2017

November

TRAVELFREAK - 11 Mouthwatering Restaurants in Asheville, NC

SPOONS & WHITBY - "A little something" at Asheville's Chai Pani

BON APPÉTIT MAGAZINE - Indian-Spiced Pork Roast

October

ONLY IN YOUR STATE - Foodie Day Trip from Charlotte to Asheville

TRAVEL CHANNEL - Insider's Guide to Asheville

September

ASHVEGAS - Benevolent Spirits Houston

August

ASHEVILLE CITIZEN TIMES - Where to get fried chicken in Asheville

FOOD NETWORK - I Hart Food's Crispy Sweet Potato Fritters

July

WHERE ATLANTA - 5 Best Weekend Escapes from Atlanta

GRUB STREET - Finding Harmony in the Flavors of India and the American South

ZAGAT - Modern Indian Fare is Thriving in Asheville, North Carolina. Here's Why.

WASHINGTON POST - Avocado toast to fried clams: The best food from a cross-country road trip

June

ZAGAT - 14 Reasons to Drive to Asheville

WLOS NEWS 13 - Asheville restaurant raises money for Rise as One project
 

May

CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - 7 Things You Have to do in Asheville (and 3 you don't)

SPOON UNIVERSITY - 20 Restaurants in Asheville, NC to Add to Your Bucket List

SMOKY MOUNTAIN NEWS - Canyon Kitchen Additions, Dinner Series

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - Soul Shakedown by the River Returns

April

CITIZEN-TIMES - Short Order: Try this James Beard Celebrity Chef Dinner

GREENVILLE ONLINE - Greenville Food News and Events This Week

CITIZEN-TIMES - Charity Barbecue Festival Features Music, Top Chefs

ASHLEY BROWN WRITING - Highlands Food and Wine Festival Announces 2017 Line-Up!

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - Canyon Kitchen Kicks Off 2017 Season with New Dinner Events and Staff, April 27

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - Small Bites: The Cantina at Historic Biltmore Village asks for Votes Against Hunger

ASHVEGAS - Asheville Sandwich Report: Döner, Shawarma, Pav, Pork Triple Threat & Fried Chicken on a Bun!

NASHVILLE SCENE - 20 Questions: What the City's Food Pros Really Think

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - Small Bites: Buxton's Beach Bash

CITIZEN-TIMES - Eater: Chai Pani one of South's Essential Restaurants

March

THE CAROLINA EPICUREAN - NOWRUZ: Unity at the Table-a celebratory exploration of diverse culinary traditions

THE HERALD-SUN - Two local restaurants named among Eater’s 38 best Southern restaurants

EATER - The 38 Best Restaurants in the South

TASTE - Appalachian Masala: Cooking at Home with Chai Pani

BON APPÉTIT - How Indian Chefs are Redefining Traditional Indian Dishes

HERITAGE RADIO NETWORK - Episode 53 CHSWFF17: Manet Chauhan and Meherwan Irani

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - Small bites: Food Connection’s Hunger Relief Concert returns to The Grey Eagle

WNC MAGAZINE - The Best of Western North Carolina: Celebrate Our Anniversary with Top 10 Lists of Local Albums, Books, Fishing Spots, Movies, Restaurants, and More

February 

EATER - Watch the First Three Episodes of Chai Pani’s ‘Cutting Chai’ Docuseries

January

HOTELSFX.COM - 0 Reasons Why You Can’t Wait Any Longer to Visit Asheville

CREATIVE LOAFING - Industry Insiders: Meherwan Irani

MOUNTAIN XPRESS - The Breaking Wave: Is Asheville's Restaurant Market Oversaturated?

THE NEWS & OBSERVER - Upcoming Cooking Classes: Chili, Super Foods, Indian Feast

2016

December

SHERMAN'S TRAVEL - The Coolest Town You Haven't Visited

LOCAL ADVENTURER - 49 Best Places to Eat in Asheville NC

OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL - Cutting Chai

November

ZAGAT - The 26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016

THRILLIST - Easy 5-Ingredient Appetizers from Chefs

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - A Food Lover's Guide to Asheville

THE CITIZEN TIMES - Cutting Chai

October

GARDEN & GUN: Help Eastern North Carolina with Fish Stew

USA TODAY: Tasting Asheville

THE NEWS & OBSERVER: Where to Eat Fish Stew to Benefit Hurricane Mathew Recovery Efforts

MOUNTAIN XPRESS: The real meal: Exploring the concept of culinary authenticity

PASTE MAGAZINE: City in a Glass

THRILLIST: Small US Cities with World Class Food Scenes

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER: The Best Things to Do in Asheville, NC

ONLY IN YOUR STATE: Top 10 Restaurants in North Carolina

TASTING TABLE: Indian Food is Breaking New Ground

MOUNTAIN XPRESS: Chefs Converge in Asheville for Appalachian Food Salon

EATER: Inside the Breakfast Bowl Series: South India's Upma

OZY: Bring on the New Indian Cuisine

PLOUGH TO PANTRY: Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani and Buxton Hall Barbecue

 

2015

NY DAILY NEWS: Asheville is Unlike Anywhere Else in the South

ZAGAT: 10 Reasons to Drive to Asheville, NC

ASHVEGAS: Best of Asheville 2015

FORBES: Top 10 Food and Restaurant Trends of 2015

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Asheville– the South's Inside Destination

YAHOO: Top Emerging Foodie Cities in the US

EXPLORE ASHEVILLE: Chef Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani on Storytelling

TRAVEL + LEISURE: How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in Asheville, NC

MEN'S JOURNAL: 17 Corn Recipes for Summer

ATLANTA MAGAZINE: Chai Pani owner to open new restaurant in Atlanta

FOOD AND WINE: Chef Irani shares his recipe for Vindaloo Flank Steak

BON APPÉTIT: Restaurants to visit in Asheville

CITIZEN TIMES: Chef Irani gets James Beard Nomination

 

2014

GARDEN & GUN: Crispy Okra Fries

JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION: Chef Irani nominated for Best Chef Southeast

USA TODAY: 10 Best: Places for Deep-Fried Food

SERIOUS EATS: Top Notch Indian Street Eats at Chai Pani

 

2013

COCA COLA JOURNEY: Acclaimed Chefs Dish About the Family Table

THE TIMES OF INDIA: Exporting Indian Flavors

FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE: How to Flavor Cocktails with Indian Spices

FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE: Why Food Lovers are Loving Asheville

 

2012

FOX NEWS: Chai Pani "the hit of the trip"

 

MOUNTAIN XPRESS: MG Road Bar & Lounge

KHABAR MAGAZINE: Indian Restaurants - Going for Hip

 

2011

GQ MAGAZINE: Rad City - Asheville, NC

MOUNTAIN XPRESS: Saag Paneer Recipe

ACTIONFEST: Chai Pani Lights Up the Powder Keg

ITINERANT FOODIES: Asheville All-Stars

 

2010

NEW YORK TIMES: 36 Hours in Asheville

A SPICY PERSPECTIVE: A Dream Incarnate

MOUNTAIN XPRESS: It Takes A Village

BOLD LIFE: Street Fare