AIR’s community of flavorsome entrepreneurs have made Asheville a unique dining destination. Check out our AIR culinary calendar full of local AIR events and affairs.




Jazz Brunch
DATE: DEC. 2 – DEC. 30 
TIME: 11AM – 2PM 

String Jazz Trio The Low Keys is composed of the incredibly talented local Asheville musicians Ryan Kijanka (bass), Dan Keller (guitar), and Alex Travers (violin). Bringing old jazz standards to life with a gypsy swing twist. Hear them over brunch, every Saturday between 11 am and 2 pm. Admission is free. Call 828-575-2667 or email for more information.


Sovereign Remedies
Indian Supper 

Farmer Sunil of Patchwork Urban Farms is at it again! Join him as he brings a bounty from his garden to make dinner for you. Family style seated dinner. Ticket includes a multi-course seated dinner with dessert and chai. ($40.64 includes tax and gratuity on food.) Two seating times available at 6pm or 8pm. Adult beverages are offered for an additional cost. Purchase tickets here.


The Rhu
FED Talks: The Custom Cocktail
DATE:  DEC. 7 
TIME: 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Want to up your mixology game? Come to “The Custom Cocktail” FED talk, hosted by Edible Asheville and Rhubarb at 5:30pm on December 7. Learn insider tips from Spencer Schultz of Rhubarb and Charlie Hodge of Sovereign Remedies. Sip punch and savor small plates from Rhubarb’s chefs. Craft cocktail bitters from fresh botanicals and go home with recipes to stock your home bar for the holidays! $34 includes small plates and punch. Purchase tickets here.



Farm Burger South
A Winter Feast: Farm Dinner to Benefit ASAP

Farm Burger is hosting a huge farm supper, sponsored by ASAP, to provide a night of community relationship building and promotion of the local farms and vendors in town. Everything cooked that night will be sourced locally. Representatives from ASAP will be joining us to discuss ASAP’s relationship with the community and courses will be paired with Hi Wire Brewing. Tickets are $40 for meal and $50 for meal plus beer pairing, with 10 percent of proceeds will go back to ASAP.  Contact Farm Burger South at 828.575.2393 for purchase tickets.



Southern Foodways Alliance Guide to Cocktails
DATE: DEC. 17 

Join special guests Sara Camp Milam and Jerry Slateralong with Katie Button for a celebration of craft cocktails! Enjoy a lively cocktail hour and a four-course pairing dinner exploring traditional to contemporary Southern libations and cuisine. $100 for one ticket to the event and one signed copy of SFA Guide to Cocktails. $175 for two tickets to the event and one signed copy of SFA Guide to Cocktails. Tax & gratuity not included. Seating is communal. Purchase tickets here.



Isis Music Hall
Italian Night
DATE: DEC. 21 
TIME: 8:30PM

Mike Guggino (Steep Canyon Rangers) joins Barrett Smith (Shannon Whitworth Band) to perform an evening of Italian string music.  The music will be Italian themed and their chef will match the mood with several Italian dinners featured on their special menu. Come with friends and enjoy a great dinner accompanied by beautiful music! Tickets are $10 plus dinner. Purchase here.



Strada Italiano
Feast of Seven Fishes
DATE: DEC. 24 – 31   
TIME: Call for reservations 

This ancient Southern Italian Christmas Eve tradition that has been adopted by Italian Americans can feature anywhere from seven to 13 fishes, with seven theoretically standing for the seven sacraments. Chef Anthony Cerrato, who grew up with the tradition, welcomes the public to take part in it at his restaurant on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Strada’s Feast will be a special menu that will be offered in addition to the regular menu. Everything is made fresh, including lobster arancini, fried calamari, and several light fish dishes that accompany the two hearty main courses. Cerrato will include wine pairing suggestions with the meal. $35 per person or $40 with a glass of wine.



Jargon Restaurant
New Years Eve Seven Course Dinner 
DATE: DEC. 31   
TIME: 6 p.m. & 9 p.m.

Ring in the New Year with Jargon Restaurant in West Asheville. New Years Eve Seven Course Dinner includes champagne. Two seatings available at 6 p.m. and at 9 p.m. Guests can also stay to celebrate the New Year!  Cost is $75/person, includes champagne. More details and the full menu are on our website at  Book directly HERE.