Charleston can be both a difficult and easy place for Dry January. It all depends on your perspective.
As December begins, Charleston bar menus are welcoming winter with some new festive offerings.
With Thanksgiving just around the bend, I decided to indulge in a holiday-specific beverage at a local hotel bar.
Ritual Rooftop features an upscale rustic-meets-organic ambiance and popular menu items and cocktails inspired by the luxurious party destination.
As you might recall from my latest Bar Tab column on the seasonal Witch's Brew and Hokus Potion cocktails at Harold's Cabin, I love Halloween.
An eerily delightful pop-up at the upstairs bar of Harold's Cabin has put me right in the spooky spirit leading up to my favorite holiday.
With summer coming to a close and fall on the horizon, restaurants and bars around town will soon be switching over their seasonal menus.
A frosé berry kombucha was on tap at the newest establishment to pop up in the Charleston peninsula's Brewery District, Bevi Bene.
There's birthday cake, and then there's a birthday cocktail. You can find the latter at the Park & Grove on Rutledge Avenue.
Their names are a play on favorite songs and artists, including some who have actually played at the North Charleston outdoor venue.
A locally owned and operated restaurant chain is celebrating Piña Colada Day with a close cousin of the frozen beverage.
It was a Thirsty Thursday at The Joe, and instead of wading through the $1 beer line, I headed out in search for something I had heard murmurs about but had never tried for myself.
I love a good craft beer, and I love a good brewery. So it's a good thing Charleston has a lot of both.
Earlier this month, we celebrated Cinco De Mayo, many with a margarita around town. That included Santi's, my favorite authentic Mexican restaurant in Charleston.
Zero George's restaurant and bar may cater to inn guests, but it's also a sweet splurge spot for locals to check out at least once, if not quarterly as the multi-course tasting menu changes with the seasons.
The traditional Wisconsin brandy slush was named after the famed Lake Michigan boat race in which Bumpa once finished first runner up in 1962.
Along with a polished new look, Big John's has a fancy cocktail list to go with it. And the bar's signature beverage is a showstopper.
When I saw The Post and Courier's photo gallery of Last Saint, what grabbed me was the juxtaposition of a high-class atmosphere with a stuffed animal claw machine in the corner.
With a location in St. John, it's no surprise The Longboard on Sullivan's Island has a decidedly tropical feel, despite residing quite a bit north of its counterpart.
If you've made it this far through Dry January, you deserve some applause. And to celebrate, why not try a locally crafted mocktail in your honor?
Santa Claus can be found at a pop-up holiday cocktail venture on King Street that's open through New Year's Eve.
A dive bar on St. Philip Street is the recipient of the $10,000 prize money from an award-winning cocktail submitted by a Charleston bartender.