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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

Jul 21

K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs

7/21/18 – 7/29/18
These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at half-time shows and on television. First-come,… more
Jul 21

The Hot Sardines

7/21/18
"One of the best jazz bands in New York today" (Forbes) makes its debut at Schaefer Center where they… more
Jul 24

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show -

7/24/18 – 7/29/18
The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is among the oldest continually operating horse shows in America, held on grounds… more
Jul 26

Rhiannon Giddens

7/26/18
Singer-Songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is the co-founder and front woman of the Grammy award-winning string band Carolina… more
Jul 27

Ashe County Bluegrass & Old Time

7/27/18 – 7/28/18
This annual convention brings top notch musicians and enthusiastic audiences together for two days of traditional… more
Jul 28

BODYTRAFFIC

7/28/18
Named "the company of the future" by The Joyce Theater Foundation, Dance Magazine's 25 to… more
Jul 30

Live eTown Radio Show Taping

7/30/18
This special event is co-hosted by Appalachian State University's Energy Summit and An Applachian Summer Festival… more
Aug 04

Kristin Chenoweth

8/4/18
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth makes her debut on the Schaefer Center stage to… more
Aug 25

11th Annual High Country Beer Fest

8/25/18
The 11th annual High Country Beer Fest is slated for Saturday, August 25 this year with another amazing lineup of… more
Aug 25

Railroad Heritage Weekend

8/25/18 – 8/26/18
A unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie Railroad, the ET&WNC Railroad, and mountain culture. This year… more
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