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The Grocery

April 2017
Bold, nutty pesto sauce pops on a springtime plate—you can spread it on pizza, toss it with pasta, or spin it as a...

February 2017
Every few years, we survey Charleston’s culinary scene, asking area gourmands, food writers, and other F...

December 2016
The renowned event planner and entrepreneur shares her secrets for a cozy, memory-making get-together that she swears...

December 2016
Local biz Grey Ghost Bakery is known for cookies in flavors like almond toffee, lemon sugar, and molasses spice that...

November 2016
This Thanksgiving, take a cue from five chefs’ flavorful sides—heavy on the veg—and serve some soon-to-be new...

September 2016
Chef Bob Cook prepares three cuts of beef

August 2016
“They say we’re a dying breed,” says fourth-generation shrimper Franklin Rector. “That’s nowhere near true. Every year...

July 2016
Shannon Brown Wood’s serene paintings reflect the Lowcountry landscapes she’s known all her life

March 2016
The Grocery’s Kevin Johnson teaches whole-fish utilization with three dishes.

December 2015
Now’s the time to start planning for a New Year’s container garden of beautiful edibles  

August 2015
One couple’s dedication to hand-crafting a nostalgic summer treat

July 2015
Pimiento cheese, the “caviar of the South,” is a summertime staple for picnickers and partygoers alike. Enan Parezo, co...

July 2014
Charleston is a hotbed for handcrafted home goods. Meet some of the area’s most talented artisans and peek at their...

July 2014
Meet Richard Easterby, the enthusiast behind West Ashley’s new beer boutique

April 2014
Looking back on American Civil War recipes  

February 2014
Last December, a group of F...

October 2013
In a town that loves to brunch, Bloody Marys are ubiquitous. Here are a few favorites  

Gastronomically speaking, Charleston offers an embarrassment of riches, with opportunities to indulge at every other...

November 2013
Looking for a new game-day snack? Try one of these addictive dips from local eateries, then find the recipes at...

July 2013
The Grocery chef and owner Kevin Johnson shares recipes for preserving the season’s best produce and tips on...

March 2013
Hearts, livers, ears, skin—here’s where to find the tastiest “nasty bits” of pig in town

February 2013
The Grocery chef Kevin Johnson transforms the common root vegetable with three recipes

January 2013
Carter’s Kitchen and Rutledge Cab Co. chef and owner Robert Carter takes kale from super food to supper star

December 2012
Red Orchid’s owners, Kelly and Tony Chu, share a classic Chinese dish

October 2012
Purée Café delivers organic food for all ages

With lofty spaces, abundant light, and the radiant urban agrarian menu offered by executive chef and owner Kevin...

August 2012
Architect David Thompson shares his blueprint for Charleston's booming culinary scene

June 2012
Let loose on the beach known for its music scene and carefree attitude