I was happy when a new sushi place opened in South Charleston, but even more excited to hear the Sushi Garden there would offer a selection of noodle bowls to accompany a traditional lineup of sushi, rice and teriyaki creations.
Professor Food Guy. Has a nice ring to it, don’t you think?
Craving good soul food? Just head south.
To South Charleston, that is, where a small, new restaurant is making big waves on the local food scene.
Talk about luck.
Last Sunday night I was packing for a work trip and picked up the new issue of Bon Appétit. Before throwing it in my bag, I was intrigued enough by the cover headline to flip through a few pages.
Remember last week when I went all gaga about DiTrapano artisanal olive oil, an Italian-made treasure now...
I finally got to try a fantastic artisan olive oil from Italy that’s now available in West Virginia, thanks to two of the Charleston sisters whose family makes it.
Do you remember earlier this year when I innocently posed the question, “Who has the best hot dogs and hamburgers...
I love this job.
“Hi Steven! This is Sarah from Sarah’s Bakery up on Bridge Road,” the voicemail began. “I just went down to Capitol Market and picked up a 30-pound box of fresh peaches, so I’ll be making peach ...
BREAKING FOOD NEWS!
The Barge is scheduled to open its upstairs finer-dining restaurant tonight, offering a far different menu and atmosphere than you’ll find on the floating bar-and-grill patio out on the dock.
Remember me saying when it comes to some restaurants, it’s love at first sight (and bite) for me? This is one of them.
I need your help with this one, folks.
Some restaurants I fall in love with immediately. The food, the service, the ambiance — they all come together and it just works. You’ll be hearing about a few of these places in the coming...
You can tell a lot about a country — and especially, its people — through food.
Weeks and months have passed, yet I still can’t get the thought of the amazing brisket at Lem’s Meat Varnish out of my...
It’s bad enough that I have to fend off my own three boys, constantly threatening to one day replace me as “The Food Guy.” But now I have other little dudes after my job as well?
What do you do when you’re looking for ways to get more people out to your event? Just add food!
In the interest of full disclosure, I did help plan the event I’m about to go all ga-ga over. So there’s that.
By all accounts, this year’s Taste-of-ALL Charleston — the second time in a new venue at the Four Points by Sheraton — seemed to be another rousing success.
Oh, Red Fire, what am I to make of you?
When I heard word that this funky new sushi-bar-meets-hibachi-grill was opening at Southridge Centre — and it was going to be owned and/or managed by the same genius responsible for my beloved Su-...
If you thought last year’s inaugural Sips & Sweets Wine Tasting and Bakeoff Challenge was nice, you’re going to love this year’s event twice as much.
So I’ve kept this secret long enough.
I’ve been teasing you with cryptic tweets, taunting you with mouthwatering Facebook photos and dodging your demands to reveal the name of my latest dining-out obsession.
A few weeks ago I shared the news that South Hills Market & Café chef/owner Richard Arbaugh had been invited back for a...
I love hearing from readers reaching out to share a great dining-out experience they’ve had, asking about my favorite restaurants, requesting my help finding a particular recipe and more.
News of The Barge’s resurrection generated so much buzz that I’m back this week with a few new developments,...
I’ve got a hot one, y’all!
The side dishes are hit or miss, but let’s be honest. That’s not why you’re going.