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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Something New on Tap

Something New on Tap

House of Brews West Ashley a welcomed oasis down Highway 61   by Lorne Chambers | Editor Chris Filan grew up in West Ashley, not far from where the new House of Brews just opened on Ashley River Road. As the managing partner of the popular new beer bar, he has seen...

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The Daily Grind

The Daily Grind

Local couple opens third restaurant this year with Little Big Billy’s Burger Joint by Lorne Chambers | Editor This time last year Greg Leonard was making an hourly wage building houses for Habitat for Humanity. Although he had spent decades in the restaurant industry,...

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West Ashley Icon Reaches Landmark

West Ashley Icon Reaches Landmark

TBonz celebrates three decades in West Ashley by Lorne Chambers | Editor Everyday, there’s some website declaring to have the definitive list of “The Most Quintessential Charleston Restaurants” or some other ridiculous click-bait title. It will undoubtedly include all...

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Cooking Up Something Special

Cooking Up Something Special

West Ashley High welcomes famous chefs by Bill Davis | News Editor Last month, West Ashley High School threw open the doors to its ovens and pantry to welcome a coterie of famous and successful chefs to its kitchen. Prepared food giant Schwan’s brought in chefs...

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Havana Daydreaming

Havana Daydreaming

Spanglish Cocina+Bar brings Cuban-American cuisine and Miami vibes to West Ashley by Lorne Chambers | Editor One of West Ashley’s most anticipated restaurant openings in years happened last month when Spanglish Cocina + Bar finally opened its doors along St. Andrew’s...

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Just a Stone’s Throw Away

Just a Stone’s Throw Away

New neighborhood eatery and bar reinvents the former Parson Jack’s spot by Lorne Chambers | Editor Local restaurateur Steve Stanec has worn out the asphalt between his home in West Ashley and his two restaurants, North Park Grill and Heroes Pub, located in North...

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‘Artisans Row’ Dream Stalled

‘Artisans Row’ Dream Stalled

Pastamaker boils over red tape by Bill Davis | News Editor The dream of turning Wappoo Road into an “artisans row” may have just taken one step forward and avoided taking a big step backward. Four years ago this month, the city and the county held a joint public...

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Sláinte and Prost

Sláinte and Prost

Ireland’s Own and Jägerhaus Pub takes the European pub theme to the next level by Lorne Chambers | Editor It’s fair to say that Charleston has never seen a place quite like Ireland’s Own and  Jägerhaus Pub. Inside the brand new 10,200-square-foot space that was once...

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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

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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