Dashi’s irreverent mashup of cuisines is at once weird and wonderful (Charleston City Paper) Dec11

Dashi’s irreve...

They say a good chef will rise to any challenge. Legend has it, while at an impromptu late-night get together, Mario Batali saved the day by preparing foie gras accompanied with an ad-libbed reduction of orange Nehi soda and Starburst fruit candies (no word on any sexual harassment, but...

House-made sausages and burgers are good bets at Butcher & The Boar (Charleston City Paper) Nov13

House-made sausages ...

There are men, and there are “men’s men.” The latter are often described as confident and masculine — the type of man other men want to be. On that note, Butcher & The Boar is a “man’s man” of restaurants. Cocksure and handsome, he’s well-heeled,...

New Grove Street bistro Herd Provisions serves quality ingredients prepared with care (Charleston City Paper) Oct16

New Grove Street bis...

An elderly, lifelong mango farmer once told me a joke: A farmer wins a million dollars in the lottery. His friends all ask, “What are you going to do with the money?” The farmer considers this for a minute and replies, “Farm with it until it’s gone, of course.”...

We asked local bartenders to create a cocktail using only three ingredients – and share the recipes (Charleston City Paper) Oct09

We asked local barte...

It’s the season of mandatory evacuations and hurricane parties, and there’s nothing quite like cocktail simplicity when contemplating the seaworthiness of your Charleston single. We asked three celebrated local mixologists to craft something new using the three ingredients of...

KinFolk lives up to its name in both food and service (Charleston City Paper) Sep18

KinFolk lives up to ...

According to local lore, Nashville hot chicken owes its existence to a two-timing man. At the height of the Great Depression, Thornton Prince’s girlfriend grew tired of his philandering ways. Sneaking in early one morning, Thornton discovered his lady had prepared him his favorite dish,...