The Best Downtown Asheville Restaurants

Couple outside Posana Cafe, one of the best Downtown Asheville Restaurants

The first time we visited the city back in 2012, we were blown away by the Asheville food scene. For a 45-square-mile mountain town with a population of around 84,000, the sheer number of critically acclaimed downtown Asheville restaurants was staggering even then. As it turns out, the city is also the greenest dining destination … Read moreThe Best Downtown Asheville Restaurants

Downtown Asheville, NC History: From Biltmore to the 21st Century Boom

Visiting Asheville, NC in the Blue Ridge Mountains

The essence of downtown Asheville, NC exists between two dichotomous extremes, with the outlandish opulence of the Biltmore Estate at one end of the spectrum, and grungy backpackers in a drum circle at the other. To get a feel for Asheville’s downtown area, start at Pack Square Park in the city’s heart. Named in 1900 … Read moreDowntown Asheville, NC History: From Biltmore to the 21st Century Boom

Highland Brewing: Visiting the First Asheville Brewery

Highland Brewing-Visiting the First Asheville Brewery

Of the many cities across America currently vying for the title of “Best Beer City,” Asheville, North Carolina has a legit claim to the crown. Asheville’s breweries list is not only extensive, but choice, from nationally recognized brands like Sierra Nevada and New Belgium to local stars like Wicked Weed and Hi-Wire. But the Highland … Read moreHighland Brewing: Visiting the First Asheville Brewery