FINE DINING:

Curate (One of my favorites; high-end Spanish Tapas with insane flavor and great cocktails .Downtown)

Limones (ridiculously good, seasonally focused Mexican. Downtown)

Rhubarb (delicious, similar to Husk menus. Southern-inspired food, elevated. Downtown)

Plant (high-end, beautifully plated vegan & raw food. Right off downtown)

Gan Shan Station (noodles, pho, dumplings, intense great flavors)

CASUAL (& MOSTLY HEALTHY):

9 Mile (amazing healthy Caribbean. West Asheville)

Baba Nahm (Mediterranean schwarma & falafel pitas, hummus & sides. I love the Sabich. Downtown)

Bimberibon (my new OBSESSION! Gorgeous space, modern, beautiful and incredibly interesting/flavorful healthy food. Great brunch too. West Asheville)

Laughing Seed (SUPER healthy and fresh, cafe-style, plant-based. Downtown)

Dobra Tea (delicious matcha latte and macrobiotic bowls. 2 locations; I like the West Asheville one best)

Chai Pani (one of my all time fave restaurants ever; indian street food. Downtown)

All Souls Pizza (farm to table pizza with lovely outdoor seating)

TREATS:

Hole (freshly made old school style donuts that will change your life. Be patient and go early! The Toasted Sesame & Cinnamon is my go-to. West Asheville)

French Broad Chocolates (I always get the vegan buddha chocolate.Downtown)

Owl Bakery (incredible old world Levain bread and pastries. Adorable but small atmosphere. West Asheville)