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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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Owen Wilson is Filming a Movie in Winston-Salem

Owen Wilson in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem has been a hotbed for movie production this month. There are currently two feature films being shot in and around Winston-Salem. The first and largest is written and directed by Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner called, Are You Here. The stars associated with the movie, Owen Wilson (Marley & Me, Me & Dupree, Wedding Crashers), North Wilkesboro native Zach Galifianikis (The Hangover, Due Date) …

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Farm Market Now Open in Buena Vista

Farm Market in Buena Vista The Reynolda Farm Market is now CLOSED. For a list of current Farmers Markets in the Winston-Salem area, please see our article: Winston-Salem Area Farmers Markets. A farm market, the Reynolda Farm Market (not to be confused with the Fresh Market chain of grocery stores) opened today on 1206 Reynolda Rd, …

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Winston Salem Dell Plant Closing

Winston-Salem Dell Plant

Dell received $281 million in local and state incentives when it decided to locate its manufacturing plant in Forsyth County in 2005. The agreement was for Dell to invest an additional $100 million and to create 1700 jobs by September 2010. It was supposed to maintain these jobs for at least a decade longer (until …

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Winston-Salem Historical Facts

Winston Salem Plaza

Ever wondered about the history of some of the buildings in downtown Winston-Salem? There’s lots of history there, and many stories to be told, but we’d be writing a book if we told you them all. Instead, here’s some interesting facts to tickle your curiosity. Want to learn more? Search the site for more articles. More are …

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History Of Old Salem

Horse Drawn Carriage

Before it was Old Salem, it was simply Salem, an outpost of religious freedom carved out of the North Carolina wilderness. The buildings and gardens of today’s Old Salem have been lovingly preserved within sight of the office towers and crowded highways of Winston-Salem, the city that grew up around it. The contrast between old …

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Google Coming to Winston-Salem?

Google is currently seeking testing towns in which to invest $500 million worth of High Speed broadband technology. This means homes and businesses will have access to an Internet connection that offers speeds up to 100 times those of what you’re surfing with today. Not to mention the business and press this could potentially bring Winston-Salem. …

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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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Trader Joe’s Coming to Winston-Salem?

Trader Joe's Grocery Carts

It was announced today that Winston-Salem is getting a Trader Joe’s in the old Border’s space at Thruway Center. Read more here about the new store and additional North Carolina news for TJs! Trader Joe’s Rally in BB&T Stadium – Downtown Winston-Salem 7/24/10 3pm Sophie Mihalko and the crew from the local Trader Joe’s Facebook group …

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