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The Best of Western North Carolina

March/April 2017
In our new issue of WNC magazine we are celebrating our 10th anniversary with a collection of top 10 lists of all things WNC. I’m happy to share that our food writer Constance Richards has chosen you as one of her ten favorite area restaurants… Full Article

Destination Dining Begins at Highland Avenue

Winter 2017
Walking up the stairs to the second floor of the beautifully restored Holler Hosiery Mill there is a sense of excitement and familiarity. Old brick walls reach up two floors and antique windows shine like diamonds. The mind can wander toward the history… Full Article

Our Coast’s Food: Keeping It Local

February 1, 2016
“Easy beast,” I said to chef Kyle Lee McKnight shortly after I met him in 2010. The local foods movement that had been gaining momentum nationally since 2000 was just catching on in Wilmington. McKnight was blasting restaurants that claimed to serve local foods but really weren’t… Full Article

A trip to Highland Avenue in Hickory, North Carolina

January 3, 2016
Walking up the stairs to the second floor of the beautifully restored Holler Hosiery Mill there is a sense of excitement and familiarity. Old brick walls reach up two floors and antique windows shine like diamonds. The mind can wander toward the history… Full Article

Where We’re Going in 2016

December 23, 2015
Here’s where you’ll find us outside the office in the next twelve months (often inspired by people and places we’ve reported on in 2015)… Full Article

Five Southern Chefs to Follow on Instagram

October 15, 2015
Ten years ago, only the most avid—or gluttonous—diners might see a slab of smoked brisket, a fillet of freshly caught grouper, and a bowl of shrimp and grits in a single day. Now, keeping up with menus all over the South is as easy as… Full Article

The South’s Best Restaurants 2015

September 1, 2015
At executive chef Kyle McKnight’s restaurant, the commitment to local sourcing is visible not only on plates but in glasses as well. The bar program highlights a number of North Carolina spirits, like TOPO Vodka from Chapel Hill, and Mother Earth Gin… Full Article

6 Farm-to-Table Restaurants to Try This Summer

June 23, 2015
At Highland Avenue, which opened in 2013, diners might be surprised at how the restaurant puts a twist on its dishes, but they can still expect classic comfort from what they eat. Though executive chef Kyle McKnight draws on French techniques and German traditions… Full Article

Upcoming culinary events in the Asheville area

March 18, 2015
Once a year, Highland Avenue Restaurant (Hickory, NC) chef Kyle McKnight invites some of his chef friends, who happen to be some of the South’s best chefs, into his kitchen to spend some quality time cooking together… Full Article

Highland Avenue Culinary Team Claims Charlotte Chef Sam Stachon

February 8, 2015
Highland Avenue Restaurant in Hickory, North Carolina welcomed Sous Chef Sam Stachon to their culinary team. Stachon comes to Highland Avenue from King’s Kitchen in Charlotte, where he was the Executive Chef. At the unique not-for-profit restaurant and bakery… Full Article

Breaking it down one pig at a time

February 3, 2015
The work starts when the pickup truck backs up to the loading dock and four men wrestle a pair of split pigs out of the bed and into the restaurant… Full Article

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HIGHLAND AVENUE

883 Highland Avenue SE
Hickory, North Carolina 28602
828.267.9800
info@highlandavenuerestaurant.com
Open Mon - Sat at 5pm

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Cafe Rule & Wine Bar presents Ricky Skaggs @ The Crossing at Holler Mill on Friday, December 8th! Raising awareness for American Heart Association and Least of These Carolinas. Tickets are on sale now!