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…

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…

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.…

The Ordinary

The Ordinary 544 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 (843) 414-7060 http://www.eattheordinary.com THE BEST OYSTER HAPPY HOUR IN TOWN PERIOD! As the chill sets in my mind immediately goes to oysters, yum! They are available year round but something about the cooler weather makes me crave them. I often wondered why they named their restaurant “The…

5 Church

5 Church 32B North Market Street, Charleston, S.C., 29401 (843) 937-8666 http://www.5churchcharleston.com The location used to be a bar, Mad River I think, before 5 Church totally renovated the space. I’m not sure why they commissioned someone to transcribe Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” on the ceiling, but they did. I will have to…