Enhancing Your Special Event, Relish Distinctive Catering

Enhancing Your Special Event, Relish Distinctive Catering

For over a decade, Relish Distinctive Catering has been making sure receptions go down without a hitch, for those getting hitched. With an award-winning chef and a powerhouse event-planning duo, it's no wonder so many recruit them to enhance the flavor of a special event. RiverTowne Country Club, with its palmetto trees and serene ambience, has been the locale of many a … [Read more...]

When You Crave the Unexpected, Drawing Room

When You Crave the Unexpected, Drawing Room

Inside The Vendue Hotel, you'll find a lion sculpture composed of gold-plated bullets and a faux-taxidermy tiger head made from bold fabrics. Drawing Room, a worldclass restaurant located within the hotel, serves dishes just as captivating as the pieces that line the walls. The chef at the center of it all is Forrest Parker. Named 2016's South Carolina Chef Ambassador by Gov. … [Read more...]

All the World’s a Stage (Deli), Iconic Restaurant’s Owner now resides in East Cooper

All the World's a Stage (Deli), Iconic Restaurant's Owner now resides in east cooper

Some chicken soup and maybe a knish could have saved John Lennon's life. According to the Daily Mail, Yoko Ono wanted to go to the Stage Delicatessen for a late night supper, but John opted to go home instead. Fifteen minutes later, he was fatally gunned down outside The Dakota on Manhattan's Upper West Side. For 75 years, that was the kind of place that iconic New York … [Read more...]

Charleston Wine Pairings: Armed With Cupid’s Arrows


Buffie Bell Lilly has established an exciting twist for dating in the Lowcountry. Taking her cue from the traditional art of matchmaking, she brings couples together in unique ways through her company, Charleston Wine Pairings. After employing her skills to help seven couples find true love and eventually marriage, she was inspired to start a business that redefines dating. … [Read more...]

Fill Restaurant & Piano Bar: Sing for Your Supper

Fill Restaurant & Piano Bar

Mount Pleasant got its first piano bar in February. Since then, folks have been checking out the exquisite menu and beyond cool atmosphere. With a bevy of talent tickling the ivories and cuisine just as intriguing, it’s no wonder Fill has already been voted a Mount Pleasant Best. “It’s a great honor,” said owner Jeff Hodges. “Our staff is most deserving of the vote. From the … [Read more...]

Dish & Design: A Delicious Reputation Around Town

Mount Pleasant, SC Thanksgiving turkey dinner.

For over 20 years, Dish & Design has been tantalizing the Lowcountry palate with fresh, healthy catering options for all occasions. From small get-togethers to office lunch caterings to elegant wedding hors d’oeuvres and dinners, their quality and customer service has helped Dish & Design gain a delicious reputation around town. Owner Anja Stief personally oversees every … [Read more...]

The SOL Will Come Out Tomorrow

Owners Joe Sciortino, David Clark and Andy Palmer look forward to the future of SOL Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar.

With the growing population of the Lowcountry, there is a need for more of everything – more houses, more restaurants and especially more SOL Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar. Fortunately, SOL recently announced plans to open a second restaurant in Summerville. The owners are converting the former Charleston Gold and Diamond Exchange into a chic new location, infused with … [Read more...]

The Americano: Caribbean Cool

fresh-made drinks at The Americano on Coleman Blvd in Mt Pleasant, SC

As Lowcountry locals, we don’t want to eat at tourist traps – we appreciate a good cocktail menu paired with innovative cuisine. Luckily, we have The Americano on Coleman. The Mount Pleasant restaurant calls to mind Miami during the first half of the 20th century, with its pastel leather, swivel stools and distinctly laid-back vibe. If you’ve been to The Americano, you already … [Read more...]

The Wind Beneath Your Wings: Kickin’ Chicken

tasty food at Kickin' Chicken (photo provided)

For Mount Pleasant natives Bobby Perry and Chip Roberts, what started as an idea to help two friends who didn’t necessarily want to grow up has now turned into a business that won’t stop growing. When the owners of the now famous Kickin’ Chicken were students at the University of South Carolina, they knew a few things – good food, good drinks and that they wanted to work for … [Read more...]

Family-Friendly with Exceptional Food: On Forty-One

On Forty One - Mt. Pleasant

Named after the strip of roadway it resides on, On Forty-One is conveniently located in the heart of North Mount Pleasant – on the corner of Highways 17 and 41. Boasting locally sourced Southern food and a laid-back atmosphere, a visit to On Forty-One is as satisfying as a pitcher of sweet tea on a Lowcountry scorcher. “We were very fortunate to be welcomed so warmly by the … [Read more...]