Michael Hastings, Winston-SalemJournal

Michael Hastings

Winston-SalemJournal

Winston-Salem, NC, United States

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Recent:
  • Winston-SalemJournal
Past:
  • News & Record
  • Press of AC

Recent articles by Michael:

Winston-Salem gets a new fine-dining restaurant

Downtown Winston-Salem got a new fine-dining restaurant with the Jan. 31 opening of the Downtown Grille. → Read More

Recipe Swap: Skip the wings and go for drumsticks

Chicken wings are on a lot of people’s minds and menus this time of year as Super Bowl Sunday approaches. → Read More

Cuban-American couple is expanding its food business

A couple’s entrepreneurial spirit has gradually expanded into a full-time mobile food business. → Read More

Sweet Potatoes' chef, Heff's Burger Club semifinalists for James Beard Awards

Two Winston-Salem restaurants were named semifinalists in the 2023 James Beard Awards, which were announced Jan. 25. → Read More

Hoots Satellite on Trade is closing

Hoots Beer Co. announced that it is closing its Trade Street bar, known as Hoots Satellite, on Jan. 21. → Read More

Bojangles to introduce hard sweet tea

Bojangles is getting into the alcohol business — but not at its restaurants. → Read More

Sips & Tips: Recently reviewed wines

Recently reviewed wines, roughly in order of preference: → Read More

Veteran restaurateur opens Twisted Pine on Liberty Street

A veteran local restaurateur has teamed up with a chef who is new to Winston-Salem in his latest restaurant. → Read More

Greensboro chef tapped to be on Food Network's 'Chopped'

Sean Reaves, chef and co-owner of Cille & Scoe, said he is committed to using a lot of local food in his cooking. → Read More

Greensboro chef tapped to be on Food Network's 'Chopped'

Sean Reaves, chef and co-owner of Cille & Scoe, said he is committed to using a lot of local food in his cooking. → Read More

Book aims to help cooks 'make a meal out of almost anything'

The latest book from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street aims to help cooks “make a meal out of almost anything.” → Read More

Wilkerson Moravian Bakery shop is moving

Wilkerson Moravian Bakery is moving out of its retail location at 50 Miller St. at the end of the month. → Read More

Recipe Swap: Lemon and cream help create a quick and velvety pasta dish

This quick pasta, good for lunch or a dinner side, offers a lot of flavor in just a few ingredients. → Read More

Recipe Swap: Lemon and cream help create a quick and velvety pasta dish

This quick pasta, good for lunch or a dinner side, offers a lot of flavor in just a few ingredients. → Read More

Here are two of my favorite holiday cookies

I don’t bake a lot of cookies. But Christmas is the time I am most likely to bake them. → Read More

Book urges cooks to delve into authentic Thai flavors and ingredients

Contact Michael Hastings at 336-727-7394 or mhastings@wsjournal.com. → Read More

Recipe Swap: New Orleans BBQ shrimp take a dip for holiday parties

This recipe takes the popular recipe for New Orleans barbecue shrimp and turns it into a dip. → Read More

Recipe Swap: New Orleans BBQ shrimp take a dip for holiday parties

This recipe takes the popular recipe for New Orleans barbecue shrimp and turns it into a dip. → Read More

Sips & Picks: Recently reviewed wines

Recently reviewed wines in order of preference: --Gehricke 2019 Russian River Valley Chardonnay, Healdsburg, Ca., $29. Apple and butterscotch aromas. Apple with a bit of lemon on the palate, along with light caramel and toasty oak flavors through a lingering finish. A balanced and elegant oaked chard. Very good. --Banshee 2019 Pinot Noir, Sonoma County, Ca., $28. Cherry, earth and spice in a… → Read More

The popular coffee chain Bitty and Beau's has opened in Winston-Salem and most of its employees have special needs.

Bitty and Beau’s Coffee, a chain based in Wilmington, opened its 16th store Dec. 9 in downtown Winston-Salem. → Read More