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  • He’s been called “the only skinny cook you can trust.” We enjoyed a fireside chat with the man behind Austin’s legendary La Barbecue, who is opening Lewis Barbecue downtown this fall

  • One couple’s dedication to hand-crafting a nostalgic summer treat

  • Local tastemakers revive the centuries-old trend of drinking vinegars

  • Our taste & tell guide to the latest F&B openings in Charleston

  • Hot days call for chilled bubbly. Sparkling rosé strikes a delicate balance between refreshing effervescence and delicate fruit-forward flavor, making it the “ultimate anytime wine,” says Charleston Grill wine director Rick Rubel. Here are three standouts the sommelier will be sipping this summer.

  • Charleston’s female food and beverage talents dish out a pop-up supper club series with purpose

  • Chef Jacques Larson elevates classic dishes with these vine-ripened veggies

  • This couple de cuisine has poured themselves into their wine and cheese bar, Bin 152, and popular restaurant, Chez Nous. We sat down to learn what fills them up (hint: it’s not alcohol)

  • Pimiento cheese, the “caviar of the South,” is a summertime staple for picnickers and partygoers alike. Enan Parezo, co-owner and chef of Upper King’s Twenty Six Divine, shares his heavenly twist on the traditional spread.

  • Can’t decide between red and white? Opt for orange—essentially a white made from grapes macerated in their skins, à la red-wine production. These pours have “textured body, pronounced orange notes, and strong tannins and acidity,” says Morgan Calcote of FIG. Read on for three she’ll be quaffing this summer

  • Local chefs are perking up plates with edible flowers, which add visual appeal and plenty of flavor, too

  • Básico’s Bryan Cates shares three dishes made with a favorite summer crop

  • If you’ve ever feasted at Xiao Bao Biscuit, you’ve probably witnessed co-owner Duolan Li working the floor with a smile. Read on to learn why no task is too small for this down-to-earth gal

  • Pastry chef Mark Heyward-Washington’s creative ice cream flavors—think beer-infused or red velvet cheesecake—draw the Market Street crowd to Burwell’s Stone Fire Grill for fresh takes on a favorite summer treat. Here, the chef, who studied at Culinary Institute of Charleston, shares how he captures the “unique, earthy flavor” of green-tea ice cream.

  • Peninsula Grill’s Graham Dailey offers three preparations for a favorite seasonal delicacy

  • Micah Garrison of Palmetto Mushrooms joins a growing number of state-certified mushroom foragers

  • Our taste & tell guide to the latest F&B openings in Charleston