The Bradford: Not Just Another Watermelon

Watermelons are a summertime staple in South Carolina, and this year Chef Forrest Parker, Sous Chef Tim Pettit, Chef Frank Lee, and the Old Village Post House’s culinary team decided to take this traditional fruit up a notch. The Bradford Watermelon, one of the three oldest North American watermelons, was developed in the 1850’s near Sumter, SC by Nathaniel Napolean Bradford and … Read More

Charleston Cooks! Columbia Wine Workshop

Hey Columbia! Join Charleston Cooks! on Thursday, September 18th at 6:30pm for our next Wine Workshop! We will explore the taste of place, or terroir, through four famous wine regions around the world: Italy, Germany, Argentina, and Portugal. Wines will be paired with cuisine from the same region, so you can discover world-class flavor combinations! This workshop will be led by the head wine buyer of Morganelli’s Party … Read More


Charleston Cooks! Announces Exclusive Partnership with Cristel

          Charleston, SC – September 2, 2014 –Charleston Cooks! is excited to announce it is the exclusive South Carolina retailer of Cristel, the upscale French cookware line. During September each of Charleston Cooks! three locations will offer a participation cooking class using the Cristel Cooking System to create a savory French-inspired menu. The classes will offer … Read More

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Old Village Post House Italian Wine Dinner

Wednesday, September 24th 6:30pm Join the Old Village Post House for a tour of Italy with dishes highlighting the heart of this Mediterranean country. Chef Forrest Parker recently returned from Italy and will be featuring dishes inspired by his travels. The menu includes a variety of appetizers, traditional Italian cuisine, along with some shared family plates and dessert. Each course … Read More

High Cotton Partners with Cathead Vodka for Live Music Promotion

  Charleston, SC – August 27, 2014 – High Cotton is proud to collaborate with Cathead Vodka in a celebration of High Cotton’s daily live music and Cathead Vodka’s “Support Live Music” philanthropy. Starting September 1st, High Cotton will feature unique musically-themed cocktails using flavored Cathead vodka. Each specialty drink will be available daily. The first cocktail, “Stray Cat Strut” … Read More


Chef Forrest Parker: Travels in Le Marche

Join Chef Forrest Parker for an Italian Wine Dinner  September 24th at 6:30 pm  Old Village Post House, Mt. Pleasant View the full menu here!    Reservations are required and must be made by calling 843-388-8935. The dinner is $70 plus tax and gratuity.   “Do you know what you’re doing?” “Yes.” “How’re you gonna pull this off? The ingredients just … Read More

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Chef Frank Lee Featured in Le Creuset’s Guest Chef Series

Chef Frank Lee brought his Farm-to-Table culinary style to Le Creuset’s L’Atelier Wednesday, August 20th for a sold-out cooking demonstration. Joined by Trident Technical College‘s culinary instructors Chef Kevin Mitchell and Chef Joe Branton, Chef Lee offered a locally sourced five-course meal of roast crookneck squash, sauteed shrimp, grilled corn, heirloom tomato salad, white acre peas with okra, baked chicken thighs with chanterelles and … Read More

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Tomato Trek 2014 Celebratory Luncheon

Join High Cotton on August 23rd at noon for a special luncheon in celebration of our 2014 Tomato Trek win! We are using our prize, 100 lbs. of tomatoes from Limehouse Produce, to create a unique, delightful menu of tomato-based cuisinepaired with delectable wines. View the full menu here. Reservations are required and must be made by calling 843-724-3815. The … Read More

Happy Independence Day!

A Delicious Recipe from Charleston Cooks! Kitchen to Yours

Charleston Cooks! has shared one of their favorite Independence Day recipe’s! Try this delicious Blue Cheese Stuffed Burger recipe at your July 4th barbeque, enjoy! Have a happy and safe Independence Day everyone. Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers with Grilled Tomatoes and Vidalia Onions Serves 6 2 1/2 pounds ground chuck 2 cloves garlic, pressed or peeled and grated 1 1/2 … Read More

Top: Heirloom Tomato Salad, Left: Vine Ripe Collins , Right: Garden In A Glass

Limehouse Produce Kicks Off 2014 Heirloom Tomato Trek

Limehouse Produce has kicked off the 2014 Heirloom Tomato Trek which runs through July 12th! For the next few weeks High Cotton, Slightly North of Broad and the Old Village Post House will be serving up their delicious concoctions which will showcase local varietals. Be sure to take a photo and submit it on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag … Read More