2021 Reader Favorites

The results are IN! After 1 week of open nominations and 1 week of voting, here are the results of YOUR READER FAVORITES!

Best “Day-Date” Spot: Reynolda Gardens & Village

Runners Up:

  • Bailey Park
  • Poppyseed Provisions
  • Medaloni Vineyards
  • Wise Man Brewing

Best “Date Night” Spot: Mozelle’s

Runners Up:

  • Mission Pizza
  • Joyner’s
  • Quanto Basta
  • Jeffrey Adams
  • a/perture

Best “Happy Hour”: Incendiary Brewery

Runners Up:

  • The Tasting Room
  • Joyner’s
  • Vintage Sofa Bar
  • West Salem Public House

Best Spot to Pamper Yourself: Bookmarks

Runners Up:

  • Rave Beauty
  • European Touch Day Spa

Best Place to Enjoy Nature: Hanging Rock State Park

Runners Up:

  • Salem Lake
  • Pilot Mountain
  • Reynolda Gardens & Trails
  • Quarry Park

Best Place to Meet Friends: Incendiary Brewery

Runners Up:

  • Joymongers Barrel Hall
  • Reynolda Village
  • Bailey Park
  • Vintage Sofa Bar
  • West Salem Public House
  • Cugino Forno
  • Wise Man Brewing

Best Dessert: Louie & Honey’s Kitchen (Formerly Lavender + Honey Kitchen)

Runners Up:

  • Cheesecakes by Alex
  • Bobby Boy Bakery
  • Black Mountain Chocolate
  • Camino Bakery

Best Place to Take Out-of-Town Guests: Old Salem

Runners Up:

  • Incendiary Brewing
  • Mission Pizza
  • Mozelle’s
  • West End Cafe
  • Mojito’s
  • Krankies

Best Place to Take Your Mom/Dad/Grandparent: Old Salem

Runners Up:

  • Mozelle’s
  • The Katharine Brasserie
  • Reynolda Gardens
  • West End Cafe

Best Place to Shop for a Gift: Fiddle & Fig

Runners Up:

  • Southern Home & Kitchen
  • Design Archives
  • Earth Sage

Best Place to Spend Time on a Rainy Day: Bookmarks

Runners Up:

  • a/perture
  • Wildlight Wellness
  • Sayso Coffee

Best Take-Out: Yamas Mediterranean Street Food

Runners Up:

  • Thai Sawatee (“Teeter Thai”)
  • Nawab Indian
  • Mizu
  • Thai Harmony

Best Place to Enjoy a Long Meal: Ryan’s Steakhouse

Runners Up:

  • Mission Pizza
  • Spring House Restaurant
  • Rooster’s (A Noble Grille)

Best Place to Go for a Fun Night Out: Vintage Sofa Bar

Runners Up:

  • The Ramkat
  • Incendiary Brewing
  • Wise Man Brewing
  • Tate’s Craft Cocktails

Best Spot to Take Kids: Kaleideum

Runners Up:

  • Dough Joe’s
  • Cugino Forno
  • West Salem Public House

Best Spot for Lunch: The Porch

Runners Up:

  • West End Cafe
  • Yamas
  • Acadia Foods
  • Village Tavern

Best Retail Experience: Mast General

Runners Up:

  • Southern Home & Kitchen
  • Fiddle & Fig
  • Your Home Marketplace
  • Evelyn Rose Boutique

Best Hidden Gem of Winston-Salem: Buie’s Market

Runners Up:

  • May Way Dumplings
  • Remedy Apothecary
  • Quarry Park
  • Wood & Thread Boutique

Best NEW Business of 2021: Bar Nola

Runners Up:

  • Ginger Fox Beverages
  • Baked Just So – Lewisville
  • Earth Sage

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