Mas Matzo y Masa

Mas Matzo y Masa

Jewish-inspired Mexican pop-up restaurant Matzo y Masa is a culinary clash of cultures by Lorne Chambers | Editor In the local food scene it seems as if the pop-up restaurant has replaced the food truck. And one of the more innovative pop-ups you can find regularly...

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Having Her Cake and Eating it Too

Cake Bar owner Alexis Fussell is living the dream with her own custom bakery in West Ashley  by Lorne Chambers | Editor Just a couple of months ago Alexis Fussell was running a successful custom cake company out of her home. With a traditional residential oven, the...

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Farmer’s Market Returns To West Ashley

Weekly market officially opens season with a variety of produce, food vendors, and live entertainment from Staff Reports On a pleasantly warm and perfectly sunny day in late April, the 2019 West Ashley Farmers Market welcomed hundreds of local residents who converged...

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Home Cooking

Gullah historian Theresa Jenkins Hilliard releases new cookbook featuring beloved family recipes from Staff Reports Local historian, artist, and cookbook author Theresa Jenkins Hilliard was born on Edisto Island, where she spent her early childhood under the...

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West Ashley Takes a Bite

2019 Charleston Wine + Food Festival showcases West Ashley chefs and West Ashley venues by Lorne Chambers | Editor The 14th installment of the Charleston Wine + Food Festival (CWFF) was held last month for five days, welcoming more than 400 chefs and industry...

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A Truly American Wheat

Drink this for months to come It’s not yet summer, and I’m certainly not finished drinking the wonderful ambers, pale ales and bocks of spring. However, yesterday the temperature slipped gently past the 80-degree mark and there was not a cloud in the sky. Oberon had...

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Casually Upscale

Betty Lou’s Bistro fills a niche in West Ashley by Lorne Chambers | Editor For more than a year, the space that formerly housed Fork Café on Ashley River Road sat empty. However, the shopping center around it was booming. A popular local pizzeria opened, then a...

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The Beer Snob — The Versatile Porter

Classic English ale has multiple personalities  As you probably already know, I love beer. I love discussing the subject, trying new styles and different brewery releases, even travelling for beer events. Beer really can and does bring folks together. Yet I’m often...

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Feelin’ Chippy

A Salt N Battered brings British-style fish-and-chips to West Ashley by Lorne Chambers | Editor Across the pond a “chippy” is slang for a fish-and-chip shop. In America, the term is often used to describe someone or something that is feisty or scrappy. A Salt N...

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West Ashley’s Whiskey Makers

Cannon Distillery releases first-ever bourbon By Lorne Chambers | editor Since opening West Ashley’s first and still only distillery in 2017, Cannon Distillery’s signature grit-made vodka and its two variations (Coffee and Chai) have become fixtures at restaurants and...

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Dial R for Restaurant

Celebrated chef Raul Sanchez finds his dream gig at mysterious R Kitchen West by Lorne Chambers | Editor By design R Kitchen is a bit of a mystery. When is it open? Is it actually open? How do I get in? What’s on the menu? What does it cost? These are all typical...

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