The Ham Shoppe

Find much more than ham at this Appalachian deli with made-to-order sandwiches, homemade sides, fresh baked breads, fudge, cookies, cakes and pies. Take home their jams, jellies and other gifts. A favorite in Valle Crucis area for 30 years, The Ham Shoppe relocated to this new location in August 2020. For more, go to their Read More

Cam Ranh Bay

This authentic Vietnamese and Japanese restaurant is locally owned by Vietnam natives. They cook with fresh herbs and meats with healthy and creative dishes such as soups, spring rolls, hibachi and teriyaki favorites, noodles, sushi and much more. Great for takeout too. For more info, go to their website.110 High Country Sq, Banner Elk 828-898-4121

Kettell Beerworks

Sample a big variety of local brews at this craft brewery in nearby Banner Elk, just 3 miles from Sugar Mountain. Their kitchen serves pizza, pretzels, wings, and more. They are family friendly with plenty of games including shuffleboard, pinball and board games. Pets are welcomed on the front porch. For their current beers on Read More

The Chef’s Table at Sorrento’s

Fine dining eclectic “wine country” menu features American, Italian and Japanese dishes with fresh farm to table ingredients by award winning chef Nicole Palazzo. Casual yet upscale atmosphere, the restaurant is perfect for a family dinner or a night out with friends. Reservations highly recommended. For more info, go to their website. 140 Azalea Circle, Read More