H&R Sweet Shop

102 Royale Ave., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 (843) 884-2118 This article from our local Mt. Pleasant paper, The Moultrie News, will give you a brief and informative history of one of the best kept secrets in the Charleston area. In fact, I was surprised how many locals in my FaceBook group, Charleston Eats, had never…

Squash Casserole

Squash Casserole I was raised in South Carolina by an Icelandic mother. Let’s just say her cooking style wasn’t particularly southern, and most of her recipes came from magazines or soup cans. I don’t remember what magazines she chose, but for the longest time I thought carrot slices were normal in lasagna. She fed us…

The Establishment

The Establishment 28 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401 http://www.establishmentchs.com (843) 789-4028 This place oozes atmosphere offering three unique seating areas. The main dinning room features a pianist while you dine. Perfect for a romantic evening that is cozy and inviting. A bit further back you can be seated at the bar for a more casual…

VIP Bistro

VIP Bistro 616 Meeting Street Suite A, Charleston, SC 29403 http://www.facebook.com/616VIPBistro/ (843) 203-3155 This eclectic bistro is located at the end of a little strip mall and away from the crowds. It is a casual eatery with sweet touches of fresh flowers on their tables. “A Toast to the South” as their menu states, is…

Wild Common

Wild Common http://www.wildcommoncharleston.com 103 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403 (843) 817-7311 Formally known as Cannon Green, Wild Common has finally broken the curse that seemed to haunt this location for years. Chef Orlando Pagan and Culinary Director Vinson Petrillo lead the team in developing seasonal tasting menus that feature local ingredients and a smidge of…

Boone Hall Farms BBQ Month

Boone Hall Farms BBQ Month 2521 Highway 17 North, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466 (843) 856-8154 http://www.boonehallfarms.com/specialevents/bbq-month/ Boone Hall Farms has been a Mt. Pleasant beacon for family oriented fun for years! They have declared May as BBQ month! Grill Master Tom keeps busy smoking some delicious meats while local vendors join in on the fun.…