Asheville’s first farm-to-table restaurant helped start a movement more than 40 years ago. Now, its chef continues the tradition by drawing on his childhood spent foraging and farming with his grandparents.
You know the vegetable plates we get at our favorite meat-and-three diners? A growing number of vegetarian and vegan restaurants across the state are taking that old idea to new levels, offering creative vegetable combinations and alternatives to meat that put a contemporary twist on Southern classics.
Stroll the grounds of a historic mansion, play pinball, and learn about local culture: With more than a dozen museums, Asheville is a hub of creativity and history. These eight spots help tell the story of a city.