February 10, 2013

Foodie Alert! Asheville Small Plate Crawl Features 25 Locally Owned Restaurants

Discover why Asheville has been called one of the 10 Most Surprisingly Vibrant Food Cities in America by Livability.com by taking part in Asheville's Small Plate Crawl. From February 26-28, 2013, chefs at 25 restaurants will be showing off their talent by serving $3 to $8 portions of their best gourmet cuisine. This is a great opportunity to get involved with Asheville's thriving local food movement - all of the restaurants are locally owned and many feature food from local farms.

Here's a step-by-step guide to making the most of Asheville's Small Plate Crawl:

1. Surprise family and friends with the announcement that a vacation is in order, Destination: Asheville, NC!

2. Call Carolina Mornings and speak with a Vacation Planner to reserve an Asheville cabin that will be perfectly suited to your group's needs.

3. Visit Asheville Independent Restaurant's Small Plate Crawl website to print the AIRpass, which you'll need to qualify for post-event prizes.

4. Spend Tuesday, February 26th through Thursday, February 28th participating in the Small Plate Crawl by eating at the following restaurants:

The Bier Garden, Biltmore Estate Bistro (shown at left) & Cedric's Tavern, Bistro 1896, The Blackbird, Chai Pani, Carmel's Kitchen & Bar, Creperie Bouchon, Curate, French Broad Chocolate Lounge, Karen Donatelli Cafe, Laughing Seed, The Lobster Trap, The Market Place, MG Road, Neo Cantina, Plant, Pomodoros (Arden location only), Sazerac, Strada Italiano, Tupelo Honey Cafe (both locations), Vincenzo's, Zambra, Sunny Point Cafe, Posana Cafe.

5. When your group is visiting any of the above establishments, feel free to share a small plate - if anyone in a group purchases a plate, everyone in the group gets their AIRpass validated.

6. Leave your AIRpass at the last restaurant you visit and it will be entered into the AIR raffle. Winners are notified by email.

7. Explore Asheville! The Small Plate Crawl gives participants an ideal reason to visit different parts of Asheville. The majority of the restaurants are located downtown, enough to dedicate an entire day or two to browsing art galleries and shopping the city's many boutique stores between small plates. Other restaurants, such as Sunny Point Cafe (West Asheville), Plant (North Asheville), and Pomodoros (South Asheville) are worth a short drive to get a taste of their fare.

8. Note that three of the participating restaurants are well situated for planning a Biltmore Estate day: Neo Cantina, which is in Biltmore Village, as well as Bistro and Cedric's Tavern, both of which are part of the Biltmore Estate grounds. When making arrangements for your vacation rental cabin with Carolina Mornings, ask your Vacation Planner about adding Biltmore Tickets to your reservation - you can even arrange to have the tickets waiting for you at your cabin when you arrive in Asheville!

9. After filling up on delectable food, retreat to your luxury rental home for some much deserved R&R. What could be a better treat than a long soak in a private hot tub at the end of the day? Then luxuriate in a good night's sleep before making the restaurant rounds again the next day! Staying at one of Carolina Mornings' North Carolina cabin rentals gives you a comfortable space where your whole group can stay under one roof. Make memories by the fireplace, shoot a game of pool, or just kick back and watch a funny movie together. Everyone will be asking if you can make the Small Plate Crawl a family tradition!

Featuring monthly specials, pet-friendly options, and discount vacation packages, Carolina Mornings is the premiere provider of Asheville mountain cabin rentals. Call Carolina Mornings today to reserve your North Carolina cabin rental!

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