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The Ordinary

April 2017
Get the scoop on Slow Food Charleston, serving up its Snail Awards on April 13

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

December 2016
Entertaining during the holidays? Take cooking off your to-do list with the help of a personal chef. A few area pros...

September 2016
Charleston associate editor Jenny Ouellette went behind the scenes of a cooking show featuring two of our area’s...

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232 Meeting St. (843) 805-5900 www.eatatfig.com

June 2016
Meet the culinary couple of Short Grain Food Truck

March 2016
Follow these five Charleston chefs on Instagram for a stream of decadent photos to whet your appetite.

December 2015
On James Island, Mike Lata and family savor the simple life in an 18th-century farmhouse rehabbed to include—of course...

September 2015
How do you define “luxury”? Perhaps it’s an occasional indulgence, or a unique experience, or even something...

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

April 2015
Whether she’s flying from coast to coast to headline international conferences, networking at the Cannes Lions...

April 2015
We caught up with the pastry chef, who turns out delicious sweets at FIG and The Ordinary, on her love of vintage...

January 2015
The Ordinary’s Mike Lata puts fresh bivalves to work in three recipes

December 2014
Life on the water with “Clammer Dave” Belanger, who’s been cultivating and harvesting his specialized, nationally...

A young creative couple infuses their Charleston single house with a stripped-down contemporary aesthetic that...

October 2014
698 King St. (843) 531-6500 www.leonsoystershop.com

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

February 2014
Natural-world inspiration is at the heart of all Becca Barnet’s creations—from taxidermy to site-specific installations.

January 2014
The Goodens start Bulls Bay Saltworks

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

November 2013
How’d you like to share a holiday potluck with some of the town’s best chefs? Join hosts Mickey and Ellen Bakst for a...

July 2013
 Cannonborough Beverage Co. owners Matthew Fendley, Brandon Wogamon, and Mick Matricciano man their Charleston Farmers...

May 2013
544 King St., (843) 414-7060 www.eattheordinary.com

February 2013
Our taste & tell guide to the latest F&B openings in Charleston

December 2012
Five local chefs share recipes and tips for some of their favorite holiday dishes. Choose one, a few, or the whole menu...

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

November 2011

January 2009
Follow artist Edward Hopper as he chases his muse through the streets of Charleston