Food & Drink

Find the best eateries in town, we cover everything from pizza and hot dogs to modern American and Thai. Breweries, wineries, coffee shops, we got you covered. Local foodies are invited to share their recommendations and picks!


NC Barbecue Restaurants: Where are You Pickin?

Quite frankly, Lexington is the self-professed “barbecue capital of the world,” so most places in Winston-Salem are trying to keep up. A few are worth a special mention but if you want a slew of choices, head south down U.S. 52 for all that Lexington offers. Check out this list of local NC Barbecue restaurants…

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Growler Filling Station: Where Will You Fill Up?

So craft beers are all the rage these days and this town is filling up with beer options! But what is a growler and where can you fill it up with your favorite craft beer? This list can help you find the right fit for you…


Bakeries & Coffee Shops & Ice Cream in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem is the home of Krispy Kreme, so we take our sweets and coffee very seriously. But there are plenty of options for people who prefer baked treats that are less sugary. Here are some recommendations to help fill your cravings…

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Winston-Salem Roars for the Quiet Pint

A new tavern called The Quiet Pint is set to open on October 25. It will serve beer, wine, cocktails, & food. The idea for the Quiet Pint was developed by the owner of Burke Street Pizza, who imagined West End & Ardmore residents would flock to a small unique bar within walking distance.

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Fire in the Triad Competition Dining

This year this fun dining event was held May 22, 23 and 25, 2016, in Winston-Salem at the Benton Convention Center (301 West 5th Street). The exciting lineup of local Winston-Salem restaurants last year included Noble’s Grille, The Phoenix, Undercurrent, Gia, Meridian, River Birch Lodge, Graze, Perky’s Bistro and Giannos…

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Winston-Salem Restaurants

When seeking Winston-Salem restaurants, you can find examples of almost all the large chains, from steakhouses to international fare to fast-food burger and fries. But if you are willing to get away from the city’s main retail areas, you can find a good range of food choices at moderate prices. There is plenty of traditional American fare from dirt-cheap to surprisingly expensive; southern and comfort food restaurants from cafeteria style to white-table cloth establishments; and a heavy dose of diners. Farm-to-table restaurants that buy local fresh produce from area farms (many organic) are on the rise.

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Five Points Restaurant

Located on Stratford Road in the former Lucky 32 location (also former Big Shotz Tavern and the short-lived Buena Vista Grill), Five Points Restaurant (or 5 Points Restaurant) has made a big splash in the Winston-Salem restaurant scene. They serve lunch and dinner seven days a week and offer brunch on the weekends. There are …

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Yadkin Valley Wineries

It may not have the history of the Napa Valley or the “buzz” of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, but the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina is quickly becoming known as a hot spot for wineries. With its rolling foothills, the scenic Yadkin Valley begins just south of the Virginia state line near Interstate 77 and stretches …

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Chad’s Carolina Corn

Chad’s Carolina Corn is a locally owned and operated gourmet popcorn company. His popcorn is of such good taste and quality, that owner, Chad Huskey, is not afraid to put his name or his face on it. A popcorn addict himself, Chad began making batches of his popular popcorn by hand. Quickly the demand grew …

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