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  • Top Chef’s Jamie Lynch Goes E-I-E-I-O

    By Helen Mitternight Chef Jamie Lynch is bleeding. As he sits in the dining room of 5Church Charleston, an emphatic gesture nudges a drop of blood from his finger onto a legal pad. And, while you might expect someone who has competed on Top Chef to shed blood after high-speed knife-play in the kitchen, this is a different kind of wound. “That’s a shovel blister,” he says, taking a bandage from his girlfriend and farm manager, Corey McGovern. […]

  • Charleston Beer Fest Crushes Annual Event

    By Robin Gibson About 4,100 people filled Riverfront Park in North Charleston on May 18 to sample more than 80 beers from around the Carolinas, making it the largest event in the festival’s eight-year history. People came from all over the region and well beyond, with ticket buyers from Wisconsin, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Michigan, California, New York, Texas and more. […]

  • HIDDEN F&B: Vonda Freeman, Wine Director, The Indigo Road

    By Helen Mitternight Vonda Freeman says she’s not the coolest sommelier in town, but you might beg to differ. Vonda’s take: Favorite Kitchen Tool or Gadget: Tongs. They’re like an extension of my hands. In My Refrigerator (3 Things): Fig jam, pickled pepper, sharp cheddar cheese. In My Pantry (3 Things): Pita chips, creamy peanut butter, a stack of assorted dark chocolate that I can have with red wine at night. […]

  • Life After Sean

    By Helen Mitternight If you’re paying attention to the foodie world of Charleston, you may have heard: Sean Brock has left the building. And whatever is Charleston going to do? […]

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