The City Magazine Since 1975

December 2015

Dig into a veritable Lowcountry feast, from centuries-old receipts such as shrimp pie and cream oysters to 20th-century creations like she-crab soup, and get the recipes
Berkeley County’s boozy history as a corn-liquor capital during prohibition  
More than 700 guests joined us on October 15 at the Gaillard Center to celebrate our big 4-0 and raise money for the campaign for MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital
On James Island, Mike Lata and family savor the simple life in an 18th-century farmhouse rehabbed to include—of course!—a smoking-hot kitchen
MariElena Raya of The Gin Joint shares three takes on the locally grown citrus
Back in 1925, a little French business called Le Creuset made its first enameled cast-iron pot, bringing color (starting with that signature orange “flame” hue) to cookware. Today, the global company has its North American marketing headquarters and culinary center right here in Charleston.
Cheering for the RiverDogs isn’t the same without a bacon-wrapped corn dog—just one of the wild stadium offerings from F & B director John Schumacher. We spoke with him about his latest endeavor with co-owners Mike Veeck and Bill Murray: the new (old) Harold’s Cabin  
 Root Baking Co. is all about regional, sustainably farmed grains
Gifting wine is a no-brainer—until it’s time to select a bottle from the shelf. Do you go with an attractive label? An impressive price tag? Natalie Berejan, wine supervisor at Whole Foods Market in Mount Pleasant, suggests thinking about the recipient’s tastes.
Few treats are as holiday-party-perfect as candied nuts, especially when they’re locally inspired. Here, Kay Holseberg, who established Molly & Me Pecans in Charleston in 2008, shares her recipe for bourbon-flavored pecans.
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The Charleston Christmas Special turns 20
Portraitist Molly B. Right transforms vintage bottle caps into dazzling works of art
The Columbia Museum of Art exhibits a local twist to Georgia O’Keeffe’s story  
Petals popped up all over fall/winter runways, proving that in heavier fabrics and deeper colors, they make cheerful companions to tights, boots, and even fur
Think they’re old-fashioned? Wait ’til you hear our experts’ opinions  
Now’s the time to start planning for a New Year’s container garden of beautiful edibles  
Chad Reynolds, owner of James Island craft-beer joint The Barrel, fills us in on his hobby-turned-business—and all those animals!
For a century, turkey buzzards reigned over the Market. So what finally forced the iconic creatures to flee their favorite streets?
Southern Smoke’s cigar lounge has quickly become a hot commodity