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8:58 am on Tuesday June 3, 2008

Quick and convenient: Sullivan's Island corner store offers much

If you're headed to the beach at Sullivan's Island and need to get food, drinks or something from the misc. category, The Green Heron may be the perfect corner store. The Island Eye News points out: The corner store from your childhood still exists...
1:46 pm on Friday May 30, 2008

Watching where you eat

The Post and Courier's Watchdog series took on the issue of restaurant inspections this week with an analysis of local eateries. For the most part, it's good news for those who love to dine out. The vast majority of restaurants in the Charleston...
6:21 am on Wednesday May 28, 2008

Dunkin' Donuts gets aggressive

Image by flickr user ReneSImage by doughnuts.jpg Who will win the Lowcountry's doughnut battle? There are many great rivalries in life, a bloody struggle between two sides to see who comes out the victor. These are battles that will never be...
2:11 pm on Monday May 26, 2008

State's high-gravity beer buzz might be wearing off

Image by stock.xchng user OwnMomentImage by beer1.jpg A year ago, when South Carolina opened its doors to beers with more than 6 percent alcohol, or high-gravity beers, it was a big deal. But The Post and Courier reports that the initial surge of...
9:32 am on Monday May 26, 2008

Have a taste for Italian? Charleston's the place for you

Image by stock.xchng user microbiImage by pasta.jpg Looks good, doesn't it? There's no shortage of Italian specialties here in Charleston. Coming from an Italian family (check the last name, folks), here's a story that went straight to my heart. Or...
8:20 am on Sunday May 25, 2008

CP: Glass Onion more than delivers on promises

[gmap markers=blue::32.78413565359611,-79.99797821044922 |zoom=15 |center=32.783738776663434,-79.99514579772949 |width=470px |height=250px |control=Small |type=Map]   Located on Savannah Highway in West Ashley, in the Book Exchange's old building,...
5:59 am on Friday May 23, 2008

Economic slump hits F&B workers hard

Restaurant workers say they are seeing a decrease in the amount of tips that customers leave on the table. For employees who earn a wage of $2 or so an hour and rely on gratuity to get by, that means real trouble. Live 5 reports: Servers like Amanda...
10:25 pm on Wednesday May 21, 2008

Shrimping season opens today

Image by flickr user Savannah GrandfatherImage by 20080522shrimp.jpg Shrimping season has opened as of 8 a.m. This is the first of the state's three seasons, the white roe shrimp season. Edible Lowcountry reports on the three: Mid- to late May:...
12:36 pm on Wednesday May 21, 2008

Alluette's: Soul food goes organic

There's a lot of talk going on around town about Alluette's Cafe, on Reid Street between Meeting and King, which opened in February. Run by Alluette Jones, the restaurant is basically good, solid soul food, but with a twist: They use all-organic...