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// April 13, 2021
Opportunity to rise: a Kobe-inspired review of Chef Nikko Cagalanan
The author channels Kobe Bryant in praise of Mansueta's Filipino Food.
// April 8, 2021
Folly Beach is a favorite destination
Childhood memories inform part of this Greenville visitor's fondness for one of his best-loved beaches.
// March 31, 2021
Hidden F&B: Katie Murdock
From picky eater to reality TV sous chef competitor, we peel back the seasoned layers of this month's guest.
// March 30, 2021
Jamaican me hungry
A writer's passion for food and words collide at Caribbean Delight on Rivers Avenue in North Charleston.
// March 24, 2021
Opinion: A museum with nothing in it
Mr. James shares his feelings about the International African American Museum and they may not be what you think.
// March 24, 2021
Charleston beckons me year after year
An Upstate freelance writer and frequent visitor to the Holy City imparts his love for it.
// March 19, 2021
Timing is everything with enunciation... so learns the author in an awkward exchange. Memories fused with laughter and heartache.
// March 16, 2021
El Molino Supermarket delights with flavor and flair
Tucked in a corner of West Ashley, an international grocer is gaining fans.
// March 13, 2021
NEEDTOBREATHE Classic is Monday, March 15
Altered by pandemic, the goal is the same: to assist Charleston-based nonprofit OneWorld Health.
// March 11, 2021
Hidden F&B: Dame Oops full episode
Falling flat, getting up. That's the mantra of this panel of women professionals succeeding in the hospitality industry.
// March 10, 2021
Put a Trader Joe's on James Island
Contributor Tori McKelvey coming in hot for a Trader Joe's. She wants one to open on James Island. We do, too.
// March 5, 2021
Hidden F&B: Dame Oops
Live fundraising episode benefitting Les Dames d'Escoffier to air March 8th at 2 p.m. Tickets available now.
// March 4, 2021
An apparent appetite
Industry insider aims to broaden palates, tempt our taste buds, and expand the local culinary scene horizon.
// February 26, 2021
Hidden F&B: Hope Barber, Bowens Island
You may know the seafood restaurant but you may not know Hope. Allow us to introduce you.
// February 14, 2021
Book Club: Q&A with Mirinda Kossoff
"The Rope of Life" author talks identity, conflict, religion and family from memoir about her youth.
Chefs Who Give A Sh-t
// February 5, 2021
KNUCKLE THAT CHICKEN | Chicken Fats Street Foods Season 1 Episode 2
For the love of fried chicken, don't miss this episode with Scott Zrusk.
// January 29, 2021
Hidden F&B: Daddy's Girl Bakery
What do poetry and cake have in common? Find out on this month's episode of Hidden F&B.
// January 26, 2021
Charleston Black Lives Matter to offer financial literacy program
Local activist leading effort to financially empower his community.
// January 24, 2021
Book Club: Five books that helped me escape in 2020
Our resident book aficionado weighs in on the page-turners that saved her from a tumultuous year.
// January 13, 2021
Never away from the keyboard: online and offline life in the work of Larson Shindelman
Halsey curator breaks down Twitter premise of new exhibition.
// January 4, 2021
Have a bad ass cat kind of year!!
A creator's mantra and message of hope for a new year full of self-love.
// December 21, 2020
Book Club: Black Ink Festival announces line-up, extends deadline
Free virtual festival in January to amplify black authors.
// December 18, 2020
Hidden F&B: Isabella Macbeth
This month, our host chats up a champion oyster shucker on Episode 31 of Hidden F&B.
// December 14, 2020
A trip to the post office can kill your comfort and joy buzz — IF you let it
'Tis the season for rude behavior at post offices everywhere.
// December 11, 2020
Without connection to community, police substation won't work
Mr. James debunks substation plans at Gadsden Green Homes.
// December 4, 2020
Landing Contemporary Art announces new online photography exhibition
Exhibit featuring women artists opens December 8th.
// December 4, 2020
Five things to buy in December
Our friends at RetailMeNot share the top five shopping categories with the best deals in December.
// December 2, 2020
Oyster Festival and SEWE moving forward with 2021 plans
All systems go for two of the most popular winter events in Charleston.
// November 30, 2020
Spirit swap: a new take on classic cocktails
Don't let boredom creep into your cocktails this holiday season. Firefly is here to help.
// November 24, 2020
A love letter to Nathalie Dupree
Contributor Lauren Furey pays homage to the culinary icon who's trading her beloved Charleston for Raleigh, NC.
// November 20, 2020
Hidden F&B: Mantra Wine Distributors
Wine distributing venture hopes to bring a minority and queer focus to wine in the Holy City.
// November 18, 2020
Local law firm accepting Kind Neighbor Nominations
Has someone gone above and beyond serving others during COVID-19? Tell us.
// November 16, 2020
4 reasons to visit Bistro A Vin right now
Looking for a way to unwind after the election or relax before the holidays? This is it.
// November 9, 2020
The case for not visiting Grandma at Thanksgiving
A practicing pediatric emergency physician advises against it but offers useful tips if you do.
From The Editor
// November 2, 2020
What to expect on Election Day
The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration has all the information you need to prepare you.
// October 30, 2020
Hidden F&B: Carolima’s Lowcountry Cuisine
Collard Green eggrolls and more on the podcast from the sisters at Carolima's Lowcountry Cuisine.
// October 26, 2020
The American Cancer Society's Real Men Wear Pink Campaign is underway
Candidates have until Monday, November 2nd to raise funds.
// October 22, 2020
Damn the torpedoes, we're going to the mountains for a little cabin kitsch
Dream catchers and the promise of new beginnings.
// October 21, 2020
From the spookiest corner of intern and contributor Lily Pratt's mind comes a ghoulishly creative piece of short story fiction just in time for Halloween.
// October 13, 2020
South Carolina filmmaker delivers holiday movie set in home state
"Christmas in Carolina" stars Kellie Williams and Darius McCrary of TV sitcom "Family Matters."