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Find out the best eateries in town, we cover everything from pizza and hot dogs to modern American and Thai. Local foodies are invited to share their recommendations and picks!

Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus

A gluten-free (often abbreviated as “GF”) diet is not an easy one, especially when dining out. Thankfully, awareness and education is growing among chefs regarding gluten allergies and there are more dining options than ever before. Here in Winston-Salem there are chain restaurants that offer gluten-free…

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Quanto Basta: Interview with Chef Tim Grandinetti

Quanto Basta Interview with Chef Tim Grandinetti

In late April, I had the opportunity to sit down with Chef Tim Grandinetti and learn more about his new Italian restaurant, Quanto Basta Italian Eatery & Wine Bar. It opened on March 5, 2015, and is a very different vibe from Chef Tim’s first restaurant Spring House Kitchen, Restaurant & Bar. Caution: Reading this article is likely to make you very hungry for delicious Italian food…

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First Street Draught House

First Street Draught House logo

The First Street Draught House, lying on the outskirts of downtown, just below Baptist Hospital, on the corner of First Street and Hawthorne, offers some of Winston-Salem’s tastiest bar food. Whether you’re in the mood for a New Orleans French quarter style pizza, or a juicy mushroom burger, you’ll be happy you ordered what you …

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4 Sisters Pizza

4 Sisters Pizza

Update: we regret to inform you that 4 Sisters Pizza is now closed. We’ve kept this page up for fans of the restaurant. 4 Sisters Pizza 4 Sisters Italian Family Restaurant was named in honor of the owners’ 4 daughters. According to 4 Sisters, their goal is “to serve you and your family and provide …

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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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Tomo’E Japanese Steakhouse – Closed Fall 2013

Tomoe Sushi

Update: we regret to inform you that Tomo’E is now closed. We’ve kept this page up for fans of the restaurant. Locals have probably noticed that there are no shortage of sushi restaurants in Winston-Salem. Because I’m a huge sushi fan, that’s a good thing. I’ve tried them all (Ishi, Mizu, Oriental Cafe, Downtown Thai, etc.). …

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Five Points Restaurant

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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Winston-Salem Restaurants

Tacos at Joaquins Food Truck

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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