As a true, honest-to-goodness Southerner, I wear the badge proudly and adhere to the entertaining guidelines handed down by my family. We pull out the silver, don’t shy from using the cut glass, and say “try one, y’all” when offering up the recipes that mark our generations. In your 30s, parties usually gravitate toward two opposing theories: family-friendly or couples’ night […]
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As a young boy in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Nick Belmont watched as his grandmother Dot whipped up her buttery toffee, a holiday gift for friends, family, and her husband’s colleagues in the state senate. Many years later, after trying his hand at careers in building, real estate, and landscaping, Nick and his mother decided to take his grandmother’s treat to […]
For years, the stretch of road extending from the South Carolina State House was where senators mixed with shoppers and University of South Carolina students, where people from all over town came to dine and mingle. As people moved to the suburbs, buildings were shuttered. But now, as Columbia residents reclaim downtown, the five blocks between Gervais and Blanding are back. Here, […]
Southern Living‘s Taste of Charleston is happening this weekend and folks have traveled from all over to attend. Last night, we witnessed the Iron Chef competition in the Culinary Institute of Charleston’s kitchen, and our own Rebecca Lang was a judge!