Last Thursday my friend Donna & I decided to include our older daughters in our “adults only” day out. We decided to eat lunch at a restaurant her family likes to frequent because of the high quality food without the high dollar price. The Old Fourth Street Filling Station has a variety of meals that “foodies” like us are drawn to, but also have your normal burger, salad and sandwich offerings.
Most importantly the food is delicious, and as you can see in the pictures the restaurant is full of character and charm (it actually used to be an old filling station). We sat inside, but I can’t wait to go back in cooler weather and sit outside. Can’t you just picture the perfect date night under all those beautiful trees?
I ordered the Filling Station Salad which was chock full of strawberries, blueberries, mandarin oranges, candied pecans, red onions and chevre cheese. It came with a lemon poppyseed muffin which was out of this world, and I ordered poppyseed dressing on the side. Since it was a fairly hot day I couldn’t resist a corona with lime.
Or these sweet potato fries…..Mmmmm……
Donna ordered the Jumbo Lump Crab Cake served with creole remoulade and a side of fries, cole slaw and a side salad.
Donna’s daughter Carly had the Arugula Salad with Salmon, pears, pomegranate seeds, pecans and goat cheese. Isn’t that salad massive? And hers also came with a lemon poppyseed muffin. They also had real butter for our muffins. She chose balsamic for her dressing.
My daughter ordered their Ultimate Build-A-Burger. She was able to order 3 toppings, and she chose cheddar, bacon and onion straws on the side. It came with one side and she chose the pasta salad.
Just typing this up sure makes me wish I was there right now! I can’t wait to recreate that salad at home, and you know I’m a sucker for sweet potato fries…anytime!
If you’re ever in Winston-Salem, a trip to the Old Fourth Street Filling Station is not to be missed!! The ideal location downtown means you can tie it in with sightseeing, and my friend Donna says their brunch is a winner. I know I’ll definitely be back!