Editor’s Note: We were so taken about featuring beloved traditional holidays dishes from some of Winston-Salem’s top chefs, we didn’t even consider how difficult it would be to land on just three. So we enlisted Winston-Salem’s culinary man-about-town, Carroll Leggett, who expertly narrowed down the field to three amazing chefs who would willingly part with one of their tried and true holiday recipes. We hope you enjoy Carroll’s salty take on each chef, their recipe and a side sampling of their homeplace. All culinary roads really do lead to Winston-Salem.
For local roasters and dedicated coffee drinkers in Winston-Salem, coffee is life. We caught up with java masters from three of our beloved coffee shops—Krankies Coffee, Footnote, and Twin City Hive—to learn about their roasting techniques, find out how to perfect a home-brew, and discover must-try menu items for your next visit.
With NC Beer Month kicking off in April, Spring is a great time to plan your own Craft Draft Crawl through seven hoppin’ breweries in downtown Winston-Salem. Read on to learn about three of the seasonal releases from a few of our favorite local breweries.
From Major Winston’s Wheat to Mountain Calling, First Temple Farmhouse, Pilot Mountain Pale Ale and People’s Moravian Porter, Winston-Salem, North Carolina is no stranger to locally crafted beer. In fact, you could say we manage to inspire as many varieties of beer as we do people who love it.
It’s that special time of year when the birds are singing, the flowers are in bloom, and a young lover’s fancy turns to….Beer. April is officially NC CeleBEERation Month in Winston-Salem and we’re pulling out all the stops to honor the beverage we first started brewing more than 200 years ago.
We Southerners love our lore (and our cocktails). So it stands to reason that the folks in-the-know have a vested interest in setting the record straight when it comes to Moonshine. Think you know the difference? Drink in these 10 spirited factoids to see just how well you know your moonshine.