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
Jeniffer Sturgis (delightfully, she goes by her last name "Sturgis"), chef at Old Mill Brewpub in Lexington is behind each phenomenally tasting dish at OMB and we were happy to catch up with her! From their long list of huge, mouthwatering burgers to seasonal beers on tap.....full menu here! Foodie News: Where did you grow up and what influenced … Continue reading Meet OMB’s Chef
Meet Chef JT Simms of Tombo Grille We love Tombo Grille's fresh take on everything they serve. The Summer Menu stands out: Get your palate revved with an appetizer from the Small Bites section: May we suggest smoked salmon spring rolls featuring cabbage, carrots and cream cheese and served with mango chutney. Then a delightful summertime … Continue reading Meet the Chef
Meet Pastry Chef, Hayley Miller of Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe Interview by Miriam Cattell, Foodie News Correspondent for Gardener Guides Welcome to the sweet side of Gervais! Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe recently opened next door to its big brother, Pearlz Oyster Bar, on Gervais St. in the Vista. In addition to freshly made desserts, they have an extensive coffee/espresso collection, … Continue reading Meet the Chef
As owner and chef behind the Miyo's, M Kitchen and M Vista restaurants in the Greater Columbia area, Michelle Wang takes her role as a prominent food provider very seriously. She thinks of herself as a health influencer when it comes to food, and wants to pass on her love of healthful, delicious food and … Continue reading Meet Michelle Wang of M Gourmet Group
Did you always want to be a chef, or did you want to follow a different career path at first? Honestly, growing up I always wanted to be a garbage man. I was intrigued by the thought of being able to hang off the back of a truck all day. But now I can’t think … Continue reading Meet Nick Piotrowski, Executive Chef at Ruth’s Chris!
Yum. Wood-smoked pork. It smells great and tastes even better. Smoky pork sandwiches, pulled pork suppers and fall-off-the-bone ribs. 3 sauces - vinegar, mustard and red. Here in Columbia, located dead center in South Carolina, barbecue capital of the world, there is a whole lot of competition for Q-lovers' business. Barbecue joints are everywhere, from … Continue reading Champ McGee of Little Pigs Barbecue