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Blue Cheese Revival, Honest Deviled Eggs, and More in Upcountry South Carolina

The flavors of barbecue, blue cheese, historic hot dogs and honest deviled eggs are calling. more »

Jun 23, 2015 3:22 PM Food & Flavors

A Western North Carolina Fabulous Food Foray

Our intrepid dining writer brings the flavor and flavors a few of the best and quirkiest. more »

Apr 14, 2015 11:06 AM Food & Flavors

Harvest Table: How It Became Locavore King for the Region

Barbara Kingsolver's vision comes to full fruition at her husband's restaurant. more »

Apr 14, 2015 10:33 AM Food & Flavors

North Georgia: Dining Destination

Our dining writer, just back from his time away, makes some delightful discoveries in an area he’d never visited before. more »

Jan 7, 2015 10:38 AM Food & Flavors

Cara Ellen Modisett

Fine Dining in the Mountains

The ties to the region are strong – use of local ingredients, ties to old recipes, regular meetings with farmers – but these chefs create dishes a step or two beyond the traditional. more »

Oct 7, 2014 3:36 PM Food & Flavors

Blackberry Farm • Beall + Thomas Photography

Locavore Dining: An Abiding Passion for Cooking What’s Out Back

These restaurateurs share a passion for the closest tie possible between what they cook and where they obtain the ingredients. The happy result is a consistent diner’s delight. more »

Aug 12, 2014 11:32 AM Food & Flavors

Great Dining Rooms, Great Recipes

These signature mountain restaurants earned that status the only way you can – with signature mountain dishes. here’s how to enjoy them and how to make them. more »

Jun 12, 2014 1:43 PM Food & Flavors

The Peaks of Otter Buffet

Jes Gearing

The Buffet Classic: Peaks of Otter

A blue ridge parkway signature tradition was interrupted for a time but the Sunday and Friday night buffets are back. more »

Apr 20, 2014 12:00 AM Food & Flavors

Lucky Restaurant

Brett Winter Lemon

Diners and Dives: 4 Delicious Mountain Recipes

Did you love Cara Ellen Modisett's story about Diners and Dives in our November/December 2013 issue? Check out these four delicious recipes! more »

Oct 11, 2013 9:36 AM Food & Flavors 1 Comments

Sunburst Celebrates Caviar

The Jennings-Eason family of Canton, N.C., originally began farming trout to feed mink. Nowadays they feed us. more »

Jul 1, 2013 12:00 AM Food & Flavors

Chefs of the Mountains: Course 3

Nicole Palazzo and Peter Fassbender: Course 3 Excerpted from the book "Chefs of the Mountains," by John E. Batchelor. more »

Jul 1, 2013 12:00 AM Food & Flavors

Brewery Hopping in the Blue Ridge

There’s a bit of a revolution going on in these mountains – led not by soldiers but by adventurous brewers who are combining flavors to create beers with nuances as many, varied and subtle as in the best wines. Come on along as we sample just a few. more »

Jun 18, 2013 12:00 AM Food & Flavors

Mushroom Bisque

Biltmore Farms Hotel

Chefs of the Mountains: Course 2

Katie Button found full flower in her love affair with food while living in Paris. These days, in Asheville, her background in France and the U.S. has found delightful manifestation at Curate. more »

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM Food & Flavors

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