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Bon Appetit Appalachia

Discover local food, farms & flavor!

The Bon Appetit! Bon Appalachia! campaign is a project of the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), a regional economic development agency and advocate for sustainable development. In partnership with Boone promotions firm Destination by Design, this ARC project highlights the region's most distinctive local food destinations in 13 states.

In the listings below, you will find local N.C. High Country participants in the Bon Appetit! Appalachia project. Click through to more information about each local partner where you will also find a link to the Bon Appetit! Appalachia project website. Their interactive site includes approximately 650 destinations throughout all of Appalachia.

Experience a taste of the area's best through the farms, markets, restaurants, festivals, wineries and breweries which provide or source local, seasonal ingredients in their creations.

 

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Boone

Appalachian Mountain Brewery's mission is to sustainably brew quality beer in hopes to support and vitalize the community of the .. more

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Blowing Rock

"Intelligent Choices for the Common Craving." A Landmark Casual Fine Dining Restaurant and Bar quaintly nestled off the .. more

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Boone

F.A.R.M. Cafe is a non-profit, pay-what-you-can community kitchen that builds a healthy and inclusive community. We provide high .. more

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Boone

You haven’t fully experienced the Blowing Rock, NC region until you've dined at The Gamekeeper. It’s a true gourmet restaurant, .. more

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Banner Elk

Over 36 years of marriage, Steve & Sally Tatum have built two businesses and a family, which today are completely intertwined, .. more

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Blowing Rock

The everyday farmer's market, general store, gasoline, feed, canned goods, crafts, fresh baked items, and good food hot from the .. more

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Boone

The Local Lion is a family owned and operated business serving homemade doughnuts,glazes, jams, and custard fillings made fresh .. more

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Valle Crucis

Maverick Farms has a beautiful and very private room available for guests on the farm. Enjoy a little piece of the farm life! .. more

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Valle Crucis

"Over Yonder" is a new destination restaurant in Valle Crucis, near Boone. Designed, owned and managed by the award-winning Mast .. more

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Downtown

Since 2010, Proper has offered locally sourced Southern cuisine at extremely reasonable prices, lovingly prepared by our talented .. more

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Blowing Rock

Located in Blowing Rock, at the corner of Main and Storie streets. Locally harvested ingredients and regionally-based flavors .. more

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Blowing Rock

Welcome to The New Public House and Hotel located in historic Blowing Rock. The 1921 building, the former Sunshine Inn and .. more

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Blowing Rock

Brothers David and Doug Beach have been proud owners of Twigs since August, 2000. They purchased the landmark restaurant with a .. more

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Boone

Patio Seating in Lovely Downtown Boone Locally & regionally sourced Meats & Veggies Delicious Vegan, Vegetarian & GF Edibles .. more

 

 

Featured Events

Sep 21

Ghost Train

9/21/18 – 10/27/18
Visit all the frightfully entertaining Halloween attractions, and take a chilling journey through the night on the… more
Sep 21

Night Flight at Sky Valley

9/21/18
Starting in June 2018, the most daring adventurers can zip line under the stars with Night Flight at Sky Valley. This… more
Sep 21

Touchdown Boone

9/21/18
Experience the pre-game options in Boone at the annual Touchdown Boone events. These fun, family-friendly events have… more
Sep 22

App State Football vs. Gardner-Webb

9/22/18
Appalachian State Football vs. Gardner-Webb Heroes Day … more
Sep 28

App State Homecoming -- APPtoberfest

9/28/18
APPtoberfest and Homecoming Street Party (includes live music featuring Weekend Excursion, pep rally, alumni beer… more
Sep 28

App State Homecoming -- Homecoming

9/28/18
Homecoming Parade Date: Friday, September 28 Start Time: 6:00 p.m. Location: Rivers Street and Downtown Boone… more
Sep 29

App State Homecoming -- ASU

9/29/18
Appalachian State Football vs. South Alabama Visit this link for the full Homecoming Schedule, or read… more
Oct 05

Shovels & Rope

10/5/18
Shovels and Rope are an American folk band from Charleston, South Carolina composed of Michael Trent and Cary Ann… more
Oct 13

Oktoberfest at Sugar Mountain Resort

10/13/18 – 10/14/18
We’ve got lots of reasons for you to grab your beer stein, put on your lederhosen or your dirndl, bring your… more
Oct 13

Todd New River Fall Festival

10/13/18
Todd New River Festival in will take place once again on the banks of the New River at Cook Memorial Park in Todd North… more
Oct 19

North Carolina Symphony

10/19/18
The North Carolina Symphony was founded in 1932 as America's first statewide orchestra. Each year, the Symphony… more
Oct 20

The Valle Country Fair

10/20/18
The Valle Country Fair is an overgrown church bazaar set in the center of one of the most picturesque valleys in the… more
Nov 08

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

11/8/18
Over 50 years ago, Stephen Stills met Judy Collins and their tumultuous love affair was immortalized by Stills with… more
Nov 14

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

11/14/18
This world-renowned, folkloric ballet ensemble from Mexico City is beloved for its artistry and ability to captivate… more
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