In The Kitchen

$.75 Oyster Night Every Wednesday at The Victor Social Club

What’s better than enjoying oysters with friends? Enjoying $.75 oysters with friends! Every Wednesday you can indulge in select oysters for just $.75 each. This oyster special begins at 4:30pm and is available while supplies last, until closing. This one-of-a-kind deal and the recent addition of brand new TV’s to the bar area is a recipe for…

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South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2020 Announced

In January, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers and SCPRT Director Duane Parrish named the participants for the 2020 South Carolina Chef Ambassador Program. Chefs from across the state are nominated each year for the state’s program. Four were chosen for the quality of their provisions and their dedication to incorporating healthy,…

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Feast on Toronto’s Multicultural Cuisine

By Dwight Brown Discover a vibrant international food scene in a city that’s home to 230 different nationalities. There are countless reasons to visit the very multicultural city of Toronto, the largest city in Canada. Movie lovers flock to the Toronto International Film Festival. Sightseers explore CN Tower. Tourists pedal around town on Toronto Bicycle Tours. Romantics head to Niagara Falls. And, history…

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CofC Alum Sweetens Summerville With New Shop

By Erin Perkins Only three weeks into doing business in downtown Summerville, South Carolina, Danetra Richardson ’12 has the Lowcountry hooked on macarons, brownies and Nutella-stuffed cookies from her shop Swank Desserts. The pastry chef, however, has been working on this dream for much longer. Richardson started Swank Desserts as an online business after graduating…

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District’s partnership with Lowcountry Food Bank addresses needs of at-risk students

Since 2006, the Charleston County School District (CCSD) has partnered with the Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) to serve at-risk students through a program called BackPack Buddies Program. The mission is to meet the needs of children at risk of hunger or homelessness under the McKinney-Vento Act by providing them with nutritious and easy-to-prepare food to…

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West Ashley High partners with Schwan’s Chef Collective

  From October 8–11, the Schwan’s Company partnered with West Ashley High School (WAHS) for the fourth Schwan’s Chef Collective K-12 Kitchen Collaborative. The program encourages more students to eat in school cafeterias; Schwan’s has previously worked with schools in Wayzata, MN, Albuquerque, NM, and Houston, TX. This is the first time they collaborated with…

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Monthly Meetup Inspires Plant-Based Pop-Up

Since March, black creatives, entrepreneurs, and millennials have joined together for Convened: The Dropping Pin Meetup. The monthly meetings, led by Dropping Pin’s founder David White, Jr., are now a popular minority-based networking event and it recently inspired a plant-based pop-up. The Dropping Pin has been an online platform to inspire millennials of color to travel…

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