15 & Under

Background: 15 & Under is a series of restaurants, businesses, and art & cultural entity spotlights that are within a 15 minute walk from Wake Downtown to showcase the access that Wake students have to the City of Arts and Innovation, Winston-Salem!

Street View of Yamas
interior view of yamas foo line
seating in Yamas, green, white, and wood
sample dishes of a Gyro, a vegan lentil bowl, and a chicken and rice salad bowl
zoom in on Gyro and side
colorful chicken and rice bowl with side and pink rose tea
Vegetarian lentil bowl with falafel
Chicken and rice bowl on table with yamas sign in background
another shot of all the dishes together

Yamas  

Location: 624 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Food Specialty: Mediterranean Street Food

Mission: Our mission statement really is Yamas! Yamas means “Cheers to Good Health.” They live Yamas. It is our greeting! When people walk in the door and when they leave we shout Yamas. It is a way of life. It’s eating clean and caring about your body and food, and what is going into your body.

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Cugino Forno

Location: 486 Patterson Ave Suite 115, Winston- Salem, NC 27101

Food Specialty: Neapolitan Pizza

Mission: To take people to Italy without their passport!” The reason is if you look around all of our best ingredients and food are imported from Italy. The tomatoes, olive oil, meat, flour, gelato, and most importantly the cheese!

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Street Corner view of canteen market
inside overview of canteen market
bar at canteen market
Food counter with walk out lunch options in canteen market
Pastry counter at Canteen Market
Restaurant seating with chalk flowers on wall at canteen market
Wine and Beer selection inside canteen market
Shelving in Canteen Market with curated food products
Woman sitting at outside seating on 4th street for Canteen Market

Canteen Market & Bistro 

Location: 411 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Food Specialty: Curated Provisions, Deli Grab & Go, Formal Bistro

Mission: To build community, and be a hub for Winston-Salem!

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Alma Mexicana Exterior and outdoor seating
Interior of Alma Mexicana, shows bar, seating, and insignia of heart with two swords in it
Interior of Alma Mexicana, shows bar, seating, and insignia of heart with two swords in it
Interior of Alma Mexicana, shows bar, seating, and insignia of heart with two swords in it
view from Alma Mexicana outdoor seating

Alma Mexicana 

Location: 492 Patterson Ave Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101

Food Specialty: Traditional Mexican cuisine, Brunch, and Cocktails

Mission: To celebrate Mexican culture, cuisine, and history!

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Aperture street view and little street cinema
zoomed in Aperture street view and little street cinema
waiting room tables overlooking 4th street with game boards
inside of aperture cinema
aperture waiting room
aperture voting boards for Tarantino movies
popcorn machine and merchandise
Aperture staff at front kiosk

a/perture cinema 

Location: 311 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Specialty: Film Screenings

Mission: To engage and entertain the community through the art of film by showcasing informative, educational, thought-provoking and inspiring films-films that enrich our lives, engage our minds, promote diversity and build community

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exterior of bookmarks outdoor seating
exterior entrance to bookmarks
Front desk and wide shot of whole Bookmarks
interior of bookmarks
interior of bookmarks
interior of bookmarks
interior of bookmarks
interior of bookmarks
Story book mural with coraline and harrypotter
Children Story bookmarks murals with clifford and other dr. seus characters
The magic of books begins here on wall!
Kids section in Bookmarks

Bookmarks 

Location: 634 W 4th St #110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Specialty: Connecting our community with books and authors!

Mission: Bookmarks is a literary nonprofit organization and independent bookstore that works to ignite the love of reading. We are passionate about connecting our community with books and authors.

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Camino Bakery 

Location: 310 W 4th St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Mission: We are a diverse family of hardworking, creative, intelligent, and respectful people. We are inclusive and welcoming to any co-worker or customer regardless of race, gender, creed, socio-economic level or sexual orientation. We are passionate about making delicious & innovative artisanal food & drinks from scratch using natural ingredients. We strive to be kind to each other and our customers, and create a warm and welcoming atmosphere in our shops and for our wholesale customers. We are dedicated to having a collaborative workplace in which every voice matters. We partner with local businesses, artists, and charities to make our community a better place.

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