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Chef Charleston

Interview: Chef Robert Stehling of Hominy Grill discusses Holidays, Home Cooking, Signature Dishes + More

North Carolina native Robert Stehling started cooking professionally in college, at Chapel Hill’s legendary Crook’s Corner, before heading north to New York. He worked in comfort food emporiums like Home and Sarabeth’s Kitchen, plus...
Sandwich Charleston

Butcher & Bee: Carrying the Buzz Beyond Upper King

Charleston’s trendy Upper King Street continues to surprise me. Points of culinary interest regularly arise, pushing the boundaries of the neighborhood to the brink and beyond. All the while, Charlestonians and gastro-tourists benefit. On...
Coffee Charleston

Hope and Union: Pairing History with Progressive Coffee Program [CLOSED]

In many ways, Charleston is a progressive food city, with some of the best chefs and restaurants in the Southeast, an emerging cocktail culture, and some respectable craft beer bars. What’s been missing during...
Italian Food Charleston

Trattoria Lucca: Harnessing the Atlantic for Feast of 7 Fishes

We started our 2011 Christmas Eve much like we started our 2010 Christmas Eve, down the street from Trattoria Lucca at the restaurant’s complementary enoteca, sharing a bottle of wine, basking in the soft...
Restaurant Charleston

Ernie’s: Bringing Soul Food to a Charleston Side Street [CLOSED]

Between Christmas and New Year’s in Charleston, a number of restaurants shut down for the holidays, but more than enough stalwarts persevere, continuing to produce satisfying food for locals and tourists alike. Ernie’s is...
Chef Charleston

Interview: chef Ken Vedrinski (Trattoria Lucca)

Ohio native Ken Vedrinski started cooking professionally in high school, at the Athletic Club of Columbus, and rose to prominence in the South. He presided over the kitchen at The Woodlands Resort & Inn...