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September 2013


National accolades and “Best-of” designations have stacked up for Charleston in recent years, but we’ve known all along that ours is the best city in the world.

The Review

No one stumbles upon The Ocean Room. More than any other Lowcountry restaurant, you make a deliberate effort to be here and bring your wallet with the intention of relinquishing it in the pursuit of pure luxury. 

Quick Bite

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

Quick Bite

Gastronomically speaking, Charleston offers an embarrassment of riches, with opportunities to indulge at every other restaurant door. But if you’re going to do it, do it right. Here are a few suggestions

Quick Bite

History takes the plate in recipes using a favorite 19th-century ingredient, sorghum

Quick Bite

Sea Island Savory Herbs promotes garden-to-table dining

Local Music

Power-folk singer Rachel Kate Gillon debuts her first album

Local Seen

Brien Beidler brings his rare craftsmanship to the Charleston Library Society’s priceless tomes 

Arts Profile

Herb Parker sculpts found objects and natural materials alike into works of art that inspire dialogue

Giving Back Profiles

The Charleston Academy of Music brings classical training to young students across the Lowcountry

Southern View

One local writer ponders just how Southern, charming, and real Bravo’s new TV show set in Charleston could possibly be

Style File
Style File

The women’s tuxedo has taken many forms over the decades, but we love the wearability of Jenni kayne’s 2013 riff. we translated it to a day-to-night look complete with a metallic jacket, plus a versatile oversize bag

The Charleston Home

Local art enthusiasts Michele and Mike Seekings team up with muralist Karl Beckwith Smith to update a grand 1850s single 

Gardening 101

Growing as shrubs and trees, pomegranates make for a beautiful and fruitful transition from summer to fall