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Beverages / 7.30.12

Craftsmen, Beer, and Guerrillas

CRAFTSMEN KITCHEN & TAP HOUSE JOIN WESTBROOK BREWING CO FOR GUERRILLA CUISINE’S 100TH DINNER I’m a big beer fan. Always have been and (I anticipate) always will be. It’s refreshing, smooth, and scratches the itch perfectly after a long, hot day. I sometimes wish beer would be as kind to me as I am to […]

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Dining / 7.23.12

Dining Out with our Amuse Chef

STEVEN GREENE CREATES PETIT DISHES, HUGE SUCCESSES The Amuse chef for our latest issue, Chef Steven Greene of An Cuisines, recently treated The Local Palate to a divine meal specifically tailored to our individual tastes. Chef Greene created a “Petit Four” menu for each of our diners, Jennifer and Carl Hitchcock, using his sophisticated Asian-inspired […]

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Recipes / 7.20.12 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

Chill Out!
Cold Soups for Hot Days

THE MESSY APRON PROVIDES US WITH EDIBLE AIR CONDITIONERS It’s mid-July, and saying “it’s hot outside” is the biggest understatement going. You’ve tried fanning yourself, turning the air conditioner to lower and lower temps, a cold shower, and have likely lingered in front of the open refrigerator door under the guise of looking for a […]

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Uncategorized / 7.19.12

Johns Island Welcomes a New Culinary Gem

REFINED SOUTHERN CUISINE AT ANGEL OAK RESTAURANT As Charleston’s culinary star continues to rise, we can expect to see more and more quality restaurants popping up within and beyond the peninsula. One such anticipated restaurant is Angel Oak Restaurant, set to open August 2nd on John’s Island. This homey joint, opening under Jay and Nicole […]

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Beverages / 7.16.12

Fresca Fever!

SCHOOL IS IN SESSION AT THE COCKTAIL CLUB It was noon on one of the hottest Saturdays Charleston has seen this summer, and I was trekking to class, thirsty for knowledge. While Saturday summer school doesn’t sound very enticing, this was not your typical learning experience—this was Cocktail Class at The Cocktail Club. Instead of […]

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Beverages / 7.12.12 / by TLP Editors’ Desk

Get it While it’s Hot

MIXING WATERMELON AND MOONSHINE MAY BE SUMMER’S BIGGEST TREND Watermelon is everywhere right now, and it seems like moonshine is also. Jesse Goldstein from the Loveless Café had this to say when sharing this exclusive mixture with us: “This cocktail was created by the staff at the Loveless Café during the June heat wave and […]

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