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Ken Vedrinski

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...
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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...
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Trattoria Lucca: Sea Blue Christmas with Feast of 7 Fishes

Dining out on Christmas Eve is a family tradition that dates back to my now distant days in New Jersey. Thankfully, my father and stepmother Jane relocated to South Carolina, so we switched from...
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Trattoria Lucca: Channeling Authentic Italy in Charleston [CLOSED]

Talented Italian chef Ken Vedrinski is no longer involved with Sienna, and Daniel Island’s loss is Charleston’s gain. For the past three months, he’s owned Trattoria Lucca on a residential stretch of Charleston and...
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Trattoria Lucca – Charleston, SC [CLOSED]

Tonight we ate at Trattoria Lucca/strong>, the new Tuscan place in Charleston run by Ken Vedrinski [chef-owner of Sienna on nearby Daniel Island]. It was terrific. We had a bunch of different small plate...
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Sienna: Continually Astounding Italian Comfort Food on Daniel Island [CLOSED]

This was my third time dining at Sienna, the pioneering Italian restaurant that chef-owner Ken Vedrinski opened on Daniel Island in March 2004. Twin signs, with letters that looked like sunken Scrabble tiles, greeted...