pizza

W a y nesville / C anton 1. 2. 3. 3.

The Sweet Onion Restaurant Maggie’s Galley Lomo Grill Bogarts Restaurant & Tavern

W oodfin / W eaverville

1. Stoney Knob Café 2. Blue Mountain Pizza 3. Curras Nuevo Cuisine

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1 Battery Park Ave. at Corner of Haywood St., Downtown (next to Haywood Park Hotel)

owner/chef Bryan Kimmett sources from local farms in Western NC

local meats...fresh seafood...organic veggies... ”in-house-from-scratch” breads casual/cafe setting upstairs... fine dining down below

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DOWNTOWN ON THE PARK tavern • fine foods • patio sports room • event space … over 30 beers on tap

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AMERICAN CASUAL 131 Main Restaurant S

Biltmore Park Town Square, 308 Thetford St. Asheville 651-0131 131-main.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Allstars Sports Bar and Grill S 2250 Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-5116 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar W

275 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville 670-9101 applebees.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Athenian Bistro D

224 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 254-0477 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Angelo’s Family Restaurant E

Avenue M N

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar E

Biltmore Estate restaurants SA

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar S

Binion’s Roadhouse H

1226 Charlotte Highway, Fairview 628-4031 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

115 Tunnel Road, Asheville 251-9194 applebees.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

1655 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-5300 applebees.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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791 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 350-8181 avenuemavl.com Serving: Dinner / Sunday Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Biltmore Estate, Asheville 225-1333 biltmore.com/visit/dining Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar 1565 Four Seasons Blvd. Hendersonville 693-0492 hendersonvillerestaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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AMERICAN CASUAL Bistro 1896 DA

7 Pack Square, Asheville 251-1300 bistro1896.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Black Mountain Ale House E 117-C Cherry St. Black Mountain 669-9090 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

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Café Rebecca EA

1196 B Old US Highway 70 West, Black Mountain 357-8329 caferebecca.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Celebrity’s Hotdogs S

1409 Brevard Road, Asheville 670-5954 celebrityhotdogs.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Black Mountain Bistro E

Cheddar’s Casual Café E

The Blue Note H

Chili’s Grill & Bar E

203 E. State St. Black Mountain 669-5041 blackmountainbistro.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

114 N. Main St. Hendersonville thebluenoterestaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Boston Market S

1644 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-8955 bostonmarket.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

106 Bleachery Blvd. Asheville 299-1168 cheddars.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar 253 Tunnel Road, Asheville 252-4999 chilis.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Christy’s Café S

550 Airport Road, Fletcher 684-1213 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

The Breakfast Shoppe E

Corner Grill S

Buckhorn Family Restaurant W

Corner Stone Restaurant E

2345 US Highway 70, Swannanoa 686-0051 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Brunch Drinks: No alcohol

153 Wiggins Road, Candler 665-1156 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Burgermeister’s WB

697-A Haywood Road, Asheville 225-2920 burgermeisters.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Burgerworx D

1 Page Ave. Suite 132, Asheville 253-2333 burgerworxavl.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Café Azalea EA

1011 E. Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-3753 cafeazaleaasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

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1899 1/2 Brevard Road, Arden 687-1687 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 102 Tunnel Road, Asheville 236-0201 cornerstonerest.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

CruiZers W

1320 Smokey Park Highway, Candler 633-0718 mycruizers.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Cypress Cellar H

321 N. Main St. Hendersonville 698-1005 cypresscellar.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

D & D Restaurant N

1130 Barnardsville Highway, Weaverville 626-2998 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

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Farm-to-table dining, warm ambiance, gracious service

Full bar, brunch Sat. & Sun., casual elegance and market fresh cuisine. All ABC Permits Call (828) 299-3753 for reservations Just 1/2 block west of Swannanoa River Rd. on Hwy. 70 East. Just look for the copper roof.

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A Tribute to Folk Art and Authentic Mexican Food 401 E. State Street, Black Mountain (828) 669-0550 1235 Tunnel Road East, Asheville (828) 298-0733 W W W. AV L E A T S . C O M

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AMERICAN CASUAL Denny’s Restaurant E

581 NC Highway 9, Black Mountain 669-0770 dennys.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Denny’s Restaurant W

1 Regent Park, Asheville 254-3600 dennys.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Denny’s Restaurant H

1550 Four Seasons Blvd. Hendersonville 693-8754 dennys.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Desoto Lounge WB

504 Haywood Road, Asheville 255-1109 desotolounge.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Fairview Tavern E

831 Fairview Road, Asheville 505-7263 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Fatz Café W

5 Spartan Ave. Asheville 665-9950 fatzcafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Fatz Café H

110 Henderson Crossing, Hendersonville 696-9965 fatzcafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Fireplace Restaurant N

287 Weaverville Highway, Asheville 645-0321 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Fireside Restaurant and Pancake Inn H

295 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville 697-1004 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Five Guys Burgers and Fries SB

1838 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-3894 fiveguys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge S

2 Gerber Road, Suite 101, Asheville 274-7111 frankiebonesrestaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

French Fryz S

2109 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 684-0416 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

The Gourmet Chip Company D 43 1/2 Broadway St. Asheville 254-3335 gourmetchipcompany.com Drinks: No alcohol

Green Sage Coffeehouse & Café DA 5 Broadway St. Asheville 252-4450 thegreensage.net Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Harry’s Grill & Piggy’s Ice Cream H

102 Duncan Hill Road, Hendersonville 692-1995 harrysandpiggys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Hickory Tavern SB

30 Town Square Blvd. Asheville 684-0975 thehickorytavern.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Highway 151 Restaurant W 30 Pisgah Highway, Candler 667-0477 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

HomeGrown NA

371 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 232-4340 slowfoodrightquick.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

The Honeybaked Ham Co. N 707 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 259-9426 honeybakedonline.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Hot Dog King E

1487 Charlotte Highway, Fairview 628-1036 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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AMERICAN CASUAL Hot Dog King W

2299 Smokey Park Highway, Candler 670-1199 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Hot Dog King E

4 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-8686 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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Lexington Avenue Brewery DBA 39 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 252-0212 lexavebrew.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

The Madison Inn and Restaurant E

Hot Dog World H

15 Dixon Drive, Black Mountain 669-4785 madisonsblackmountain.com Serving: Breakfast / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

J & S Cafeteria S

Mike’s Main Street Grill N

J & S Cafeteria E

MoDaddy’s Bar & Grill D

226 Kanuga St. Hendersonville 697-0374 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 30 Airport Park Road, Fletcher 684-3418 jandscafeteria.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 800 Fairview Road, Asheville 298-1209 jandscafeteria.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

J & S Cafeteria W

900 Smokey Park Highway, Candler 665-1969 jandscafeteria.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

J.K.’s Kitchen S

6 Long Shoals Road, Arden 505-1957 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

The Junction WA

348 Depot St. Asheville 337-3932 thejunctionasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

Kelsey’s H

840 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville 693-6688 hendersonvillerestaurant.com/kelseys.html Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Kosta’s Kitchen S

4055 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher 684-0279 kostaskitchenasheville.blogspot.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Leicester Family Restaurant W 101 New Leicester Highway, Asheville 252-3534 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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5 S Main St. Weaverville 645-5500 mikesmainstreetgrill.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

77-B Biltmore Ave. Asheville 258-1550 modaddysbar.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

The Morning Glory Café EBA 6 E. Market St. Black Mountain 669-6212 themorningglorycafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Wine

Mother & Son Bistro & Bakery N 203 Stone Ridge Blvd. Asheville 505-3510 motherandsonbistro.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: No alcohol

New Bridge Café N

150-A Weaverville Highway, Weaverville 645-4517 Serving: Lunch / Brunch Drinks: No alcohol

O’Charley’s Restaurant & Lounge E

2 Kenilworth Road, Asheville 281-0540 ocharleys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

O’Charley’s Restaurant & Lounge H

65 Highland Square Drive, Hendersonville 692-4224 ocharleys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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AMERICAN CASUAL Olive or Twist D

81 Broadway St. Asheville 254-0555 oliveortwist.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Outback Steakhouse E 30 Tunnel Road, Asheville 252-4510 outbacksteakhouse.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Outback Steakhouse H

250 Mitchell Drive, Hendersonville 692-1109 outbacksteakhouse.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Pack’s Tavern D

20 S. Spruce St. Asheville 225-6944 packstavern.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Pampered Palate H

728 W. 6th Ave. Hendersonville 696-0828 pampalate.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Poplar Lodge H

2350 Hebron Road, Hendersonville 693-8400 Serving: Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Poppy’s Kitchen N

10 Tri City Plaza, Weaverville 645-3559 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Posana Café DA

1 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 505-3969 posanacafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

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Restaurant Solace DA

1 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 505-8333 dineatsolace.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Rise ‘n Shine Café NA

640 Merrimon Ave. Suite 102, Asheville 254-4122 risenshinecafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Riverside Family Grill S

415 Long Shoals Road, Arden 654-9919 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack W 1455 Patton Ave. Asheville 575-2260 rockyshotchickenshack.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Roots Café and Catering WA 185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 232-5800 rootsfood.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

Ryan’s Family Steak House W 1000 Brevard Road, Asheville 665-9963 ryans.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Ryan’s Family Steak House W 1053 Patton Ave. Asheville 258-3761 ryans.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Shoney’s W

425 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville 667-0108 shoneys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge DB

Sourwood Inn N

The Recovery Room S

The Southern Kitchen & Bar D

7 Rankin Ave. Asheville 254-4993 rankinvault.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week 550 Airport Road, Fletcher 684-1213 Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

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810 Elk Mountain Scenic Highway, Asheville 255-0690 sourwoodinn.com Serving: Breakfast / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 41 Lexington Ave. Asheville 251-1777 southernkitchenandbar.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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Créme is a local pastry company specializing in artisan breads, handmade chocolates, whole cakes, and a wide variety of petit desserts. Everything is housemade.

We serve breakfast pastries & locally roasted coffee all day & a cafe style lunch with a rotating seasonal menu.

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640 Merrimon Avenue, Suite 201, Asheville, NC

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Home-Style Food / Global Cuisine (828) 357-8329 • Tues. - Sat. 11-2 • 4-9

CafeRebecca.com • 1196 Old US Hwy 70 W. Black Mountain, NC

FRANK’S

NY DELI

featuring Boar’s Head meats on fresH Baked Bread

★★★★“simply the best!”

★★★★“i just ate the best sandwich i ever had…” ★★★★“frank’s is the best sandwich in town.” See more great reviews: menupix.com & urbanspoon.com

Mon-Fri: 10am-7pm, Sat: 10am-5pm • 3732 Sweeten Creek Rd., Arden

828-687-7474

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Stable Café SA

Universal Joint WB

Stone Ridge Tavern W

Village Wayside Bar and Grill S

1 Approach Road, Biltmore Estate, Asheville 225-6370 biltmoreestate.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: Beer & Wine 1003 Brevard Road, Asheville 665-3333 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Storm Rhum Bar and Bistro D 125 S. Lexington Ave. Asheville 505-8560 stormasheville.com Serving: Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Sunny Point Café and Bakery WBA

626 Haywood Road, Asheville 252-0055 sunnypointcafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Sunrise Café/Blackberry Pizza S 3094 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville 274-1111 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

T.G.I. Fridays S

115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-8853 fridays.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Texas Roadhouse Restaurant S 230 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-4311 texasroadhouse.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Tingles Cafe D

27 Broadway St. Asheville 255-4000 tinglescafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Tripps Restaurant D

311 College St. Asheville 254-9163 trippsrestaurants.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Twisted Crêpe D

62 Haywood St. Asheville 505-3855 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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784 Haywood Road, Asheville 505-7262 ujointbar.com/asheville.html Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

30 Lodge St. Asheville 277-4121 villagewayside.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Weaverville Milling Company Restaurant N 1 Old Mill Lane, Weaverville 645-4700 weavervillemilling.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Westville Pub WBA

777 Haywood Road, Asheville 225-9782 westvillepub.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Wild Wing Café DB

161 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 253-3066 wildwingcafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Woody’s E

84 Mineral Springs Road, Asheville 255-8310 woodyspizzaandhoagies.weebly.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Zaxby’s E

1333 Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-1333 zaxbys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Zaxby’s S

1650 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-2228 zaxbys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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You’ve Tried the Rest... Now Try the Best!

(828) 277-9300

NY Style Pizzeria • Fast & Friendly Service “I grew up in New Jersey, so I expect a lot from a slice of pizza. Thank the stars above for Eddie Spaghetti. I lived in Asheville for at least four years lamenting the lack of real pizza before I stumbled upon this little piece of heaven. You’ll get a big, hot, foldable slice with a crispy-chewy crust, spiced-right sauce, and just the right amount of delicious cheese for a buck seventy-five. Hard to beat it.” – Laura L, Asheville, N.C.

1378 Hendersonville Rd. • Asheville Behind Starbucks, next to Harris Teeter

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ASIAN Asian Grill S

2635 Hendersonville Road, Arden 651-8803 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Asian on the Go S

2635 Hendersonville Road, Arden 651-8803 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Asian on the Go E

1143 Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-8282 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Asiana Grand Buffet WB

153 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville 667-0410 asianagb.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Asiana Grand Buffet — South S 1968 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 712-8878 asianagb.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Doc Chey’s Noodle House DB 37 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 252-8220 doccheys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Kathmandu Café D

90 Patton Ave. Asheville 252-1080 kathmanducafeasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Pacific Grill W

800 Brevard Road Suite 400, Asheville 665-7052 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Pho Fusion D

45 S. French Broad Ave. Asheville 575 2212 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

BAKERY Bake It Pretty D

City Bakery Café NB 88 Charlotte St. Asheville 254-4289 citybakery.net Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

58 Wall St. Asheville 254-2929 bakeitpretty.com Drinks: No alcohol

Black Mountain Bakery E 102 Church St. Black Mountain 669-1626 blackmountainbakery.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery S

160 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-1070 brueggers.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery N 671 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 245-1560 brueggers.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

City Bakery Café D

60 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 252-4426 citybakery.net Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

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The Cupcake Corner (The Sisters McMullen) D 1 Pack Square, Asheville 252-9454 thesistersmcmullen.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Créme Patisserie & Confectionery N

640 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 350-9839 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Filo Pastries E

1155 Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-9777 filopastries.com Drinks: No alcohol

Flat Rock Village Bakery HA 2710 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock 693-1313 flatrockvillagebakery.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

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La Espija W

True Confections D

1 Page Ave. Asheville 350-9480 trueconfections.net Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

1341 Parkwood Ave. Asheville 253-2086 Drinks: No alcohol

Modesto Bakery DA 1 Page Ave. Asheville 225-4133 modesto-asheville.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Well-Bred Bakery & Café N

The Sisters McMullen NB 840 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 252-9330 thesistersmcmullen.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

26 N. Main St. Weaverville 645-9300 well-bredbakery.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Weekly

West End Bakery WBA

757 Haywood Road, Asheville 252-9378 westendbakery.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Brunch Drinks: No alcohol

BARBECUE 12 Bones Smokehouse WB 5 Riverside Drive, Asheville 253-4499 12bones.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: Beer

3578 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden 687-1395 12bones.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: Beer

1341 Patton Ave. Asheville 253-9615 barbecueinninc.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Moe’s Original Bar B Que S

Okie Dokies Smokehouse EB

Big J’s Bubba-Q S

3722 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden 687-2424 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar E

48 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 296-0100 edbbq.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

501 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 505-7427 luellasbarbeque.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

4 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville 505-8282 moesoriginalbbq.com/locations/asheville. html Drinks: No alcohol

Barbecue Inn W

Ed Boudreaux’s Bayou Bar-B-Que D

384 McDowell St. Asheville 254-4253 or 254-2036 littlepigsbbq.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Luella’s Bar-B-Que NBA

12 Bones South S

4 Tunnel Road, Asheville 251-7384 buffalowildwings.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Little Pigs BBQ S

2375 US Highway 70, Swannanoa 686-0050 okiedokiesbbq.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Phil’s Bar-B-Que Pit E

701 N.C. Highway 9, Black Mountain 669-3606 philsbarbquepit.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Ruby’s Italian Smokehouse E 8 Beverly Road, Asheville 299-3511 rubysbbqshack.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

State Street BBQ &Catering E 400 E. State St. Black Mountain 664-1446 statestreetbbq.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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CAFE / COFFEEHOUSE 444 Gallery Café W

444 Haywood Road Suite 102, Asheville 251-1510 444gallerycafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Weekly

A Day In The Country H

130 Sugarloaf Road, Hendersonville 692-7914 aditc.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Apple Annie’s Café H

3591 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville 685-8890 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Asheville Coffee Roasters N 85 Weaverville Highway, Asheville 253-5282 ashevillecoffeeroasters.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Atlanta Bread Company N 633 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 259-3675 atlantabread.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Atlanta Bread Company S

484 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-2323 atlantabread.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar D

1 Page Ave. Grove Arcade, Asheville 252-0020 batteryparkbookexchange.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Wine

Biltmore Coffee Traders S

518 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-9227 biltmorecoffee.typepad.com Serving: Breakfast Drinks: No alcohol

Birdhouse Café and Sweetshop S 418 Mcdowell St. Asheville 252-2466 thebirdhousecafeandsweetshop.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Black Bear Coffee Co. H

318 N. Main St. Hendersonville 692-6333 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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Books and Breadboard S 30 All Souls Crescent, Asheville 505-8233 booksandbreadboard.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Café Ello D

64 Haywood St. Asheville 252-8333 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Chelsea’s & The Village Tea Room S 6 Boston Way, Asheville 274-4400 chelseastea.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

City Mug S

755 Biltmore Ave. Suite 101, Asheville 251-4242 asheville.citymac.com/city-mug-cafe Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Clingman Café W

242 Clingman Ave. Asheville 253-2177 clingmancafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Creatures Café D

81 Patton Ave. Asheville 254-3636 creaturescafe.com Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Several times a week

Dobrá Tea DA

78 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 575-2424 dobrateanc.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Dripolator Coffeehouse D 190 Broadway St. #102, Asheville 398-0209 dripasheville.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Dripolator Coffeehouse E 221 W. State St. Black Mountain 669-0999 • dripolator.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Dynamite Roasting Co. E

3198 U.S. Highway 70, Black Mountain 243-4085 • dynamiteroasting.com Drinks: No alcohol

Firestorm Café & Books D 48 Commerce St. Asheville 255-8115 firestormcafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Several times a week

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CAFE / COFFEEHOUSE Izzy’s Coffee Den DB

Spa Café N

74 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 258-2004 izzyscoffeeden.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: Beer

Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville 800-438-5800 groveparkinn.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: Full Bar

Izzy’s Coffee Den W

373 Haywood Road, Asheville 713-3885 izzyscoffeeden.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: Beer

Straightaway Café E

Joe Muggs E

136 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-4165 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Main Street Café H

300 S. Main St. Hendersonville 692-2202 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

18 N. Main St. Weaverville 658-3338 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Tooley’s Café H

Moments Coffee Bar E

2244 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa 686-5679 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Mosaic Café & Coffeehouse W 1390 Sand Hill Road, Candler 670-8833 ilovemosaiccafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

1729 Brevard Road, Hendersonville 693-1373 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Vanuatu Kava Bar D

151 S. Lexington Ave. Asheville 505-8118 vanuatukavabar.com Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Weekly

Mountain Java N

870 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 255-3881 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Veranda Café & Gifts E

Mountain Java Westridge W

901 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville 670-5595 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol 347 Depot St. suite 201, Asheville 255-2770 nourishflourishnow.com Drinks: No alcohol 13 Broadway St. Asheville 255-5999 Drinks: Beer & Wine

Sunnyside Café N

102 Montford Ave. Asheville 505-3701 todstasties.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

55 Haywood St. Asheville 254-6734 malaprops.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Several times a week

Old Europe D

1722 N.C. Highway 9, Black Mountain 669-8856 thestraightaway.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

Tod’s Tasties & To-Gos D

Malaprop’s Café D

Nourish and Flourish W

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119 Cherry St. Black Mountain 669-8864 verandacafeandgifts.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Waking Life Espresso W 976 Haywood Road, Asheville 505-3240 wakinglifeespresso.com Drinks: No alcohol

World Coffee Café D

18 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 258-1058 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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CARIBBEAN Asheville Yacht Club D 87 Patton Ave. Asheville 255-TIKI Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Havana Restaurant D 1 Battle Square, Asheville 252-1611 havanaasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Nine Mile DA

233 Montford Ave. Asheville 505-3121 ninemileasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Simma Down Caribbean Café D 42 S. Market St. Asheville 252-8169 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

C AT E R I N G Artisan Catering & Deli NB 1020 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 225-7727 artisancatering.net Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Biltmore Catering D

1 N. Pack Square, Asheville 225-1277 biltmore.com/catering Drinks: No alcohol

Black-Eyed Susan Catering E Black Mountain 712-6314 blackeyedsusancatering.com Drinks: No alcohol

Brown Bag Gourmet E

201 Woodland Court, Black Mountain 669-5735 brownbaggourmet.biz/Black_Mountain,_ North_Carolina.html Drinks: No alcohol

Celine and Company Catering D 49 Broadway, Asheville 254-9902 celineandcompany.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

Chef Michael’s Catering S

31 Meadows Blake House Lane, Arden 654-0669 chefmichaelscatering.com Drinks: Full Bar

Colorful Palate S

3871 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden 242-3352 colorfulpalate.com Drinks: No alcohol

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Everyday Gourmet N

29 Melrose Ave. Asheville 236-0050 everydaygourmetcatering.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Golden Ray Food Service S 501 Sweeten Creek Industrial Park, Asheville 274-9154 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Grill House Catering E

2375 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa 775-4748 okiedokiesbbq.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Kyte’s Catering W

1461 Sand Hill Road Food Ventures, Candler 231-6286 kytescatering.com Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Laurey’s Catering and Gourmet-to-go DBA 67 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 252-1500 laureysyum.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Marta’s Catering D

46 Haywood St. Asheville 779-8546 ashevillemartascatering.com Drinks: Full Bar

Red Radish EB

404 E. State St. Black Mountain 669-5100 redradish.com Drinks: No alcohol

Saffron Fine Foods H Asheville 280-3094 saffronfinefoods.com Drinks: No alcohol

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Sweet Promises Wedding & Anniversary Cakes W

Veg-In-Out NA

Valet Gourmet D

The Venue D

148-C Weaverville Highway, Asheville 645-3336 veginout.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

481 Morgan Road, Candler 670-1549 sweet-promises.com Drinks: No alcohol 241 Broadway St. Asheville 252-1221 valetgourmet.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

21 N. Market St. Asheville 252-1101 ashevillevenue.com Drinks: Alcohol on premise

CHINESE China Buffet E

Lon Sen Chinese Restaurant H

China Garden H

Manchu Wok W

800 Fairview Road Suite C-5, Asheville 298-9611 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 825 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville 698-0880 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

China Garden Restaurant W

1000 Brevard Road, Suite 166, Asheville 665-8886 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

230 Thompson St. Hendersonville 697-2498 Serving: Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 800 Brevard Road, Asheville 665-0308 manchuwok.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Metro China N

956 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 258-2828 Drinks: No alcohol

China Grill H

New 1 China W

China Palace E

The Noodle Shop D

China Wok N

Number One China Restaurant E

2111 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville 698-0031 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 4 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-7098 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

805 Patton Ave. # G, Asheville 255-7988 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 3 Pack Square, Asheville 250-9898 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

707A Merrimon Ave. Asheville 350-1206 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

143 E. Old U.S. Highway 70, Black Mountain 669-6811 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Dragon China W

1341 Parkwood Road Unit 105, Asheville 255-0777 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Great Wall Restaurant E

4 Olde Eastwood Village Road, Asheville 298-1887 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chinese Kitchen S

2270 Hendersonville Road Unit A1, Arden 687-1088 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Oriental Pavilion W

48 Westgate Parkway, Asheville 236-3839 orientalpavilion.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

P.F. Changâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s China Bistro S 26 Schenck Parkway, Asheville 681-2975 pfchangs.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Panda Buffet E

601 W. State St. Black Mountain 669-6996 Drinks: No alcohol

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Panda Express E

3 Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-9205 pandaexpress.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Peking East N

97 Weaverville Blvd. Weaverville 645-1608 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

C O N T I N E N TA L Chef Mo’s Restaurant & Bar S 900 Hendersonville Road, Suite 201, Asheville 274-3533 chefmo.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Chef ’s Table

30 Church St. Waynesville 452-6210 classicwineseller.com/chefstable.htm Serving: Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Wine

Cúrate DA

11 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 239-2946 curatetapasbar.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Rezaz Enoteca SA

28 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-1510 rezaz.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Wine

Stoney Knob Café NB

337 Merrimon Ave. Weaverville 645-3309 stoneyknobcafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Zambra DBA

85-A Walnut St. Asheville 232-1060 zambratapas.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Monte Vista Hotel E

308 W. State St, Black Mountain 669-8870 themontevistahotel.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

DINER / HOMESTYLE Baba’s Kitchen

1459 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 281-3613 Drinks: No alcohol

Carolina Diner H

860 N. Main St. Hendersonville 693-1035 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Granny’s Kitchen N

470 Weaverville Highway, Asheville 658-3279 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Happy Hill Restaurant W

1400 Patton Ave. Asheville 258-0736 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Country Kitchen W

Harmony Café S

Dixie Diner H

Leicester Grill W

Five Points Restaurant NB

Mama’s Fast Food W

165 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville 667-0092 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 1724 Brevard Road, Hendersonville 697-5025 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 258 Broadway St. Asheville 252-8030 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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800 Brevard Road Ste 376, Asheville 633-2237 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 2772 New Leicester Highway, Leicester 683-0580 leicestergrill.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol 327 Haywood Road, Asheville 281-0780 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

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DINER / HOMESTYLE Moose Café WB

570 Brevard Road, Asheville 255-0920 eatatthemoosecafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Over Easy Café DBA

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Stockyard Café W

163 Craven St. Asheville 252-7172 Serving: Breakfast Drinks: No alcohol

Tastee Diner W

575 Haywood Road, Asheville 252-9644 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

32 Broadway St. Asheville 236-3533 overeasycafenc.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: Wine

Silver Dollar Café W

175 Clingman Ave. Asheville 253-9573 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: Beer

E N T E RTA I N I N G E AT S Arcade Asheville D

Cinebarre S

Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company N

Elaine’s Piano Bar N

Carolina Cinemas S

The Magnetic Field W

130 College St. Asheville 258-1400 arcadeasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Biltmore Square Mall, 800 Brevard Road, Asheville 665-7776 cinebarre.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

675 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-1281 ashevillepizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville 252-2711, ext. 7095 groveparkinn.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

1640 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-8811 carolinacinemas.com/asheville Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Every night

372 Depot St. Suite 50, Asheville 275-4003 themagneticfield.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

FINE DINING Flight Wood Grille & Wine Bar HBA

The Admiral W

400 Haywood Road, Asheville 252-2541 theadmiralnc.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

401 N. Main St. Hendersonville 694-1030 flightwoodgrill.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Wine

The Bistro SA

Grovewood Café NA

The Blue Ridge Dining Room NA

Horizons Dining Room N

Biltmore Estate, Asheville 274-6340 biltmore.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

111 Grovewood Road, Asheville 258-8956 grovewoodcafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville (800) 438-5800 groveparkinn.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville (800) 438-5800 groveparkinn.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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Inn on Church Street H

201 Third Ave. West, Hendersonville 693-3258 innonchurch.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Mansouri Mansion H

2905 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock 693-6016 mansourimansion.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

The Market Place DA

20 Wall St. Asheville 252-4162 marketplace-restaurant.com Serving: Dinner / Lunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Never Blue H

119 S. Main St. Hendersonville 693-4646 theneverblue.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

One Fifty One Boutique Bar D

Hotel Indigo, 151 Haywood St. Asheville 239-0239 ashevillehotellodgingdowntown.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Entertainment: Several times a week

Orchard’s Restaurant D

Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 1 Thomas Wolfe Plaza, Asheville 252-8211 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Pro’s Table W

Crowne Plaza 1 Resort Drive, Asheville 254-3211 ashevillecp.com Drinks: No alcohol

Que Sera E

400 E. State St. Black Mountain 664-9472 queserarestaurant.com Serving: Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Red Stag Grill SA

Grand Bohemian Hotel, 11 Boston Way, Asheville 398-5600 redstaggrill.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Restaurant Solace DA

1 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 505-8333 dineatsolace.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Rezaz Restaurant SA

28 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-1510 rezaz.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Season’s at Highland Lake Inn H

86 Lily Pad Lane, Flat Rock 693-6812 hlinn.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Square One Bistro HA

111 S. Main St. Hendersonville 698-5598 square1bistro.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

The Stone House Market W

301 Old Leicester Highway, Asheville 252-1200 sites.google.com/site/thestonehousemarket/ Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Table DBA

48 College St. Asheville 254-8980 tableasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

FRENCH Bouchon DBA

62 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 350-1140 ashevillebouchon.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Fig Bistro S

18 Brook St. Suite 101, Asheville 277-0889 figbistro.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Crêperie Bouchon D

62 1/8 N. Lexington Ave. Courtyard, Asheville • 350-3741 creperiebouchon.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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GERMAN The Bavarian Lodge Restaurant NA 332 Weaverville Highway, Asheville 645-8383 bavariandining.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Berliner Kindl German Restaurant E

The Black Forest Restaurant S 2155 Hendersonville Road, Arden 687-7980 blackforestasheville.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Haus Heidelberg H

121 Broadway St. Black Mountain 669-5255 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

630 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville 693-8227 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

GROCERY Amazing Savings S

121 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville 277-0805 amazingsavingsmarkets.com Drinks: No alcohol

Amazing Savings E

3018 Route 70, Black Mountain 669-8988 amazingsavingsmarkets.com Drinks: No alcohol

French Broad Food Co-op D 90 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 255-7650 frenchbroadfood.coop Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Fresh Market N

Amazing Savings D

Downtown Market, 45 S. French Broad Ave. Asheville 255-5228 amazingsavingsmarkets.com Drinks: No alcohol

Earth Fare WB

66 Westgate Pkwy. Asheville 253-7656 earthfare.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Earth Fare S

1856 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 210-0100 earthfare.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Euromarket W

1341 Parkwood Road Unit 102, Asheville 255-8484 euromarketofasheville.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

944 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 252-9098 thefreshmarket.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

Greenlife Grocery / Whole Foods DB 70 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-5440 wholefoodsmarket.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Ingles Market

Various locations, Asheville ingles-markets.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

West Village Market And Deli W 771 Haywood Road, Asheville 225-4949 westvillagemarket.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

INDIAN Chai Pani DB

India Garden EB

Cinnamon Kitchen Indian Cuisine S

Mela Indian Restaurant DA

22 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 254-4003 chaipani.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

80 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-5001 indiagardenonline.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

1838 Hendersonville Road Suite 103, Asheville â&#x20AC;˘ 575-2100 ckcuisine.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

70 Lexington Ave. Asheville 225-8880 melaasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

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I TA L I A N Bellagio Bistro N

Nona Mia Italian Kitchen WB

Brioso Fresh Pasta S

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant E

133 Weaverville Highway Suite 5, Asheville 658-9700 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine 33 Town Square Blvd. Suite 110, Asheville briosopasta.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Café Calabria H

123 E. Fifth Ave. Hendersonville 698-7272 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Carrabba’s Italian Grill E 10 Buckstone Place, Asheville 281-2300 carrabbas.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Carrabba’s Italian Grill S 332 Rockwood Road, Arden 654-8411 carrabbas.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Cucina24 DB

24 Wall St. Asheville 254-6170 cucina24restaurant.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Eddie Spaghetti S

1378 Hendersonville Road Suite A, Asheville 277-9300 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Fiore’s South S

2310A Hendersonville Road, Arden 651-9991 south.fioresasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Fiore’s Ristorante Toscana DBA 122 College St. Asheville 281-0710 fioresasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Modesto DA

1 Page Ave. Asheville 225-4133 modesto-asheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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807 Patton Ave. Asheville 505-2028 nonamiaasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

121 Tunnel Road, Asheville 255-9887 olivegarden.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Piazza Restaurant S

4 Olde Eastwood Village Blvd. Asheville 298-7224 piazzaeast.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Pomodoros Greek and Italian Café E

1070 E. Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-3032 pomodoroscafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Pomodoros Greek and Italian Café S

75 Long Shoals Road, Arden 687-3884 pomodoroscafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Sonny’s Bistro E

1450 Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-1950 sonnysbistro.com Drinks: No alcohol

Travinia Italian Kitchen S 264 Thetford St. Asheville 684-8060 traviniaitaliankitchen.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Vincenzo’s Ristorante and Bistro D 10 N. Market St. Asheville 254-4698 vincenzos.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Every night

Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian NB 641 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 253-1077 vinniesitalian.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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J A PA N E S E Asaka Japanese Cuisine S

Kubo’s D

Green Tea Fusion S

Mikado Japanese Steakhouse E

801 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 250-9301 asaka-japanese-cuisine.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

1840 Hendersonville Road Suite 101, Asheville 277-3838 greenteafusion.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Green Tea Sushi Restaurant WB 2 Regent Park Blvd. Asheville 252-8300 greenteasushi.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

5 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 251-1661 kubosjapanese-asheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar 45 Tunnel Road, Asheville 258-9696 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Nori Japanese Restaurant E 122 Cherry St. Black Mountain 669-8889 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Umi Japanese Fine Dining HB 633 N. Main St. Hendersonville 698-8048 umisushinc.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Heiwa Shokudo DB

87 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 254-7761 heiwashokudo.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Wasabi Japanese Restaurant DB 19 Broadway St. Asheville 225-2551 ichibanwasabi.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Ichiban Steak House & Sushi Bar S

2 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 252-7885 ichibanwasabi.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Yoshida Express S

611-B Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-6967 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Izumi Japanese Cuisine S

Yoshida Japanese Steak House W

Kanpai Sushi D

Zen Sushi N

1950 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 676-1566 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 3 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 225-8885 ichibanwasabi.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

4 Regent Park Blvd. Asheville 252-5903 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

640 Merrimon Ave. 2nd floor, suite 205, Asheville 225-6033 zen-sushi-asheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

L AT I N A M E R I C A N Bandidos Burritos W

697 Haywood Road, Asheville 255-8681 • bandidosburritosasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Boca DA

68 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 285-8828 • bocaasheville.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Chorizo DA

Grove Arcade, Asheville 350-1332 • chorizo-asheville.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Curras Nuevo Cuisine NBA 72 Weaverville Highway, Asheville 253-2111 currasasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

El Mariachi W

503 New Leicester Highway, Asheville 225-4209 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

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L AT I N A M E R I C A N El Paso Mexican Restaurant H

619 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville 698-6040 el-paso-mexican.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Limones DBA

13 Eagle St. Asheville 252-2327 limonesrestaurant.com Serving: Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

The Lucky Otter W

630 Haywood Road, Asheville 253-9595 theluckyotter.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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Salsaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s DBA

6 Patton Ave. Asheville 252-9805 salsas-asheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Tomato Cocina Latina WB 70 Westgate Parkway, Asheville 254-5046 tomatocl.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Tucson Southwest Grill S

2145 Hendersonville Road, suite A, Arden 654-8377 tucsonsouthwestgrill.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

White Duck Taco Shop WA 1 Roberts St. Asheville whiteducktacoshop.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

MEDITERRANEAN Apollo Flame Bistro & Pizza SB 485 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-3582 apolloflamebistro.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Apollo Flame Bistro & Pizza W 1025 Brevard Road, Asheville 665-0080 apolloflamebistro.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Athens Restaurant N

247 N. Main St. Weaverville 645-8458 theathensrestaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Jerusalem Garden CafĂŠ D 78 Patton Ave. Asheville 254-0255 jerusalemgardencafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Mediterranean Restaurant D 57 College St. Asheville 258-0476 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Palmyra Bistro S

1950 Hendersonville Road Suite 5, Asheville 687-0629 palmyrabistro.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Sinbad Restaurant H

202 S. Washington St. Hendersonville 696-2039 sinbadrestaurant.com/ Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Three Brothers Restaurant DB 183 Haywood St. Asheville 253-4971 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

MEXICAN Bandidos Burritos W

697 Haywood Road, Asheville 255-8681 bandidosburritosasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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Casa Torres Mexican Restaurant S 336 Rockwood Road, Arden 684-6929 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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Chapala S

La Carreta S

Chapala Mexican Restaurant N

La Carreta N

Cocula Mexican Restaurant E

Las Cazuelas E

Dolores y Jose Mexican Restaurant W

Mamacita’s DA

El Chapala W

Mexico Lindo Mexican Restaurant S

777 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 250-9003 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

1916 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 651-4462 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

163 Weaver Blvd. Weaverville 645-8380 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer 1297 Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-1255 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

100 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 225-4600 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar 502 W. State St. Black Mountain 664-0222 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine 77A Biltmore Ave. Asheville 255-8080 mamacitasgrill.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

521 Haywood Road, Asheville 253-3557 Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol 282 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville 665-0430 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

El Chapala N

777 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 250-9003 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Moe’s Southwest Grill S

868 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 258-0899 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

300 Airport Road, Arden 684-4452 moes.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

El Charro Mexican Restaurant S

Nachos and Beer S

El Paraiso Mexican Grill W

Neo Burrito WB

El Que Pasa W

Neo Cantina S

1788 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-2248 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar 1047 Haywood Road, Asheville 255-5148 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar 891 Patton Ave. Asheville 255-2227 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

1341 Parkwood Road #107, Asheville 225-4101 neoburrito.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer 10 Biltmore Plaza, Asheville 505-7682 neocantina.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

El Rebozo S

2270 Hendersonville Road, Arden 687-3775 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant E 4 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-0702 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

230 Charlotte Highway, Asheville 545-4490 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Ole’s Guacamoles E

401 E. State St. Black Mountain 669-0550 olesguacamoles.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Ole’s Guacamoles E

1235 Tunnel Road E., Asheville 298-0733 olesguacamoles.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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Papas & Beer S

1996 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 684-4882 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Papas & Beer H

1821 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville 692-9915 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Papas & Beer W

1000 Brevard Road, Asheville 665-9070 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Papas & Beer EB

17 Tunnel Road, Asheville 255-2204 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Tacos Jalisco W

1328 Patton Ave. Suite A, Asheville 768-6804 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Tallgary’s Cantina D

4 College St. Asheville 232-0809 tallgarys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Taqueria Fast N

175 Weaverville Highway, Weaverville 645-4282 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Urban Burrito N

640 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 251-1921 urbanburrito.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Urban Burrito E

129 Bleachery Blvd. Asheville 298-9802 urbanburrito.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

PIZZA Acropolis Pizza S

140 Airport Road Suite G, Arden 684-5737 acropolispizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Asheville Brewing Company D 77 Coxe Ave. Asheville 255-4077 ashevillebrewing.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

Blue Mountain Pizza NB 55 N. Main St. Weaverville 658-8777 bluemountainpizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza S

30 Town Square Blvd. Suite 140, Asheville 654-0046 brixxpizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company NB

Chow Time E

Athens Pizza E

Cici’s Pizza E

Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria DB

Cici’s Pizza S

675 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-1281 ashevillepizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

11 Patton Cove Road, Swannanoa 686-0802 athenspizzanow.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

42 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 255-0504 barleystaproom.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

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2334 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa 686-1986 chowtimetogo.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

148 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-0010 cicispizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

1829 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 274-1979 cicispizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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Circle in the Square NB

Marco’s Pizzeria N

Circle in the Square DB

Mellow Mushroom DB

640 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-5442 circleinthesquarepizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

946 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 285-0709 marcos-pizzeria.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

12 Biltmore Ave. Asheville circleinthesquarepizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

50 Broadway St. Asheville 236-9800 mellowmushroom.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Digable Pizza W

My Father’s Pizza & Pasta EB

794 Haywood Road, Asheville 255-8586 digablepizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Favilla’s New York Pizza W 1093 Patton Ave. Asheville 225-3032 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

110 Cherry St. Black Mountain 669-4944 myfatherspizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Papas Pizza W

429 New Leicester Highway, Asheville 285-8700 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Frank’s Roman Pizza N

85 Weaverville Highway, Asheville 645-2910 franksromanpizzaasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Frank’s Roman Pizza E

Pizzeria Ritrovo W

1050 Haywood Road, Asheville 505-8315 pizzeriaritrovo.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Pro’s Italian Dining H

90 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-5855 franksromanpizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

805 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville 692-8366 Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Frank’s Roman Pizza W

Standard Pizza Company W

339 Sardis Road, Asheville 667-0225 franksromanpizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

631 Haywood Road, Asheville 255-8122 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

Fresh Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta EA 100 S. Ridgeway Ave. Black Mountain 669-6999 freshwoodfiredpizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Iannucci’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant S

1981 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 684-5050 iannuccis.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Trio’s Pizzeria W

1111 Smokey Park Highway, Candler 667-1234 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

West First Wood-Fired Pizza HBA 101 W. First Ave. Hendersonville 693-1080 flatrockwoodfired.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Marco’s Pizzeria SB

1854 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-0004 marcos-pizzeria.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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PUB GRUB 51 Grill NB

Holland’s Grill E

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Family Sports Pub S

Jack of Hearts N

The Bier Garden DB

Jack of the Wood DBA

51 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 258-1670 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer

2625 Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-2295 beefobradys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine 46 Haywood St. Asheville 285-0002 ashevillebiergarden.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Cedric’s Tavern SA Biltmore Estate, Asheville 225-1333 biltmore.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

Charlotte Street Grill & Pub N 157 Charlotte St. Asheville 253-5348 charlottestreetgrill.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

1078 Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-8780 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week 10 S. Main St. Weaverville 645-2700 jackofheartspub.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly 95 Patton Ave. Asheville 252-5445 jackofthewood.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Mack Kells Pub & Grill E 160 Tunnel Road, Asheville 253-8805 myspace.com/mackkells Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

McGuffey’s Restaurant H

1800 Four Seasons Blvd. Hendersonville 697-0556 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

East Village Grille E

Northside Bar & Grill N

Fat Cats Billiards S

The Original Hannah Flanagan’s Pub and Eatery H

1177 Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-3743 eastvillagegrille.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar 2345 Hendersonville Road, Arden 651-0555 fatcats-billiards.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Fred’s Speakeasy D

122 College St. Asheville 281-0920 twitter.com/fredsparkside Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Fred’s Speakeasy South D

2310-B Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-2646 twitter.com/fredsparkside Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Hannah Flanagan’s Pub D 27 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 252-1922 hannahflanaganspub.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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853 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-2349 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

300 N. Main St. Hendersonville 696-1665 theoriginalhannahflanagans.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Scully’s Signature Dine And Drink D 13 Walnut St. Asheville 251-8880 scullysasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Shifters S

2310 Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-2646 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Thirsty Monk DB

92 Patton Ave. Asheville 254-5470 monkpub.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Beer

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Westville Pub WBA

20 Gala Lane, Asheville 505-4564 monkpub.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Beer

777 Haywood Road, Asheville 225-9782 westvillepub.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Tolliver’s Crossing W

733 Haywood Road, Asheville 505-2129 tolliverscrossing.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

SANDWICHES Alykat H

Frank’s New York Deli S

Blue Sky Café S

Fuddruckers NB

Burgermeister’s W

Gianni Panini S

635 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville 697-0311 Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol 3987 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher 684-1247 iloveblueskycafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Hi Fi Coffee Bar & Café D

Charley’s Grilled Subs E

Downtown Market, 45 S. French Broad Ave. Asheville 255-8858 downtownmarketasheville.com Drinks: No alcohol

3 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 296-1535 charleys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Jackson Underground Café D

Cucina24 Deli D

22 S. Pack Square, Ste. LL100, Asheville 255-8585 jacksonundergroundcafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

28 Wall St. Asheville 254-6178 cucina24restaurant.com/deli.html Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Jason’s Deli W

2372 U.S. Highway 70, Swannanoa 686-3995 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Firehouse Subs E

105B Riverhills Road, Asheville 299-7552 firehousesubs.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Firehouse Subs S

100 Julian Lane, Suite 150, Arden 681-0850 firehousesubs.com Drinks: No alcohol

130 Charlotte St. Asheville 254-2161 fuddruckers.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer 1 Boston Way, Asheville 505-1624 giannipanini.net Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

697-A Haywood Road, Asheville 225-2920 burgermeisters.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Doghouse & Dairy Bar E

3732 Sweeten Creek, Arden 687-7474 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

5 Westgate Parkway Suite 100, Asheville 252-7006 jasonsdeli.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Jersey Mike’s Subs EB

104-A River Hills Road, Asheville 298-6453 jerseymikes.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Jersey Mike’s Subs S

1550 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-1514 jerseymikes.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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Jersey Mike’s Subs S 300 Airport Road, Arden 684-4266 jerseymikes.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Jersey Mike’s Subs W

1341 Parkwood Road, Asheville 271-4612 jerseymikes.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Jersey Mike’s Subs N

674 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 255-5551 jerseymikes.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Jersey Mike’s Subs D

200-B College St. Asheville 252-7980 jerseymikes.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Jimmy John’s D

5 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 505-8020 jimmyjohns.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Kim’s Place Deli Café W 491 Sardis Road, Asheville 665-1210 Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Lenny’s Sub Shop S

645 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 350-1338 lennys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Lion’s Den Eatery D

1 Page Ave. Ste. 112-H, Asheville 505-2821 grovearcade.com/shopping-dining/the-lions-den-eatery-old-world-market Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Loretta’s Café DB

114 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 253-3747 lorettascafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Louise’s Kitchen E

115 Black Mountain Ave. Black Mountain 357-8088 louisesblackmtn.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

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Nick’s Sandwiches and Subs S 3094-A Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville 277-1500 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Old School Subs & Salads S 63 Brook St. #9, Asheville 215-5603 Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Panera Bread S

1843 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-4042 panerabread.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Philly Hoagie House N

204 Weaverville Road, Asheville 645-2400 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Pineapple Jack’s W

643B Haywood Road, Asheville 253-8860 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Quiznos S

1987 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 650-6640 quiznos.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Quiznos E

3 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-7088 quiznos.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Roman’s DA

75-A Haywood St. Asheville 505-1552 romanstakeout.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

The Sandwich Company D

1 W. Pack Square Suite G-110, Asheville 280-1697 Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Soda Fountain at Woolworth Walk D

25 Haywood St. Asheville 254-9234 woolworthwalk.com/soda_fountain.php Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Three Chopt Sandwich Shoppe H 103 E. 3rd Ave. Hendersonville 692-0228 Serving: Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

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SANDWICHES Two Guys Olde Style Hoagies NB 132 Charlotte St. Asheville 254-9955 twoguyshoagies.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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Viva Deli W

625 Haywood Road, Asheville 575-2055 vivadeli.biz Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

SEAFOOD AND STEAK Blue Water Seafood NA

Lone Star Steakhouse S

Blue Water Seafood and Wine Market HA

Longhorn Steakhouse E

94 Charlotte St. Asheville 253-2080 bluewaterseafood.net Serving: Lunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

341 Rockwood Road, Arden 684-5506 lonestarsteakhouse.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

532 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville 697-0503 bluewaterseafood.net Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Wine

Bonefish Grill EB

105-C River Hills Road, Asheville 298-6530 bonefishgrill.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Chop House Asheville Downtown D

3 Restaurant Ct. Asheville 225-2838 longhornsteakhouse.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Magnolia’s Raw Bar & Grille D 26 E. Walnut St. Asheville 251-5211 magnoliasasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

The Market Place DA 20 Wall St. Asheville 252-4162 marketplace-restaurant.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

22 Woodfin St. Asheville 253-1851 chophouseasheville.com Serving: Breakfast / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Pack’s Tavern D

Coach House Seafood & Steak Restaurant E

20 S. Spruce St. Asheville 225-6944 packstavern.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

508 W. State St. Black Mountain 669-4223 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Fisherman’s Quarters II W

Posana Café DA

Harbor Inn Seafood S

Province 620 S

1445 Patton Ave. Asheville 285-0940 fishermansquarters.info Serving: Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

880 Brevard Road, Asheville 665-9940 harborinnseafood.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Lobster Trap DA

35 Patton Ave. Asheville 350-0505 thelobstertrap.biz Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

1 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 505-3969 posanacafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar 620 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 277-0355 province620.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Red Lobster E

139 Tunnel Road, Asheville 350-7773 redlobster.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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SEAFOOD AND STEAK Red Stag Grill SA

Grand Bohemian Hotel, 11 Boston Way, Asheville 398-5600 redstaggrill.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Restaurant Solace DA

1 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 505-8333 dineatsolace.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

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Storm Rhum Bar and Bistro D 125 S. Lexington Ave. Asheville 505-8560 stormasheville.com Serving: Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Sunset Terrace N

Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville (800) 438-5800 groveparkinn.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

SOUTHERN The Blackbird EA

Red Rocker Inn E

Carmel’s Restaurant and Bar DBA

Roux S

10 E. Market St. Black Mountain 669-5556 theblackbirdrestaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

1 Page Ave. Suite 129, Asheville 252-8730 carmelsofasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

Corner Kitchen SA

3 Boston Way, Asheville 274-2439 thecornerkitchen.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

136 N. Daugherty St. Black Mountain 669-5991 redrockerinn.com Serving: Breakfast / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine 43 Town Square Blvd. Asheville 209-2715 rouxasheville.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Beer & Wine

Tomato Jam Café SA 379 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 253-0570 tomatojamcafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch Drinks: No alcohol

Early Girl Eatery DBA

Tupelo Honey Café DBA

Mayfel’s D

Tupelo Honey Café South SA

8 Wall St. Asheville 259-9292 earlygirleatery.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine 22 College St. Asheville 252-8840 mayfels.net Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

12 College St. Asheville 255-4863 tupelohoneycafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar 1829 Hendersonville Road, Asheville 505-7676 tupelohoneycafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

SPIRITS Appalachian Vintner S

Asheville Wine Market DB

The Artisan Gourmet Market /Coffee & Wine Bar E

Bruisin’ Ales D

2B Huntsman Place, Asheville 505-7500 appalachianvintner.com Drinks: Wine

2 E. Market St. Black Mountain 357-5500 artisangourmetmarket.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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65 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 253-0060 ashevillewine.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

66 Broadway St. Asheville 252-8999 bruisin-ales.com Drinks: Beer

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Divine Wine E

Vino Vino Wine Market N

Hops & Vines W

Vinsite D

Maggie B’s Wine Bar N

The Weinhaus D

The Merry Wine Market E

Wine Emporium S

Santé Wine Bar DB

The Wine Guy N

Vaso de Vino S

The Wine Studio of Asheville NB

1011 Tunnel Road, Asheville 505-1814 divine-wine-asheville.com Drinks: Wine

178 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 658-WINE (9463) vinovinowines.com Drinks: Wine

797 Haywood Road, Suite 100, Asheville 252-5275 hopsandvines.net Drinks: Beer & Wine 113 N. Main St. Weaverville 645-1111 maggiebswine.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Wine

64 Broadway St. Asheville 252-4545 vinsiteasheville.com Drinks: Wine 86 Patton Ave. Asheville 254-6453 weinhaus.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

108 W. State St. Black Mountain 669-9050 themerrywinemarket.com Drinks: Beer & Wine 1 Page Ave. Suite 152, Asheville 254-8188 santewinebar.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

422 Airport Road, Arden 687-8028 winesofasheville.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

555 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-6500 theashevillewineguy.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

75 Long Shoals Road, Asheville 687-3838 vasodevino.com Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Weekly

169 Charlotte St. Asheville 255-5955 winestudioasheville.com Drinks: Wine

S W E E T T R E AT S The Chocolate Fetish DA

Dairy King E

CinTom’s Frozen Custard S

French Broad Chocolate Lounge DB

36 Haywood St. Asheville 258-2353 chocolatefetish.com Drinks: No alcohol

3080 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville 274-5853 cintoms.com Drinks: No alcohol

Cold Stone Creamery E

129 Bleachery Blvd. Asheville 296-0004 coldstonecreamery.com / rockymountainchocolatefactory.com Drinks: No alcohol

Cold Stone Creamery — Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory S 30 Town Square Blvd. #150, Asheville 650-3013 coldstonecreamery.com rockymountainchocolatefactory.com Drinks: No alcohol

405 W. State St. Black Mountain 669-8384 Drinks: No alcohol

10 S. Lexington Ave. Asheville 252-4181 frenchbroadchocolates.com Drinks: Beer & Wine

The Hop NB

640 Merrimon Ave. Suite 103, Asheville 254-2224 thehopicecreamcafe.com Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Weekly

The Hop West W

721 Haywood Road, Asheville 252-5155 thehopicecreamcafe.com Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Weekly

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Kilwin’s Chocolates, Fudge and Ice Cream DB 26 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 252-2639 kilwins.com Drinks: No alcohol

Kilwin’s Chocolates, Fudge and Ice Cream E 116 W. State St. Black Mountain 669-6119 kilwins.com Drinks: No alcohol

Marble Slab Creamery DB 14 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 225-5579 marbleslab.com Drinks: No alcohol

Short Street Cakes W

225 Haywood Road, Asheville 505-4822 shortstreetcakes.com Drinks: No alcohol

Ultimate Ice Cream EBA 1070 Tunnel Road, Asheville 296-1234 on.fb.me/ek4PtT Drinks: No alcohol

Ultimate Ice Cream DA 195 Charlotte St. Asheville 258-1515 on.fb.me/ek4PtT Drinks: No alcohol

Nutz About Fudge D

1 Page Ave. Grove Arcade, Asheville 230-1165 nutzaboutfudge.com Drinks: No alcohol

THAI Little Bee Thai S

Thai Basil E

Noi’s Thai Kitchen NB

Thai Citrus Restaurant N

3101 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville 681-0710 littlebeethai.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol 535 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 251-1960 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Suwana’s Thai Orchid Restaurant D 11 Broadway St. Asheville 281-8151 suwanathaiorchid.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Tamarind S

330 Rockwood Road #112, Arden 654-0988 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Thai Basil D

1 Page Ave. #151, Asheville 258-0036 thaibasilnc.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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227 W. State St. Black Mountain 664-4322 thaibasilnc.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine 100 Stone Ridge Blvd. Woodfin 771-4779 thaicitrus.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Thai Cuisine Express W 1438 Patton Ave. Asheville 225-6082 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Thai Spice H

220 S. King St. Hendersonville 693-7323 thaispicenc.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Wanpen Thai Restaurant S 2292 Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-2777 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

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V E G E TA R I A N Blue Mountain Café/Hendersonville Community Co-Op HA 715 S Grove St. Hendersonville 693-0505 hendersonville.coop Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

Firestorm Café & Books D 48 Commerce St. Asheville 255-8115 firestormcafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol Live Shows: Several times a week

The Green Light Café DA 18 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 250-3800 greenlightcafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

   

Live Shows: Several times a week

Laughing Seed Café DBA 40 Wall St. Asheville 252-3445 laughingseed.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Rosetta’s Kitchen DBA

116 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 232-0738 rosettaskitchen.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

VegHeads N

705 Merrimon Ave. Asheville vegheadsdrivethru.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: No alcohol

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5 Walnut Wine Bar 5 Walnut Wine Bar D

Athena’s Club D

14 College St. Asheville 252-2456 • myspace.com/madrasathena Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

5 Walnut St. Asheville 253-2593 5walnut.com Serving: Snacks Drinks: Beer & Wine

Altamont Brewing Company W 1042 Haywood Road, Asheville 575-2400 Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Several times a week

42 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 255-0504 barleystaproom.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

130 College St. Asheville 258-1400 arcadeasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Asheville Brewing Company D 77 Coxe Ave. Asheville 255-4077 ashevillebrewing.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

87 Patton Ave. Asheville 255-TIKI Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar D

1 Page Ave. Grove Arcade, Asheville 252-0020 batteryparkbookexchange.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Wine

Black Mountain Ale House E

Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company NB

Asheville Yacht Club D

237 Haywood St. (in the back), Asheville 252-1014 Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria DB

Arcade Asheville D

675 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-1281 ashevillepizza.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

The Backdoor DB

117-C Cherry St. Black Mountain 669-9090 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Family Sports Pub S 2625 Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-2295 • beefobradys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

The Bier Garden DB

46 Haywood St. Asheville 285-0002 • ashevillebiergarden.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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The Blue Note H

114 N. Main St. Hendersonville thebluenoterestaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

BoBo Gallery D

22 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 254-3426 bobogallery.com Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Every night

Boiler Room D

11 Grove St. Asheville 505-1612 myspace.com/ashevilleunderground Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Broadway’s DB

113 Broadway St. Asheville 285-0400 Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Burgermeister’s WB

697-A Haywood Road, Asheville 225-2920 burgermeisters.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

The Bywater N

796 Riverside Drive, Asheville 232-6967 bywaterbar.com Drinks: Full Bar

Cedric’s Tavern SA Biltmore Estate, Asheville 225-1333 biltmore.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

Charlotte Street Grill & Pub N 157 Charlotte St. Asheville 253-5348 charlottestreetgrill.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Chasers Nitelife H

5 Andrew Way, Hendersonville 684-3780 Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Chef Mo’s Restaurant & Bar S 900 Hendersonville Road, Suite 201, Asheville 274-3533 chefmo.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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Cinjades D

22 N. Market St. Asheville 254-0835 Drinks: Full Bar

City Billiards D

124 College St. Asheville 575-2266 Drinks: Full Bar

Club Hairspray DB

38 N. French Broad Ave. Asheville 258-2027 clubhairspray.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Club Xcapades W

99 New Leicester Highway, Asheville 258-9652 clubxcapades.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Every night

Coach House Seafood & Steak Restaurant E

508 W. State St. Black Mountain 669-4223 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Craggie Brewing Co. D 197 Hilliard Ave. Asheville 254-0360 craggiebrewingco.com Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Weekly

Desoto Lounge WB

504 Haywood Road, Asheville 255-1109 desotolounge.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

East Village Grille E

1177 Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-3743 eastvillagegrille.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Elaine’s Piano Bar N

Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville 252-2711, ext. 7095 groveparkinn.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Eleven on Grove D 11 Grove St. Asheville 505-1612 elevenongrove.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

Emerald Lounge D

112 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 232-4372 emeraldlounge.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

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Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge S

The Great Hall Bar N

Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville 252-2711 groveparkinn.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

2 Gerber Road, Suite 101, Asheville 274-7111 frankiebonesrestaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Green Man Brewing D 23 Buxton Ave. Asheville 252-5502 greenmanbrewing.com Drinks: Beer

Fred’s Speakeasy D

122 College St. Asheville 281-0920 twitter.com/fredsparkside Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

The Grey Eagle W

185 Clingman Ave. Asheville 232-5800 thegreyeagle.com Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

Fred’s Speakeasy South D

2310-B Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-2646 twitter.com/fredsparkside Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

The Hangar at Clarion Inn S 550 Airport Road, Fletcher 684-1213 Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

French Broad Brewery & Tasting Room S

Haywood Lounge W

101 Fairview Road, Asheville 277-0222 frenchbroadbrewery.com Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Several times a week

590 Haywood Road, Asheville 232-4938 Drinks: Full Bar

Highland Brewing Company EB

The Garage at Biltmore D

12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville 299-3370 highlandbrewing.com Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Several times a week

101 Fairview Road Suite B, Asheville 505-2663 thegarageatbiltmore.com Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Several times a week

Holland’s Grill E

The Get Down W

1078 Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-8780 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

1045 Haywood Road, Asheville 505-8388 getdownasheville.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

777 Haywood Road in West Asheville (828) 225-9782 www.westvillepub.com Open Noon–2am, Daily • Serving Food Noon–11:30pm Late Night Menu until 1am on weekends

est. 2002

27, Count ‘em, 27 brews on tap • Wines • Full Bar Award-winning wings, grill favorites, freshly made salads & sandwiches Inspired American Cuisine at West Asheville’s Original Neighborhood Pub

SUN

All You Can Eat Breakfast All Day, $1 Off Bloody Marys & Mimosas

THURS

Headline Music (check our website) $1 Off All Vodkas

MON

Open Mic Night, Buy 1 get 2nd ½ off Appetizers, $4 Margaritas

TUES

Shrimp & Grits $1 Off Rum

FRI

Trivia 9 pm Prizes - bring a team 50 $3 Gin & Tonics W W W. AV L E A T S . C O M

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Real New Orleans Po-Boys $1 Off Whiskey

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Headline Music (check our website) $5 Robo Shots

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India Garden EB

Maggie B’s Wine Bar N

Infusions Lounge at Holiday Inn W

The Magnetic Field W

Jack of Hearts N

Magnolia Lounge N

80 S. Tunnel Road, Asheville 298-5001 indiagardenonline.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

435 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville 665-2161 Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week 10 S. Main St. Weaverville 645-2700 jackofheartspub.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

Jack of the Wood DBA 95 Patton Ave. Asheville 252-5445 jackofthewood.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Lexington Avenue Brewery DBA 39 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville 252-0212 lexavebrew.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Lobster Trap DA

35 Patton Ave. Asheville 350-0505 thelobstertrap.biz Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

113 N. Main St. Weaverville 645-1111 maggiebswine.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Wine

372 Depot St. Suite 50, Asheville 275-4003 themagneticfield.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave. Asheville 252-2711 groveparkinn.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Magnolia’s Raw Bar & Grille D 26 E. Walnut St. Asheville 251-5211 • magnoliasasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

The Market Place DA

20 Wall St. Asheville 252-4162 marketplace-restaurant.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Mike’s Sidepocket W

375 Haywood Road, Asheville 281-3096 Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

MoDaddy’s Bar & Grill D 77-B Biltmore Ave. Asheville 258-1550 • modaddysbar.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

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Caribbean-Cuban Infused Cuisine Late Night Kitchen

ASHEVILLE’S ONLY LATE NIGHT ISLAND RESTAURANT AND ORIGINAL TIKI BAR

FROZEN DRINKS GALORE Locally Owned & Operated! Daily Food & Drink Specials Open Daily 4pm-2am WHERE THE LOCALS GO TO VACATION

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Northside Bar & Grill N

Pack’s Tavern D

Olive or Twist D

Pisgah Brewing Company EB

853 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 254-2349 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

81 Broadway St. Asheville 254-0555 • oliveortwist.netcom Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

One Fifty One Boutique Bar D

Hotel Indigo, 151 Haywood St. Asheville 239-0239 ashevillehotellodgingdowntown.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

The Orange Peel D

101 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 225-5851 • theorangepeel.net Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Every night

The Original Hannah Flanagan’s Pub and Eatery H 300 N. Main St. Hendersonville 696-1665 theoriginalhannahflanagans.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

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20 S. Spruce St. Asheville 225-6944 packstavern.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

150 Eastside Drive, Black Mountain 669-0190 pisgahbrewing.com Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Several times a week

The Pocket N

389 Merrimon Ave. Asheville 258-9828 thepocketllc.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Posana Café DA

1 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 505-3969 posanacafe.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

The Prospect D

11 Buxton Ave. Asheville 505-0766 Drinks: Full Bar

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Pulp D

The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 225-5851 theorangepeel.net Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge DB 7 Rankin Ave. Asheville 254-4993 rankinvault.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Shifters S

2310 Hendersonville Road, Arden 684-2646 Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Shovelhead Saloon E

2898 U.S. Highway 70, Black Mountain 669-9541 Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Sky Bar DB

Red Stag Grill SA

Grand Bohemian Hotel, 11 Boston Way, Asheville 398-5600 redstaggrill.com Serving: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Restaurant Solace DA

18 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 225-6998 Serving: Snacks Drinks: Full Bar

Smokey’s After Dark D 18 Broadway St. Asheville 253-2155 Drinks: Full Bar

The Southern Kitchen & Bar D 41 Lexington Ave. Asheville 251-1777 southernkitchenandbar.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

1 Battery Park Ave. Asheville 505-8333 dineatsolace.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

The Still W

Root Bar Number One E

2645 New Leicester Highway, Asheville 683-5913 myspace.com/thestillleicester Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

1410 Tunnel Road, Asheville 299-7597 Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Several times a week

Ruby’s Italian Smokehouse E

Storm Rhum Bar and Bistro D

Santé Wine Bar DB

Tallgary’s Cantina D

8 Beverly Road, Asheville 299-3511 rubysbbqshack.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Weekly

1 Page Ave. Suite 152, Asheville 254-8188 santewinebar.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Beer & Wine

Sazerac DB

29 Broadway St. Asheville 376-0031 ashevillesazerac.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Scandals Nightclub DB 11 Grove St. Asheville 252-2838 thegrovehouse.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Scully’s Signature Dine and Drink D 13 Walnut St. Asheville 251-8880 scullysasheville.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

125 S. Lexington Ave. Asheville 505-8560 stormasheville.com Serving: Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar

4 College St. Asheville 232-0809 tallgarys.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Temptations Red Room D 5 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 252-0775 temptationsredroom.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Thirsty Monk DB

92 Patton Ave. Asheville 254-5470 monkpub.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Beer

Thirsty Monk South S 20 Gala Lane, Asheville 505-4564 monkpub.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Beer

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Tolliver’s Crossing W

733 Haywood Road, Asheville 505-2129 tolliverscrossing.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Town Pump Tavern E

135 Cherry St. Black Mountain 669-4808 myspace.com/townpumptavernllc Drinks: Beer Live Shows: Several times a week

Treasure Club D

520 Swannanoa River Road, Asheville 298-1400 thetreasureclub.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Tressa’s Downtown Jazz & Blues D 28 Broadway St. Asheville 254-7072 tressas.com Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Village Wayside Bar and Grill S 30 Lodge St. Asheville 277-4121 villagewayside.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar

Vincenzo’s Ristorante and Bistro D 10 N. Market St. Asheville 254-4698 vincenzos.com Serving: Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Every night

Wedge Brewing Co. WB 125-B Roberts St. Asheville 505-2792 wedgebrewing.com Drinks: Beer

Westville Pub WBA

777 Haywood Road, Asheville 225-9782 westvillepub.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner / Brunch Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

White Horse Black Mountain E 105-C Montreat Road, Black Mountain 669-0816 whitehorseblackmountain.com Drinks: Beer & Wine Live Shows: Several times a week

Wild Wing Café DB

161 Biltmore Ave. Asheville 253-3066 wildwingcafe.com Serving: Lunch / Dinner Drinks: Full Bar Live Shows: Several times a week

Voted #1 PizzeriA & deLiVery iN WNC by Asheville Citizen times

Frank’s Roman Pizza New York StYle Pizzeria Serving the Asheville Area Since 1977

Pizza • PaSta • SubS • SaladS • CalzoNeS Strombolli • wiNgS asheville

298-5855

90 south tunnel rd. (Across from Walgreens)

west asheville enka/Candler

667-0225 339 sardis rd.

(Near Biltmore Lake)

SaY You Saw it iN eatS & driNkS for $2.00 off aNY Size Pizza Open 7 Days a week • Visa, MastercarD & aMerican express accepteD DeliVery charge $1.39/1.89 • Min. $10 OrDer fOr DeliVery

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Page number colors refer to: Black = Listing Location • Red = Advertisement 12 Bones Smokehouse..............................................75 12 Bones South........................................................75 131 Main Restaurant................................................62 444 Gallery Café......................................................76 51 Grill....................................................................90 5 Walnut Wine Bar.............................................10, 99 Acropolis Pizza.........................................................88 The Admiral..............................................................81 A Day In The Country................................................76 Allstars Sports Bar and Grill.......................................62 Altamont Brewing Company......................................99 Alykat......................................................................91 Amazing Savings......................................................83 Angelo’s Family Restaurant.......................................62 Apollo Flame Bistro & Pizza................................33, 86 Appalachian Vintner..................................................94 Apple Annie’s Café....................................................76 Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar.........................62 Arcade Asheville ............................................... 81, 99 Artisan Catering & Deli.............................................78 The Artisan Gourmet Market /Coffee & Wine Bar.......94 Asaka Japanese Cuisine............................................85 Asheville Brewing Company................................88, 99 Asheville Coffee Roasters..........................................76 Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company...........81, 88, 99 Asheville Wine Market..............................................94 Asheville Yacht Club....................................78, 99, 103 Asiana Grand Buffet — South..................................74 Asiana Grand Buffet.................................................74 Asian Grill........................................................74, 112 Asian on the Go........................................................74 Athena’s Club...........................................................99 Athenian Bistro.........................................................62 Athens Pizza.............................................................88 Athens Restaurant....................................................86 Atlanta Bread Company............................................76 Avenue M . ........................................................31, 62 Baba’s Kitchen . ......................................................80 The Backdoor...........................................................99 Bake It Pretty...........................................................74 Bandidos Burritos.........................................58, 85, 86 Barbecue Inn............................................................75 Barley’s Taproom & Pizzeria................................88, 99 Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar..72, 99 The Bavarian Lodge Restaurant.................................83 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Family Sports Pub......................90, 99 Bellagio Bistro..........................................................84 Berliner Kindl GermanRestaurant..............................83 The Bier Garden.................................................90, 99 Big J’s Bubba-Q........................................................75 Biltmore Catering.....................................................78 Biltmore Coffee Traders............................................76 Biltmore Estate restaurants.......................................62 Binion’s Roadhouse...................................................62 Birdhouse Café and Sweetshop..................................76 The Bistro.................................................................81 Bistro 1896..............................................................64 Black-Eyed Susan Catering........................................78 Black Bear Coffee Co................................................76 The Blackbird...........................................................94 The Black Forest Restaurant......................................83 Black Mountain Ale House...................................64, 99

Black Mountain Bakery.............................................74 Black Mountain Bistro...............................................64 Blue Mountain Café..................................................97 Blue Mountain Pizza . ........................................15, 88 The Blue Note...................................................64, 100 The Blue Ridge Dining Room.....................................81 Blue Sky Café...........................................................91 Blue Water Seafood and Wine Market.......................93 Blue Water Seafood..................................................93 BoBo Gallery..........................................................100 Boca..................................................................35, 85 Bohemian Hotel........................................................67 Boiler Room...........................................................100 Bonefish Grill...........................................................93 Books and Breadboard.............................................76 Boston Market..........................................................64 Bouchon...................................................................82 The Breakfast Shoppe...............................................64 Brioso Fresh Pasta....................................................84 Brixx Wood Fired Pizza.............................................88 Broadway’s............................................................100 Brown Bag Gourmet.................................................78 Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery..........................................74 Bruisin’ Ales.............................................................94 Buckhorn Family Restaurant.....................................64 Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar..................................75 Burgermeister’s..........................................64, 91, 100 Burgerworx..............................................................64 The Bywater...........................................................100 Café Azalea........................................................64, 65 Café Calabria............................................................84 Café Ello.............................................................39, 76 Café Rebecca......................................................64, 71 Carmel’s Restaurant and Bar.................................2, 94 Carolina Cinemas......................................................81 Carolina Diner..........................................................80 Carrabba’s Italian Grill..............................................84 Casa Torres Mexican Restaurant................................86 Cedric’s Tavern..................................................90, 100 Celebrity’s Hotdogs...................................................64 Celine and Company Catering....................................78 Chai Pani..................................................................83 Chapala Mexican Restaurant.....................................87 Chapala....................................................................87 Charley’s Grilled Subs...............................................91 Charlotte Street Grill & Pub...............................90, 100 Chasers Nitelife......................................................100 Cheddar’s Casual Café...............................................64 Chef’s Table . ..........................................................80 Chef Michael’s Catering.............................................78 Chef Mo’s Restaurant & Bar..............................80, 100 Chelsea’s & The Village Tea Room..............................76 Chili’s Grill & Bar......................................................64 China Buffet.............................................................79 China Garden...........................................................79 China Garden Restaurant..........................................79 China Grill................................................................79 China Palace.............................................................79 China Wok................................................................79 The Chocolate Fetish.................................................95 Chop House Asheville Downtown...............................93 Chorizo....................................................................85

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Chow Time ................................................................ 88 Christy’s Café.............................................................. 64 Cici’s Pizza.................................................................. 88 Cinebarre............................................................. 23, 81 Cinjades................................................................... 100 Cinnamon Kitchen Indian Cuisine................................. 83 CinTom’s Frozen Custard.............................................. 95 Circle in the Square............................................... 39, 89 City Bakery Café.................................................. 73, 74 City Billiards............................................................. 100 City Mug.................................................................... 76 Clingman Café............................................................ 76 Club Hairspray.......................................................... 100 Club Xcapades.......................................................... 100 Coach House Seafood &Steak Restaurant............. 93, 100 Cocula Mexican Restaurant......................................... 87 Cold Stone Creamery — Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.................................................. 95 Cold Stone Creamery.................................................. 95 Colorful Palate............................................................ 78 Corner Grill................................................................ 64 Corner Kitchen...................................................... 43, 94 Corner Stone Restaurant............................................. 64 Country Kitchen.......................................................... 80 Craggie Brewing Co.................................................. 100 Creatures Café............................................................ 76 Créme Patisserie & Confectionery.......................... 71, 74 Crêperie Bouchon....................................................... 82 CruiZers..................................................................... 64 Cucina24.............................................................. 46, 84 Cucina24 Deli............................................................. 91 The Cupcake Corner (The Sisters McMullen)................. 74 Cúrate.................................................................. 27, 80 Curras Nuevo Cuisine.................................................. 85 Cypress Cellar............................................................. 64 D & D Restaurant....................................................... 64 Dairy King.................................................................. 95 Denny’s Restaurant..................................................... 66 Desoto Lounge.................................................... 66, 100 Digable Pizza............................................................. 89 Divine Wine................................................................ 95 Dixie Diner................................................................. 80 Dobrá Tea.................................................................. 76 Doc Chey’s Noodle House...................................... 59, 74 Doghouse & Dairy Bar................................................ 91 Dolores y Jose Mexican Restaurant.............................. 87 Dragon China............................................................. 79 Dripolator Coffeehouse............................................... 76 Dynamite Roasting Co................................................. 76 Early Girl Eatery................................................... 15, 94 Earth Fare.................................................................. 83 East Village Grille................................................ 90, 100 Ed Boudreaux’s Bayou Bar-B-Que................................ 75 Eddie Spaghetti.................................................... 73, 84 Elaine’s Piano Bar....................................................... 81 Elaine’s Piano Bar..................................................... 100 El Chapala.................................................................. 87 El Charro Mexican Restaurant..................................... 87 Eleven on Grove....................................................... 100 El Mariachi................................................................. 85 El Paraiso Mexican Grill.............................................. 87 El Paso Mexican Restaurant........................................ 86 El Que Pasa................................................................ 87 El Rebozo................................................................... 87 Emerald Lounge....................................................... 100 Euromarket................................................................ 83 Everyday Gourmet...................................................... 78 Fairview Tavern.......................................................... 66 Fat Cats Billiards......................................................... 90 Fatz Café.................................................................... 66 Favilla’s New York Pizza.............................................. 89 Fig Bistro.................................................................... 82 Filo Pastries................................................................ 74

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Fiore’s Ristorante Toscana........................................... 84 Fiore’s South............................................................... 84 Firehouse Subs........................................................... 91 Fireplace Restaurant................................................... 66 Fireside Restaurant and Pancake Inn........................... 66 Firestorm Café & Books.................................. 76, 97, 97 Fisherman’s Quarters II............................................... 93 Five Guys Burgers and Fries........................................ 66 Five Points Restaurant................................................ 80 Flat Rock Village Bakery............................................. 74 Flight Wood Grille & Wine Bar..................................... 81 Frank’s New York Deli........................................... 71, 91 Frank’s Roman Pizza.......................................... 89, 106 Frankie Bones Restaurant & Lounge.................... 66, 101 Fred’s Speakeasy................................................ 90, 101 Fred’s Speakeasy South...................................... 90, 101 French Broad Brewery & Tasting Room...................... 101 French Broad Chocolate Lounge............................. 14, 95 French Broad Food Co-op...................................... 46, 83 French Fryz................................................................ 66 Fresh Market........................................................ 73, 83 Fresh Wood Fired Pizza & Pasta.................................. 89 Fuddruckers............................................................... 91 The Garage at Biltmore............................................. 101 The Get Down........................................................... 101 Gianni Panini.............................................................. 91 Golden Ray Food Service............................................. 78 Gold Works................................................................ 51 The Gourmet Chip Company........................................ 66 Granny’s Kitchen........................................................ 80 The Great Hall Bar.................................................... 101 Great Wall Restaurant................................................. 79 Greenlife Grocery / Whole Foods................................ 83 The Green Light Café.................................................. 97 Green Man Brewing.................................................. 101 Green Sage Coffeehouse & Café.................................. 66 Green Tea Fusion........................................................ 85 Green Tea Sushi Restaurant......................................... 85 The Grey Eagle......................................................... 101 Grill House Catering.................................................... 78 Grove Arcade............................................................. 19 Grove Park Inn....................................................... 6, 55 Grovewood Café......................................................... 81 Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant................................. 87 The Hangar at Clarion Inn......................................... 101 Hannah Flanagan’s Pub.............................................. 90 Happy Hill Restaurant . .............................................. 80 Harbor Inn Seafood.................................................... 93 Harmony Café............................................................ 80 Harrah’s Cherokee...................................................... 11 Harry’s Grill & Piggy’s Ice Cream................................. 66 Haus Heidelberg......................................................... 83 Havana Restaurant..................................................... 78 Haywood Lounge...................................................... 101 Heiwa Shokudo.......................................................... 85 Hickory Tavern........................................................... 66 Hi Fi Coffee Bar & Café............................................... 91 Highland Brewing Company.................................. 4, 101 Highway 151 Restaurant............................................ 66 Holland’s Grill..................................................... 90, 101 HomeGrown............................................................... 66 The Honeybaked Ham Co............................................ 66 The Hop..................................................................... 95 The Hop West............................................................. 95 Hops & Vines.............................................................. 95 Horizons Dining Room................................................ 81 Hot Dog King........................................................ 66, 68 Hot Dog World............................................................ 68 Iannucci’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant....................... 89 Ichiban Steak House & Sushi Bar................................. 85 India Garden...................................................... 83, 102 Infusions Lounge at Holiday Inn................................ 102 Ingles Market . ........................................................... 7

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Inn on Church Street................................................... 82 Izumi Japanese Cuisine............................................... 85 Izzy’s Coffee Den . ..................................................... 77 J & S Cafeteria........................................................... 68 J.K.’s Kitchen.............................................................. 68 Jack of Hearts ................................................... 90, 102 Jack of the Wood.......................................... 63, 90, 102 Jackson Underground Café......................................... 91 Jason’s Deli................................................................ 91 Jersey Mike’s Subs................................................ 91, 92 Jerusalem Garden Café......................................... 11, 86 Jimmy John’s....................................................... 50, 92 Joe Muggs.................................................................. 77 The Junction . ............................................................ 68 Kanpai Sushi.............................................................. 85 Kathmandu Café................................................... 43, 74 Kelsey’s...................................................................... 68 Kilwin’s Chocolates, Fudge and Ice Cream.............. 10, 96 Kim’s Place Deli Café.................................................. 92 King’s Chinese Kitchen................................................ 79 Kosta’s Kitchen........................................................... 68 Kubo’s.................................................................. 35, 85 Kyte’s Catering........................................................... 78 La Carreta.................................................................. 87 La Espija..................................................................... 75 LaZoom...................................................................... 31 Las Cazuelas............................................................... 87 Laughing Seed Café.............................................. 63, 97 Laurey’s Catering and Gourmet-to-go.......................... 78 Leicester Family Restaurant......................................... 68 Leicester Grill............................................................. 80 Lenny’s Sub Shop........................................................ 92 Lexington Avenue Brewery........................... 30, 68, 102 Limones..................................................................... 86 Lion’s Den Eatery........................................................ 92 Little Bee Thai............................................................ 96 Little Pigs BBQ............................................................ 75 Lobster Trap................................................... 3, 93, 102 Lone Star Steakhouse ................................................ 93 Longhorn Steakhouse................................................. 93 Lon Sen Chinese Restaurant........................................ 79 Loretta’s Café............................................................. 92 Louise’s Kitchen.................................................... 69, 92 The Lucky Otter.......................................................... 86 Luella’s Bar-B-Que................................................ 13, 75 Mack Kells Pub & Grill................................................ 90 The Madison Inn and Restaurant................................. 68 Maggie B’s Wine Bar........................................... 95, 102 The Magnetic Field.............................................. 81, 102 Magnolia’s Raw Bar & Grille................................ 93, 102 Magnolia Lounge...................................................... 102 Main Street Café......................................................... 77 Malaprop’s Café.......................................................... 77 Mama’s Fast Food....................................................... 80 Mamacita’s................................................................. 87 Manchu Wok.............................................................. 79 Mansouri Mansion...................................................... 82 Marble Slab Creamery................................................ 96 Marco’s Pizzeria................................................... 21, 89 The Market Place.................................... 41, 82, 93, 102 Marta’s Catering......................................................... 78 Mayfel’s..................................................................... 94 McGuffey’s Restaurant................................................ 90 Mediterranean Restaurant.......................................... 86 Mela Indian Restaurant......................................... 35, 83 Mellow Mushroom...................................................... 89 The Merry Wine Market.............................................. 95 Metro China............................................................... 79 Mexico Lindo Mexican Restaurant............................... 87 Mikado Japanese Steakhouse...................................... 85 Mike’s Main Street Grill............................................... 68 Mike’s Sidepocket..................................................... 102 MoDaddy’s Bar & Grill........................................ 68, 102

Modesto Bakery......................................................... 75 Modesto..................................................................... 84 Moe’s Original Bar B Que...................................... 15, 75 Moe’s Southwest Grill.................................................. 87 Moments Coffee Bar................................................... 77 Monte Vista Hotel....................................................... 80 Moose Café................................................................ 81 The Morning Glory Café.............................................. 68 Mosaic Café & Coffeehouse......................................... 77 Mother & Son Bistro & Bakery.................................... 68 Mountain Java............................................................ 77 Mountain Java Westridge............................................ 77 My Father’s Pizza & Pasta........................................... 89 Musician’s Workshop................................................. 104 Nachos and Beer........................................................ 87 Navitat....................................................................... 51 Neo Burrito................................................................ 87 Neo Cantina............................................................... 87 Never Blue................................................................. 82 New 1 China............................................................... 79 New Bridge Café......................................................... 68 Nick’s Sandwiches and Subs......................................... 92 Nine Mile................................................................... 78 Noi’s Thai Kitchen....................................................... 96 Nona Mia Italian Kitchen............................................. 84 The Noodle Shop......................................................... 79 Nori Japanese Restaurant........................................... 85 Northside Bar & Grill.......................................... 90, 104 Nourish and Flourish................................................... 77 Number One China Restaurant.................................... 79 Nutz About Fudge....................................................... 96 O’Charley’s Restaurant & Lounge................................ 68 Octopus Garden.......................................................... 97 Okie Dokies Smokehouse............................................ 75 Old Europe................................................................. 77 Old School Subs & Salads............................................ 92 Ole’s Guacamoles........................................................ 65 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant.................................. 84 Olive or Twist................................................ 70, 97, 102 One Fifty One Boutique Bar................................ 82, 104 The Orange Peel....................................................... 104 Orchard’s Restaurant.................................................. 82 Oriental Pavilion......................................................... 79 The Original Hannah Flanagan’s Pub and Eatery 90, 104 Outback Steakhouse................................................... 70 Over Easy Café........................................................... 81 Oysterhouse................................................................. 3 P.F. Chang’s China Bistro.............................................. 79 Pacific Grill................................................................. 74 Pack’s Tavern......................................... 61, 70, 93, 104 Palmyra Bistro............................................................ 86 Pampered Palate........................................................ 70 Panda Buffet.............................................................. 79 Panda Express............................................................ 80 Panera Bread....................................................... 65, 92 Papas & Beer......................................................... 9, 88 Papas Pizza................................................................ 89 Peking East................................................................ 80 Phil’s Bar-B-Que Pit..................................................... 75 Philly Hoagie House.................................................... 92 Pho Fusion................................................................. 74 Piazza Restaurant....................................................... 84 Pineapple Jack’s......................................................... 92 Pisgah Brewing Company.................................... 37, 104 Pisgah Inn.................................................................. 53 Pizzeria Ritrovo.......................................................... 89 The Pocket............................................................... 104 Pomodoros Greek and Italian Café.............................. 84 Poplar Lodge.............................................................. 70 Poppy’s Kitchen.......................................................... 70 Posana Café........................................... 53, 70, 93, 104 Pro’s Italian Dining..................................................... 89 Pro’s Table.................................................................. 82

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The Prospect............................................................. 104 Province 620.............................................................. 93 Pulp......................................................................... 105 Que Sera.................................................................... 82 Quiznos...................................................................... 92 Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge ....................... 70, 98, 105 The Recovery Room.................................................... 70 Red Lobster................................................................ 93 Red Radish................................................................. 78 Red Rocker Inn........................................................... 94 Red Stag Grill......................................... 47, 82, 94, 105 Restaurant Solace . .......................... 61, 70, 82, 94, 105 Rezaz Enoteca............................................................ 80 Rezaz Restaurant....................................................... 82 Rise ‘n Shine Café....................................................... 70 Riverside Family Grill.................................................. 70 Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack.......................................... 70 Roman’s . .................................................................. 92 Root Bar Number One............................................... 105 Roots Café and Catering.............................................. 70 Rosetta’s Kitchen.................................................. 17, 97 Roux.......................................................................... 94 Ruby’s Italian Smokehouse................................. 75, 105 Ryan’s Family Steak House......................................... 70 Saffron Fine Foods...................................................... 78 Salsa’s........................................................................ 86 The Sandwich Company............................................... 92 Santé Wine Bar................................................... 95, 105 Sazerac.................................................................... 105 Scandals Nightclub.................................................... 105 Scully’s Signature Dine And Drink........................ 90, 105 Season’s at Highland Lake Inn..................................... 82 Shifters.............................................................. 90, 105 Shoney’s.................................................................... 70 Shoji............................................................................ 5 Short Street Cakes...................................................... 96 Shovelhead Saloon................................................... 105 Silver Dollar Café........................................................ 81 Simma Down Caribbean Café................................ 27, 78 Sinbad Restaurant...................................................... 86 The Sisters McMullen................................................... 75 Sky Bar.................................................................... 105 Smokey’s After Dark................................................. 105 Soda Fountain at Woolworth Walk............................... 92 Sonny’s Bistro............................................................. 84 Sourwood Inn............................................................. 70 The Southern Kitchen & Bar................................ 70, 105 Spa Café.................................................................... 77 Square One Bistro....................................................... 82 Stable Café................................................................. 72 Standard Pizza Company............................................ 89 State Street BBQ &Catering......................................... 75 The Still . ................................................................. 105 Stockyard Café........................................................... 81 The Stone House Market............................................. 82 Stone Ridge Tavern..................................................... 72 Stoney Knob Café....................................................... 80 Storm Rhum Bar and Bistro..................... 29, 72, 94, 105 Straightaway Café...................................................... 77 Sunny Point Café and Bakery...................................... 72 Sunnyside Café........................................................... 77 Sunrise Café/Blackberry Pizza.................................... 72 Sunset Terrace............................................................ 94 Suwana’s Thai Orchid Restaurant................................. 96 Sweet Promises Wedding & Anniversary Cakes............. 79 T.G.I. Fridays.............................................................. 72 Table.......................................................................... 82 Tacos Jalisco............................................................... 88 Tallgary’s Cantina............................................... 88, 105 Tamarind.................................................................... 96 Taqueria Fast.............................................................. 88 Tastee Diner............................................................... 81 Temptations Red Room............................................. 105

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Texas Roadhouse Restaurant....................................... 72 Thai Basil .................................................................. 96 Thai Citrus Restaurant................................................. 96 Thai Cuisine Express.................................................... 96 Thai Spice................................................................... 96 Thirsty Monk................................................ 39, 90, 105 Thirsty Monk South....................................... 39, 91, 105 Three Brothers Restaurant........................................... 86 Three Chopt Sandwich Shoppe..................................... 92 Tingles Cafe................................................................ 72 Tobacco Barn.............................................................. 69 Tod’s Tasties & To-Gos.................................................. 77 Tolliver’s Crossing............................................... 91, 106 Tomato Cocina Latina............................................ 27, 86 Tomato Jam Café........................................................ 94 Tooley’s Café.............................................................. 77 Town Pump Tavern.................................................... 106 Travinia Italian Kitchen............................................... 84 Treasure Club........................................................... 106 Tressa’s Downtown Jazz & Blues................................ 106 Trio’s Pizzeria............................................................. 89 Tripps Restaurant........................................................ 72 True Confections......................................................... 75 Tucson Southwest Grill................................................. 86 Tupelo Honey Café.............................................. 94, 111 Tupelo Honey Café South.................................... 94, 111 Twisted Crêpe............................................................. 72 Two Guys Olde Style Hoagies....................................... 93 Ultimate Ice Cream..................................................... 96 Umi Japanese Fine Dining . ........................................ 85 Universal Joint........................................................... 72 Urban Burrito....................................................... 60, 88 Valet Gourmet............................................................ 79 Vanuatu Kava Bar ..................................................... 77 Vaso de Vino............................................................... 95 Veg-In-Out................................................................. 79 VegHeads................................................................... 97 The Venue.................................................................. 79 Veranda Café & Gifts.................................................. 77 Village Wayside Bar and Grill.............................. 72, 106 Vincenzo’s Ristorante and Bistro.......................... 84, 106 Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian...................................... 84 Vino Vino Wine Market............................................... 95 Vinsite........................................................................ 95 Viva Deli.............................................................. 67, 93 Waking Life Espresso.................................................. 77 Wanpen Thai Restaurant............................................. 96 Wasabi Japanese Restaurant................................. 21, 85 Weaverville Milling Company Restaurant..................... 72 Wedge Brewing Co. . ................................................ 106 The Weinhaus............................................................. 95 Well-Bred Bakery & Café............................................ 75 West End Bakery.................................................. 43, 75 West First Wood-Fired Pizza.................................. 49, 89 West Village Market And Deli ..................................... 83 Westville Pub........................................ 72, 91, 101, 106 White Duck Taco Shop................................................. 86 White Horse Black Mountain..................................... 106 Wild Wing Café................................................... 72, 106 Wine Emporium.......................................................... 95 The Wine Guy............................................................. 95 The Wine Studio of Asheville....................................... 95 Woody’s..................................................................... 72 World Coffee Café....................................................... 77 Yoshida Express.......................................................... 85 Yoshida Japanese Steak House.................................... 85 Zambra...................................................................... 80 Zaxby’s...................................................................... 72 Zen Sushi................................................................... 85

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