Food Lover Events: Late May – early June 2017

Food Lover Events

Babysitter Night at Solstice!

Monday, June 5th | at Solstice Kitchen (841 Sparkleberry Ln #4) | Reservations required: 803.788.6966 
Enjoy an “Adults Only” dinner while experienced babysitters take care of your little ones in their private dining room! Kiddos will be fed and entertained while you sit back, relax, and let their wonderful staff take care of you! You must call Solstice at 803.788.6966 to make a reservation. No online reservations are accepted for Babysitter Night! Reservations must be between 5:30-7 pm, and a credit card is required to hold your reservation.
The Cost is $10 per child. While, there is no age limit, children must be potty-trained & space is limited, so call 803.788.6966 today, and get your date night on!

FEAST Film Fest

Thursday, June 8th – Friday, June 9th | South Carolina State Museum 
Hosted by The SC State Museum in conjunction with Farm to Table Event Co., this special foodie event allows you to explore South Carolina’s evolving foodways through films, delicious dishes, speakers, and more! Each night, guests choose between two film screenings about food, farming and drink traditions, then hear an informative discussion led by local farmers, chefs and historians, and finally, enjoy food and drink inspired by the films and prepared by SC chefs and local breweries and distilleries. Live music will also be featured. A luncheon on Friday will feature a catered lunch from Spotted Salamander, film screening and discussion, from noon – 1:30 p.m. See full schedule and get tickets here, or by phone at 803.898.4978.

Chateau Montelena Wine Dinner

Thursday, June 15 | at Ruth’s Chris Steak House (924-A Senate St.) |7pm | $115 per person (plus tax and gratuity) Ruth's Chris Taste Maker Dinner Ad June 2017

Known for their classically-styled wines using sun-ripe grapes, Chateau Montelena is credited with putting Napa Valley on the map.  In 1976, Chateau Montelena was one of two Napa wineries to come out on top at the “Judgment in Paris”, with its 1973 Chardonnay. Join Ruth’s Chris Steak House for an exclusive opportunity to experience five premium selections from the Chateau Montelena collection, each featuring a unique grape varietal, alongside exquisite food pairings. This is sure to be an evening your palate won’t soon forget. Call 803.212.6666 to make your reservation today! Visit website and view menu here.

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Soiree on State Street

Cayce Soiree

Saturday, June 17th | State Street between Poplar and Railroad Ave in Cayce | 5:30 – 9pm | Free Admission

It’s the first annual Soiree on State! This brand new community festival will include live music, great local food and drinks, local artists, a kids area, and plenty of shag dancing! Live bands include the Jazz Amos Huffman Trio, Sweet Soul Music and The Capital City Playboys. More here.


Columbia Brew Bus

Columbia Brew BusColumbia Brew Bus provides the only all-inclusive guided brewery tasting and tour bus experience in Columbia! Columbia Brew Bus is passionate about the service they provide and want to help see Columbia’s craft beer scene continue to grow.

Columbia Brew Bus offers two types of tours: the Columbia Brew Tour and the Wine & Spirits Tour.

The Columbia Brew Tour allows you to experience Columbia’s craft beer scene! This ride includes a brewery led tasting session and facility tour at Conquest Brewing, River Rat Brewery and Swamp Cabbage Brewing. This is a 21 and over tour. At each stop you get at least 16 oz. of beer samples, a facility tour led by a brewery staff member, a Q&A with brewery staff, and the chance to buy brewery merchandise.columbia-brew-bus-tour-picture

On the Wine and Spirits tour, experience the best way to visit and taste Columbia’s great distilleries and wine selection. The current tour stops include Copper Horse Distilling, Crouch Distilling and The Vino Garage. At each distillery, you get to sample at least three different craft spirits, enjoy a curated tasting of at least four different wine samples at Vino Garage, take a tour of the distilleries led by master distillers, and have a Q&A with the distillery and wine bar owners.columbia-brew-bus-tour-picture-2

The bus will have PLENTY of coolers all iced down and ready to keep your growler and bottle purchases cool until you take them home. Light snacks and water will be given out between brewery stops. Enjoy the sight seeing, trivia, and prizes along the way!

Columbia Brew BusColumbia Brew Bus offers all kind of deals! Whether it’s a birthday party, bachelor(ette) party, office get away, reunion or just a night out with your friends, they offer price breaks for groups of eight people or more. Columbia Brew Bus also offers military discounts, student discounts, and senior discounts. If you are the designated driver of the group, Columbia Brew Bus will gladly take the price of the beer provided out of the overall ticket price.

Book your tour today or see Columbia Brew Bus’s Facebook page.

Hop on with some friends and let the good times and bus roll!

Columbia Brew Tour Start Location: Liberty Taproom {828 Gervais St}; Columbia Wine & Spirits Tour Start Location: Bourbon {1214 Main Street}  |

Tour Times: Fri 5:30 – 9pm; Sat 3 – 6:30pm; Sun 2 – 5:30pm