Dining Reviews

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Restaurant Review- The Katharine, A New Jewel in the Middle of Camel City’s History

By Timothy G. Beeman II The iconic R.J. Reynolds building, that now houses the Kimpton Cardinal hotel, is an historic landmark and treasure to our beloved Winston-Salem. When it was announced publicly, in 2014, that it was going to become the newest in the Kimpton line of boutique hotels (and […]


The Willow’s Wine Dinner Part II

By Timothy S. Beeman II When we last left off, we had imbibed three good wines and some delicious oysters, goat cheese truffles and tilefish with lamb belly at Chef Travis Myers‘ wine dinner at Willow’s Bistro. This time we’ll start off from the second course and on through to […]

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The Food Pairing Series: The Willow’s Bistro Bourbon Dinner

By Timothy G. Beeman II Within a month, we were privy to not one but two amazing bourbon dinners in our little culinary hideaway, Winston-Salem, NC or as we locals like to call it, WSNC. This time we delve into Chef Travis Myers’ bourbon wonderland event at Willow’s Bistro. These […]

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Spring House Restaurant Kicks Off 12 Suppers at the Center of Hope

By Staff The Salvation Army has announced that Spring House Restaurant will be kicking off “12 Suppers at The Center of Hope”, a new monthly initiative at The Center of Hope Family Emergency Homeless Shelter in downtown Winston-Salem. Each month in 2016, a different Winston-Salem restaurant will prepare and serve […]

CCD Micro-Doc Culinary Co-Opetition, Winston-Salem’s Food Truck Community

CCD Micro-Doc Culinary Co-Opetition, Winston-Salem’s Food Truck Community

  Documentary filmmaker Arley Wolber takes us behind the scenes and introduces us to Winston-Salem’s vibrant and diverse food truck community  in Winston-Salem.

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Chef Travis Myers to Head Willow’s Bistro and Bar Culinary Team

By Staff According to a press release from the restaurant Travis Myers has joined Willow’s Bistro and Bar in downtown Winston-Salem as Chef. Myers, a native of Davidson County, is a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. “Chef Travis is one of the […]

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Twin City Hive Gets New Address and New Business Model

By Timothy Beeman II Joey Burdette and Terry Miller, co-owners of Twin City Hive have announced that they are moving the popular coffee house to a new location. But, won’t this create a chink in the canonical armor of TCH? Absolutely not! This will make everything better. First of all, […]

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Willow’s Bistro and King’s Crab Shack Get a New Sibling

By Timothy Beeman II Will Kingery and Norb Cooper, Jr, the ownership team of King’s Crab Shack & Oyster Bar and Willow’s Bistro, have signed papers to take over Silo Deli, Wine & Cheese at Reynolda Village. Fans of Silo needn’t worry. While things will change, they will only change […]

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Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership Announces “Restaurant Week 2015”

By Staff   Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership has announced their inaugural Restaurant Week 2015 will start on Sunday February 15 and end on Saturday February 21. Restaurant Week 2015 will feature a prix fixe menu for $20 and/or $30 from around 20 downtown restaurants.  “Downtown dining offers something for everyone” said Jason […]

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Winston-Salem’s Sweet Potatoes Restaurant in the New York Times

By Seth Austin   As the cold brings us indoors and our tastebuds help to grieve the loss of summer we find downtown Winston-Salem a home for a now nationally recognized dish. The sweet potato cornbread at Sweet Potatoes Restaurant on Trade St. was recently named by The New York […]