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Monday, March 5, 2018

Charleston Wine + Food scores kudos for progressive Queens on King drag brunch

"Not even the best tuck job could hide my excitement."

Posted by Kinsey Gidick on Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 7:24 AM

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Guests in feather boas lined up around the William Aiken house 20 minutes before the doors opened to Sunday's Queens on King drag bunch. The newest event to Charleston's Wine + Food fest brought some of the Southeast's best drag queens, including Atlanta's Monica Van Pelt of Lips, into the historic property for a party like it had never hosted before.

And thanks to lip syncing performances to Whitney Houston and Rihanna paired plenty of bubbles to go around, the breakfast and a show earned the fest rave reviews with guests like Lindsay Morris saying, "Every person I talked to was like 'It was the best!' It's a top five moment for me and everyone is begging for it to be back next year."
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Many complimented the progressiveness of the event thanks to its PRIDE parade feel. "There were gay pride stickers and people celebrating the recent marriage of the event's emcee," says Morris.
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For Nick Fargo, it was a the perfect mix of fun and food.

"I've been coming to Wine and food fest for a years now. Our group definitely rated that event the best we've ever done," said Fargo. "Not even the best tuck job could hide my excitement."

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