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Winston-Salem restaurants offer a variety of options; from some of the finest “Top Chef” style dining in the state, to Thai, sushi, New York style pizza, cafe’s, gelaterias, and some of the nation’s top rated hot dog stands and food trucks.

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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Mother’s Day Brunch About Town

River Birch Lodge Brunch

Let Mom sleep in this Mother’s Day and don’t let her cook a thing! (I hope my family is reading this.) There are lots of great brunch options around town. Here is a list of yummy options: 1703 Restaurant This fine dining restaurant offers Sunday Brunch from 10:30am – 2:30pm. Reservations required. 1703 Robinhood Rd …

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The Katharine Brasserie and Bar: French Meets Historic Winston-Salem

Bar at The Katharine

The restaurant is a feast for the eyes as well, retaining many beautiful historic features and art deco touches throughout, making it a truly unique dining experience. Light fills the lower bar area from the large windows offering a view onto Main Street. The modern open kitchen can be seen from the dining area. Breakfast items include omelets, fresh croissants made in-house, sweet potato pancakes, and more…

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Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week February 22-28 2016

Restaurant Week in Downtown Winston-Salem will be held Monday, February 20 through Sunday, February 26, 2017. The event features many of our favorite downtown culinary destinations as they offer $20 and $30 dinner options the entire week! $20 Specials Bib’s Downtown offers a $20 Special for Two: 2- Three Rib bone plates with sides and a dessert to share Stop by Camino …

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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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