Three local companies have netted Good Food Awards for their products which, served together, would make a smart appetizer platter.
Among the winners from Western North Carolina was Picante Salami from American Pig, a local maker of small-batch artisan charcuterie. Looking Glass Creamery in Fairview won for its Bear Wallow cheese, an Alpine-style raw milk cheese with a wine-washed rind.
An icon gets an update in Asheville’s Art Deco skyline; Chihuly at Biltmore + Asheville’s Summer of Glass; major international sporting events; and new Blue Ridge Mountain hikes with extreme views and historic connections—here’s what’s new in Asheville, North Carolina, in 2018.
In celebration of Culture Magazines' annual Best Cheeses of the Year issue, the bimonthly cheese-centric publication has selected their 2017 favorite cheeses and pairings from each region in the United State.
Polk County Commissioners gave the go ahead this week for construction to begin on extending a water line to Looking Glass Creamery in Green Creek.
Commissioners met Monday, Nov. 6 and approved the low bid of $151,029 by Double R Utilities Inc....
From eggshell white to deep ocean blue, there’s a rainbow of cheeses out there—not just in the world, but in our own backyard. The WNC Cheese Trail connects eaters with makers, tracing a dotted line across our mountains that outlines and allies the farmsteads and artisan cheese producers that call Appalachia home. Eaters can tour many of these creameries for a firsthand look (and taste) of the art.
There's a push to lure visitors to the mountains, away from the hotels and restaurants of Asheville. It's called agri-tourism, and a popular cheesemaker is expanding to join the movement.
Fairview's Looking Glass Creamery, which started in 2009, is one of 15 stops along the WNC Cheese Trail. But that number's about to increase by one -- a major one.