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Re: “Former Westendorff reopens as Stella's Greek restaurant on Mon. Jan. 23

It's Stavros, not Starvos.

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Posted by westash on January 23, 2017 at 11:43 AM

Re: “Chef Nico Romo announces his new Mt. Pleasant restaurant will be called NICO

Good luck, Chef Nico... I hope you've researched the hell out of what has cursed that otherwise-prime location for years to overcome it.

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Posted by factoryconnection on January 23, 2017 at 9:29 AM

Re: “Chef Nico Romo announces his new Mt. Pleasant restaurant will be called NICO

Seriously, it will be a welcome addition. Congrats Nico, look forward to crushing some of your fare.

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Posted by Chip Curry on January 21, 2017 at 12:20 AM

Re: “Chef Nico Romo announces his new Mt. Pleasant restaurant will be called NICO

Oh boy! Lets put in hundreds of sky scrapers and fill them with gourmet restaurants!

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Posted by Chip Curry on January 21, 2017 at 12:16 AM

Re: “Why Thomas Ravenel lashed out at Proof's Craig Nelson

Having only been in this town for a few years, any downtown imbiber will tell you, that when T-Rav, wanders into the establishment your drinking in, it's time to leave.

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on January 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Re: “The smoky meats are promising, but some of Swig & Swine's dishes could use improvement

You must have gone on a bad day. While I kind of agree with the judgement of the wings and the ribs, the brisket and smoked turkey were to die for. I could barely move the brisket from the platter to my tray and ended up using my hands because because it was falling apart and unbelievably juicy. And the turkey... I'll start by saying I'm not really a fan of turkey - but this, this was something else. There was so much flavor and it ended up being one of my favorite meats. And the pork belly. The pork belly was amazing. Looking at it I wasn't too sure, but after taking a bite I was hooked. The only thing that was a bit dry to me was the ribs. I can't even comment on dessert because I couldn't save room for it with all the delicious meat in front of my face. The sides were good (we chose baked beans, mac n cheese, and coleslaw), the baked beans were definitely the favorite. I would highly recommend this place as it is some of the best BBQ I've ever had.

Posted by Coldfists on January 17, 2017 at 4:59 PM

Re: “The Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier's new Pier 101 restaurant will be a nod to the old Pavilion

Sounds like pretty much the same kinds of things that Locklears served. Hope it's good.

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Posted by CityDweller29403 on January 13, 2017 at 2:02 PM

Re: “Charleston is getting a Guy Fieri restaurant ... kinda

Donkey sauce? Only on a Fieri turd burger. I'll pass.

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Posted by Foghorn Leghorn on January 11, 2017 at 6:43 PM

Re: “Charleston is getting a Guy Fieri restaurant ... kinda

Meh......he freaks us out!

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Posted by tupper29406 on January 11, 2017 at 6:39 AM

Re: “Charleston is getting a Guy Fieri restaurant ... kinda

Geez, hopefully its just as shitty as his other places. The worst, but what can you possibly expect from a floating hotel 6. To quote Pete Wells "When we hear the words Donkey Sauce, which part of the donkey are we supposed to think about?" Ewwwwww. Exactly.

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Posted by Cia Culinarykid on January 10, 2017 at 7:37 PM

Re: “Three weeks and counting until Rodney Scott's whole hog goodness opens on King

So proud of Hemingway BBQ star Rodney Scott expanding to Charleston!

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Posted by Michaele Mac Duke on January 8, 2017 at 7:47 AM

Re: “Three weeks and counting until Rodney Scott's whole hog goodness opens on King

God Bless Rodney Scott, he's worked damned hard all his life and it's time for him to rise to the top. The cream always rises!!

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Posted by Ken Parnell on January 7, 2017 at 5:45 PM

Re: “Nathalie Dupree and Toni Tipton-Martin talk Top Chef's ode to Edna Lewis, the 'Mammy' stereotype, and celebrating the invisible

I am sadden that many of the chefs of Top Chef have never heard of Edna Lewis. Edna Lewis was a great chef and a classy lady with great food.
Culinary schools should teach the students about her life and her southern food.

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Posted by Marlene Jenkins Cooper on January 6, 2017 at 1:29 PM

Re: “Colicchio addresses Top Chef: Charleston's controversial Boone Hall plantation episode on Esquire

Give me a break with all this PC stuff. Get over it. The Civil War ended 152 years ago. We elected a black president. Well, half black. We had two black AG's. We hv black senators, black mayors, black congressman. I am really getting sick and tired about all of this walking on egg shells. How was Top Chef to know a black chef was going to be in a sudden death venue? And how can you not do a venue on a Plantation if you are doing the entire show in Charleston???? Why even live in Charleston if you know the Civil War started here, for goodness sake.

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Posted by lynnar on January 5, 2017 at 2:07 PM

Re: “10 Charleston restaurant trends that need to end with 2016

Kinsey - please get ticket info and do a write-up on Taste of Black Charleston at the Aquarium. I'm going for sure. Caquisha - when do tickets go on sale? Will Chevalo & Monique be there?

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Posted by Cia Culinarykid on January 4, 2017 at 10:27 PM

Re: “Second Charleston Callie's Hot Little Biscuit opening in the market

Nope, but this is a Great place for people from Ohio. That way they can run outta money and go home sooner.

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Posted by Cia Culinarykid on January 4, 2017 at 10:04 PM

Re: “Second Charleston Callie's Hot Little Biscuit opening in the market

Oh, goodie! More $.25 biscuits for $5...three of them! This place is such a rip off.

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Posted by hollyplay on January 4, 2017 at 8:16 PM

Re: “Second Charleston Callie's Hot Little Biscuit opening in the market

Oh, goodie! More 25 biscuits for $5...three of them! This place is such a rip off.

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Posted by hollyplay on January 4, 2017 at 8:15 PM

Re: “Colicchio addresses Top Chef: Charleston's controversial Boone Hall plantation episode on Esquire

Boone Hall is perfect for a "Reality TV Show", considering the house was built in 1936 by a Canadian owner who wanted a "more Gone with the Wind" style house than the one standing at the time he bought it.

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Posted by Ima Oldman on January 4, 2017 at 12:51 PM

Re: “DB's Cheesesteaks is back and opening in Avondale

Bringing back the Italian Hoagie? I hope so.

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Posted by BNP29412 on January 4, 2017 at 12:28 PM
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