Sunday, June 01, 2008
Lowcountry Nibbles: June 1st
Awards & Notices
The Charleston Food + Wine Festival made Forbes Traveler's list of Best U.S Wine & Food Festivals. Not bad for an event that's only three years old. (Maybe now they'll finally be able to afford that ampersand.)
Slightly North of Broad was just inducted into the Nation's Restaurant News' Fine Dining Hall of Fame.
Chefs on the Move
Charles Arena is moving from the Boat House at Breach Inlet to the Library Restaurant at The Vendue Inn.
David Szlam, formerly of the departed Cordavi, has taken on the chef's spot at Uno Mas.
Chefs on the Road
Mike Lata from Fig will be the featured chef at Blackberry Farm in Walland, TN, June 22nd to June 24th.
Marc Collins of Circa 1886 is traveling up to Hartford on June 6th to be one of eight guest chefs in the Connecticut Culinary Masters Classic fundraiser.
Openings & Closings
Caviar & Bananas, a "gourmet market and cafe" has opened at 51 George St. downtown and offers gourmet groceries (including charcuterie, cheese, and sushi) as well as a range of prepared foods for eating in or taking out.
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