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Comparing Charleston's newest donut shops, Fractured Prune and Duck Donuts

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Comparing Charleston's newest donut shops, Fractured Prune and Duck Donuts

Donut Throwdown

by Vanessa Wolf

Donuts are nothing new. Dating back to the early 1800s, the Dutch-inspired, deep-fried rings of sweetened batter endure. Over the years, the breakfast treat has inspired fans, admirers, and what might be termed Donut People. Keep reading...

Rec Room is once again America's top seller of PBR cans

Five-pack of PBR honors

by Connelly Hardaway

Congrats, Rec Room. The beloved Charleston dive bar announced today that it has once again taken home the title of of No. 1 seller of Pabst Blue Ribbon bottles and cans in the U.S. of A. By our count, this is the fifth year in a row that Rec Room has secured this honor.

What's Poppin': 21 ways to stuff yo face Jan. 14-20


by Michael Pham

Dreary winter weather has set in, which means one thing and one thing only: eat your feelings. We've compiled a list of weekly oyster roasts here (they're the perfect anecdote to chilly temps), and we figured out some of the best deals for Restaurant Week here. On top of that, here are 21 other ways to tuck in:

Florie's at Commonhouse Aleworks officially takes over the Park Circle brewery's kitchen this week

Park Circle brewery getting daily specials, shared dishes, sandwiches, and more

by Mary Scott Hardaway

On Saturday, Commonhouse Aleworks celebrated one year of business. In 365 days, the Park Circle brewery has collaborated with Shovels & Rope, expanded their outdoor space, and started distributing their beer.

L.A. restaurant vets planning Caribbean-inspired Dalila's on Spring Street with some help from the couple behind Spanglish

Dalila's taking over Crooked Crown space downtown

by Mary Scott Hardaway

"We're busy, we're staying as busy as we possibly can." Lynda and Tomas Prado have only lived in Charleston since March of last year, but the culinary couple has already brought their Cuban American concept, Spanglish, to downtown, West Ashley, Mt. Pleasant, and beyond.

Ben's Friends hosting mocktail competition Tuesday at Cocktail Club

Sober fun

by Morgan Galvez

Ben's Friends, in partnership with Brown-Forman, one of the world's leading liquor producers, is teaming up to host an alcohol-free cocktail competition Tues. Jan. 15 at the Cocktail Club from 6 to 8 p.m.

Short Grain will move from pop-up to permanent in Park Circle at new restaurant with Stems & Skins team

Jackrabbit Filly will feature Short Grain bites and Stems & Skins sips

by Mary Scott Hardaway

Well, Shuai and Corrie are finally ready to talk about their next moves.

Finding the best bets for Charleston Restaurant Week, Winter 2019

Go ahead, take our money

by Mary Scott Hardaway

Restaurant week starts today, which, as we've said a million times over, means seeking out the needle in the overwhelming prix fixe menu haystack. Lucky for you (and us!) there are plenty of deals to be had over the next 12 days.

The Granary closes, Johns Island gets new seafood and sushi joints, Lotus becomes Basil Park Circle, and more

Feast on this

by Mary Scott Hardaway

Just to keep you up to date, here are a few odds and ends from the past few weeks about local openings, closures, shifts, and terns.

South Seas Oasis shuts its doors in the latest closure for ambitious Ann Street project

Rum running into the sunset

by Mary Scott Hardaway

So long Mai Tais, we hardly knew ye. A few days ago, South Seas Oasis posted on Instagram that they were closing up their Ann Street spot, which includes both the tiki lounge and sushi bar.

Edmund's Oast Exchange hosts Saturday Somm School starting Jan. 26

Sip, sip, sommelier

by Morgan Galvez

Charleston is a city dependent on its hospitality industry, which means there are plenty of ready and willing students who want to expand their knowledge. Some are brave enough to want to expand their knowledge of viticulture (wine, duh), whether they're preparing to become sommeliers or just want to impress their dinner guests.

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