tomato galette

Heirloom Tomato Galette 

September 27, 2021

We hope the guests at our Asheville B&B find breakfast to be a highlight of their day.  By shopping at the local farmer’s markets, we can feature local seasonal produce.  In the height of summer and into early fall, that means heirloom tomatoes featured in our Tomato Galette. Our Favorite Farmer’s Markets If it’s Wednesday, you’ll …

5 Food Trucks We Would Follow Anywhere 

August 27, 2021

Delicious food is a hallmark of Southern culture and being in the Blue Ridge mountains adds many more delectable options. Though Asheville has many restaurants popular with tourists, eat like a local at a food truck.  Whether you want Asian-Mexican fusion or the best grilled cheese, we recommend these five mobile options. Also, these are …

puff pastry with peaches on a plate

It’s a Peach of a Summer! 

July 27, 2021

When traveling to Asheville, expect to taste the seasons in the food.  At Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast, we shop for local produce at farmer’s markets.  One of our favorite farms is Creasman Farms, purveyors of summer peaches and fall apples.  Find them on Wednesday afternoons at River Arts District Market.  Alternatively at North Asheville Tailgate …

woman on alpine coaster

Day Trip to Banner Elk 

July 24, 2021

Asheville is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  First thing, start with breakfast at Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast.  Then you are ready to explore all the area has to offer.  By all means head north to Banner Elk for a day of hikes, wine, and coasters! Wilderness Alpine Coaster While GPS shows …

view of LInville Gorge, mountains, rock outcropping

A Hike for Climbers 

June 17, 2021

A visit to Asheville may include a stay at our bed & breakfast, Pinecrest.  But make sure to carve out time to see the spectacular wonder of the Appalachian Mountains.  As much as we enjoy driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, some of the best views are off the beaten path. Where to Hike Several recommended …

LaBodega by Curate Available at Pinecrest 

May 18, 2021

When you come to Asheville, you need to eat.  Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast will start your day right with our hot fresh breakfast.  However, in a town know as Foodtopia, there are some not-to-be-missed restaurants.  Without a doubt, Curate is one such place with a well-deserved reputation. Curate Specializing in tapas, Curate brings the taste …