Bringing Home the Bacon

Bringing Home the Bacon

West Ashley gets a proper butcher shop with the relocation of Burbage Meats by Bill Davis | News Editor Wappoo Rood just got a good bit more delicious with the opening late last month of Burbage Meats, a full-service butcher shop that migrated in from Ravenel. The...

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The Return of Farm-Fresh Veggies

The Return of Farm-Fresh Veggies

West Ashley Essentials Market held every Wednesday through Oct. 27 at Ackerman Park from Staff Reports The West Ashley Farmers Market returned to Ackerman Park in its essentials-only format on Wednesday, May 19. The scaled-down version of the market, dubbed the West...

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A Culinary Tour of the Caribbean

A Culinary Tour of the Caribbean

New Pan-Caribbean restaurant Patois takes over where Spanglish leaves off Story by Lorne Chambers | Editor Photo by Paul Cheney After opening to much fanfare in late 2019, Spanglish Cocina+Bar struggled through a rocky 2020 that resulted with the original owners,...

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What’s West Ashley Eating?

What’s West Ashley Eating?

Greetings my fellow 29407 & 29414ers! Somehow, the powers that be decided that letting me have a column in this paper would be a good idea. You can call me Mr. Eats, a.k.a. the dude behind the Instagram @westashleyeats. Go follow it, NOW! I won’t share a bunch of...

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What is West Ashley Eating?

What is West Ashley Eating?

New Instagram page focusing exclusively on West Ashley food gains a following by Lorne Chambers | Editor The person behind the popular new Instagram account @westashleyeats scoffs if you call him an influencer. But he is influencing people and he is having an...

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Changes on  the Half Shell

Changes on the Half Shell

The Deli says good-bye to breakfast, expands to add Steam’d Raw Bar with indoor/outdoor seating and fresh seafood by Lorne Chambers | Editor Last year The Deli opened in the former First Federal Bank location on Savannah Hwy. near the I-526 on ramp. It was the latest...

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Rolling Into West Ashley

Rolling Into West Ashley

 Two semi-permanent food trucks offer area international flavor and variety by Lorne Chambers | Editor The Charleston food truck scene has been going strong for the better part of the last decade. The mobile restaurant concept offers chefs and budding restaurateurs a...

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The Ghost of Charleston’s  Culinary Past

The Ghost of Charleston’s Culinary Past

Area ghost tour guide becomes a local social media star with online cooking videos by Lorne Chambers | Editor In the Charles Dickins holiday classic A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner and three other spirits over...

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(V) Is For Victory

(V) Is For Victory

For its final installment, Vegging Out settles into local favorite The Glass Onion What a strange and tumultuous year 2020 has proven to be. When I began writing the first installment of Vegging Out in January, I could not have predicted the trajectory this year would...

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We Lose our Moose, Voodoo is Forced to Cast a New Spell

We Lose our Moose, Voodoo is Forced to Cast a New Spell

Local couple Mike & Jen Kulick are forced to close one of their West Ashley restaurants while cautiously reopening their other one by Lorne Chambers | Editor Since opening Voodoo Tiki Bar & Lounge in 2004, West Ashley couple Mike and Jen Kulick have been...

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Vegging Out — A Gathering of Goodness

Vegging Out — A Gathering of Goodness

West Ashley’s The Gathering Café is one of the area’s best choices for plant-based diets I had such good intentions for the weeks I would spend in homebound quarantine. Finally, I would have time for self-improvement. I would work on that novel. I would learn to play...

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