Food Finds


$5 Sushi Wednesdays

Lowes Foods: $5 sushi rolls each Wednesdays. Tip: If you go early in the morning, you can ask to them to make a personalized roll for you for $5.

Publix: $5 sushi rolls each Wednesdays

Basil’s Pasta

Enjoy a meal here, or purchase their homemade raviolis and sauces to prepare at home. Be sure to ask what the ravioli of the day is!

Chef’s Table & Carry-Out Cuisine

Presented by Culinary Arts Program of Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute

Chick-fil-A “Dress Like a Cow” Day

Usually takes place in July.

Food Trucks

Thank you to Explore Boone for putting this together!

High Country 365 Dining Pass

Several options of BOGO meal cards to many local restaurants.

High Country Eats

A local, community Facebook page. Includes restaurant recommendations, grocery deals, recipes, and food pics galore! It’s the place to gather and talk food in the High Country.

High Country Food Hub

Log in, browse local products and pick up your order on Wednesday!

High Country Local First Restaurants

A listing of restaurants serving locally sourced food.

Kids Eat Free

A listing of all the places kids can eat free in the High Country.

La Cucina Restaurant

A hidden gem in Mountain City, TN. Fine Dining. Make reservations 2-3 weeks in advance.

Little Free Pantry of Boone

Located at the NC Works Office: 130 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC 28607
A FREE pantry with food and toiletry items for anyone and everyone in need!

Stick Boy Bread Co.

Seasonal Bread Schedule and monthly specials.

Summer 2019 School Feeding Programs

Avery County


Watauga County
Over the summer, Watauga County Schools will participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Meals will be available at Hardin Park School, located at 361 Jefferson Road in Boone. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Lunch will be served from 11:30 to 1 p.m.

For more information contact WCS Director of Child Nutrition Monica Bolick at 828-263-1718.

Wilkes County
Wilkes County Schools’ child nutrition department is pleased to announce their continued participation in the Summer Food Service Program for 2019. This program, provided by USDA through the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, permits the child nutrition department to supply summer meals and snacks for children (age 1 to 18 years) free of charge. The Summer Meal Service Program in Wilkes will kick off on Friday, May 31, 2019 for all Wilkes County Schools sites.  Non-School Sties will kick off on Monday, June 3, 2019.  The Program will conclude on Friday, August 2, 2019.


Wednesdays are burger nights.