Explore Black Mountain’s Foodie Scene with a Food Tour

One thing that sets Black Mountain apart from other small towns in western North Carolina is the depth of fantastic local restaurants. Of course, there’s farm-to-table, but also gastropubs, pizza joints, casual fine dining, several restaurants with international menus, and more. With so many choices, a great way for foodies to expand their horizons is through a guided tour by Creative Mountain Food Tours.

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2016 Black Mountain Tailgate Market Begins May 7

Man walking past a tent with other tents in the background of vendors selling food and crafts

The 2016 farmer’s market season is almost here, and that means the Black Mountain Tailgate Market is coming soon! The market features locally-grown food including produce, meat, eggs and honey, as well as arts and crafts. It’s an awesome community gathering.

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Black Mountain Tailgate Market Returns on May 2

Exciting news! One of our guests’ favorite tailgate markets returns for the 2015 season on Saturday, May 2. The Black Mountain Tailgate Market is one of our local tailgate markets, located in Black Mountain, North Carolina, about 10-15 minutes west of the Inn on Mill Creek B&B.

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Asheville Area Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving 2014

We know many of you will be spending Thanksgiving at a family member or friend’s home eating dinner, watching football, taking a nap, the usual Turkey Day traditions. However, for our guests and anyone traveling to the Asheville area for a getaway next week, never fear, there are plenty of restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014.

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Creative Mountain Food Tours begin in June in Black Mountain

Louise’s Kitchen, a stop on the Ultimate Foodie Tour and Pub and Grub Crawl

It’s a common scenario: You find a terrific little vacation spot with several great restaurants and they all look awesome, and you know that they add so much to the area in terms of history and culture, which you’d love to experience. Black Mountain, North Carolina, is one such place. Problem is, you don’t have time to try them all before you head home. Well, let’s solve that problem, shall we?

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2014 Asheville Beer Week is May 23-31

Wicked Weed Brewing in Asheville [photo credit: boabeerblog]

We’re told that Asheville, NC, has more breweries per capita than any other city in the United States. And we believe it. Currently, there are 16 craft breweries (and counting), and Asheville has something like 80,000 residents, so there is plenty of brew for Ashevillians and visitors alike. Favorites of ours include the Black Mocha Stout from Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, Green Man IPA from Green Man Brewery in Asheville, and the GFY Scotch Ale from Lookout Brewing Company in Black Mountain. And we love so many others as well.

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