How does ubiquitous food delivery affect Charleston restaurants? (Charleston City Paper) Aug14

How does ubiquitous ...

Along with elegant villas, simple peasant dwellings, and a massive amphitheater, the ruins of Pompeii were filled with “thermopolia,” small shops that prepared hot food for hungry Romans on the go. If takeout has existed since 79 A.D., delivery has been around almost as long....

Breaking down the humble and beloved margarita (Charleston City Paper) Jul24

Breaking down the hu...

Much like a night spent consuming them, the origins of the margarita are a little bit hazy. On the one hand, Carlos “Danny” Herrera claims to have invented the drink in 1938, when a picky customer came into his Tijuana restaurant wanting a mixed drink made with tequila. Add to him...

Holy City Brewing and EVO make one delicious team downtown at Baker & Brewer (Charleston City Paper) Jul17

Holy City Brewing an...

Imagine if Holy City Brewing and EVO Pizzeria had a baby. Oh, wait. That already happened. Born in the spring, new arrival Baker & Brewer combines the lofty warehouse space and innovative craft brews you love, with the dough-based sustenance you need. Set just off Huger Street in the old...

Give into temptation with these seven meaty sandwiches (Charleston City Paper) Jul10

Give into temptation...

Forgive me Father, for I have sinned. The descent into a life of transgressions is a swift and slippery slope. Mine began quietly, with a single photo posted to Instagram. My heart skipped a beat as I considered the sultry, seductive, meat-filled wonder, along with the caption, “I spy a...

Malagon serves up sumptuous tapas in a cozy space (Charleston City Paper) May29

Malagon serves up su...

“I’m a tapas virgin,” whispered my dining companion as we walked into Malagon Mercado y Tapería. Be that as it may, even experienced tapas lovers may find themselves a bit wide-eyed — the eight-page menu isn’t fooling around. Rather, it gets right down to some sweet...