The Food Guy: King Kabab a gem in the area’s restaurant crown

The Food Guy: King Kabab a gem in the area’s restaurant crown

My heart skips a beat every time a new locally owned restaurant opens in the Kanawha Valley, but there are some I silently celebrate more than others. (Our secret, OK?)

The Food Guy: Marco’s has good pizza, but needs improving elsewhere

The Food Guy: Marco’s has good pizza, but needs improving elsewhere

A few months ago, I shared news that the Kanawha Valley’s first Marco’s Pizza had opened in St. Albans. Now, the chain has inched its way into Charleston with the opening of its newest location at Patrick Street in the space where...

The Food Guy: A bite-by-bite recap of Charleston Restaurant Week

The Food Guy: A bite-by-bite recap of Charleston Restaurant Week

For the first two years of Charleston Restaurant Week — pretty much the most highly-anticipated local culinary celebration, like, ever — I was mostly out of town.

The Food Guy: Local spots packed with Restaurant Week diners

The Food Guy: Local spots packed with Restaurant Week diners

Charleston Restaurant Week is in full swing and we dove into it last night with dinner at Laury’s — with stops at Bricks & Barrels, Paterno’s and Celsius booked over the coming days as well.

The Food Guy: Restaurant Week menus create quite a buzz

The Food Guy: Restaurant Week menus create quite a buzz

The menus are here! THE MENUS ARE HERE!

If the folks organizing Charleston Restaurant Week were trying to build suspense by keeping this ...

The Food Guy: Soho’s brunch off to a tasty start

The Food Guy: Soho’s brunch off to a tasty start

I made my way down to Capitol Market this weekend to check out Charleston’s newest brunch offering, with Soho’s now open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Sunday with a selection of regular menu items along with weekly specials.

The Food Guy: Good eats at nearly 5,000 feet

The Food Guy: Good eats at nearly 5,000 feet

While ringing in the new year up at Snowshoe this past weekend, we took a break from winter play to check out a couple of cool food and drink hotspots on the mountain.

The Food Guy: New Huntington ‘arcade bar’ Peddling great burgers

The Food Guy: New Huntington ‘arcade bar’ Peddling great burgers

Oh. My. Word. I’m sure you remember when all of our recent chatter about the area’s best burgers...

The Food Guy: ’Tis the season for authentic Mexican food

The Food Guy: ’Tis the season for authentic Mexican food

Merry Christmas? Nah. Feliz Navidad, baby!

Putting a fun spin on the traditional Christmas party, the wife and I just hosted a lively Mexican-themed “Feliz Navidad” celebration, complete with pork carnitas, brisket...

The Food Guy: Readers share their Bojangles’ love

The Food Guy: Readers share their Bojangles’ love

Any nagging doubts I had about Bojangles’ cult-like following definitely have fallen by the wayside now.

The Food Guy: I finally get the Bojangles’ freak-out

The Food Guy: I finally get the Bojangles’ freak-out

Mr. Bojangles:

I’m not a big fan of fried chicken myself, especially that of the fast-food variety.

The Food Guy: Bone up on your sous vide skills

The Food Guy: Bone up on your sous vide skills

So remember that amazing bone marrow dish from South Hills Market & Café that I wrote about last week?