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Comment Archives: Locations: Best in Green: 5 Stars

Re: “1st Choice HVAC Services

This company provided me with a brand new heating and air system for thousands less than different corporations quoted. i'm terribly pleased with the service and expertness. i was therefore happy, I hooked them up with employment for my neighbor. you'll be able to contact for services.

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Posted by Ashit Sachan on October 24, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Re: “1st Choice HVAC Services

I am in complete agreement with chaschef. This company provided me with a new heating and air system for thousands less than other companies quoted. I am very happy with the service and professionalism. I was so happy, I hooked them up with a job for my neighbor. Thanks again 1st Choice.

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Posted by jayden1988 on May 4, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Re: “1st Choice HVAC Services

Great service. My air flow has never been better. Reasonable for this type of work. I saw this bad review and I know from being in the service industry that you can't make everyone happy. I am glad I gave them a shot! They fixed a duct problem that no one else could. Thanks!

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Posted by chaschef on January 30, 2013 at 9:21 PM

Re: “1st Choice HVAC Services

order your own AC unit heat pump type for around here with at least a 14.0 SEER rating from the Internet, many good deals and they will ship it free most of the time right to your door . Had it installed in one day with all the extra required outside Disconnects for safety codes. Been operating for a year now and is doing fine , and my Electric bills are less than last year. Find a good AC man that knows his business. Plenty of them around.Try Angies List.

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Posted by Clarkie on June 9, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Re: “Social

My husband and I enjoy Social for Happy Hour. It's not crowded then, service has always been great and the drinks and appetizers are really a good value. Also they had Pinot Noir from Oregon!

Posted by Aliwake on November 5, 2011 at 11:00 AM

Re: “Eco Deco

Excellent products and personal service.

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Posted by bks on July 28, 2011 at 7:48 AM

Re: “Duvall

Great team at Duvall with fantastic food, great decor and green ideas!

Posted by pps on March 3, 2011 at 12:24 PM

Re: “Fisher Recycling

Being green is their business, from recycling services to creating beautiful countertops with recycled material!

Posted by Eatgreen on February 3, 2011 at 10:51 AM

Re: “Paloosh Salon

BEST salon in Charleston! I get lash extensions, hair extensions and hair color with the Paloosh girls and am 100% satisfied every single time i'm there. The customer service is amazing along with the intimate feeling the salon gives off when I walk through the door. Love you Paloosh!

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Posted by AnchoredinAustin on January 12, 2011 at 11:18 AM

Re: “Charleston Lawn and Gardens

Great service and this company is owned by a U.S. Marine

Posted by maz on January 2, 2011 at 1:07 PM

Re: “Social

Great pizzas, great wine selection. I was actually surprised at their extensive craft beer selection as well. Young, hip ambience made for a nice change from other downtown restaurants.

Posted by mynamewastaken on December 30, 2010 at 9:27 AM

Re: “Caviar & Bananas

I eat here for lunch at least 2-3 times a month, but it was a recent stop for brunch that brought out the 5 star rating... incredibly good sides and sandwiches available then.

For lunch, you can't miss on their sushi specials, a caprese sandwich (best in charleston!), or the spanish antipasto board...

My one critique is that they over-truffle everything. I like truffles, but both the truffled mac and cheese and the twice baked potato are overpoweringly strong in a bad way.

Regarding the 'overpriced' comments... they have a drink selection that does seem a bit overkill ($3+ teas are common), but I think the quality of the food easily exceeds it's price points...

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Posted by dirty mck on September 16, 2010 at 5:32 PM

Re: “Charleston Lawn and Gardens

Amazing customer service!! This company has done their homework, and it shows!! Our yard has never looked so nice and they are always willing to go above and beyond the "norm".

I only regret not using them sooner. What a great find!!!

Posted by hope on September 13, 2010 at 10:35 AM

Re: “Caviar & Bananas

I like C&B very much. I liked it the moment I stepped foot through the door. They offer prepared/packaged food and drinks I can't find elsewhere. Prices may be higher than your standard market or cafe but consider one thing. One being the "gourmet" aspect. One may pay higher prices for higher quality or rare ingredients. And, it's a price I'm willing to pay because I like it so much!

My personal favorite things is their house made hummus, orzo and lentil salad, and a mocha frappe with a dash of cinnamon! I've yet to try their brunch . . . maybe tomorrow.

To ddiey: The owners' number one priority is customer service. They want their staff polite, knowledgable, and genuine. I highly doubt anyone working there (least of all in their charcuterie section) would make a guest wait 30 minutes for anything! Period. I, however, can imagine "no cashier available" but I chalk that up to you most likely not being a frequenter of C&B . . . and not knowing how the layout works. When in doubt, pay at the espresso bar! I only hope you gave your feedback to a manager and didn't rely soley on the internet. Dearest ddiey, I hope you give C&B another shot. :)

My only complaint is no wine or beer on Sundays.

And to anyone reading this articale and/or the comments, when in doubt, pay at the espresso bar!

Posted by PiePusher on July 11, 2010 at 12:51 AM

Re: “Caviar & Bananas

LOVE Caviar & Bananas!!! I have eaten breakfast, lunch, and dinner there (sometimes all in one day)... Everything is made fresh in-house, staff is friendly & helpful, they have a great and reasonably priced wine selection, and the variety is great for a group of friends/family. It's such a convenient place and they also deliver (free downtown which is rare)! The prices reflect the quality, but if you don't care about that, just go to a chain place to eat. C&B is a must if you live in Charleston or just visiting.

Posted by Samba Guy on July 8, 2010 at 3:11 PM

Re: “Social

Very sophisticated and upscale without being snobby. The service is great with a great selection for drinks and food. I always have a good time here. Check out the info pages because they have themes (like little black dress night) for different nights of the week.

Posted by -A on June 5, 2010 at 6:05 PM

Re: “Caviar & Bananas

Favorite place to run and grab lunch. My roommates and I can never agree on where to go, but there are so many options that no of us are ever disappointed at Caviar and Banana's. There are also so many services- wine tastings, sushi-making lessons, delivery, validated parking, and you can even swing by the store and they will hand your order to you while you remain in your car.

Posted by cgprice on February 11, 2010 at 7:53 AM

Re: “Blu Restaurant & Bar

Met some friends there last week as they were on vacation on Folly. Sat outside and it was fantastic.
I cannot believe how much the Holiday Inn has changed. It is modern and just looks great.
Service was slow, but we didn't really care as we were enjoying ourselves so much sat looking at the ocean.
We all shared plates, and everything was great.
Go, you will not be dissapointed.

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Posted by eatingout on July 7, 2009 at 7:23 AM

Re: “Blu Restaurant & Bar

A group of us went to Blu last week to try it out for the first time. The rennovations at the Holiday Inn are great. The Blu dining room is huge, which was expected because it is in a hotel. We had a drink at the outdoor bar prior to sitting down for dinner. What a great place for drinks. I would come back simply for this. Now on to the food. It is mostly small plates so we all decided to share a bunch of stuff. We had scallops, sliders, duck shooters, veggie spring rolls, the clams, and the cheese plate. The scallops were perfectly cooked. Crisp on the outside and tender and moist on the inside. Duck shooters were good. The marindade or sauce they were in was very strong, however the soba noodles and fried wonton helped mellow that taste out. Sliders were great. These seem like a simple thing, but they were cooked perfect and the onions and the crisp pickle that were served with it really stepped these sliders up. Veggie spring rolls were awesome. They did not last long on the plate. Served with soba noodles and a dipping sauce. Great textures and flavors. I did not get to try the clams, but the plate was empty and I was told the sauce served with them was great. Cheese plate was fine too. Standard 4 cheese with some sweet and salty items to accompany the cheese. A great starter to share with everyone.

The service was attentive and was able to reccomend a few things for us. Two thumbs up for Blu and all of its staff. The portions are great and very price friendly. Thanks for the great night Blu!

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Posted by max on July 6, 2009 at 9:24 AM

Re: “Blu Restaurant & Bar

I have eaten at Blu several times and it is always great! Personally, I love the pepper seared tuna and it is one of my favorites on the sharing menu so I guess that's a matter of taste. The artful and precise presentation of the dishes is not something you would expect to see on Folly and is a refreshing change from a clearly talented Chef. Keep up the great work, Blu!

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Posted by chasfoodie on June 17, 2009 at 9:19 AM
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