2018.08.20 14:55 | Sean Carter
There are few things more cathartic than gathering up a good group of friends on a Saturday or Sunday morning and heading out for brunch. You’ll beat the breakfast crowd who’s looking to get an early start on their day – and breakfast to them is merely a conduit to more pressing matters. You’ll also skip out on those coming in for lunch; this group is often in a hurry because of a 2 p.m. show time for a nearby event. For those in search of Asheville brunch spots in this beautiful North Carolina city, we’re here to offer suggestions on ways to improve what’s already going to be a stress-free morning with friends.
Dietary restrictions: Every group has a picky eater. Similarly, every group these days has someone who abstains from certain foods for moral or religious regions. According to National Public Radio, a recent Public Policy Polling survey found that 13 percent of 500 randomly-selected respondents identified themselves as vegetarians or vegans. “Most people choose to become vegetarians because of a moral concern with animals and to eat a healthier diet. The environment shows up as a lower concern,” NPR states. If you’re browsing menus of some of the best restaurants in Asheville, there’s no doubt that dishes like the vegan nicoise salad or vegan breakfast bowl – with imitation “sausage” no less (!) – will delight.
Where to go: The city of Asheville is home to approximately 89,000 residents and sits within the Blue Ridge Mountains. The picturesque area also offers plenty of quaint spots to enjoy an Asheville brunch. As with any city of that size, there are going to be different areas to check out: Albemarle Park, Historic Montford, Five Points, Wecan, South French Broad and Livingston Heights to name a few. However, it’s arguably easiest to find the best Asheville brunch spots — and best restaurants in Asheville, for that matter — in the heart of the city. Intersected by Biltmore and Patton avenues as well as College Street, a stroll along these main thoroughfares is bound to turn up a brunch spot in Asheville that your entire group can agree on.
Whether it’s Monday morning or Friday night, it’s never too soon (or late) to spark up a group chat with friends to figure out which one of the best restaurants in Asheville you’d like to check out this weekend!