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Blue Water Grille

Blue Water Grille has been setting the standard for seafood, spirits, fine wine and impeccable service for years in High Point. Serving a mix of global specialties including seafood, salad & steaks in their relaxed and intimate mid-century modern dining room – this is a great place for date night or to celebrate special occasions.

To see their menu or to make reservations, check out their website.

Magnolia Blue

The story of southern America is told through the history and influence of its food, and Magnolia Blue brings to life modern southern comfort foods that will leave your tastebuds tingling. Telling the tale of innovative new flavors brought to past classics, Magnolia Blue molds together traditions of old with the seasonings of today. Some of their favorite reimagined dishes include bourbon chicken, shrimp creole, the dirty bird sandwich (a Magnolia specialty), and the slow-roasted baby back ribs. Enjoy a fresh cocktail with your meal on their second-floor rooftop patio while watching the relaxing High Point sunset!

To see their menu, check our their website.

Blue Rock Pizza

Situated in Uptowne High Point, Blue Rock Pizza and Tap offers gourmet pizza and craft beer as well as hearty sandwiches, crisp green salads, and exceptional appetizers. If you’re a fan of spicy pizza, try the Burning Love specialty pizza. Maybe if you are more of a leafy green, veggie pizza person, try the Tangled Up in Blue or Gypsy pizzas.

To see their menu, check out their website

The Dog House

Since 1942, the Dog House has been serving generations of High Pointers their famous hot dogs and hamburgers. Many locals have grown up going to the Dog House with their own parents and grandparents and now take their kids in order to keep their long time family traditions. As famous as the restaurant is in High Point, it has also gained statewide notoriety after being featured in Our State Magazine’s top 10 NC hot dog restaurants. Some of the local dog favorites at the Dog House include the chili slaw dogs and the mustard slaw dogs. If you’re looking for something else, try building your own loaded dog!

Check out their Facebook page.

Tom's Place

Looking for the perfect breakfast or lunch spot? Tom’s Place is a family-owned, local restaurant located in the heart of High Point, NC! Providing a fantastic and calm atmosphere, Tom’s Place is perfect for any business meeting or lunch date. You can build your own omelet with all the fixings or keep things simple with a soup or salad. Either way you won’t be disappointed!

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Uncle Cheesecake

When people start telling you that they’ll never buy desserts from the store again, you know that what you have to offer is good. At Uncle Cheesecake, you’ll find that everything is made from scratch and utterly delicious. Featured on Food Network’s Chopped, this veteran-owned bakery has been satisfying every sweet tooth that walks in since 2015. While they are especially well-known for their cheesecake, you can always count on Uncle Cheesecake for other sweet treats including wedding cakes, birthday cakes, bread pudding and more; as well as coffee, lemonade and an assortment of other beverages. Desserts can be customized to fit your tastes, from the crust to the toppings, ensuring that you never go back to picking up your treats from the grocery store again.

To see the menu, visit their website.

Becky & Mary's

Featured in Our State Magazine, Becky & Mary’s is an institution, where love is the main ingredient and every dish comes with a side of conversation. This family-owned soul food restaurant is a time capsule to the old South, where people learned recipes at the hips of grandmothers and rarely counted calories on any afternoon, especially Sunday. With the hand written menu on the wall, the aroma of candied yams and the sound of frying bacon – you’ll be reminded why food and fellowship bind us like glue in the south!

To learn more, visit their Facebook page.

Shane’s Carolina Jerky

Shane’s Carolina Jerky is located in Thomasville, NC. They make lots of flavors of authentic beef jerky, made from the finest top ground in Carolina.

Using meat from locally owned Shuler Meats, they strip the meat, mix it with the proper marinade and set it in the refrigerator for 24 hours. The next morning, they load about 140 pounds of jerky into a dehydrator. After allowing the jerky to cool and sit for another night, the product is ready to be bagged.

Shane’s Carolina Jerky can be purchased in stores across Thomasville, as well as Lowe’s Foods, Publix and Harris Teeter, and others.

Learn more at their website.

Que it up in Lexington!

Taste what Lexington has to offer with 15 locally owned barbecue restaurants, making Lexington the Barbecue Capital, host to the Barbecue Festival in October that draws 150,000+ people each year for the past 35 years.

In some areas barbecue is a verb – a way to prepare food. In Lexington, barbecue is a noun – making it one of our main attractions!

To learn more, visit www.VisitLexingtonNC.com

Mrs. Hanes Moravian Cookies

These cookies are made from an old family recipe that has been handed down for generations. Each cookie is rolled and cut by hand, the same way it was made a century ago. Then, flavor is literally rolled into the cookies. They make six delicious flavors:

  • Ginger
  • Sugar
  • Lemon
  • Chocolate
  • Butterscotch
  • Black Walnut

Every cookie is hand-made. Every tin is hand-packed. Every shipment is hand-boxed.

Stamey's Barbeque

Founded in 1930, Stamey’s is well known for its Lexington-style barbecue pork, pit cooked exclusively over hardwood coals and their secret barbecue sauce.

Its founder, Warner Stamey, taught the secrets of the barbecue craft to the operators of some of the Piedmont’s best-known barbecue establishments.

Today, a recipe founded in family tradition is served to thousands of Stamey’s customers daily.

To learn more, visit the website here. 

Witness a Culinary Revitalization

From Farm to Table From locally-sourced farmers markets to on-farm dining, the Heart of North Carolina has undergone a culinary revitalization fueled by agritourism.

This epicurean revolution led by farmers and chefs has resulted in special opportunities for foodies to enjoy farm tours and gourmet meals such as “Dinner at the Dairy” at the award-winning Goat Lady Dairy where farm-to-table meals are served in the relaxed atmosphere of their dairy barn.

Chef Deanna Clement, The Table Farmhouse Bakery, is also a proud local farm supporter who has fostered long-standing relationships with local farmers and purveyors throughout the region.

2 Twelve Seasonal Kitchen & Bar

This popular, contemporary, Mebane restaurant, with its’ covered patio offers southern comfort food, as well as a full bar. Offering special dinner and dessert menus throughout the week.

To learn more, visit the here.

Michelle's Kitchen & Table Restaurant

Offering a seasonal farm-to-table menu made from scratch with the freshest local ingredients.

“Moments shared around the kitchen table are some of the most significant memories of our lives” notes owner, Michelle Morton. “I still cherish memories of walking into my grandparents’ home and being met by the aroma of peanut butter cookies or chicken and dumplings. The gracious way my own Mom welcomed family and friends around our table, which was always full of laughter and conversation, made the kitchen a comforting space for me and fostered my love of Southern hospitality.”

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The Eddy Pub

The Eddy Pub was born with the intention of being a central gathering place for the community of Saxapahaw. We have used stories and artifacts of those who have come before us to create a space where everyone can feel at home.

Our menu features food from many local farms and a style that is our own version of “Pub food” ranging from southern comfort to European bistro. We are committed to using the highest quality nutrient rich ingredients; no GMO’s, chemical free and organic when possible, our proteins are always antibiotic free and hormone free and our fish is sustainably caught/raised. We believe good food eaten in a comfortable place makes us happier people.

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Shallowford Popcorn Farms

Shallowford Popcorn Farms is an agribusiness located in Yadkinville, North Carolina. It is the only popcorn factory in the southeast. Shallowford Farms distributes popcorn products to local grocery stores and sells popcorn kernels in bulk internationally.

Their popcorn is locally grown and non-GMO. Popcorn products such as movie, butter, cheese, and kettle can be found in Food Lion stores. Gourmet flavors such as caramel, strawberry, blue raspberry, and many more can be purchased in the Shallowford Farms Store.

Tours of Shallowford Farms Popcorn Factory are available by appointment. The tours take visitors inside the factory to see production and outside to see the agricultural facilities. Visitors learn about Shallowford’s “farm-to-table” experience through observing local agriculture, popping popcorn, and manufacturing. The tours are open to all ages, and a complimentary bag of freshly popped popcorn is provided at the end of each tour.

Cornerstone Garlic Farm

Cornerstone Garlic Farm is a small family farm that specializes in garlic. They started in 1996 with a small crop of elephant garlic and expanded each year. They are one of a few farms in the southeast that offer seed garlic, braids and table stock garlic through mail order and local sales.

They practice sustainable agriculture and though they are not certified organic, they use organic practices. They believe that farmers should be good stewards of the land that God gave us.

They plant garlic & shallots in Oct and Nov. By early spring, they are ready to pull small garlic for green garlic. In May they have garlic scapes available. They harvest garlic from mid May until late June and sell it fresh at the local market as well as cured for use all winter.

To learn more, visit the website here.