As I noted last week, the weather really does dictate so much about what you feel like cooking, and this week the rising temperatures down South make me realize that we best take advantage of this time when outside cooking can still be a pleasure rather than a sweaty chore! (more…)
BY MATT LEE & TED LEE | MAY 2011 | TRAVEL + LEISURE
Southern charm and boundary-pushing art are just part of what makes Charleston the pride of the Lowcountry.
It wasn’t the crackly, meltingly delicious fried pork skins, nor the gamy pork rillettes, that made us cry uncle before we’d even finished our first round of cocktails at Husk, a new restaurant in Charleston’s historic district just blocks from the house where we grew up. (more…)
My grandmother introduced me to a new/old expression yesterday that I adore — “Blackberry Winter”. This refers to the last bit of cold we might have down South in the springtime that happens to coincide with the first blackberries! (more…)
Fried chicken has been on my mind of late. On a recent trip to New York City I experienced a midnight fried chicken dinner at Momofuku that I had to reserve a month in advance. A few days later at a Southern food summit hosted by Garden & Gun magazine right here in Charleston, (more…)