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  • Food The Charleston Nasty A favorite dish at Hominy Grill in Charleston has a new name. The Big Nasty is now The Charleston Nasty. Chef/Owner Robert Stehling’s yummy creation is a biscuit topped with a fried chicken breast, cheddar cheese and sausage gravy. Earl… >> More

  • Food Chef Brock, FIG restaurant move up in the James Beard awards A Charleston chef and a Charleston restaurant have moved up to the next step in the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards. Chef Sean Brock is one of six nominees for Chef of the Year, and FIG is one of five finalists for Outstanding Wine Program. … >> More

  • Food You can still get in on the Charleston Wine and Food Festival but hurry The Charleston Wine and Food Festival is so close you can taste it! That’s the message on the popular festival’s website, and it is close: It begins Thursday, March 6, but tickets are still available to some events. You can still go … >> More

  • Food Charleston chefs, restaurants in the running for James Beard awards Two Charleston restaurants and four Charleston chefs are in the running for 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards.  Sean Brock, executive chef of McCrady’s and Husk in Charleston and Nashville, is one of 20 semifinalists to be named… >> More

  • Food Crawling your way through Greenville’s restaurants Two food bloggers are bringing a new event to Greenville March 24-26: the Greenville Small Plate Crawl.  So far, 22 restaurants are participating in the crawl planned by Laura Huff of The Carolina Epicurean and Nichole Livengood of Gap Cree… >> More

  • Food A restaurant pops up in Greenville In Greenville, there is a different choice for a special Valentine meal this year. A pop-up restaurant called Cellar 912 will be serving a four-course wine dinner Feb. 13-15. Chef Peter Collins of Chef 360 will create a meal to be served at the … >> More

  • Outdoor Catfish contest to launch Camper Cookoff Series Time to start working on your best catfish recipes. The inaugural Catfish Cookoff takes place March 14-15 at Santee State Park and the competition promises to be fierce. With the park located right on Lake Marion — known for its abundant … >> More