The City Magazine Since 1975

December 2011

They’re quirky, they’re mobile, and they’re serving up a variety of delicious dishes. Check out nine of Charleston’s favorite food trucks and meet the colorful characters who keep them on the go
Desmond Brown adds his own flavor to Lowcountry fare
Cory Burke leads a mobile revolution for sustainable food
Cody and Ryner Burg have become Highway 17 staples
Kitsch maven Rena Lasch brightens the food truck scene with her colorful and fruity Snoballs
Taking a well-loved brick-and-mortar restaurant on the road
Jon Caton and Laura Carone do four-wheeled gourmet
The Colarusso brothers team up to serve Boston-style Italian sandwiches
Yukari Yada and John Baker helped pioneer the local food truck movement
Ambergré Sloan turned a craving into a delicious business
A salute to the indomitable Nathalie Dupree—cookbook author, television cooking show host, teacher, mentor, and now Charleston’s very own Grande Dame
Chef Ken Vedrinski prepares his family’s traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner for friends in the Lowcountry
Osteria la Bottiglia promotes a passion for food, wine, and the way Italians celebrate daily life.
Dash into the New Year with a Sullivan’s Island splash benefitting the Special Olympics
Word play sets the stage for start-up indie rock band Old You to reach for stardom
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A local banker’s holiday spirit inspires a tradition of giving to The Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center
A fascination with light drives Shannon Smith to paint local chefs, farm-fresh veggies, and landscapes near and far
Joining in the Holiday Parade of Boats, the city’s festive flotilla
Add flavor in the kitchen with these sweet and spicy aprons
Local bladesmith Quintin Middleton outfits chefs across the nation
Not only lovely in the glass and on the palate, each of these bubblies has a family story to tell
Treat your holiday guests to Robert Stehling’s succulent oyster stew
McCrady’s Morgan Chapman fashions a crowd-pleasing nightcap
Five Charleston food and beverage veterans are crafting their own one-of-a-kind libations