The Lobster Trap Blog

Chef Mike McCarty Interviewed on AVL Food Fans

Executive Chef/General Manager Mike McCarty joined Stu Helms and Chef Joe Scully on AVL Food Fans. AVL Food Fans is a new show that talks about the amazing Asheville food scene. Get the latest food news and hear Mike talk about the seafood at The Lobster Trap at: www.avlfoodfans.com

How to make the best mac and cheese of your life

Not many dishes are more alluring than macaroni and cheese. What other food can keep both toddler and gourmet satisfied at the same table? Can you think of another side equally at home in a meat-and-three or a fine-dining restaurant, perhaps gussied up with lobster? Two versions of the latter won over a number of […]

Asheville Food Writer Stu Helm Visits The Lobster Trap

Here is what he had to say: Sometimes, my life really doesn’t suck. 1) The Lobster Trap on Patton Ave right downtown. 2) Me and my new haircut are ready for lobsters and stuff. 3) A variety of oysters and clams and crab legs and lobster. Holy fuck. That’s good fruits d’mare. 4) I’m from […]

Asheville Restaurant Week at The Lobster Trap 1/19/16 to 1/28/16

We are excited to participate in Asheville Restaurant Week again this year. We hope you will take this opportunity to celebrate the unique cuisine that Asheville restaurants have to offer. In honor of Asheville Restaurant Week, we will be offering a 3 course dinner for $30 per person. Our Restaurant Week menu showcases several of […]

Oyster & Wine Pairing

The Lobster Trap is excited to offer oyster & wine pairings. Sample 3 chef’s choice Island Creek oysters each paired with a complimentary white wine for only $14. We will be offering our oyster & wine pairing through the end of February. Only available at The Lobster Trap in Asheville, NC.