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Hospitality and Tourism

Nov 21, 2023

Popular North Charleston taproom opens Charleston airport location

The new location has replaced the former Sam Adams Bar spot, and will feature six taps of locally sourced craft brews in addition to elevated pub fare and a new patio space.

Nov 17, 2023

North Charleston hospitality group opens doors to formerly private restaurant

A North Charleston hospitality group announced that the restaurant on one of its properties in North Charleston will now be open to the public via a private entryway.

Nov 6, 2023

Group behind Husk to open new downtown Charleston restaurant

  Those that brought us Husk, Minero, The James and the Delaney Oyster House are now ushering in a new restaurant slated to open in February. According to David Howard, founder of The Neighborhood Dining Group (NDG), Marbled & Fin will open at 480 E. Bay St. in Charleston, which, for 60 years operated as a [&hellip[...]

Nov 1, 2023

National taco chain to open second state location in Mount Pleasant

Condado Tacos is bringing its own entry in the taco game to Mount Pleasant. The restaurant group, based in Columbus, Ohio, specializes in what it calls unique tacos, margaritas and tequilas in a “colorful and energetic atmosphere,” will open its second South Carolina location in Mount Pleasant Towne Center. The first[...]

Oct 31, 2023

Lowlife Bar team makes plans for Johns Island eatery

The team behind Lowlife Bar has partnered with Thomas Wilson and Chef Josh Taylor in their latest venture, Lost Isle at 3338 Maybank Highway in John’s Island.  Lost Isle will be a fire-to-table eatery serving up small and large format dishes executed by Taylor, all coming from an expansive wood-fired gr[...]

Oct 26, 2023

Charleston museum to host sessions on race with global news organization

The Charleston Literary Festival has formed an international partnership with global news organization, The Guardian, to produce two sessions that will take place at the newly-opened International African American Museum in Charleston, on November 12th —the 10th and final day of the 2023 Festival. The first session, s[...]

Oct 23, 2023

New Mount Pleasant restaurant promises a breakfast that is big and bad

A breakfast restaurant that comes with a dinner-time attention to food and service has opened a location in Mount Pleasant. Julie Bumgardner and operating partner Kraig Houk, joined by members of the City Council and Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce opened Big Bad Breakfast with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Suite 101 at 2664 N[...]

Oct 17, 2023

Charcuterie concept opens first South Carolina location in Mount Pleasant

Graze Craze, a new charcuterie concept known for crafting grazing boards and boxes, has opened its first South Carolina location at 3373 South Morgans Point Road in Mount Pleasant. The new storefront is located in the National Crossing shopping center at the main entrance of the Charleston National neighborhood, according to a n[...]

Oct 9, 2023

Restaurant, entertainment venue opens in downtown Charleston

When Michelle Van Jura moved from New York to Charleston a decade ago, she was shocked by the lack of entertainment options. “I was so used to having the opportunity to visit a variety of nightlife venues, like comedy clubs and so forth, that it took me by surprise,” said Habit owner and partner, who, […]

Oct 6, 2023

Two South Carolina cities make Cond Nast Best Cities’ in US list

Two South Carolina cities noted for their beauty have once again been named to a national ranking of best U.S. cities. Charleston in the Lowcountry and Greenville in the Upstate have been named to Condé Nast Traveler’s Best Cities in the U.S. Reader’s Choice Awards. Greenville comes in at No. 4 in the ranking [...]

Sep 28, 2023

Frannie & The Fox opens new bar in downtown Charleston

Frannie & The Fox, a wood-fired eatery in downtown Charleston, has opened a new bar that operators describe as “not just a bar but rather an unexpected gathering place greeting guests with great drinks, wily company and hidden adventure.” Called The Den will offer cocktails as well as specialty dishes and caviar [...]

Sep 27, 2023

Hotel Bennett restaurant in Charleston names new executive chef

Gabrielle, the signature restaurant at Hotel Bennett, has appointed Edgar Kano as its new executive chef and unveiled a new coastal-focused menu sprinkled with international flair. Born in Mexico City and of Japanese heritage, Kano brings his cultural and culinary diversity to Gabrielle and Charleston via over two decades workin[...]