Living in a apartment in Charleston, SC means you know what a culinary city this is. If you are a foodie, then the remaining summer and the upcoming fall have some culinary events that you must attend.
Here are jut a few of the upcoming food events in Charleston, but mark your calendar!
Louie’s Kids Guest Chef Dinner: Louie’s Kids', dedicated to fighting childhood obesity, is holding their annual fundraising dinner at Circa 1886. Don’t miss it! Chef Marc Collins welcomes Atlanta-based chef Ford Fry to be the featured guest for this fundraiser dinner on Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. They will collaborate on a five-course dinner paired with wines from Charleston native Jamey Whetstone and Whetstone Wine Cellars.
Chef Edward Lee Brings the Bourbon: One of the South's most recognizable and beloved chefs, Edward Lee comes to Charleston on his whirlwind book tour for Smoke & Pickles. Lee's first stop is Le Creuset to be part of L ’Atelier Guest Chef Series on Thursday, Aug. 29, where he will do a cooking demo and tasting which includes a copy of the book. He then visits chef Ken Vedrinski where the two will collaborate on a family-style lunch at Trattoria Lucca that features items from the book.
Southern Ground Music & Food Festival: Zac Brown is one of the country’s hottest musicians and a big time food lover and a fan of Charleston. Brown will once again play host to his Southern Ground Music & Food Festival on Oct. 19 and 20, where he along with artists like Willie Nelson, Trombone Shorty, Band of Horses, and Nathalie Maines will come perform during the two-day concert. Rusty Hamlin, executive chef for the Zac Brown Band, will once again curate a lineup of elevated food vendors and will feature some of the city’s top chefs part of the Front Porch Stage Box package. This ticket features dinner on stage mere feet from the performers, beverages throughout the show, and dedicated wait staff.
Lowcountry Field Feast: This annual fundraiser for Lowcountry Local First (LLF) always offers a great, enchanted evening. This year’s event on Oct. 13 will take place on Andrea and Jack Limehouse’s property in The Barn at Walnut Hill on Johns Island (also home to LLF’s Dirt Works farm. Chef Josh Keeler of Two Boroughs Larder is the featured chef and will be welcoming chefs Ryan Smith and Ryan Hidinger to assist with the menu. Joe and MariElena Raya, owners of The Gin Joint will also be pouring drinks featuring their new line of artisanal mixers Bittermilk. All proceeds from the event benefit LLF’s initiatives to aid local and sustainable farming.
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