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...

James Islanders luck out with Kwei Fei’s unlikely arrival and bold flavors (Charleston City Paper) Dec12

James Islanders luck...

What do an eighth century Chinese consort, an ’80s new wave soundtrack, and a dogged journeyman chef have in common? No, not a Jon Favreau time travel themed sequel to Chef, but a permanent — and much-deserved — home for chef David Schuttenberg’s former weekend-only...

With some fine tuning, Kid Cashew could be Mt. Pleasant’s newest go-to (Charleston City Paper) Dec05

With some fine tunin...

Some day in the not-too-distant future, a young, would-be hip-hop artist in Brazil will come up with the perfect rap name and Google it, only to find it’s already been taken by a restaurant chain founded in Charlotte, N.C. Alas, while Sao Paolo will never experience the dope beats of...

With a refined menu and sophisticated service, Tradd’s is a beautiful newcomer (Charleston City Paper) Nov28

With a refined menu ...

When Cypress shut down in May 2017, it was hard to imagine anything filling the venerable farm-to-table restaurant’s shoes. A year-and-a-half later, Tradd’s — now occupying the stunningly renovated space — has arrived on remarkably nimble feet. To start, the interior has been...