Wake up, wine country

A review of Hickory, Travis Milton's new restaurant

32764cae-f179-4e08-9455-a27b69f9a8e4_2048x1152
Avatar photo
Avatar photo

I first saw chef Travis Milton at the Discount Tobacco in Bristol, Tennessee.

Not the living-and-breathing version of the former food festival circuit rider, but a billboard rendition of Milton, who in the 2010s became such a media darling that after he was named executive chef of Hickory—a new restaurant at the Inn at Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards, just over the state line in Bristol, Virginia—Food & Wine previewed the place.

blue-line

This Article is included for subscribers to South Edition and our All-Access Plan.

BECOME A SUBSCRIBER

Help us cover food and drink across the American South as though it mattered as much as crime and politics (because it does.)