Vicious Biscuit serves quality ingredients on colossal, buttery biscuits (Charleston City Paper) Mar06

Vicious Biscuit serv...

Let’s say you’re building a boat in which you’re planning to transport two of every animal you can get your hands on. Are you going to build it out of twigs and pine needles? No, you are not. You’re going to construct that ship out of structural steel. Now, let’s...

Tu expertly delves into the cuisine of the Indian subcontinent (Charleston City Paper) Feb20

Tu expertly delves i...

Sitting in Tu 2.0’s dark middle room, with strings of colorful Christmas lights and a club version of Bieber’s “What do you Mean?” pulsating overhead, I find myself fabricating an imaginary conversation between co-owners Joey Ryan and husband/wife team Josh Walker and...

Doar Bros. excels at the crafted cocktail small plates game (Charleston City Paper) Feb06

Doar Bros. excels at...

There are already some well-known bros. out there — Warner Bros., Super Mario Bros., the kind that come before hos — yet Doar Bros. on Meeting Street is positioned to join the ranks. While the name at first feels appropriate for an Amish sausage-making duo or progressive bluegrass band, the...

Comparing Charleston’s newest donut shops, Fractured Prune and Duck Donuts (Charleston City Paper) Jan09

Comparing Charleston...

Donuts are nothing new. Dating back to the early 1800s, the Dutch-inspired, deep-fried rings of sweetened batter endure. Over the years, the breakfast treat has inspired fans, admirers, and what might be termed Donut People. Popular culture has offered up several notable Donut People, among...

Four years after opening, R Kitchen is still an innovative concept (Charleston City Paper) Dec19

Four years after ope...

When it opened in the summer of 2014, R Kitchen’s simple concept was also its flagship: Offer a limited number of nightly guests seating at a wooden bar flanking the minimal kitchen and open-shelved storage area. Positioned as fundamentally experiential, the website still boldly...