November 2019 Food & Drink Events in Columbia | Lexington | Aiken

Heaven Hill Bourbon Dinner

Wednesday November 4, 2019 7:30pm -11pm Five course dinner at Main Street Public House in downtown Columbia. Each course paired with a bourbon from the Heaven Hill Distillery (Heaven Hill, Rittenhouse, Elijah Craig, Larceny, Henry McKenna). Tickets on Eventbrite.

Bubbie’s Jewish Food Festival

Sunday, November 10, 2019 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Traditional Jewish Foods and Baked Goods – All Food Purchases Are À la Carte

Brisket, Corned Beef Sandwiches, Stuffed Cabbage, Matzah Ball Soup, Sweet & Sour Meatballs, Noodle Kugel, Israeli Salad, Falafel, Potato Knish, Tzimmes, Kasha, Varnishkes, Baba Ganoush, Kid’s Meals, Challah, Mandel Bread, Rugalach, Fabulous Homemade Cakes, Pies, Cheesecakes, Cookies and More!

Beth Shalom Synagogue 5827 N. Trenholm Road Columbia, SC 29206 (803) 782-2500

Veteran’s Day at Bonefish Grill & Carrabba’s

This Veterans Day, we honor and thank the brave for all they do. It’s cool that both these restaurants are offering Vets a “thank you”.

On Monday, November 11, Bonefish Grill is providing a complimentary appetizer such as Mussels Josephine, Calamari, Imperial Dip and the famous Bang Bang Shrimp® (large portion of tuna sashimi not available) to all active and retired service members with a valid military ID. Forest Drive and Bower Parkway locations

Carrabba’s Italian Grill is saluting our brave all weekend long from Friday, November 8 – Monday, November 11 with a free order of Calamari with any purchase to all Veterans, active military, police officers and firefighters with a valid military ID. 

Wine Tasting at the Brewery

Wednesday November 13, 2019 6pm-8pm Hard to believe, but not everybody is a fan of BEER, one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world. The alternative? Si, mio amico… e vino. Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company has decided that it would like to serve the needs of all their customers, beer-drinkers and wine drinkers. So they are teaming up with Aleph Wines to bring you local wines and wines from around the world. But what kinds should they carry? Help them decide!

Sample 8 wines, served with charcuterie. Pick your favorite 4 and the wines with the most “I Love This” votes will be sold at Swamp Cabbage for the next 6 months. And as a bonus, you can purchase wines at a discount during the tasting.. perfect for the upcoming holidays! Click here to purchase tickets (deadline: Nov. 11).

November Food Swap

Saturday November 16, 2019 10am – 12pm A food swap is just that… you show up with swap items which must be homemade, homegrown, or foraged by you. Think baked goods, jam, pickles, spreads, honey, vinegar, granola, pasta, fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, homemade sausages, backyard eggs … you name it! Bring as little or as much as you like. You can bring a bunch of one thing or multiples of a few different things. The possibilities are endless! You must pre-register and show up promptly at 10am to participate! For more information and to register, click here.

Columbia Crossroads Church | 2723 Ashland Road | Columbia, SC 29210

Newberry Wine Walk

Saturday November 16, 2019 3pm – 7pm Come to Historic Downtown Newberry for the Holiday Wine Walk on Saturday,November 16th from 3-7pm. Stop in at Community Hall (1207 Caldwell Street) for tickets and to receive your passport. An assortment of wines await you at local businesses. Get a taste of shopping in Historic Downtown Newberry! Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple. Tickets with a commemorative Wine Glass are $25 per person or $45 per couple. Tickets here.

Fall Festival & Oyster Roast

Saturday November 16, 2019 6pm – 10pm Shuck oysters and eat other great food with friends while enjoying live music, beer and wine at Lexington’s Fall Festival and Oyster Roast at the Grove on Augusta in Gilbert.

Hosted by The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center, this festival will include oysters steamed to perfection as well as other great menu items from Fatz Cafe, Old Mill Brewpub and The Wolf Pizza Co.. Beer & wine will flow! Live music from country artist Doug McCormick. $50 per person and includes food an drink. Tickets here.

Thanksgiving Day at Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Thursday November 28, 2019 11am – 10pm

Take the stress out of hosting your holiday gathering. Celebrate the season at Ruth’s Chris and enjoy their award-winning dinner menu or savor a traditional turkey feast. $41.95 for adults | $14.95 for children 12 & under

For reservations, call 803-212-6666

THANKSGIVING PRIX FIXE MENU (their regular menu is also available)


Caesar Salad | Steak House Salad | Louisiana Seafood Gumbo


Roasted Turkey
Sliced oven-roasted turkey breast, served with homemade gravy,
cornbread-herb stuffing and cranberry relish


Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Green Beans with Roasted Garlic
Creamed Spinach | Sweet Potato Casserole


A dessert duo pairing of pumpkin cheesecake & vanilla ice cream


eby Educated GuessCabernet Sauvignon, North Coast, California
6oz Glass, $15  |  9oz Glass, $22  |  Bottle, $60

Deep and dark with ripe, jammy flavors of blackberry, black cherry and baking-spice elements…all tied together with a toasty oak finish.

For reservations, call 803-212-6666

After Thanksgiving CrabFest

Sunday December 1. 12pm & 1:30pm You’ve had turkey for the past 3 days now. Enough is enough. Head to Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company for one of their legendary All-You-Can-Eat CrabFests. Crab, shrimp and all the goodies that go along with it. Two seatings. These sell out, so grab yourself a couple of tickets here while you can!

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