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!
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
Live Music in the Pub If ya care fer a wee bit o' music with your pandy and gargle ("food and drink" fer ya' immigrants), then gives these mates a listen. And while yer at it, order somethin'! They ain't singin' fer free! 1/10 Carroll Brown 1/12 Billy King 1/17 If Birds Could Fly 1/19 … Continue reading O’Hara’s Live Music :: January 2019
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.
"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
Welcome in the new year with a visit to Quaker Steak & Lube for a treat you'll love. Introducing a new flavor of wings... And wash that down with... Located at 2154 South Beltline Blvd. Columbia | Phone: 803-908-4905 Hours: Sunday: 10am - 10pmMonday - Thursday: 10am - 11pmFriday & Saturday: 10am - 12am
Thanks to everyone for making 2018 a great year for Palmetto Wine Sellers! I can't tell you how happy it's made me to help people learn an appreciation for wine and how to choose a favorite grape, or vintage or label. If you'd like to start on your journey into wine appreciation, then sign up … Continue reading Thanks for a Great Year!
Sundays December 16, 2018; January 20, 2019; February 17, 2019; March 24, 2019 at Flying Saucer from 4pm - 6pm Have you been embarrassed not knowing your IPA from your IRA? When dining out, do you wish you could select a beer that goes well with chili dogs... or cordon bleu? Hey, man, you just … Continue reading Beer School
Today I have a new alcoholic beverage on my radar - sake (pronounced sah-kay). All I knew about sake before yesterday was that it is a drink popular in Japan and made from rice. Today, thanks to Michelle Wang of the M Gourmet Group (Miyo's, M Kitchen, M Vista) and a bit of research, I … Continue reading Sake :: Why You Should Try It!
Looking for a lovely dinner on Christmas Eve? Tombo Grille in Forest Acres will be open with a special menu from 5pm - 9pm. Since 2002, Tombo Grille has blossomed into a tried-and-true hotspot for incredible food, new-favorite wines, high-gravity beers and desserts too good to be missed. Make your reservations here. New Year's Eve planning? Tombo … Continue reading Tombo Grille for the Holidays
The brewers at Columbia Craft Brewing Company are going to begin offering tours of their facility in December! They'll give them on Thursdays and Saturdays at a nominal $10 per person, and that includes a glass of beer! So let them explain the brewing process, show you through, answer your questions and then Wa-La! Drink … Continue reading Columbia Craft :: Brewery Tours!
Turkey Day Vino Guest post by Rocky "The Wine Guy" Menge, of Palmetto Wine Sellers Friends, we are now at that time of year where holiday mayhem begins. That time of year where mental and physical exhaustion does battle with the fun of being with family and friends. Even though Christmas commercials started playing on TV … Continue reading Wines for the Holidays
Columbia Craft Brewing Company 520 Greene Street | 803-799-6027 Now pouring! Columbia Craft Brewing Company has two new fantastic sour ales for you to choose from! The first is Stuck in Port, a 5.1% ABV sour ale with peach and coconut notes. With cold temperatures outside, you'll definitely appreciate this new brew's warm island flavors! … Continue reading New! Sour Ales from Columbia Craft
Columbia Craft Brewing Company is an independent locally owned brewery in downtown Columbia. If you haven't gotten a chance to visit this place since it opened last year, you have been missing out... if you like craft beer, you will LOVE Columbia Craft. Their brew master is so creative, he has brewed almost 50 different … Continue reading New! Columbia Craft Brewing Company
From Rocky, The Wine Guy (Palmetto Wine Sellers) For the longest time I believed the last wine I would every offer to my clients is a big alcohol fueled jammy red Zinfandel. I have long felt these wines were the antithesis of what a good wine should taste like. Yesterday, I was proven wrong when I … Continue reading Zinfandel Reserve
Bierkeller at the Riverfront Tuesday, October 2 The Tuesday series at the Riverfront continues! Join Bierkeller from 5 - 9pm for Kölsch, Kellerbier, and Festbier. This event is at Riverfront Park, across the pedestrian bridge at 312 Laurel St. It's kid- and dog-friendly, and you're encouraged to bring out your favorite mug or glass -- although … Continue reading Cheers
by Rocky Menge September 18, 2018 I recently had the pleasure of tasting 7 wines from Morgan Vineyards in California. The vineyard is located in the Santa Lucia Highlands. Close to Monterey and the Pacific, Morgan is the highest altitude vineyard in California. This gives these wines an intense flavor with well balanced acidity. … Continue reading Two Winners from the Santa Lucia Highlands of California
Palmetto Wine Sellers 2218 Devine Street | 803.714.3320 It’s no secret that the Midlands is exploding with new options for purchasing and consuming wine. With wine bars and flights and tours and festivals, painting parties and ubiquitous Wine Down Wednesdays, enthusiasm for the beverage has skyrocketed, and it’s become a popular part of our community’s … Continue reading Palmetto Wine Sellers
It's Happy Hour! Drink Specials, Beer, Wine, and Appetizers! Our Recommendations: 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 Liberty on the Lake 1602 Marina Road, … Continue reading Best Happy Hours in Greater Columbia SC
Having the gang over to watch some football? Pair the finest quality blends of barley, yeast, hops and water with the foods you serve! Make it fun and host your own Beer Pairing Party. Here are some ideas on what goes with what... Steak, hamburgers, roast beef and turkey: Pale Lager. A pale lager is … Continue reading Beer Pairing Tips
Battle of the Breweries: Fall Kickoff @ Craft and Draft Wednesday, September 13 | 2706 Devine St. Join Craft and Draft for the Fall Kickoff edition of the Battle of the Breweries! This one will feature six beers from Ballast Point Brewing Company versus six from Founders Brewing Co. Tap and KC Hotdog Food … Continue reading Craft and Draft
Cellar on Greene: Giant Wine Sale & Tasting 2001 Greene St. | 803.343.3303 Cellar on Greene hosts a GIANT WINE SALE & TASTING every other Saturday! Join them from noon – 2pm to sample over 30 wines, plus all wines are specially marked down for the occasion, so you can enjoy the lowest retail prices, and stock … Continue reading From the Vine: Tastings and Wine Specials
Craft and Draft: Wine Wednesdays and Food Trucks 2706 Devine Street | 803.764.2575 Join Craft and Draft for Wine Wednesdays, featuring $5 off select wines by the glass. Craft and Draft also offers $1 off pints to ALL military and first response personnel! Check Facebook to see which food trucks will be set up at … Continue reading Under The Foam: Craft and Draft
Twisted Spur Brewing: Newest Summer Sour! 705 Gervais Street | 803.764.0203 Twisted Spur Brewing added blueberries, oranges, and vanilla to their already wonderful Berliner Weiss to bring you a new refreshing brew. Come join them today and give it a try!
SUNDAY FUNDAY on the Columbia Brew Bus 757-871-8150 | columbiabrewbus.com Beat the summer heat on the Columbia Brew Bus as you compete for trivia supremacy! You and your friends will be pitted against other teams in a traveling trivia battle through Columbia's craft beer scene as you test your knowledge to win great prizes from local … Continue reading Under the Foam: Columbia Brew Bus
Four Wines & Cheese Plate $10 Gervais & Vine 620 Gervais St, Ste A | 803.799.8463 Now at everyone's favorite Mediterranean-inspired wine and tapas bar, you can get your wine and cheese on with a great deal! Every Wednesday, starting at 5:30pm try FOUR wine and cheese varieties for only $10! Stick around for live jazz/acoustic/pop music … Continue reading From the Vine: July 2017
Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company 921 Brookwood Drive | 803.939.2589 Swamp Cabbage had a new Rubrum Red IPA Bottle Release in March. This fabulous IPA has a blend of Centennial and Chinook hops to provide bitterness, and a heavy dose of Cascade to lend a floral aroma. If you're an IPA fan, you'll really enjoy this one! More here. … Continue reading Under the Foam: June 2017
Craft and Draft | Uinta Brewing Tap Takeover Pairing 2706 Devine Street | 803.764.2575 Thursday, June 1: Hosted by Craft And Draft and Evolution through Chocolate, this event will feature a pairing of delectable chocolates with wonderful Uinta Brews from 6 - 8pm. Check the Craft and Draft Facebook page for updates. More details coming soon!
Craft and Draft 2706 Devine Street | 803.764.2575 Saturday, May 20th: Join Craft and Draft for the release of New Holland Brewing's Hoptronix IPA! This innovative Double IPA features "eye-popping bitterness", yet finishes smooth and crisp. Thursday, May 25th: Pups and Pints Night! 4pm - 8pm. Grab your pups and friends and join Craft and Draft for a fun "Pups … Continue reading Under the Foam: May 2017
Cellar on Greene: Giant Wine Sale & Tasting 2001 Greene St. | 803.343.3303 Mark your calendars...Cellar on Greene's next GIANT WINE SALE & TASTING is Saturday, May 20th! Join them from noon - 2pm to sample over 25 wines, plus all wines are specially marked down for the occasion, so you can enjoy the lowest retail … Continue reading From the Vine: May 2017
Greetings Spirits Fans! In early April, Columbia's own Crouch Distilling released their Cane Juice and Cane Syrup Rums. Both are distilled from sugar cane grown on the Bair family farm in St. George, South Carolina. Their Cane Juice Rum is distilled from fresh pressed sugar cane juice, in the French Caribbean style, while their Cane Syrup Rum … Continue reading Crouch Distilling: Rum Release