Last Thursday Mr. Fanatic had a couple of days free, so we took a mini-vacation in Asheville, North Carolina. We've been there a couple of times with our girls to see Biltmore House, but Jenny had to work on Thursday, so we went by ourselves. We had to be back on Saturday for Jenny's annual New Year's Eve party, so we drove to Asheville on Thursday and came home on Friday. Asheville is only a few hours from our home, and it's perfect weekend getaway.
I have to tell you about two of the places we went...just in case you ever visit Asheville.
I found both of these places on Trip Advisor and highly recommend using this website whenever you take a trip anywhere...even in your own town!
The Tobacco Barn Antiques was FABULOUS!
It has over 77,000 square foot warehouse full of antiques. Mr. F. said it looked like the warehouse where the ark of the covenant was hidden in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
I loved this china cabinet and would have bought it, but I already bought a similar one on Craigslist a few months ago. Haven't shown it to you because I have to refinish it.
I really love teardrop pulls and turned legs.
These tin letters were pretty cool...
The other place you need to know about is Books & Breadboard. It's a cafe/gift shop that has fabulous food. The service was great too!
Their website is very user friendly...
The menu offers some pretty awesome items. Mr. F had the "Chapter 6" and I had the "Chapter 4". It was the best sandwich I've ever eaten!
This is the "Chapter 4"...roast beef on focaccia and blue cheese aioli...Yum!
The sandwiches are served on a big breadboard and came with veggie chips and a cup full of thinly cut marinated julienned vegetables. Here's Mr. F's "Chapter 6"...definitely a fancy and tasty ham and cheese!
We are definitely going to plan another trip to Asheville very soon.
Thanks for stopping by today!
Happy New Year, again!!!