Farm to table dinner: The Old Village Post House, 101 Pitt St. in Mount Pleasant, is hosting a Farm to Table reception and dinner at 6:30 p.m. today to celebrate local farmers and products. Four courses paired with wine. $58 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations required; call 388-8935. See full menu at

Sustainable Seafood: Two events are showcasing Sustainable Seafood this month. A five-course Palmetto Beer Dinner at Carolina's Restaurant will be at 7 p.m. today. The dinner is $55, excluding tax or gratuity. Call 724-3800 for reservations. Also, Wine on the Water will feature dishes from five local restaurants from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the S.C. Aquarium. Tickets are $25 for aquarium members, $35 otherwise. Advance reservations and payment required. Call 577-3474.

100-mile dinner: The Jasmine Porch restaurant in The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort will hold the season's third "Stone's Throw Dinner Series" on Thursday to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Charleston. The four-course meal will feature ingredients procured from a "stone's throw" (within 100 miles) of Kiawah Island.

The reception and dinner, including wine pairings and live music, is $70 excluding taxes and gratuity. Reception begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. For reservations, call 768-6253.

Ultimate Critics Dinner: Five of Charleston's top food writers have come together to create the "Ultimate Critics Dinner" on Sept. 1. The event will benefit the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival's 2011 signature charity.

Sponsored by The Cottages on Charleston Harbor, the dinner will be al fresco and feature five courses and paired wines created by seven local chefs who have been selected by local food writers and critics. The event will be at the Cottages, which is offering a special overnight rate.

The Ultimate Chefs include Jeremiah Bacon of Carolina's, Sean Brock of McCrady's, Craig Deihl of Cypress, Mike Lata of FIG, Frank Lee of Slightly North of Broad, Michelle Weaver of Charleston Grill and Lauren Mitterer of WildFlour Pastry.

The critics and food writers who selected them are Deidre Schipani of The Post and Courier, Jeff Allen and Robert Moss of the City Paper, Marion Sullivan of Charleston magazine and local author and writer Holly Herrick.

The reception and dinner begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $200. Advance reservations are required by calling 727-9998, ext. 1, or by e-mailing by Aug. 30.

Launch Party: Tickets are on sale for the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival's annual Launch and Benefit Party 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, 20 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant. $35. Reservations required; call 727-9998, ext. 1, or e-mail by Aug. 30.

Underground dining: Renata Dos Santos, owner of My Personal Chef LLC, is launching a new underground supper club, LIME (Local. Impromptu. Moveable. Evening.). The club's first event will be 5 p.m. Sept. 18. The location will be revealed two days prior.

Tickets are $125, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Simply Divine Garden, a local nonprofit that plants personalized organic gardens for cancer patients. Tickets can be purchased through the website,

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