Beer.. Beer.. Beer

Let’s drink the liquid of amber so bright;Let’s drink the liquid with foam snowy white;Let’s drink the liquid that brings all good cheer;There's nothing quite like a freshly brewed beer. 1st American Sign Language & Brew :: March 30, 2019 American Sign Language is a beautiful language that Deaf and Hard of Hearing people use … Continue reading Beer.. Beer.. Beer

1st Ever Everplay Grilled Cheese Festival

You all know it, and love it; that crunchy, buttery bread with the soft, melted, creamy cheese in the middle. Maybe, you add a slice of tomato, or a piece of bacon. Maybe, you have it with a bowl of soup. If you're smart, you pair it with an ice cold beer. No matter how … Continue reading 1st Ever Everplay Grilled Cheese Festival

Soda City Suds Week!

Over the last few years, Columbia has become a hotbed for micro-breweries; small-batch, independently-owned breweries who recognize how much more important quality is than quantity. Now with eight craft breweries to its name, it seems right that Columbia has a week to recognize the amazing work that each one of them does for not just … Continue reading Soda City Suds Week!

Brunch at the Brewery

On March 31st, Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company- one of Columbia's best microbreweries- is teaming up with the famous Belgian Waffle Truck to produce a sublime brunch spread! This delicious meal consists of four unique courses, and a dessert, all prepared by European-Trained chefs Jean-Louis and Yvette Ledent! Plus, each dish comes with a vegetarian option! … Continue reading Brunch at the Brewery

MJ’s Grill

Website | (803) 445-1455 | 5 Lake Carolina Way, Suite 160 MJ's Grill is an American grill and bar located in the Town Center at Lake Carolina. Opened in February 2019, MJ's family-friendly atmosphere and diverse menu have led it to quickly become a local favorite! Whether it's an afternoon football game, a family dinner, … Continue reading MJ’s Grill

Forks, Knives, and Spoonbills: A Dinner Celebrating Conservation

Friday, March 29 | 6 PM & 8 PM | Event Page Enjoy an evening at The Spotted Salamander experiencing fantastic cuisine and delicious brews while making a difference for South Carolina wildlife! The Eastern Towhee Jay Keck of the South Carolina Wildlife Foundation will talk guests through each of the 6 courses, which have … Continue reading Forks, Knives, and Spoonbills: A Dinner Celebrating Conservation

Lo Co Craft Beer Jam

Saturday, March 9 | 11 AM – 6 PM Whether you are a beer aficionado, foodie, or live music lover just looking for an affordable way to spend time outdoors with the family, The LoCo Craft Beer Jam is the festival for you! With eight live bands performing on two stages, a wide range of … Continue reading Lo Co Craft Beer Jam

10 Days of St. Paddy’s

March 7 - March 17, 2019 Ya can't be awaitin' ta be awearin' tha green, can ya, my friend? Now where else would ya wantin' ta be on St. Paddy's? No need to wait! O'Hara's Public House in Lexington will be hosting a special celebration every day beginning Thursday March 7, 2019, culminating on Sunday … Continue reading 10 Days of St. Paddy’s

$39 Special Mid-Week Spring Dinner Cruise!

Wednesday April 3, 2019 April is a perfect time for cruising across the shimmering waters of Lake Murray... warm days and cool evenings. You worked hard Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday... now it's time for a break. Leave your cares at the shoreline and step aboard the magnificent Spirit of Lake Murray! Dine in Style - … Continue reading $39 Special Mid-Week Spring Dinner Cruise!

Wicked Weed Beer Dinner at Liberty Tap Room

April 3, 2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM The famous brewery from Asheville, North Carolina has paired with Vista favorite Liberty Taproom to host an amazing dinner that showcases both businesses heavy-hitters! This 5-course meal will start at 6:30 PM sharp, and has limited seating available, so get your tickets fast! Tickets are $50 … Continue reading Wicked Weed Beer Dinner at Liberty Tap Room

Pi Day at Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe

by Ethan Hanson 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592307816406286208998628034825342117067982148086513282306647093844....PIE! Thursday, 3/14, is National Pi Day, and Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe in the Vista is running an awesome special to celebrate! From 4-8 PM, enjoy their Signature Pies for only $3.14 a slice! The cake window at Kaminsky's gives the Hope Diamond exhibit a run for its money. Now, everything that Kaminsky's … Continue reading Pi Day at Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe

Wild Crab Seafood

Opens on Friday, March 8th! Shrimp or Crawfish, potatoes, corn, sausage, and cajun seasoning. Whether you call it Beaufort Stew, Lowcountry Boil, or a Cajun Boil, this classic recipe has become an icon of southern dinner parties. And soon, it will have a new representative in Wild Crab Seafood. Wild Crab Seafood is coming to … Continue reading Wild Crab Seafood

Spirit of Lake Murray 10th Year Anniversary Cruise – March 31, 2019

One of the most beautiful sights in the Midlands is the setting sun over the broad waters of sparkling Lake Murray. Golds, pinks, lilacs, blues and brilliant pure white sunlight perform magic as they dance together in the sky and then reflect in the softly lapping waters of the lake. An awesome vision, especially when … Continue reading Spirit of Lake Murray 10th Year Anniversary Cruise – March 31, 2019

Our Happy Hour Suggestions

929 Kitchen & Bar 929 Gervais St. | 803.764.3825 Monday-Friday, 5 pm -7 pm Drinks: $1 off All Draft Beers$1 off All Wine$3 Soju Shooters$1 Soju Cocktails Bites: Beer & Fried dumpling combo, $8   Kaminsky's 930 Gervais Street | 803.550.9979 Monday - Friday 4 pm - 7 pm Drinks: $2 off Draft Wine by … Continue reading Our Happy Hour Suggestions

Happy Hour in Irmo & Harbison

B's Restaurant and Sports Pub 2742 North Lake Drive | 803.781.5656 Monday - Sunday, 4 pm - 7 pm Drinks: $2.00 - $2.85 Domestic Beers (Bottle and Draft)$3.00 House Liquor Bonefish Grill 1260 Bower Parkway | 803.407.1599 Monday - Sunday, 4 pm - 6:30 pm Drinks: $1 off Draft Beers$4 House Wines$5 Select Spirits$5 Hand-Crafted … Continue reading Happy Hour in Irmo & Harbison

Happy Hours Deals in Northeast Columbia

Beef O'Brady's 4561 Hard Scrabble Road | 803.708.0260 Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 pm Drinks: $3 Well Drinks$1 Select Domestic Beers$3 House Wines Bites: $4 Select Apps Buffalo Wild Wings 10056 Two Notch Road | 803.865.5222 Monday - Friday, 5 pm - 8 pm Drinks: $1.50 off All Draft Beers$1.50 off House Wine$1.50 … Continue reading Happy Hours Deals in Northeast Columbia

Happy Hour Deals in East & Southeast Columbia

Bonefish Grill 4708 Forest Drive | 803.787.6200 Monday - Sunday, 4 pm - 7 pm Drinks: $1 off Draft Beers$4 House Wines$5 Select Spirits Burger Tavern 77 2631 Devine Street | 803.667.9608 Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 6 pm | Thursday, 4 - Close Drinks: $4 Mugs Bud Light & Shock Top (27 oz)$3 … Continue reading Happy Hour Deals in East & Southeast Columbia

Lexington Happy Hour Deals

Buffalo Wild Wings 5570 Sunset Boulevard | 803.957.2999 Monday - Friday, 5 pm - 8 pm Drinks: $1.50 off All Draft Beers$1.50 off House Wine$1.50 off Mixed Drinks$1.50 off House Margaritas Bites: $4 Street Tacos$4 Fried Pickles$4 Chili con Queso Dip$4 Mozzarella Sticks$4 Roasted Garlic Mushrooms The Casual Pint 217 Saluda Springs Road | 803.358.2337 … Continue reading Lexington Happy Hour Deals

Happy Hour in Five Points

Bar None 620 Harden Street | 803.254.3354 Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 pm Drinks: $1 off most Liquors$0.50 cents off Beer Cantina 76 2901-A Devine Street | 803.708.6004 Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 pm Drinks: $1 off any drinks1/2 priced House MargaritaFridays: $2 Corona, Corona Light, Summer Seasonal, Special Watermelon Mojito, … Continue reading Happy Hour in Five Points

West Columbia & Cayce Happy Hour Specials

Cafe Strudel 300 State Street | 803.794.6634 Tuesday - Sunday, 4 pm - 7 pm Drinks: $2.50 Domestic Beers$3 Draft Beers (Excluding Wicked Weed)$5 Specialty Drinks$3 House Wine$2.50 House Bourbon & Vodka Bites: $0.50 Smoked Wings$3 Duck Fat Fry Basket$5 Smoked Hummus Plate Carolina Wings & Rib House 2426 Fish Hatchery Road | 803.926.9622 Monday … Continue reading West Columbia & Cayce Happy Hour Specials

Downtown & The Vista Happy Hours

Buffalo Wild Wings 4500 Devine Street | 803.738.8090 Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 8 pm Drinks: $1.50 off Absolut Vodka, Jack Daniels, and Captain Morgan$1.50 off Draft Beer$1.50 off House Margaritas$1.50 off Select Wines Bites: $4 Mozzarella Sticks$4 Roasted Garlic Mushrooms$4 Chili con Queso$4 Fried Pickles Carolina Ale House 708 Lady Street | 803.227.7151 … Continue reading Downtown & The Vista Happy Hours

Save $10 Per Person at Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse in March!

Tuesdays are special at Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse this month. The entire extravaganza salad buffet and endless meat servings is just $24.95 per person... save $10 off regular price! Rodizio-style service by Brazilian gauchos... you enjoy as much as you want and when you want it! 410 COLUMBIANA DRIVE,COLUMBIA, SC 29212 803-708-3151  Check out the menu here … Continue reading Save $10 Per Person at Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse in March!

A Fresh Look at Tombo Grille

This little gem of a restaurant is on Forest Drive across the road from Trader Joe's. If you haven't been, or you haven't been there lately, you really should treat yourself to this delightful hideaway. A casual, un-fussy establishment, you'll feel comfortable whether in jeans or evening wear. This is a favorite place to head … Continue reading A Fresh Look at Tombo Grille

Crazy Chic Heritage Farm :: 1st Saturday of the Month

Want to experience a working farm firsthand? Would you like your younguns to see how food is grown? Open from 10am - 2pm on the first Saturday of each month, Crazy Chic will let you see the animals (pigs, chickens, goats, honey bees, horses and cows, miniature horses and a donkey!) No admission charge but … Continue reading Crazy Chic Heritage Farm :: 1st Saturday of the Month

RUTH’S HOUR @ THE BAR

Celebrating an accomplishment or just a "got through the day"? Ruth's Chris' bar area is richly appointed, dimly lit and relaxing. What else could you need for a rewarding Happy Hour after a long day? Share an appetizer, an entree and drinks at special pricing in this area of the restaurant every day (not just … Continue reading RUTH’S HOUR @ THE BAR

Commissioner’s Cup :: Saturday March 23, 2019

The 8th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off is March 23, 2019 at the State Farmers Market. This event is the SC State Championship BBQ Cook-off and is sanctioned by the Southern BBQ Network. As the SC State Championship, the event's mission is to honor the great barbecue we have in South Carolina. The 2019 Commissioner’s … Continue reading Commissioner’s Cup :: Saturday March 23, 2019

This Month at Quaker Steak & Lube

What's not to love about dipping sauce? Beginning today, March 1st, Quaker Steak & Lube offers up their limited-time sauce of the month - Garlic Parm. Garlic Parm is a blend of Italian cheeses, roasted garlic and creamy buttermilk with a hint of heat. Perfect for breaded boneless wings and Top Gear Tenders! Garlic Parm … Continue reading This Month at Quaker Steak & Lube

Little Pigs Barbecue :: Fresh Local Greens on Buffet

Collard greens fresh from Clayton Rawl Farms in Lexington Little Pigs Barbecue king, Champ McGee, knows his way around a kitchen, having worked in the food service industry for more decades than he'd like me to state. He has long known that fresh produce, bought from local farms, enables him to create wonderful side dishes … Continue reading Little Pigs Barbecue :: Fresh Local Greens on Buffet

Publico Kitchen & Tap

Colorful, playful, delicious, fun... that's Publico Kitchen & Tap in Five Points. When this place opened a few years ago, occupying the space held for years by Garibaldi's, you may have wondered what would come to Five Points but another student hangout... But turns out, this is a cool hip great place for everyone, even … Continue reading Publico Kitchen & Tap

Willie Jewell’s Spring Wing Fest

Ready to fly into nice weather? Celebrate the coming of Spring with this deal at Willie Jewell's Old School Bar-B-Q in Lexington. Get 6 of their scrumptious smoked wings, a homey side and a drink (tea or fountain) for just $9.99!

Miyo’s Harbison :: Upscale and Delightful

Being invited to lunch at any Miyo's location is a treat... but being invited to lunch at Miyo's on Bower Parkway turned out to be truly an honor. What an absolutely wonderful experience, dining in the casual but classy large dining room, and feasting on some of the most wonderful, fresh Asian food in the … Continue reading Miyo’s Harbison :: Upscale and Delightful

East Bay Deli St. Patrick’s Day Special :: March 17, 2019

Make your plans now to head to East Bay Deli for their St. Patrick's Day Special... buy one Chief Reuben sandwich and two fountain drinks at regular price, and get the second Chief Reuben sandwich for half price! Offer good only on Sunday, March 17th, St. Patrick's Day at any East Bay Deli location. There … Continue reading East Bay Deli St. Patrick’s Day Special :: March 17, 2019

This Spring: Host a French Crepe Party!

Endless Servings of Crepes for You and Your Guests! Want to wow your guests at your next backyard, courtyard, or lakeside get-together? Rent the Crepe Guy! Laurent from Crepes and Croissants on Sumter Street will arrive at your home with crepe maker and everything needed to turn out delicious savory and sweet crepes! Endless crepes … Continue reading This Spring: Host a French Crepe Party!

Happy Hour at 929 Kitchen & Bar

Just a reminder that 929 Kitchen & Bar in the Vista has "Bar" in its name for a reason... it's got an awesome bar! Looking for a new place to unwind after a long day? Happy Hour runs 4pm - 6pm, weekdays. The bar features comfy stools, a well-stocked bar, professional bartenders and a friendly … Continue reading Happy Hour at 929 Kitchen & Bar

Fancy That! Bistro & Catering – $7.25 Lunches!

I happened upon Fancy That! Bistro one day when I was having a hard time finding a parking spot on Sumter Street. The restaurant is tucked away beside the Marriott Hotel at 1212 Hampton Street. "What's this?" I says to meself (in mental Pirate talk), noticing a few people eating at outside tables. Hmmm. Starving, … Continue reading Fancy That! Bistro & Catering – $7.25 Lunches!

Warm Your Heart with Willie Jewell’s Brunswick Stew

Nothing makes a cold day warmer than a big bowl of piping hot stew. And Willie Jewell's recipe for Brunswick Stew includes just the right ingredients - simple and honest. A recipe that dates back 69 years. Pulled pork and chicken and vegetables stewed in a yummy, spiced tomato base. Dine in or take it … Continue reading Warm Your Heart with Willie Jewell’s Brunswick Stew

Panera Bread Opens in Blythewood

Now open on Roberts Branch Parkway (Killians Crossing) near I-77! Interesting facts about Panera Bread:: Did you know that Panera Bread is 100% clean? That means no artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors and no colors from artificial sources. Panera is on a journey to ensure the highest possible animal welfare standards. They believe in raising, serving … Continue reading Panera Bread Opens in Blythewood

$8.99 Lunch at Quaker Steak & Lube

Hungry? The Quaker Steak & Lube $8.99 lunch menu comes with endless french fries, chips or broccoli! You won't go away without filling your tank to the max! Lunch is Monday - Friday 11am - 4pm! Check out this amazing menu... burgers galore, pulled pork, wing salad and gyro sandwich! Visit their website here. Not … Continue reading $8.99 Lunch at Quaker Steak & Lube

Featured Region: Maipo Valley, Chile

Shared by Rocky Menge, The Wine Guy | Palmetto Wine Sellers Chile is not the first country that comes to mind when you think of quality wine. It’s not even the first one you think of in this hemisphere. All of this is understandable. Even though wine has been produced for centuries in Chile, for most … Continue reading Featured Region: Maipo Valley, Chile

Willie Jewell’s Catering :: Old School Bar-B-Q with Old Fashioned Service

Willie Jewell's Old School Bar-B-Q offers its world class barbecue, sides and desserts – served with the warm, gracious hospitality of South Carolina – to your next company lunch meeting, your upcoming church dinner, your neighborhood block party.... wherever and whenever you need outstanding food partnered with outstanding service. Willie Jewell's dedicated team brings the … Continue reading Willie Jewell’s Catering :: Old School Bar-B-Q with Old Fashioned Service

Governor Announces 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster recently named the 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors. Each year, chefs from across South Carolina are nominated to serve as the state’s culinary ambassadors and the governor, this year, chose five to participate – in honor of the 5th year of the program. The 2019 SC Chef Ambassadors include: Chef Jessica … Continue reading Governor Announces 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors

One of Columbia’s Best Happy Hours!

Hang with friends after a hard day at work or to get a great night started... and enjoy Quaker Steak & Lube's great Happy Hour specials - 3pm - 7pm Monday - Friday. Check out the $3 specialty cocktails! During Happy Hour and also during Late Night (9pm - close) enjoy your choice of Bar … Continue reading One of Columbia’s Best Happy Hours!

Domaine Pétroni, Vin de Corse Blanc 2016

I like my wine easy. I haven't acquired a taste for dry wines yet, and I don't care for wines that are so sweet that you might as well be drinking Kool-Aid. I like something that tastes wonderful and I could easily drink the whole bottle, no prob. My new friend and wine-mentor, Rocky Menge, … Continue reading Domaine Pétroni, Vin de Corse Blanc 2016

Rioz’ Valentines Day Special!

Valentine's Day is the one day when we all say "I Love You" in a special way. Make your honey feel really loved by treating him/her to dinner at Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse in Harbison! If you've never been... well, you and your guest will be thrilled at their 36-item gourmet salad bar, their 16 meats … Continue reading Rioz’ Valentines Day Special!

929 Kitchen & Bar, with Emphasis on the Bar.

929 Kitchen & Bar opened last February (2018) with a bang and has been banging ever since. This super cool, friendly hangout in the Vista pairs trendy and traditional Korean foods with industrial-vibe decor and lots of smiling faces. Walk in on any given night and you'll see the talkative happy crowd that's gathered there. … Continue reading 929 Kitchen & Bar, with Emphasis on the Bar.

Caterer Extraordinaire :: Crepes and Croissants

Crepes and Croissants | 803-462-4779 Are you in charge of ordering the catering for company functions? For church get-togethers? For reunions? Want to make your event REALLY memorable? It's the food, my friend, that they'll remember. And maybe one sentence of your boss's speech. May I recommend my friend Laurent, owner and chef at Crepes … Continue reading Caterer Extraordinaire :: Crepes and Croissants

Happy Hour :: Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe

 "Therefore, my lords, omit no happy hour/That may give furtherance to our expedition..."  William Shakespeare Okay, lords and ladies, lest we lose out on our expedition, we MUST hurry ourselves to Happy Hour! And where better, my dearies, than Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe - where mixing adult beverages and heavenly sweets is their specialty! New happy … Continue reading Happy Hour :: Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe

M Kitchen :: Beyond Special

Looking for a high-quality Asian dining experience? Well-crafted, authentic dishes await you at M Kitchen, a beautiful, upscale dining space located just north of Columbiana Centre Mall on Columbiana Drive. Relax in comfort at M Kitchen in Harbison A member of the M Group (Miyo's, M Vista), this stunning Harbison restaurant is spacious, clean and … Continue reading M Kitchen :: Beyond Special

Kaminsky’s Opens at 4

Due to popular demand, Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe will open at 4pm, Monday through Friday, beginning December 17th! Customers requested the earlier open time so they can come in right after work and get some goodies to take home.  Enjoy the finest bakery items like cakes, pies and cupcakes!  Or after an exhausting day, recharge with … Continue reading Kaminsky’s Opens at 4