Having Her Cake and Eating it Too

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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Filling The Void

High heat can do a lot of things in a restaurant, like sear a steak to perfection, or burn through workers. Charleston’s perpetually hot dining scene has meant high demand for workers in the dining rooms and kitchens or restaurants throughout the region. For years,...

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A Craft Collaboration

West Ashley businesses Broom Wagon Coffee and Charles Towne Fermentory team up to make one deliciously dark beer By Lorne Chambers | Editor Coffee and beer are among the oldest and most widely-drank beverages on the planet. And while they’re different in many ways,...

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Following the Yellow Sauce Road

Hitting the road to pay homage to a lost BBQ icon, Michael Bessinger contemplates his own place in an ever-changing industry by Lorne Chambers | Editor In just a few months, Bessinger’s Barbecue on Savannah Highway will celebrate 80 years in business. Michael...

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A Slice of Home

Photograph by Andrew Cebula New Yorker Todd Lucey brings culinary experience and passion to pizza with Slice Co. by Lorne Chambers | Editor Tucked into the back corner of the Indigo Village Shopping Center, Slice Co. officially opened its brick and mortar location in...

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Sweet Sunday Social

West Ashley’s Cannon Distillery hosts a dessert-themed tasting event on Sept. 23 Back in May, Cannon Distillery in Avondale presented a special brunch pop-up in the back of the boutique distillery. The event was a huge success as folks got a chance to try the...

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Wine Down Wednesday is Back

Popular social event returns to Old Towne Creek starting this month Wine Down Wednesday returns to Old Towne Creek County Park this fall! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission hosts this four-part fall series, scheduled to kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 5...

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The Festival Beer

Märzen and Oktoberfest So, it’s fest time of year again. Time to embrace the wonderful beers of fall. Of course, it’s probably still 90 degrees where you are, so it might be a bit hard to get into the autumn festival spirit. However, in southern Germany the greatest...

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It’s All Greek to Me

Two Mediterranean restaurants open, offering two different dining experiences Somewhere on the other side of West Ashley Michael Stavrinakis has to be scratching his head and smiling a little bit. Stavrinakis is the owner of Manny’s Mediterranean Café on Old Towne...

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The Art of the Roast

Local specialty roasters Broom Wagon bring coffee culture to West Ashley with new café Several years ago while traveling, Jeremias and Rachel Paul stumbled upon a café that served a cup of black coffee so sweet and full of flavor it changed everything they thought...

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West Ashley Bags A Moose

Local restaurateurs Jen and Mike Kulick have deep roots in West Ashley. Not only do they live here with their two kids, but they’re also the creative forces behind the trend-setting Voodoo Tiki Bar & Lounge in Avondale and their business offices (a.k.a. Mission Control) is located along Highway 61. Now the entrepreneuring couple has opened a Tattooed Moose in the Citadel Mall.

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