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Dining / 7.5.12

Lowcountry Meets Americana

BLTS GET JAZZED UP WITH SHRIMP These Mini Shrimp BLTs take one of the Lowcountry’s staples and infuses it into an American classic. The saltiness of the bacon is an excellent complement to the smooth, slightly sweet taste of the mayonnaise. And who doesn’t love the bright pop of color granted by the cherry tomato? […]

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Beverages / 7.3.12

Holy Brew!

HOLY CITY BREWING MAKES A BOLD STATEMENT WITH THEIR 100TH BATCH MALT / Pale, Crystal, Carahell. HOPS / Chinook, Brewer’s Gold, Galena, Summit, Cascade, CTZ, & Warrior.

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From the Magazine / 6.27.12

Our Place in the Sun

AN ANNUAL FAMILY PILGRIMAGE TO PAWLEY’S ISLAND, SC James Dickey is buried in the cemetery across the road from All Saints Episcopal, Waccamaw, in a setting as poetic as any literary image he ever devised. A journalist once asked Dickey why he chose to teach and write at the University of South Carolina when he […]

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Culture / 6.26.12

In Search of the Perfect Tomato

To hear Betsey Elliot tell it, growing a few delicious vine-ripe tomatoes is child’s play. We’re talking the kind of fruit that your grandmother pampered in her backyard garden, the kind you can’t hope to find in a regular grocery store or even at one of the ubiquitous roadside stands that dot the South selling […]

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Culture / 6.22.12 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

It’s True:
Food Is Good

You’ve heard it a thousand times in a thousand different ways: keep your expectations low so you’ll never be disappointed. Well if I’ve heard it so many times, why am I unable to follow the seemingly simple adage? Soon after moving to Charleston last fall, I was inundated with a constant flow of restaurant recommendations. […]

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Culture / 6.20.12

Louie’s Kids:
Big Chef, Little Chef

It was a beautiful cool evening on Shem Creek, but inside the Lighthouse on the Creek, competition was hot among some of the best chefs in Charleston. The occasion? Louie’s Kids, Big Chef Little Chef competition. In the main room of the Lighthouse, makeshift chef stations lined the walls. Prominently set up in the center […]

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