Good, Honest, Clean Food: Meridian in Winston-Salem

If you were ever told as a child to “not play with your food”, you’ll find yourself extremely grateful that Meridian’s Chef/Owner, Mark Grohman, bucked the system and does just that every day and with exquisite results. Opened in 2007 in downtown Winston-Salem, Grohman realized his dream of having his own restaurant where he could create North Mediterranean inspired dishes in an elegantly relaxed environment. Guests come to Meridian Restaurant for date nights, special occasions, business dinners, and just to break bread with friends and get away from everything. It was while he was in school studying aviation that Mark
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Gate City Candy Company: Greensboro’s Own Golden Ticket!

Considering the current state of our beloved country, we could all use some happiness and what better way to capture that than visiting your local candy store. In Downtown Greensboro, one such person has brought that joy of nostalgic candies with the Gate City Candy Company, and his name is Dan Weatherington. Originally from Goldsboro NC, he has lived in Texas for a while and now resides in Greensboro since 2011. This dream of owning his own candy store came about at the age of 8 years old when he and his father would take trips to the local neighborhood
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New to the Triad: Cibo Trattoria

Cibo Trattoria 529 Trade St Winston-Salem, NC 336-999-8977 Now Open, at the former location of Trade Street Diner, Cibo Trattoria, brings tradition Italian cuisine to downtown Winston-Salem.   For those that have dined at Paul’s Fine Dining at anytime in the past 30 years; you can now enjoy your favorites dishes in the dining room or on the newly renovated private patio with a beautiful water fountain. When Paul’s Fine Dining close, all the chefs and manager and a few servers came to help open this restaurant. The chefs and manager worked at Paul’s for almost 30 years.  With them
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Tapped into Craft: Local Brewery, Winery, and Distillery August 2020

RayLen VINEYARDS raylenvineyards.com @RayLenVineyards 3577 US-158, Mocksville, NC    336-998-3100 Mon – Saturday:  11AM – 6PM | Sunday: 12PM – 5PM New releases:  Fizzzy Rose: Mango, honeydew melon and fresh cut flower aromas introduce the RayLen Fizzzy Rose.  Blushed by Petit Verdot, the flavors are generous and plenty.  Strawberry and white peach dominate the bold flavors that are highlighted by bright bubbles and a clean fresh fruit finish. Fizzzy Bluzberry: Over 1 ton of fresh blueberries were harvested last summer from the RayLen Estate and mysteriously turned into wine.  We experimented in the lab with different varieties of white wines
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