Growfood Carolina Charleston Gold Rice Celebration

  Everything is CHARLESTON GOLD at this party! On February 6th from 6-9 p.m., Growfood Carolina will include a program with experts, historians, writers, farmers, researchers and of course, chefs, highlighting why rice is such an important part of our local culture. Growfood will take you on a Charleston Gold journey from the history of rice in the Lowcountry, to … Read More


Old Village Post House Compost Initiative

The Old Village Post House is taking big strides in becoming a more eco-friendly business. So big, in fact, that the restaurant no longer has a dumpster. The Old Village Post House joined the Charleston Green Business Initiative in November 2014, a program that allows the city to encourage and track local businesses taking steps to improve energy consumption, water … Read More


Best of Charleston 2015

Slightly North of Broad and High Cotton are proud to be nominated for this year’s Charleston City Paper “Best of Charleston” awards! Slightly North of Broad has been nominated for “Best Shrimp & Grits” and High Cotton has been nominated for “Best Steak”. Please visit before February 17th to vote!  

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Old Village Post House Winter Specials

Starting Monday, January 19th through the month of February, the Old Village Post House will be offering guests several exciting reasons to visit in the New Year! Bring your family and friends in for a delicious, perfectly priced evening in the historic Old Village. You can even invite your loved ones from out of town to enjoy a stay in one … Read More

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Limehouse Citrus Celebration

Limehouse Produce is hosting the 2nd annual Citrus Celebration in honor of this delightful array of fruits. Products like grapefruit, tangerines, Meyer lemons, blood oranges, satsumas, and more are available for pastry chefs and beverage professionals to create unique and inspired concepts.    From now through Friday, February 20th, the public can visit to vote for their favorite dishes. … Read More



More than a decade ago, Maverick Southern Kitchens‘ President Dick Elliott found his muse for Charleston Cooks! while traveling in New Orleans. With three bustling restaurants successfully running in Charleston, Elliott consciously kept his thumb on the pulse of various culinary trends around the country.  “I saw the Louisiana General Store and New Orleans Cooking School near Jackson Square. It … Read More



CHARLESTON, SC – November 19, 2014 – As Charleston Cooks! approaches its ten year anniversary on East Bay Street, the retail store and culinary school continue to offer innovative products and exciting cooking classes. Owner Dick Elliott selected Kim Rada to be Director of Charleston Cooks! and its three locations in Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville. Kim joins Charleston Cooks after fifteen years at … Read More


A Holiday Toast + Tribute to Nathalie Dupree

BB&T Charleston Wine + Foodand Slightly North of Broad are honored to pay tribute to Southern Grand Dame Nathalie Dupree, cookbook author, writer, and advocate at a very special five-course dinner with wine pairings on Wednesday, December 10th at 6:00pm. Nathalie is the Founding Chairman of BB&T Charleston Wine & Food, award winning author, TV host, and so much more. … Read More


From our family to yours: Happy Thanksgiving!

In celebration of Thanksgiving, our staff members at the Old Village Post House would like to share some of their favorite holiday recipes and traditions. Happy Thanksgiving and we hope to see you soon! Christian Flores, Line Cook Christian’s Thanksgiving memories are centered on his mother’s famous pork shoulder. His family’s Dominican roots are deliciously illustrated on the holiday dinner table … Read More



COLUMBIA, SC – November 7, 2014 – Charleston Cooks! Columbia loves to host a party, and our second anniversary at Cross Hill Market is a reason to celebrate! To thank the Columbia community for two years of business, Charleston Cooks! invites the public to join us Saturday, November 15th from 12-3pm for an afternoon of cooking demos, tastings, and prizes! … Read More