Cakes And Pies Available Online From Local Businesses

Pepper's Restaurant and Stick Boy Bread Co. have rolled out online ordering for desserts, just in time for the holiday season!...

Watauga Farmer’s Market Opening Weekend

  Watauga County Farmer's Market Opening May 6th, 2017   Saturday marks opening day for the 2017 Watauga County Farmer's Market Season....

Lost Province Events For April 18-23

Lost Province Events for April 18 - 23, 2017 Tuesday, April 18 At 5 pm we will be hosting a 'Cheap Date Night' Dinner and a Movie. In...

Montinore and Revelery Vineyards Dinner at Vidalia

Come join us for Vidalia's Wine Dinner with Montinore and Reverley Vineyards on Friday, April 21st. Arrival will start at 6:45 pm with...

Toasted Tuesday with Vidalia

“Toasted Tuesdays” will be held the third Tuesday each month and feature a three course, small plate menu with wine pairing from The...

New Menu at Pepper’s Restaurant And Bar

Pepper's Restaurant & Bar is proud to update their menu for summer 2016. Pepper's was founded in 1975 by Jack Pepper.   The restaurant serves deli sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, salads, steaks and seafood.  The bar at Pepper's specializes in handcrafted cocktails and a...

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Baba Budan Beer Release From Appalachian Mountain Brewery

Baba Budan Coffee IPA will officially released in June across The Old North State folks in cans for a 3 month seasonal! Now you will be able to multitask your morning coffee with your afternoon craving for a beer and accomplish with one sip. This collaboration...

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Kentucky Derby Watch Party At Pepper’s Restaurant & Bar

Watch the 2016 Kentucky Derby with Pepper’s! We’ll be hosting the ultimate Derby Day party beginning at 5 PM in the bar. Enjoy a Derby Day special appetizer list and Derby inspired cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Get in the spirit of the Derby by drawing a...

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Cha Cha Cha Cocktail Party

Cha Cha Cha Cocktail Party Make that appointment for that beehive because you'll need it to enjoy vintage cocktails & passed hors d'oeuvres.  (We're talking shrimp cocktail and rumaki!) Andy Page has put together a QUARTET to turn the party from nice & formal to...

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Soup: A Few Quick Facts

  Cheryl Westbrook 22 February 2016 Unless you’re living under a rock (which doesn’t sound like a bad idea, sometimes) you are familiar with Andy Warhol’s iconic Campbell soup painting. When asked why he painted it, he replied, “I used to have the same (Campbell’s...

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Gamekeeper Recognized By AAA For Ninth Straight Year

For the 9th consecutive year, the Gamekeeper Restaurant has been honored with AAA's Four Diamond Award.  Gamekeeper is only one of 3 restaurants designated with the award in Western NC. “AAA’s requirements for a Four Diamond rating are scrupulous, and those achieving...

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The Fruitcake

A Rundown of the Christmas Season’s Most Infamous Cake The Fruitcake Oh fruitcake…what pity I feel for you. You, in all of your overwhelming sweetness, never asked to become the tradition you are now. On your own, there is nothing particularly offensive about you, yet...

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Boone Independent Restaurants

The best source for Boone restaurants news, listings, and events.  Boone Independent Restaurants is a 501c6 non-profit organization founded by restaurant owners from the High Country.  The association aims to foster a progressive community of Boone restaurant operators.  We work together to make sure the independent dining scene in the High Country is first class.

Founded June 2011 and Incorporated as a non-profit 501c6 organization in November of 2011.  A group of concerned restaurateurs gathered at Casa Rustica to discuss the influx of chain restaurants to the area.  Owners from Pepper’sCasa RusticaMakoto’sRed OnionTapp RoomTown Tavern, and much more were at the original meeting.  We decided that to remain competitive with huge operating budgets of the national chains; Each restaurant would combine resources as well as tax-deductible donations from other businesses and individuals and use them in many different ways.  Boone Independent Restaurants uses the combined resources to maintain effective marketing and educate member business owners on industry trends and other industry specific information.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Live Music: Jane Kramer

    February 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  2. Open Soul Project at The TApp Room (Sat 2/24)

    February 24 @ 10:00 pm
  3. Live Music: Flat Fives Jazz Band

    February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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