Food Lover Events: November

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Casual Pint Vista| Team Trivia and $2 tacos

Wednesday, November 8 | 7 PM | 807 Gervais St, Ste 100

You will love the upscale, yet casual Craft Beer-centric atmosphere at The Casual Pint beer garden! Get your team together and enjoy $2 tacos during this trivia event. More here.

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Craft And Draft | Devine Night Out

Thursday, November 9 | Craft And Draft, 2706 Devine St.

Craft and Draft will have a variety of specials on November 9th (Devine Night Out!), plus they will be featuring an all-Columbia beer lineup, 10% off merchandise and growler fills, and an “Early Bird Happy Hour” where every beer is $1 off before 5pm! There is not better place to sample ALL Columbia beers on tap than Craft and Draft! More here.

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Karaoke Night and Reverse Happy Hour | Casual Pint Vista

Friday, November 10 | 9PM | 807 Gervais St, Ste 100

Enjoy karaoke at your favorite beer garden in the Vista! Play to win and sample new beers during this fun event! More here.

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Arts & Draughts | Hosted by The Whig and Columbia Museum of Art

Friday, November 10 | 7 – 11pm | 1515 Main Street

Art, drink, and be happy! Enjoy beer tastings from Golden Road Brewing, live musical performances, D.I.Y. art projects, interactive art, scavenger hunts, unique perspective tours, and food from The Wurst Wagen, Real Mexico, The Belgian Waffle Truck, and treats from Curiosity Coffee. More here.

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90’s Bar Crawl in Columbia

Saturday, November 11 | 2 – 10pm

Go back to the 90s! This event will take place at several local participating bars (TBA), and in several different cities! Enjoy drink specials, 90s music, a “welcome” drink at registration and a signature bar crawl cup. More here.

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9th Annual Bubbie’s Brisket and Bakery…A Jewish Food Extravaganza!

Sunday, November 12 | 11am – 3pm | Beth Shalom Synagogue, 5827 N. Trenholm Rd

Mark your calendars – Bubbie’s Brisket and Bakery is back! Enjoy delectable homemade, kosher foods prepared under Bubbie’s direction, right in the Beth Shalom kitchen. On the menu this year: Homemade Horseradish, Potato Knishes (for the very first time), plus favorites like Brisket, Corned Beef Sandwiches, Tzimmes, Matzah Ball Soup, Falafel, Stuffed Cabbage, Sweet and Sour Meatballs, Kugel, Israeli Salad, Challah, Rugelach, Mandel Bread, and much more. Have guests coming for Thanksgiving or the upcoming holidays? Bubbie’s desserts and dishes are perfect for a crowd! You can even purchase her brisket and corned beef by the pound during this event. The day’s festivities will also feature an auction. More here.

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River Rat Brewery Dinner at Ruth’s Chris

Monday, Nov. 13 | 7PM | 924-A Senate Street

River Rat’s perfectly balanced, refreshingly bold and deliciously drinkable beers and Ruth’s Chris’ exceptional fall menu – the perfect pairing! Dinner event will feature a delicious, five-course meal served alongside some of River Rat’s most popular beers, anf for dessert – a Poached Pear Tart with House Made Maple Bourbon Ice Cream
paired with Hazelnut Brown Ale! Make your reservation today for this special dinner by calling 803.212.6666. More here.

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“No Lunch” lunch | Harvest Hope and Golden State Foods Foundation

Wednesday, November 15 | 12pm | 320 Senate Street

Join Harvest Hope and Golden State for the Feeding Hunger: “No Lunch” Lunch at the Hall at Senate’s End. All proceeds from the one-hour soup kitchen-style luncheon will benefit child feeding programs, helping to provide food for the 1 in 4 children in South Carolina who struggle with hunger. Tickets are limited, so please RSVP to Sarah Sipes at 803-254-4432 ext. 1143 or to ssipes@harvesthope.org. More here.

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The Casual Pint | Vista Lights 2017

Thursday, November 16 | 807 Gervais St, Ste 100

Join The Casual Pint Vista during the Vista Lights celebration! Casual Pint’s beer truck will be in front of 807 Gervais Street with $5 drafts. Also enjoy 15% off growlers and shirts, and buy a $50 gift card and receive a free $10 card! More here.

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Mindful Eating Workshop | St John’s Lutheran Church 

Saturday, Nov. 18 | 213 Saint Johns Church Road

Join certified dietician, Jeremy Ponds, for a two-hour workshop focusing on mindful eating! Learn more about what mindful eating is and how it affects us, as well as the physical, biochemical, and nutritional benefits of mindful eating. This is a free event, though monetary contributions to Harvest Hope Food Bank are appreciated. More here.

Keg Fest 2017 in Lexington

Saturday, Nov. 18 | 1-6pm | Icehouse Amphitheater, 107 W. Main Street 

kegKeg Cowboy presents this inaugural grassroots craft beer festival at the Icehouse Amphitheater in Lexington! Featuring over 20 breweries including Holy City, Tradesman, Frothy Beard, NoDa, OMB, Highland, Founders, Stone, D9, Ballast Point, Unknown, Sierra Nevada, Freehouse and more, and live music from Lexington locals The Nick Clyburn Band and The Kenny George Band. Food trucks will also be on site. There are a limited number of tickets available, so get yours today by clicking here!

21st Annual SC Oyster Festival

Sunday, Nov. 19 | 11am – 6pm | Robert Mills Historic House & Gardens, 1616 Blanding St.

Plate of oystersColumbia’s largest outdoor oyster roast featuring steamed oysters for sell by the bucket is brought to you by Pearlz Oyster Bar. Also enjoy oyster shooters, fried oysters, and oyster gumbo for purchase once inside the festival. Food vendors will also be on site, and there will be ice cold beer for sale as well as a wine garden! You’ll also enjoy live music all day on 2 stages, from local favorites like Prettier Than Matt, Reggie Sullivan Band and many more. Arts and Crafts vendors will be on hand displaying their creations, and kids will enjoy amusements, games and activities. Admission price does NOT include Oysters. Bring your appetite! Tickets here.

 

Stay Tuned… we’ll bring you new food and drink events again on Nov. 21st!

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Liberty Tap Room in the Vista – NEW Lunch Menu

828 Gervais St. | 803.461.4677

Liberty Tap Room in the Vista has launched a NEW $7 lunch menu that can be enjoyed Monday – Friday from 11am – 3pm. Enjoy 7 delicious items that are all $7! (Beverage, tax & gratuity not included)

Reuben: corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss cheese, and 1000 island on wheatberry bread Flank Steak Quesadilla

Greek Pita Wrap: grilled chicken or steak, lettuce, tomato, goat cheese, kalamata olives, and greek dressing wrapped in a warm pita

Bonfire Po-Boy: fried shrimp tossed in bonfire sauce, lettuce, tomato, and 1000 dressing on a toasted hoagie

Flank Steak Quesadilla: marinated flank steak, red and green peppers, onions, and cheddar cheese folded in a warm tortilla shell

Find out what their other new dishes are HERE!! #mouthwatering

Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Cafe: New Dinner Menu Items

2001-A Greene St | 803.254.7828
The Down South Salad 
mixed greens, grilled SC peaches, bacon lardons,
candied pecans, pickled vidalias, blue cheese, bbq vinaigretteMr Friendlys Window
Buttermilk Fried Shrimp
wasabi honey, grilled SC peaches, toasted almonds, cilantro
Grilled Country Ham & Blackeye Pea Cake
molasses-mustard bbq sauce, sweet pepper confit,
pickled okra
Butter Pecan Glazed 12oz Heritage Farms Pork Chop
smoked bacon-wild berry jam, buttermilk mashed potatoes,
ham hock stewed Southern greens

 

Twin Peaks: 10 New Menu Items

600 Gervais St. | (803) 602-3667

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Crispy Buffalo Chicken Salad

They’ve taken their menu to a whole new elevation! With added menu items like their Crispy Buffalo Chicken Salad, BBQ Burger, Chicken Green Chili Soup, Turkey Avocado Smash Burger, Greek Salad and more – your taste buds will be soaring.

Twisted Spur Brewing: New Brunch Items

705 Gervais St. | 803.764.0203

WTwisted Spur Brewing Brunch Chicken & Wafflese were so excited for July 30th to arrive because Twisted Spur Brewing launched a weekend brunch menu! We wrote a little about it here. And guess what? It’s even better than we imagined…in fact this weekend is your 2nd chance to see what all the Foodies in town are raving about. Here’s 2 of the newly released menu items:

Chicken & Waffles, Twisted style!

House made buttermilk Belgian-style waffle with crispy, all natural chicken, dressed with toasted walnut, peppered bacon, and bourbon sauce and sunflower micros. Try it with a signature brew, Bloody Mary or Mimosa.

Twisted Spur Brewing BrunchSteakhouse Bennie

Made with grass-fed filet, house-made Hollandaise sauce and crispy shallots, served with smash browns. Have it with a Valencia OJ Mimosa!

Visit them to see what else is on the menu!

From the Vine :: Let’s Wine Down

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From the VineSavor this summer one sip at a time with great wine deals here in Greater Columbia at some of your favorite restaurants! There are over 10,000 varieties of wine grapes in the world, so it’s time to get tasting.

Mediterranean Cafe

 Wine Down Wednesday327 West Main St. | 803.356.6294

Wine Down Wednesday every Wednesday at Mediterranean Cafe! Enjoy 1/2 priced house wine all night, as you complement it with your meal of shrimp scampi or something unique like eggplant pizza.


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Tombo Grille Tuesdays!

4517 Forest Drive | 803.782.9665

Every Tuesday at Tombo Grille enjoy great pricing. $15 for a bottle of wine & $5 for a gourmet pizza (that goes great with the wine!)

Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe

930 Gervais St. | 803.550.9979

During Happy Hour Mon. – Fri. from 5-8pm, their house wine is $4 by the glass and wine flights are $10 (4 draft selections of pour choice).

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2001 – D Greene St. | 803.343.3303 

Their next GIANT Wine Sale & Tasting falls on Saturday, July 9th from noon – 2pm. $5 per person (waived with the purchase of at least 2 bottles!). They always have at least 30 wines open for you to taste that are marked down at the lowest prices possible for you to custom build a case (or two!). Best part – this wine lover event is free, that is if you buy at least two bottles! It’s sure to be a fun time.
*Tuesdays: 1/2 off champagne
*Wednesdays: Wine Flights! (Usually 3 different wines each week)

Moriarty’s Irish Pub

902 Gervais St. | 803.888.6462

During Happy Hour Mon. – Fri. 4-7pm they offer $1 off house wine!

Liberty Tap Room

828 Gervais St. | 803.461.4677

1/2 priced house wines during happy hour Mon. – Fri. 4-7pm.

Gervais & Vine Gervais & Vine Wine Tasting2

620 Gervais St. | 803.799.8463

Wine tasting EVERY Wednesday from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Only $8 for a cheese plate & 4 wines to try! Enjoy Foodies!

Rioz Brazilian Steak House

410 Columbiana Drive | 803.708.3151

$3 House Wine (Canyon Road Chardonnay, Canyon Road Pinot Grigio, Dark horse Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cellar no. 8 Merlot) available Mon. – Fri. 5-7 pm in the bar only.

Solstice Kitchen

841 Sparkleberry Ln #4 | 803.788.6966 Solstice Kitchen

During Happy Hour Mon. – Thurs. from 5-7pm (at the bar) enjoy $2 off glasses of wine
$20 bottle list at dinner Mon. – Thurs.
Mon. – Fri. at lunch enjoy glasses of wine for $4

Liberty on the Lake

1602 Marina Rd. | 803.667.9715

$4 house wines Mon. – Fri. 4-7pm! Ever Wednesday enjoy half-price wine night by the glass and bottle.

City Bar Martinis & Fondue

700 Gervais St. | 803.764.6125

During their Happy Hour Mon. – Fri. 4-7pm :: Wine special – $3 House Wine by the glass (Vista Point Vineyards — Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, White Zinfandel)

Happier Tuesdays :: Happy hour all night long – $3 house wine, $2.50 bottled beers, $1 off all martinis, craft cocktails and liquor selections.
Wine Down Wednesday :: 25% off all bottles of wine.

Mr. Friendly’s

2001 Greene St. | 803.254.7828

Tuesdays: 1/2 off champagne
Wednesdays: Wine Flights (usually 3 different wines offered every week!)

Pearlz Oyster Bar

936 Gervais St. | 803.661.7741

During their Happy Hour Mon. – Fri. 4-7pm :: $4 House Wines and $3 Champagne