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A Bed of Roses Highlights Local Artisan Foods

January 7th, 2016 by abedofroses

Asheville DirectOur Local Asheville Artisan Foods Package

Stay at A Bed of Roses Bed & Breakfast and bring home a curated sample of authentic local Asheville Flavor! The “”buy local” culture is strong here, supporting a large community of local farms and fresh, delicious locally produced foods and beverages. Bring a taste of Asheville home with you! We are working with Asheville Direct Gallery of Local Brands, located in downtown Asheville, to bring you two amazing collections.

Try topping Dolci di Maria's gluten free brownie with Postre Caramel!

Try topping Dolci di Maria’s gluten free brownie with Postre Caramel!

 

Asheville Made Dreamy Desserts for Two:

  • 2  Dolci di Maria gluten/Dairy Free brownies
  • 1 tube of Postre organic World’s Best Caramel Sauce
  • 2 chocolate chip Dolci di Maria biscotti
  • A sample of Sivermoon chocolates
  • 2 Waynesville Soda Jerks Soda, 1 Lavender Lemon and 1 Blueberry Basil

Add to any 2 night stay at A Bed of Roses Bed & Breakfast for $40.

Book this package with your room reservation >>

Locally Crafted Chips, Dips and Jams:

Savory Chips, Dips and Jams

Savory Chips, Dips and Jams

  • 1 Box of Roots and Branches Crackers, Herb Garden
  • 1 container of 3 Graces Goat Cheese
  • 1 container of Roots Humus, Roasted Red Pepper
  • 1 jar of Imladris Farm’s Apple or Pumpkin Butter
  • 1 jar of Copper Pot & Wooden Spoon’s Roasted Tomato Jam
  • 1 jar of Copper Pot Peach Shine or Blueberry Bourbon Jam
  • 2, 6 oz bags of Gourmet chips, one Pisgah Wild Herb and one Hops & Cheddar

Add to any 2 night stay at A Bed of Roses Bed & Breakfast for $60.

Book this package with your room reservation >>

Must be ordered at least 48 hours prior to your stay at A Bed of Roses Bed & Breakfast.

The Paris of the South; A Taste of Asheville’s Cultural Events

November 15th, 2013 by abedofroses

The River Arts District

The River Arts District

Asheville has been called the Paris of the South and with good reason. The sidewalk cafés, the abundant art and music as well as theater and cultural events throughout the year make it a very special gem nestled in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. The Asheville Cinema Festival   just recently successfully demonstrated this, showing 40 full length and short films at various downtown venues.

Asheville celebrates cinema

Asheville celebrates cinema

Filmmakers from around the world answered questions after the screenings and industry professionals held discussion sessions. Opening and closing parties gave film buffs a chance to mingle with filmmakers.

More art was on display at the semiannual River Arts District Artists Studio Stroll. Two weekends a year over 180 artists open their studios to the public. The district is located along the French Broad River 5 minutes from downtown in historic industrial buildings. This internationally known event features demonstrations in a wide range of media as well as live painting performance art and hands-on activities. Throughout the year 2nd Saturdays offer more opportunities to view artists at work in the River Arts District.

Great concerts are always going on in Asheville from Nine Inch Nails and Wide Spread Panic earlier this month to Amy Grant at UNC Asheville. The Mountain Oasis Festival that took place at the end of October is a new electronic music festival in Asheville that everyone is very excited about. It was a great success and is sure to return to Asheville.

Bob Moog, inventor and innovator

Bob Moog, inventor and innovator

Asheville has always been known for electronic music thanks to Bob Moog, the inventor of the Moog Synthesizer. Moogfest, the annual music festival to honor Moog has been moved this year from October to April and promises to be much more than just electronic music. The daytime sessions have just been announced and tickets are on sale now for 5 days of Technology, Art and Music. There will be a wide array of workshops and speakers, a tech expo and job fair, media artists, engineers, designers, architects, philosophers, futurists and innovators of all kinds, not just musicians contributing. What will the future be like? Come to Asheville to find out!

A Taste of Asheville Culinary Event

A Taste of Asheville Culinary Event

And then, what would Paris be without food? Asheville’s reputation for outstanding restaurants is growing exponentially  and an event coming up November 20th is showcasing the best of Asheville’s Independent Restaurants. A Taste of Asheville celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Asheville Independent Restaurant Association and showcases 40 of the city’s most talented and celebrated chefs. Find out why Asheville has the distinction of becoming one of the Southeast’s top culinary destinations.

 

 

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