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  • HIDDEN F&B: Danetra Richardson, SWANK Desserts

    By Helen Mitternight (Editors Note: Charleston is such a foodie town that food and beverage superstars are hiding in plain sight, out of the James Beard limelight, but still very much creating and serving amazing food and drinks. This series profiles Charleston’s “hidden F&Bs.”) Danetra Richardson thought she might open a late-night dessert place, hence the name SWANK Desserts, which stands for Sweets With A Nightly Kick. For now, she’s turning out sweets for weddings and parties out of professional kitchen space. Danetra’s tak […]

  • Fuji Upper King: King Street’s Answer to Good Sushi

    King Street needs more quality sushi options. There’s O-Ku, which is good, but that’s about it. There is not a lot of variety when it comes to sushi on King Street. I was happy to see earlier this a year, a “Coming Soon” sign for Fuji Upper King. I love the area of Upper King near the Hyatt House because of the ample parking that the Hyatt House garage offers. (Yes, I base much of my dinner plans and happy hour plans on parking!) […]

  • Celebrate the Holidays in Charleston's Best Restaurants

    Thanks to Lillie Montgomery for doing a lot of research on this article.  We all know Christmas is about spending time with family and friends, giving and getting presents, and eating a delicious meal together. This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cook it yourself though. Maybe you don’t have the time or the energy? Or maybe you just shouldn’t be allowed to prepare food for others? If you are among one of these categories, we have the solution. Local restaurants will do all of the meal prep, cooking and all you have to do is relax and enjoy. […]

  • Four Charleston-Inspired Cocktails for the Holiday Season

    Decorations, check. Menu, set. Cocktail, poured. The best way to create a merry holiday season is by curating Charleston-inspired cocktails. Here’s a roundup of four unique cups of cheer created by local restaurants. Cereal Killer By the time Santa gets down your chimney, he’ll be ready for a stiff drink. Be his favorite stop along the way with this drink from HoM. […]

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