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,...

Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint makes a smooth (as Tennessee whiskey) move to James Island (Charleston City Paper) Aug21

Martin’s Bar-B...

While long-celebrated for our antebellum mansions, moss-covered live oaks, and romantic cobblestone streets, in the past few years, Charleston has added a new draw to the list. Move over shrimp and grits — the likes of Rodney Scott, John Lewis, and Fiery Ron (aka Aaron Siegel) are redefining...

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...