Charleston Restaurant Guide

  Dinner: Downtown: The Darling Oyster Bar Leon’s Oyster Shop 167 Raw The Ordinary Chez Nous Husk Stars Rappahannock Oyster Bar Prohibition The Rarebit The Macintosh Hall’s Chophouse 492 Vintage Lounge Purlieu Edmund’s Oast Indaco Juliet Sullivan’s Island: Obstinate Daughter HomeTeam Mt. Pleasant: Tavern & Table (Shem Creek) Drinks: The Watch Rooftop (DT) Husk (DT)…

Zia Pia Imports

Yesterday I visited Zia Pia Imports in 7th Street Market and instantly fell in love! I felt like I was back in Florence, Italy in Mercato Central. They are a boutique importer of artisanal Italian foods located in the back of the uptown 7th St. Market (where Meat & Fish Co. used to be). They sell…

Best Charlotte Brunch

Favorite day of the week, #sundayfunday! It all starts with a great brunch and Charlotte comes to play with so many options. Here are some of my favorite places to brunch in the QC: Heist Brewery: Includes Full Buffet, a la carte item of Choice & Endless Waffles ($19) #noda Bistro La Bon: Not your…

8.2.0 The Music Factory’s Hottest New Venue

Pizzeria, Bar, Karaoke Lounge, Arcade Room, Event Room & more. Located at the Music Factory, between VBGB and The Fillmore, and owned by the same couple as VBGB, this multi-use venue is about to be Charlotte’s new hot spot. They have been open 9 weeks so far, and killing it! With some of the best…

CLT Pizza Week

Last night, I had the opportunity to attend a Food Bloggers preview to kickoff CLT Pizza Week at the city’s newest venue, 8.2.0. If you know me and my love for good pizza, this event is a dream come true! CLT Pizza Week is all about providing you with discounted specialty slices, personal pizzas and…

Coconut Curry Shrimp

One Pot Coconut Curry Shrimp Author: Plating Pixels Recipe type: Stir-Fry Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  25 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 large garlic cloves, minced 2 pounds shrimp, defrosted (peeled and deveined) 2 tablespoons curry powder 1 large red bell pepper, diced 1…