Winston-Salem Best Restaurant: Sweet Potatoes

By Anna Beth Blevins on July 9, 2012 at 5:22 pm EST

The cookbook of award-winning Sweet Potatoes restaurant in Winston-Salem is titled Well Shut My Mouth!. And, when diners eat at Sweet Potatoes, that is exactly what they do. This Downtown Arts District eatery dishes out Southern cooking with a Sweet Potatoes twist.

Diners recommend Sweet Potatoes’ fried green tomatoes and okra basket. Instead of serving them as a side like most Southern restaurants, these breaded and fried veggies are an appetizer with a dip featuring the restaurant's namesake – the sweet potato. Couple the appetizer with some of Sweet Potatoes’ famous pimento cheese, it’s easy to see why locals love this down-home restaurant.

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