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From the Magazine / 9.4.12 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

An Interview with Brad Ball

OWNER & WINE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL RESTAURANT + WINE BAR Social Restaurant + Wine Bar in Charleston, South Carolina has a great reason to celebrate: they recently received Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for its exceptional wine program. Brad Ball, the owner and wine director, is to be credited, having curated such a distinguished collection.  […]

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From the Magazine / 9.3.12 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

Getting Pickled

ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING CAN GO IN VINEGAR Pickles don’t get the credit they deserve. They are often relegated to a supporting role: an afterthought during cocktail hour, in a small bowl passed around the table during Sunday supper, casually layered in a sandwich for lunch. With their sharp taste and crisp texture, why are they […]

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Beverages / 8.31.12 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

BrewMasters Craft Beer Festival

FAIR-WEATHER BEER FANS NEED NOT APPLY Over recent years, craft beer has steadily gained popularity. The once small fan base has morphed into national appreciation. People are crazy about small-batches, attention to detail, and local seasonal flavors in their brew. Festivities and celebrations abound over this frothy elixir, but nothing quite compares to the 3rd Annual […]

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Recipes / 8.21.12 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

Make Briam with Your Bounty

Kyma’s summer menu is filled with fresh vegetables, many harvested from just outside its kitchen door. Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the garden at Kyma was started the first year that the restaurant opened in 2002. Originally five large terra cotta planters mostly of fresh herbs, it has expanded to include three large planter boxes surrounded by […]

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Culture / 8.20.12 / by Kristina Held

Gourmet Getaway: Summer Edition

TABLES FULL OF TAPAS IN ASHEVILLE As a native Midwesterner, I’m not quite sure what to do with all the humidity in Charleston. I recently told my family in Kansas that if they looked out the window they could probably see my hair. It’s that intense. How does one escape this kind of oppressive moisture? […]

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Beverages / 8.16.12

Amuse: Fish Guts are Never Fancy

AN INTERVIEW WITH WINEMAKER NICK LANE In each issue of our magazine we like to sit down with a chef or other culinary personality and pick their brains on all topics food-related. Just as we all want to know what our favorite musicians listen to when he isn’t cranking out chart-topping records, we also want […]

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