9 Great Small Food Towns Slideshow

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Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, N.C., has been acclaimed in recent years for being a pioneer in locally-grown, seasonal, eco-friendly cuisine. About a ten hour drive from New York City, some of Asheville’s best restaurants include Corner Kitchen, Fig, and Table. Asheville has plenty of other draws, too, with the Biltmore Estate nearby, a thriving music scene, and outdoor activities.