Tag Archives: Charleston

North and South – A Visit to the Carolinas and Beyond – Part I

The Carolinas and The South as a whole are hot and I am not just referring to the weather in August. The food scene has been hopping for some time with a resurgence of interest in traditional ingredients, techniques and […]

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Husk – A New Taste of the Old South

The last time I had been in Charleston, Husk was a gleam in Sean Brock’s eye. He knew where and what it was going to be and when he spoke about it it was with great excitement. Chef Brock made […]

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Choice Chews in Charleston With Cook It Raw

Two thirty on  a Friday morning is a helluva time to get up for the day, especially when bedtime wasn’t until 11:30 and I awoke to the telephone at 12:30.
I felt like I was on call at the hospital, but […]

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More Photos From McCrady’s

I had the opportunity to take these photos at McCrady's prior to service the evening I dined there. Chef Brock was kind enough to let me accompany him as he tended to tasks like cutting the evenings herbs and receiving […]

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McCrady’s – Dining with History and Innovation

"George Washington ate here," McCrady's chef Sean Brock told me as he gave me a tour of the massive building that is the center of his varied culinary activities. During the new President's tour of the fledgling United […]

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My March to the Sea: A Journey to Some of the Best New Southern Cooking

Unlike another invader who came from
the north, I did not descend upon the south to plunder and conquer,
intent on leaving a wake of devastation. No, I came to discover for
myself some of what I have heard so much […]

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