It’s hard to believe that in just a few short days it will be June, and we will officially be halfway through 2021. To help us navigate the last half of this year, let’s take a look back at the businesses that have closed, opened, or are coming soon since we last updated y’all in January.
Founded in 2001, the business might continue in the future under different ownership.
The owners closed this spot + moved all its employees to the Merrimon Ave. location.
Closed in March after 2 years, but you can still visit the Bryson City location.
Hopefully this Mediterranean eatery’s closure is only temporary as the owners look for another locale.
Fine upscale Indian fare in the former Rezaz location.
Decadent sandwiches from the owners of The Bull and Beggar.
Brewery and taproom featuring barrel-rested suds.
This uber-Asheville business opened in April.
Burgers, beer, and a raw bar.
Neapolitan pizza from a mobile eatery.
Their second spot opened in the Grove Arcade in March.
Salads + warm grain bowls.
Inventive sushi, burgers, + cocktails.
Coffee drinks galore plus lunch, brunch, and beer.
Single group dinner service in the former Foothills Butcher Bar location.
An Asian-fusion extravaganza.
Restaurant and sports bar with pub-style comfort food.
A jewelry shop that lets you create your own wedding ring.
The city’s vinyl record cutting company is relocating to the South Slope.
The food truck’s first brick-and-mortar space will be located inside the historic S&W Market, slated to open next month.
Elliott Moss’ fried chicken sandwiches will take center stage along with other chicken offerings.
The S&W Market’s event space will offer a full bar and hold up to 150 people.
The co-founder of Farm Burger will bring elevated hot dogs to the S&W Market.
Asheville’s OG craft brewery will occupy two floors in downtown’s new S&W Market.
The first Holeman and Finch outside of Atlanta is expected to take up residence in the former H&F Burger business space this summer.
The city’s first Filipinx restaurant is slated to open in West Asheville’s Different Wrld space this summer.
The folks behind Mountain Madre Mexican Kitchen & Agave Bar bring tacos + more to the S&W Market.
Find abundant frozen sweet treats at the Hop’s first downtown location, also in the S&W Market.
Japanese soul food meets American BBQ in this highly anticipated spot.
Come summertime, Vinnie’s will expand into the space formerly occupied by Iannucci’s Pizzeria in South Asheville.
Americana diner owned by the same folks that brought us Rosetta’s Kitchen.
The grocer’s first brick-and-mortar business will be inside the Old Marshall Jail and be helmed by five-time James Beard award finalist Chef John Fleer.