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David Shields

August 2018
In the mid-18th century, one vibrant yellow peach was the most popular in the land 

June 2018
Before soft drinks and seltzer water were omnipresent in supermarkets, Lewis Y. Chupein II’s 19th-century soda fountain...

April 2018
Pouring over the history of the Charleston Teapot, one of the city’s first gourmet groceries

February 2015
A century ago, groundnut cakes were the signature confection of the Lowcountry

December 2013
The Holy City has become a renowned culinary destination, but few know the Lowcountry’s true haute-cuisine history—a...