New to the Triad : Simba Restaurant & Bar

New to the Triad : Simba Restaurant & Bar 3793 Samet Drive Ste 165 High Point NC (336) 803-4164 (former JP Looney’s location) 11AM to 1AM daily. When you mention fusion cuisine to someone they usually think of amazing and unique combinations of ingredients from two different cooking styles. In this case it is Chinese/Taiwanese and American combination with dishes like loaded mashed potato egg rolls, Taiwanese popcorn chicken or hamburgers with Taiwanese sour pickle relish with the usual lettuce and tomato. Simba is now ranked as one of the best burgers in the Triad by local diners. But this
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Tapped into Craft, Libations and Victuals: Cold Mountain Winter Ale

Cold Mountain Winter Ale From Spencer: From Spencer: I still get excited every year when the Cold Mountain Winter Ale is released.  The ever-changing Winter ale usually has notes of vanilla, spice, hazelnut and a sweet biscuit flavor that finishes with a slight hoppy balance.  People always talk from year to year about how last year was better than this year, but for me it always gets the winter season rolling…… City Beverage has been selling Highland beers since the mid-90s. Oscar Wong, the founder of the brewery really knows what it takes to brew good beer.  He also knows
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Winston-Salem Jaycees host 1st Annual Charity Oyster Roast

Winston-Salem Jaycees host 1st Annual Charity Oyster Roast The Winston-Salem Jaycees will continue its dedication to community service on Sunday, November 8th by hosting the 1st Annual Charity Oyster Roast. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the North Carolina West Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar. HOBY is a youth leadership development organization featuring a 3-day summer Leadership Seminar for rising high school juniors. The seminar is an intense learning experience consisting of keynote speakers, panel sessions, and interactive skill-building activities led by North Carolina leaders. HOBY’s dynamic, hands-on, educational approach develops participants’ critical thinking, team-building, and goal-setting
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Design Archives Emporium – Holiday Shopping For the Local Eclectic

Design Archives Emporium – Holiday Shopping For the Local Eclectic By Brian Watkins Whether you’re looking to do some inspired holiday shopping or want to spruce up your home and wardrobe, the Design Archives Emporium should be your next stop. The Emporium has two locations that feature the products of 150 vendors (85 in Greensboro and 65 in Winston Salem). Both locations primarily sell handmade items and vintage goods. Visitors can find everything from soaps, candles, jewelry, scarves, pillows, to local t-shirt brands. Vintage clothing, grooming products, and home decor are also mainstays of the Design Archives. Owner Kit Rodenbough
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