Newer, bigger Monza shifts gears on a growing stretch of upper King Street (Charleston City Paper) Apr17

Newer, bigger Monza ...

Originally opened in 2008, the once-tiny Monza pizzeria survived and thrived through the considerable, decade-long transformation of what is now Upper King Street. Seeing how said street has morphed over the years, a similar transformation of the original eatery was arguably in order. Thus,...

At Maui Tacos downtown, come for the fish tacos, stay for the full bar Mar13

At Maui Tacos downto...

Let’s begin with a brief history lesson: The year was 1993, and Hawaii-based chef Mark Ellman began to open a series of small stands serving Mexican food. He called this enterprise Maui Tacos, and it eventually spread to Oahu. Sixteen years later, in 2009, the eight locations were...

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...