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Abundantly Fresh Food and Drink

In the Kitchen

The Ruffed Grouse Tavern

Elevated fare at a cozy English-style pub in the mountains

Find Dining

A mushroom enthusiast’s guide to foraging

Blue Hound BBQ

Pitmaster aims to put Western North Carolina BBQ on the map

Summer Palate

A Bounty of Seasonal Flavors

The Library Kitchen + Bar

Local ingredients take center stage at reimagined restaurant space

If Mother Nature Threw a Spring Soiree

-or- How to crush your next brunch with aplomb

A Bite of History

Grand Olde Station is the place to be for great food, catching up with friends and appreciating the history of Lake Toxaway

Happs Place Barn and Gril

More than just a place to eat

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Four65 Woodfire Bistro & Bar

Affordable fun with refined Old Edwards charm

Date Night

Plateau restaurants for romance

Oak Steakhouse

Midcentury style with modern taste


Leadership for the inaugural Festival of Trees invited us to an intimate holiday dining event, bringing good tidings to the plateau

Crazy for Condiments

New owners find a welcome career change in Colonel Mustard’s of Highlands

Terroir: A Winemaker’s Vision for a Regional Landscape

Part three in a three-part series exploring viticulture and wine

Cashiers Valley Smokehouse

The next chapter in Cashiers barbecue

Highlands Food and Wine Festival

A celebration rich in food, flavor and fun

Summer Tasting Tour

Invite the world over for a backyard BBQ

Highlands Porchfest 2021

Hang out and rock out with some of the area’s most amazing musical talents

Beginner’s Mind

A mountain exploration into wine loving. Part two in a three-part series exploring viticulture and wine

The Barn

A magical, seasonally rooted place

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