Category Archives: Restaurant News

More on the Trout Festival on Saturday, Food Truck Alert!

The festival is this Saturday in the downtown park. On Friday night there is a High Country Boil – our version of the low country boil – at Merciers, with a silent auction of $7,000 worth of outdoor gear. That’s … Continue reading

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Kenny’s Pizza & Subs

We finally did something that we’ve been meaning to do for a long time, visit Kenny’s Pizza & Subs in McCaysville, right across from the train station. We don’t get to McCaysville much these days, except for driving through on … Continue reading

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Forge Mill Crossing Restaurant News

Danny Mellman and his wife Michelle Moran have purchased Cucina Rustica and La Pizzeria at Forge Mill Crossing, bringing their total number of restaurants to four. We scratched out heads for a bit, because Danny used to joke that his … Continue reading

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New Polish Restaurant, Dragonflies, Eight Things We Can All Do

The Bagel Depot has evidently been sold to make way for  “Margo’s Polish Bistro & Deli.” Apparently, Margo is going to still offer bagels, along with some Polish specialties like Pierogis, Stuffed Cabbage and Hunter Stew. This is in the basement of … Continue reading

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New Hotel Proposals, Nordic Rye Now Made in Blue Ridge

We had a little bit of unforecasted snow or grapple late yesterday afternoon and evening. It seemed to melt as soon as it fell, and there’s none left on the ground this morning. But the Big Frog and Hemptop are … Continue reading

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The Cold is Back

As it usually does at this time of year, the weather has bounced back cold. This morning, we had 20 degrees on the porch with a very chilly wind. Yesterday wasn’t quite as cold, but the wind was every bit … Continue reading

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Alpine Deli & Cafe

There’s a new deli/cafe in town, the Alpine Deli & Cafe, in the old Sun Trust Bank building a few doors down from our office (706.258.3876). The owner’s name is Henry Fehrmann, and I’ve been told he is German. Here’s how … Continue reading

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Perfect Fall Days, Leaves, Paws in the Park, Mineral Springs Flora, Deer Season & Safety Precautions

The rain began to taper off on Sunday, but it sure rained on Fall Arts in the Park on Saturday. Since then, its been drier and cooler, with mornings in the fifties. We’ve had two or three perfect fall days, … Continue reading

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Dogwood Season Starting

At this point, most of the sarvis (juneberry, serviceberry, shadbush) is in bloom. It won’t last long, but it is beautiful while it does. Unfortunately, I see fewer and fewer of them as I look out over the ridges. I … Continue reading

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Mennonite Farmer’s Market Open in Delano

I’m here with the happy news that the Delano Community Market is open. The first day was today. They will be open tomorrow, and Friday and Saturday next week. Then they plan to go to their six day schedule. We … Continue reading

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