RiverRun Festival Dining Guide 2014 – Eat Like a Filmmaker

Ever wonder what restaurants, eateries, and bars the RiverRun staff recommends to visiting filmmakers? Our friends at RiverRun and the Tart & Tangy Triad podcast have been kind enough to let RiverRun’s filmmakers and guests in on what tastes good on the streets of Camel City… and now with their help we’re bringing that to you.

Fourth Street Date Night

Each of these romantic spots are just steps away from RiverRun headquarters as well as two of our venues, Hanesbrands Theatre and a/perture cinema.

Hutch & Harris
424 W. Fourth St., 27101
(336) 721-1336
Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday, Brunch, lunch
and dinner Sundays
Classic American dishes – fine food meets a casual, urban
atmosphere. Tart & Tangy loves the movie-themed dishes,
like the Mr. Destiny (fried oysters over Carolina Slaw)
and the Skyfall Chicken Salad.
Website HERE

Jeffrey Adams on Fourth
321 W. Fourth St., 27101
(336) 448- 1714
Lunch and dinner seven days a week, Sunday brunch starting at 11:00am
An urban and contemporary restaurant with a modern menu – using the best regionally sourced beef, poultry and seasonal produce. Some Tart & Tangy favorites: Lobster risotto and their menu staple – smoked gouda mac & cheese.
Website HERE

Millennium Artisan Restaurant
310 W. Fourth St., 27101
(336) 725-3900
Dinner 5:00pm-10:00pm Tuesday-Saturday; Sunday Brunch 11:00am-2:30pm
New American with a sophisticated atmosphere. Tart & Tangy recommends the Heritage Farms pork belly with crab-apple slaw or the seared Scottish salmon.


Mundo Global Tapas
401 W. Fourth St., 27101
(336) 293-8357
Dinner Tuesday-Saturday
A globally inspired tapas menu with Spanish, Asian and Middle Eastern influences and an extensive vegetarian selection. Tart & Tangy is crazy about the Thai sweet & spicy shrimp and the grilled octopus chalkidiki! Mundo is also honoring the RiverRun Festival with three signature cocktails, including the “A River Runs Through It”
Web Site HERE

Take a Stroll in the West End
On a beautiful spring night, these restaurants offer patio seating, a historic setting or a view of the lovely Grace Court Park – and all three are just a short walk to downtown screening locations!

The Old Fourth Street Filling Station
871 W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 724-3600
Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday, Brunch through dinner Sunday
Unique and charming with its outdoor seating and cozy fireplace inside – casual
atmosphere, full bar and extensive wine list. Try the signature Carolina shrimp and grits.
Website HERE


spring house
spring house

Spring House Restaurant Kitchen & Bar
450 N. Spring St., 27101 (336) 293-4797
Mon.-Fri. 11:00am-3:00pm; Tues. –Sat. 4:00pm-10:00pm
Located in the former Bahnson House, a gracious 1920 former residence downtown, the
menu features honest and responsible New American cooking inspired by seasonal
ingredients, fresh from the farm and market. Tart & Tangy promises you can never ever go
wrong with the four-course tasting menu offered nightly.
Web Site HERE


West End Café
926 W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 723-4774
Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday
A varied menu of soups, salads and sandwiches all day plus an additional fine dining menu
starting at 5:00pm. Gluten free options available on request. Tart & Tangy loves the veggie
burger and the What a Dog “(it’s bigger than your face!)”

Brunch and a Matinee
These establishments offer some of the best Sunday brunches in town – a nice way to start
off the day of food and film!

6th and Vine Wine Bar and Café
209 W. 6th St., 27101 (336) 725-5577
Lunch and dinner Tues. through Sun.; Brunch at 11:00am Sun.; late night Thurs.-Sat.
An extensive wine list with a knowledgeable staff. Tart & Tangy are big fans of the breakfast
burrito and the Honey Bunches of Oats french toast.
Website HERE

Mary’s Gourmet Diner
723 N. Trade St., 27101 (336) 723-7239
Breakfast and lunch, Mon.-Sat 8:00am-3:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-2:00pm
Family owned and operated, dedicated to local and fresh food – consistently voted best
breakfast and brunch in the Triad. Tart & Tangy’s favorite: the Apple Butter Baby!

Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro
878 W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 703-5400 mozelles.com
Lunch and dinner seven days a week; Brunch Saturday and Sunday
With an open-air covered patio and a focus on only the finest and freshest ingredients, every
meal at Mozelle’s is a good choice, but Tart & Tangy love the brunches in particular,
especially the Mozelles’ benedict, with candied bacon and spicy collards.

The Art of Dining
If you are making a night of a great meal and a screening at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) these are your best options!

Silo Deli Wine and Cheese
114-D Reynolda Village, 27106 (336) 608-4359
Lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday: Lunch Sunday
Full course lunches, dinners, specialty wines and takeout.
Transformed from a 1917 dairy barn, Silo’s real claim to
fame is the comfortable outdoor dining.
Web Site HERE

River Birch Lodge 3324 Robinhood Rd., 27106 (336) 768-1111
Lunch and dinner Monday through Sunday; Brunch starting at 9:00am on Sundays
Towering ceilings of 100 year-old yellow heart pine, large stone fireplaces and a comfortable back porch – many signature items grilled over a hickory wood fire. Tart & Tangy’s top picks: Mama’s Lasagna and the Robinhood chicken wrap with spiced pecans, cranberries and feta cheese.
Web Site HERE

Snacking Between Screenings
These restaurants have a casual and laidback atmosphere – great places to grab a bite during a full day at RiverRun.

Be Nice Bagel Company
New York style bagels using organic and locally grown ingredients – baked fresh and brought to Winston-Salem locations such as Camino Bakery, Mary’s Gourmet Diner and The Porch Kitchen & Cantina daily.

Bib’s Downtown
675 W. Fifth St., 27101 (336) 722-0007
Lunch and dinner Mon.-Sat., Sundays 11:00am-4:00pm
Winston-Salem’s choice for a huge variety of smoked meats and delicious side dishes prepared by Pitmaster Mark Little. The best seller is a pulled pork plate with a choice of red or white slaw and house made hushpuppies.
Web Site HERE

burke st pizza
burke st pizza

Burke Street Pizza
1140 Burke Street, 27101 (336) 721-0011
Open at 11:00am Mon.-Sun., Late night to 3:00am Fri. and Sat.– eat in and delivery
Whether you’re In the mood for a freshly baked pizza, a hearty hero sandwich, or some of the biggest wings this side of Buffalo, this restaurant is sure to satisfy.
Web Site HERE

Jimmy Johns
295 W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 723-7244
Subs and sandwiches from size slim to gargantuan – Bread is baked in-house every day and served fresh. Meat and veggies are sliced fresh in-house every day.

The Porch Kitchen & Cantina
840 Manly St., 27101 (336) 745-8300
Tues.-Thurs. 8:00am-6:00pm, Fri. and Sat. 8:00am-9:00pm, Sundays 11:00am-5:00pm
Sandwiches, Tex Mex, vegan and vegetarian – “An easy-going scene where you’ll feel right at home in jeans and flip-flops, your favorite going-out clothes, or your running shorts.”

Tropical Smoothie Cafe
216 W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 722-1300
Mon.-Sat. 8:00am-9:00pm, Sundays 11:00am-5:00pm
Smoothies, gourmet wraps and specialty sandwiches – Tart & Tangy are partial to the Island Green smoothie – Pineapple, banana, mango, spinach, kale and
turbinado sugar.

Some of Winston-Salem’s hidden gems and claims to fame.

Camino Bakery
310 B W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 721-9990
Open 7:00am weekdays, 8:00am weekends
Bakery, coffee and wine bar with fresh-baked pastries, hot and cold lunches, gourmet desserts and craft drinks. Rotating baking schedule and daily specials – Tart & Tangy lives for ½ price cheesecake Tuesdays!
Web Site HERE

Dewey’s Bakery
262 S. Stratford Rd., 27103 (336) 725-8341
Since opening in 1930, Dewey’s has been baking traditional favorites such as Moravian Sugar Cake, Grandpa Coffee Cake, and Moravian Lovefeast Buns. Tart & Tangy are partial to the cheese straws – and free cake square Monday!
Web site HERE

Krispy Kreme
259 S.Stratford Rd., 27103 (336) 724-2484
Sunday-Thursday 6:00am-11:00pm
Do we need to say more? The Original Glazed doughnut is famous all over the world. Just follow the “Hot & Now” sign.

Tart Sweets
1318 S. Hawthorne Rd., 27103 (336) 724-5663
“Winston-Salem’s premier destination for the perfect treat. Sweet cream butter. Pure vanilla extract. Exquisite chocolates. Baked fresh, from scratch, daily.”

Brews and Spirits
Wrap up the perfect day at the RiverRun Festival with the best wine selections, craft beer and cocktails in town.

First Street Draught House
1500 W. First St., 27104 (336) 722-6950
Monday-Sunday 11:00am-2:00am
A unique mix of bar and restaurant – extensive food menu, 25 taps and expanded wine list featuring wine and beer from North Carolina.

Foothills Brewing Company
638 W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 777-3348
11:00am-2:00am Monday-Sunday
A place you can meet your friends, catch up on the latest, maybe hear a little music. The beer is brewed on site using top quality ingredients, featuring year-round brews and seasonals – Tart & Tangy prefers The People’s Porter.
Web Site HERE

Krankies Coffee
211 E. Third St., 27101 (336) 722-3016
7:00am-10:00pm Mon.-Fri.; Sat. 8:00am-10:00pm and Sun. 8:00am-5:00pm
A coffee roaster, café, bar and entertainment venue with a focus on quality and artistry in roasted coffee as well as hand-crafted beers and small batch wine. Tart & Tangy fuels up on the signature brew, railhead espresso.
Web Site HERE

McRitchie Winery
315 Thurmond Post Office Rd, Thurmond, NC 28683 mcritchiewine.com
Throughout the special events in the festival you will have an opportunity to enjoy wine from McRitchie – a family owned and operated winery and vineyard specializing in small lots of award-winning artisan wines and hard ciders. Ring of Fire Red is a favorite!


tim beeman from tart & tangy triad drinks very first small batch beer served
tim beeman from tart & tangy triad drinks very first small batch beer served

Small Batch Beer Company
241 W. Fifth St., 27101 (336) 893-6395
Mon.-Fri. 4:00pm-2:00am; Sat. noon-2:ooam, Sun. noon-10:00pm
Unique craft beers brewed one barrel at a time on site, plus carefully chosen wines and artisanal small plates. Beers on tap can change daily based on demand, but you can always count on their standard – limonhead, an IPA brewed with lemon zest for a strong citrus flavor.
Web Site HERE

Tate’s Craft Cocktails
279 W. Fourth St., 27101 (336) 422-7498
Monday-Saturday 4:oopm-2:00am
“Tate’s recalls New York, New Orleans and Havana in the heyday of beautifully crafted cocktails, but updated for relevance to today’s contemporary guest. The problem is choosing from a selection of over 39 hand crafted cocktails on the menu, plus the special creations the bartender will make for you when the crowd level permits.” Tart & Tangy is currently in love with the signature My Blue Heaven.
Web site HERE



You can find RiverRun International Film Festival’s schedule and purchase tickets HERE.

You can listen to the Tart & Tangy Triad podcast HERE.