O’Hara’s Public House is Best New Restaurant of 2018!

Readers of The State Newspaper have awarded the Best New Restaurant accolade to downtown Lexington's Irish pub, O'Hara's Public House. Haven't tried this place yet? Let me give you 5 reasons you should plan on it, even if you have to drive across town... it's WELL worth it. Reason #1 :: The Place. You feel … Continue reading O’Hara’s Public House is Best New Restaurant of 2018!


Tunes at Tombo Grille Closed July 2-5, Reopens for Dinner July 6 | 4517 Forest Dr, Ste 6 | 803-782-9665 Tombo’s casual yet elegant fare, extensive wine and beer offerings, and exceptional desserts make it the perfect restaurant for every occasion! Did you know that Tombo also features a great selection of live, local music on Monday … Continue reading Newsflash


Beef Jerky Outlet 1260 Bower Parkway Suite A5 | 803-661-9015 Need a gift for someone special or a neat way to say thank you? Beef Jerky Outlet's new gifting program includes gift boxes in four different sizes, and they're perfect for jerky lovers! The Personal Gift Box includes 3 Bags of Jerky and one Bag of Peanuts; the Professional … Continue reading Newsflash


  Late Night Offerings and New Daily Features at Liberty Liberty in the Vista is now offering Late Night Munchies for all you night owls! With few places open or offering much in terms of food after dinner hours, Liberty's new menu of appetizers and pizzas is just what the Vista needed! See the menu here. Liberty … Continue reading Newsflash

Beef Jerky Outlet’s Chili

Beef Jerky Outlet has a new contest, where you can win a $100 Beef Jerky Outlet Prize Pack! Just use their jerky in a recipe to enter, and for a chance to win. Here we have chili made with Beef Jerky Outlet Honey BBQ Jerky **Ingredients ** 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 onion, … Continue reading Beef Jerky Outlet’s Chili

NewsFlash: Top Sellers at East Bay Deli

East Bay Deli 108 Sunset Ct., West Columbia & 1426 Main Street, Columbia East Bay Deli has two locations in the Greater Columbia area and we have enjoyed eating at both. Have you ever wondered what their top sellers are? PS. These dishes taste as amazing as they look! Here's some taste bud teasers... Chicken … Continue reading NewsFlash: Top Sellers at East Bay Deli

NewsFlash: Tasty Tomato Festival Winners

Dear tomato loving Foodies, Ever wondered WHO GROWS THE TASTIEST TOMATOES?! Well wonder no longer. We have the list of winners from the Tasty Tomato Festival's home-grown tomato contest and we are eager to share....congrats to this years winners! Ashley Rich, Best Big Yellow, Golden Jubilee Mitch McNeil Best Big Red German Johnson Forest Jinkins … Continue reading NewsFlash: Tasty Tomato Festival Winners

News Flash: Tailgating Spots at Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company

Are you looking for a Tailgate spot? Less than a mile from Williams-Brice Stadium, Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company is the perfect pre-game spot! Season parking is available for $285 and includes a growler with the home schedule printed on it, one fill of your favorite Swamp Cabbage brew at every home game, use of indoor … Continue reading News Flash: Tailgating Spots at Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company

NewsFlash: Brewmaster Mondays at The Casual Pint

Every Monday is Brewmaster Monday at The Casual Pint ALL day for club members! For $20/month (3 month membership minimum), club members get $9 select growler fills every Monday! Club members also receive a free German or stainless steel growler when you join, a free Casual Pint hat or t-shirt when you join, one free … Continue reading NewsFlash: Brewmaster Mondays at The Casual Pint

NewsFlash: Weekend Brunch

Good Life Cafe: Weekend Brunch 1614 Main Street | 803.726.2310  Nothing quite like a good weekend brunch, is there? Something about that time of day, whether following a big night out, or just as a way to celebrate the weekend.  May we make a suggestion? Good Life Cafe on Main Street in downtown Columbia! Serving a … Continue reading NewsFlash: Weekend Brunch

NewsFlash: Project PB&J

Foodies, did you celebrate National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day on April 2nd? If not - it isn't too late! Which Wich Superior Sandwiches celebrates PB&J year-round as part of their Project PB&J initiative to help those in need. When you buy a $3 PB&J sandwich you are helping someone locally, but also nationally. During the October … Continue reading NewsFlash: Project PB&J

NewsFlash: Taking Orders for Easter Hams

Foodies! Why go through the hassle and end up with something less than stellar? Little Pigs Barbecue located at 4927 Alpine Road is the place to purchase your smoked Easter ham! Get a whole ham, a half of ham, or a quarter of a ham. HURRY! You must order by Thursday, March 16th by calling 803.788.8238 or emailing … Continue reading NewsFlash: Taking Orders for Easter Hams

NewsFlash: Smoothie King’s Challenge

Foodies, are you ready for a challenge? Smoothie King has one for you -- the Change a Meal Challenge! This is a self-challenge to encourage guests to hit their goal weight in the New Year. Smoothie King is asking guests to replace just ONE meal a day with a CAMC Meal Replacement Smoothie (plus sensible … Continue reading NewsFlash: Smoothie King’s Challenge

News Flash: Moriarty’s Has Brunch!

Moriarty's Irish Pub 902 Gervais St. | 803.888.6462 Foodies, Moriarty's has a food and spirits based brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am - 1pm! Enjoy these Potent Potables: Candadian Breakfast Irish Breakfast Jameson 20oz Guinness Cava Mimosa House Bloody Mary (with chilled Dills pickle vodka, housemade vinegar, chalula, zing zang topped with Guiness) … Continue reading News Flash: Moriarty’s Has Brunch!

NewsFlash: City Roots Launches Farmers Market!

This Thursday City Roots launches their own Farmers Market!  Located at 1005 Airport Blvd., City Roots Farm will host a farmers market every Thursday from 4pm - 7pm on-site. This Thursday - October 20th will be the first Thursday it is opened, so don't miss it! The market will feature a selection of local products: fresh, organic produce grown at … Continue reading NewsFlash: City Roots Launches Farmers Market!

Restaurant Week Columbia

The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association announces a special edition of Restaurant Week... beginning October 13th and ending October 23rd.  Special offers from some of our favorite restaurants! Check these out: Grill Marks :: 3 for $15 includes choice of beverage (any non-alc beverage including drinks like a Salted Caramel Milkshake or an Orange … Continue reading Restaurant Week Columbia

NewsFlash: The Final Door

Foodies. We have a fun idea for you! If you like beer or wine...or mysteries...or clue games...or a challenge. Or all of the above - the Final Door is for you. The Final Door located at 930 Knox Abbot Drive in Cayce, is a fun alternative to a bar if you are looking for something a … Continue reading NewsFlash: The Final Door

News Flash: Win a Cupcake!

Love those little delicious puffs of moist cake topped with mounds of sugary sweetness? If your first name is chosen as the Name of the Day at either Sweet A Cupcake Company in the Village at Sandhills or at Cupcake Paradise in Irmo, you win! Pick from a wide variety of cupcake flavors including the seemingly too … Continue reading News Flash: Win a Cupcake!

News Flash: HHG’s Loyalty Club

Have you heard about Homegrown Hospitality Group's new Loyalty Club? It's free to join, and you can start earning credits right away!  Here in the Columbia area, the group operates Kaminsky's Dessert Cafe, Liberty Tap Room & Grill, Liberty on the Lake, Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse and Pearlz Oyster Bar!  Not far away (in places like Charleston and … Continue reading News Flash: HHG’s Loyalty Club

News Flash: Download Old Mill Brewpub’s App

Foodies, we are all about getting your taste buds the best deals that we can...and this is an AWESOME deal you don't want to miss. Download Old Mill Brewpub's App and start saving instantly. Just go to your App store provider and enter "Old Mill Brewpub" to receive weekly coupons, a rewards card, and updated … Continue reading News Flash: Download Old Mill Brewpub’s App

News Flash: Brunch at Twisted Spur Brewing!

It's almost time for BRUNCH at Twisted Spur Brewing! Join them Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM - 2 PM for their Twisted Brunch menu and craft beer and cocktail specials starting on Saturday, July 30th! Try their spectacular new items such as the Brunch BLT, made from grilled bakery sourdough with smoked cheddar, pesto mayo, fire roasted tomatoes, … Continue reading News Flash: Brunch at Twisted Spur Brewing!

News Flash: New App to Locate Roadside Produce Stands

SC DHEC Released App to Locate Roadside Produce Stands DHEC compiled a SC Fruit and Vegetable Outlet Inventory that was used to create a handy app for the average shopper who wants FRESH, local produce! Shopping local just became a whole lot easier, Foodies, as this app offers information on farmer’s markets and roadside markets across the … Continue reading News Flash: New App to Locate Roadside Produce Stands

News Flash: Cow Appreciation Day @ CFA

Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-fil-A  Tuesday July 12th, 2016 | open - 7pm Chick-fil-A’s highly anticipated Cow Appreciation Day is Tuesday, July 12th this year. The rules are simple: wear anything cow-like and get a free entrée from open - 7pm! Guests in cow attire may select any breakfast, lunch or dinner entrée, and kids … Continue reading News Flash: Cow Appreciation Day @ CFA

News Flash: Vote For Grill Marks

We're proud of our city and its awesome growth the past few years, right?  We have some fantastic restaurants here in Soda City, and it would be great for the world to recognize Columbia for something other than Confederate flags and historic floods.  Well, here's our chance! Grill Marks (in the Vista) has an awesome burger entered in … Continue reading News Flash: Vote For Grill Marks