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*Editor’s note: Due to the unpredictable future of COVID-19 in our community, this RESTAURANT LIST is evolving. As of March 24, this is the most up-to-date information from our sources. We will have this guide available online, so if you do not see your restaurant/bar listed, please email me…

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Tiffany Howell, the owner of Burke Street Pub and Tee Time Sports & Spirits, said she is holding up “as good as can be expected” as the owner of two bars in Winston-Salem amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NORTH CAROLINA – Easter celebrations began at Blockade Runner Beach Resort in 1964, according to Mary Baggett, co-owner and operator. The only hiatus was in 1984, when the hotel closed, repairing damages sustained from Hurricane Diana. This year, Baggett will continue the…

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Winston-Salem, NC, April 2, 2020 – Last month, the restaurant industry went from thriving to shutting its doors and laying off millions of workers when COVID-19 prevention measures disallowed in-restaurant dining. Prior to the pandemic, many restaurants had been slow to adopt newer ordering …

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RALEIGH – North Carolina’s strawberry season kicked off around the same time the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the state. Now, local strawberry growers, who rely heavily on pick-your-own operations, are adapting to find new markets for their products.

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On Monday March 30 National Doctors Day, pizza lovers can start directly sending Pizza Care packages to doctors, area medical professionals, first responders, family members, friends or anyone they feel could use a little pick-me-up.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (MARCH 27, 2020)—Lowes Foods is giving additional payments to store employees to demonstrate its appreciation for their tireless work to serve guests during the public health crisis. Current full-time hourly employees who were hired at Lowes Foods before March 1st will re…

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Greensboro, NC (March 24, 2020) – In support of the Great American TakeOut Campaign, Greensboro’s Texas Roadhouse is converting it’s dining rooms to full-service takeout. The Greensboro location is open daily, for Curbside To-Go service and Family Packs, which allow guests to pick up food, w…

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*Editor’s note: Due to the unpredictable future of COVID-19 in our community, this RESTAURANT LIST is evolving. As of March 24, this is the most up-to-date information from our sources. We will have this guide available online, so if you do not see your restaurant/bar listed, please email me…

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Greensboro restaurants and bars closed their doors at 5pm March 17 to try and limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, as ordered by Governor Cooper. Customers can still get delivery, carry out, and curbside service, but the mandated closure still leaves many restaurant and bar staff without paychecks.

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WHO: Seniors and others vulnerable to the virus. WHAT: In response to the need to distance seniors and others who are vulnerable to the spread of the virus, Lowes Foods is asking store guests to help them dedicate special shopping hours. WHEN: Lowes Foods is dedicating 7 to 8 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday as […]

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Black Mountain Chocolate Factory today announced a move from its current Trade Street location to Bailey South in downtown Winston-Salem’s Innovation Quarter. Along with the move, Black Mountain Chocolate Factory will be rebranded as Black Mountain Chocolate Bar and add coffee and cocktails during extended morning and late night hours at its new 4,800 square foot location. […]

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Greensboro, NC – The Greensboro Farmers Market has compiled an online resource directory to connect the community with fresh local food while supporting Market vendors, in lieu of the regularly scheduled Saturday Market which is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic precautions. Directories for farms and prepared food will be updated weekly as Market vendors […]

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Greensboro, N.C. – Guilford County Schools (GCS) is expanding its meal program by adding several sites the district is designating as “satellite meal locations.” Sites have been chosen as satellite meal locations based on the possibility there may be a large number of students and their families in need nearby. In an effort to feed […]

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Name: Tina Goins Bar: Baxter’s Tavern Age: 42 Where are you from? Lexington, N.C. How long have you been bartending? Most of my adult life. How did you become a bartender? It kind of fell in my lap— I stopped in to have a drink and study at a local bar and left with a […]

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With capacity limitations imposed and now the Governor’s orders that restaurants can only serve takeout or delivery, our Triad-area restaurant industry has been among the hardest hit by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. People are being encouraged to stay home and away from crowds and public dining rooms, some restaurants and cafes have already been forced […]

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Have you noticed that seafood boil restaurants are all the rage right now? They are popping up everywhere—and I’m not complaining! Greensboro’s most recent addition to the genre is Crazy Crab, and it’s really something special.  Open since January, Crazy Crab has two locations in Greensboro—one on Big Tree Way, and one on New Garden […]

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Have you noticed that seafood boil restaurants are all the rage right now? They are popping up everywhere—and I’m not complaining! Greensboro’s most recent addition to the genre is Crazy Crab, and it’s really something special. 

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GREENSBORO, NC – Celebrate all things green on the Sunday before St. Patrick’s Day in LeBauer Park. Greensboro Downtown Parks’ annual family-friendly festival is taking the green theme a little further this year by pairing some traditional St. Patty’s entertainment with activities promoting sustainability and a connection to nature in the urban park environment. Attendees […]

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The High Point Arts Council and Hope Truck Food Co. are partnering together to feed you and your soul at music concerts at the Centennial Station Arts Center! Starting Mar. 12 at the St. Paddy’s Party at Centennial Station, the Hope Truck will be on site in front of the Arts Center to take your […]

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The High Point Arts Council is thrilled to welcome Irish cover band Banna, for an evening full of “Kilt-Kicking Celtic” music on Thurs., Mar. 12, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Centennial Station Arts Center! Tickets for this event are $10 and may be purchased in advance at highpointarts.org or at the door on the […]

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Join us Tuesday March 10th at 6PM for a night of music, art, food, and drink! Music from Rich Lerner and the Groove with Floyd Crayne opening for them! Great food from thePacific Rim Food Truck will be on location to serve delicious Korean food. Dairy Deputy, Nos77, and Jenna Rice Art will also be […]

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Pizza innovator Pieology is celebrating National Pi Day with a few different special offers this year. To plan the perfect Pi Day, you can unlock their special offer by visiting pieology.com/piday today and entering your information to instantly reveal the deal to be used on Pi Day. Additionally, guests who download and register on the Pie Life […]

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Reel Seafood Grill provides an exceptionally wide variety of seafood, prepared in a reasonably restrained style that allows natural flavors to stand in the forefront. Ownership transitioned about a year ago to Reel veterans Todd Benton and Steve Stern, both present for a long time on the local restaurant scene. Not much has changed since […]

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Name: Courtney Dempsey Bar: Bartender at Oden Brewing and barback at the Bearded Goat Age: 24, almost 25 Where are you from? California/North Carolina…I moved to Greensboro for college and decided I liked it so much I’d stay!  How long have you been bartending? Hit the ground running at 21, so I’ve been working in bars […]

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —If you are looking for a unique wine you would not typically find in a grocery store, Lowes Foods has something new that you’ll really love.  Lowes Foods has dedicated areas of its stores called Sunmill that feature a wide range of wine selections year-round, but a new program called Sunmill Direct offers […]

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By: Norma B. Dennis freelance writer of Jamestown News » ndworddesign@gmail.com When customers to Triad Marketplace in Jamestown began asking for more variety at the shop’s Guiltless Café, like any good entrepreneur, Steven Beck listened. The result was Marketplace Café, which carries an extended menu of food and drinks. Included are quiche of the week, […]

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Name: Josh Johnson Bar: Triad Stage Age: 25 Where are you from? Raleigh How long have you been bartending? I have been bartending for almost three years. How did you become a bartender? I was a volunteer at Triad Stage, and the House Manager and Director of Audience Services at the time recognized my dedication and work ethic […]

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If there’s one thing the Triad can be criticized for, it’s late to the game of cuisine’s most trendy dishes. It was only recently that Winston-Salem even had a burger presence. Now, there are more than enough burger joints to choose from. Poke? It’s happening. But if there’s one type of food fare that has […]

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Duck Donuts is making life a little sweeter with the official launch of Duck Donuts Rewards, a mobile point-based loyalty program powered by LevelUp. Available to download on the Apple Store and Google Play, the app is designed to work seamlessly with Duck Donuts’s existing point-of-sale technology. Powered by LevelUp, Guests Can Now Have Their […]

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Name: Donna Smith Bar: Fishbones/ Preyer Age: 39 Where are you from? Eden, but I’ve lived in Greensboro since ‘99 How long have you been bartending? Off and on for 18 years, and steadily for the past 10 How did you become a bartender? I was working at the old Oh! Brian’s on High Point […]

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Summerfield Farms, located at 3203 Pleasant Ridge Rd., is inviting everyone to get a taste of JK Made elderberry syrup shots along with some hot cider toddies at “Elderberry Fireside Friday,” a kid and dog-friendly, free event with music by Caleb Zeigler outside The Market on Feb. 21 from 5-8 p.m. Complimentary JK Made Elderberry […]

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By: Algenon Cash Only a couple hours before our meeting, Juan Quinceno, co-owner of X Caret Mexican Grill & Cantina, needed to reschedule because the restaurant— located at 202 W. 4th St. in downtown Winston-Salem— was tagged with graffiti the night before. Quinceno was personally cleaning up the building exterior before lunch kicked off. Like […]

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Greensboro, North Carolina—Joe Van Gogh Coffee, the North Carolina based specialty coffee roaster and retailer, will offer their first Greensboro public brew class for 2020. The public brew class will focus on brewing with the Chemex coffeemaker and will take place on Thurs., March 19 at 5:45 pm at Joe Van Gogh at The Green […]

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In conjunction with the Greensboro Coliseum Complex’s hosting of the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (March 20 & 22), NC Folk Festival will present ‘Folk in the Park’ on Saturday, March 21 from 12 – 5 p.m. at LeBauer Park in downtown Greensboro (208 N Davie Street). Folk in the Park will feature a stellar […]

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CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 17, 2020 – Homegrown Hospitality Group today announces the closing of its Liberty Brewery and Grill location in High Point, North Carolina. After 20-years at its Oak Hollow Mall location, Liberty Brewery and Grill will cease operations at the close of business Sun., Feb. 23. “We are incredibly thankful for more than […]

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Bartender of the Week – Angela Brooks Bartender: Angela “Nixon” Brooks Bar: Pavilion Restaurant, 2010 W. Vandalia Rd. Age: 26 times two. Yes, I’m 52. Where are you from? Born in High Point, grew up in Jamestown, lived in Wilmington, Chattanooga, Atlanta, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Sarasota, England. Spent some summers in Greece (where a lot […]

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My Saturday morning ritual goes like this: Wake up early, make coffee, walk the dog, then head to the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market. Established in 1874, the Curb Market is one of the oldest farmers markets in North Carolina, and it is truly my happy place. Boasting more than 120 vendors, you’ll find everything from […]