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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

"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

May 26

Mountain Home Music Memorial Day Salute

5/26/19
Kicking off the summer with Joe Shannon's Mountainhome Music's Memorial Day Weekend Concert is a tradition in the… more
Jun 21

Doc Watson Day Celebration

6/21/19
The Jones House and the Town of Boone celebrate Doc Watson Day with a free concert dedicated to his memory. Every… more
Jun 23

Singing on the Mountain

6/23/19
The all-day gospel sing and fellowship returns to MacRae Meadows at Grandfather Mountain for its 95th year!! A dozen… more
Jun 29

Annual Heritage Day and Wood Kiln

6/29/19
This annual event is always slated for the last Saturday in June, 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. Entertainment: Live music… more
Jun 29

Ben Folds and the Winston-Salem Symphony

6/29/19
Pianist, singer-songwriter and North Carolina native Ben Folds opens the 35th anniversary season of An Appalachian… more
Jul 04

Boone 4th of July Parade

7/4/19
The Downtown Boone annual 4th of July parade travels east on King Street, starting at the intersection with Poplar… more
Jul 04

Fireworks Extravaganza at Tweetsie

7/4/19
Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks show in the High Country! It's one of the most popular Summer events in the… more
Jul 11

63rd Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

7/11/19 – 7/14/19
Blaring bagpipes, astounding athletes, delicate dancers, rocking Celtic music and a spectacular highland setting make… more
Jul 12

Pilobolus

7/12/19
Pilobolus maintains its own singular style, evolving interplay with shapeshifting, shadowplay and other explorations,… more
Jul 13

Patti LaBelle

7/13/19
Multi Grammy Award-winning superstar singer and actress Patti LaBelle is widely regarded as the queen of rock and soul… more
Jul 19

Chris Botti

7/19/19
Multi Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti returns to the festival for a dazzling evening of… more
Jul 20

Lily Tomlin

7/20/19
Lily Tomlin, one of America's foremost comediennes, returns to the festival for an unforgettable night of smart humor… more
Jul 23

Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show -

7/23/19 – 7/28/19
The Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show is among the oldest continually operating horse shows in America, held on grounds… more
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