Following five successive health inspections that resulted in a “C” grade, La Tabella on James Island has closed.
Following a two-year hiatus, one of the Charleston area’s biggest culinary events is returning this fall with a cashless model and new venue.
What happens when you bring seafood to a barbecue fight? If you’re coming from Charleston, you go home a winner.
Two esteemed proponents of South Carolina cooking were honored over the weekend by the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), a decades-old organization of cookbook author…
Friends and former colleagues of Louis Osteen, who died Sunday at 77, agree that the chef’s vision and active mind contributed mightily to his work promoting Southern cuisine and establishing Charleston as a locus for it. But when they remember the man, they also think of his extraordinary palate and grasp of technique, as well as his efforts to bring together Southerners who could claim the same.
Louis Osteen, the legendary Charleston chef whose cooking and charm helped persuade the nation’s culinary elite to heed contemporary Southern cuisine, died Sunday. He was 77.
A group of Frothy Beard Brewing Company employees is pushing the West Ashley brewery to oust one of its partners following a social media maelstrom sparked by his online comments about abortion.
Before “Game of Thrones” airs its final episode Sunday, Quinn Harris wanted to honor his favorite TV show. So he made a burger inspired by it.
A new restaurant is slated to take the place of the recently closed Napa at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre “in the very near future,” a spokeswoman for the shopping complex says.
David Howard wasn't looking to introduce a new restaurant to Charleston. But earlier this year, the president of the dining group behind Husk, McCrady's, McCrady's Tavern and Minero was "prese…
The chefs at Butcher & Bee wanted to sell more chicken, and the solution seemed obvious.
When cooking instructors at the newly revamped Bed Bath & Beyond in Mount Pleasant press the saute button on an Instant Pot, they won’t just be showing customers how to make better chili. …
None of the restaurant managers wanted to imagine an employee or customer opening fire. But Charleston Police Department Lt. Heath King had come to prepare them for it.
Armed with a new name and bigger setting, this month’s Charleston Beer Fest has emerged as one of the Lowcountry's largest craft beer festivals.
This column is nearly 24 hours overdue.
While neither of the two Charleston-based finalists won James Beard Foundation awards Monday, locals may recognize one top winner of the event regarded as the Oscars of the food world.
Two Charleston outfits — FIG and High Wire Distilling Co. — will tonight find out if they are James Beard Foundation award winners.
When pitmaster Pat Martin announced plans to locate his tenth Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint on James Island, he said he wanted to approach the Charleston area “with humility.” He certainly did so w…
Jeff Williams, a chef at Purlieu, had never made anything with loquats before this week, when life handed them to him.
John Warren of Spade & Clover was hardly the first farmer to find himself with more harvested turmeric than he could sell before it passed its peak. So following the lead of generations of…
Opening a restaurant at a private property owners’ club is an entirely different experience than opening a restaurant on upper King Street, where chef Mike Lata last launched a new project. At…
Johnny’s Homemade Biscuits, a North Charleston food truck that opened in April 2018 and appeared on Food Network’s show, “Big Food Truck Tip,” is no longer running.
Listen up all you recently-relocated New Yorkers: Starting this June, and possibly sooner, exceptional bagels will be available in downtown Charleston on a regular basis.
Jayce McConnell wishes people would order mint juleps beyond just the summertime and, more precisely, the beginning of May.
Nail salons are conversation hubs, so it’s no surprise that Dana Vo has heard plenty of talk about the unmet demand for Vietnamese food in downtown Charleston.
A Birmingham-based coffee company that expanded quickly across the Southeast in an effort to become the region’s leading boutique roaster has shuttered its Charleston store.
A duo of Charleston natives hurriedly walked down Wentworth Street on Sunday afternoon, carrying maps to the 20-plus downtown congregations participating in the third annual Spirited Brunch, a…
How much is a local drinker’s business worth to Ken Vedrinski? Fifty cents.
For those cooking the last-ever meals at Hominy Grill, the kitchen wasn’t the place to talk about feelings.
When Fatty’s Beer Works approached a local band about teaming up to make a beer, the musicians had two requests: Sour in style. Pink in color.
When patrons make their final visits to Hominy Grill this week, plenty likely won’t leave without taking a photo of the 10-foot mural on the side of the restaurant’s building on Rutledge Avenue.
Nearly half of those who attended this year's Charleston Wine + Food Festival belong to a household earning more than three times the average American household, a statistic which helped the e…
Three weeks after a brewery and pizzeria opened on Stuart Street downtown, it got the go ahead on Friday to serve beer.
This past weekend’s High Water Festival again brought thousands of people and an array of music to North Charleston’s Riverfront Park, but something from last year’s event was missing: Brutall…
Looking for a place to go for Easter brunch on Sunday?
With the opening of Pho King Noodle Bar in Mount Pleasant, owner Oanh Dang will go from being associated with a restaurant name beloved by its community to one she fears could cause trouble.
One year after celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a one-night-only Mexican menu that sold out in a matter of hours, the Kwei Fei team is marking the holiday by creating a permanent home for tacos …
Gluten intolerance and nut allergies do not easily rattle Katy Keefe. The pastry chef is used to changing desserts on McCrady’s tasting menu to accommodate dietary restrictions.
A slew of Lowcountry restaurants, food trucks and bars are joining in on a national fundraiser to help raise money for the fight against HIV and AIDS.
What does it take to draw Charleston eaters to Columbia? The city’s tourism leaders are pinning their hopes on pimento cheese.
Not many people would’ve cared if the grits eating contest was canceled.
Lugging a slow-cooked brisket along the Appalachian Trail is cumbersome, to say the least.
When heartbreak hits, most might lean on close friends and family. Abby Gaskell instead turned to a group of internet strangers who share a love of craft beer.
Hominy Grill’s cookbook, which will become the last material remnant of the downtown Charleston institution when the restaurant closes later this month, is as unassuming as chef-owner Robert S…
After running (or watching) the Cooper River Bridge Run, where are you going to celebrate?
The Spirited Brunch, The Post and Courier’s annual self-guided culinary tour of downtown congregations, returns this month for its third go-around. But in a departure from previous years, the event now brings with it an opportunity for pre-gaming.
Whether you prefer a Thursday night outing or a Sunday brunch-style market, or whichever one is closest to home, there's an option fit for you.
Instead of a traditional flower, the officiant wore a cracklin' rose on his lapel during the ceremony.
Like so many cherished Charleston traditions, the Volvo Car Open makes a quick appearance every spring and then isn’t seen again for another year. But a new restaurant created for tennis fans …
As those caught up in soft shell season can no doubt appreciate, crab is too delicious for most diners to shun completely, including those who’ve given up eating animals and their byproducts.