In the heat of the summer, there’s really just one rule in the kitchen: we’re not turning that oven on for nobody.

Fortunately, our chef de cuisine Jedidiah Amendola has got us covered with this lush, refreshing, perfectly tart gazpacho that—wait for it—literally involves no cooking. It might have a lot of ingredients (farmers market for the win!), but the recipe makes up for it with ease of preparation. Just grab a knife, some Kölsch, and a blender and you’re good to go.

“It’s a perfect summer dish,” says Jedidiah. “It’s really fresh and Read More

July 13, 2015 – 4:46pm

If you’ve stopped by the Chico Taproom and Restaurant in recent weeks, you might have noticed that things look a bit different, at least on the outside.

Looking sharp, front yard!

We gave our pub landscaping a dapper makeover, but it’s more than skin deep. With Read More

June 30, 2015 – 2:47pm

Visit our Facebook page to see all of our Mills River construction photos. 

When we set out to open a new brewery in North Carolina, we were excited about designing the place from the ground up. While this meant a lot of planning for the brewery overall, it also meant a Read More

March 4, 2015 – 2:19pm