Tag: Charleston

Charleston Dining Guide: Where to Eat & Stay Now

Charleston’s Colonial-era architecture with colorful Caribbean influence in soothing blues, pinks and yellows is one-of-a-kind. The small, walkable city has grown greatly in notable restaurants and bars the 16 years I’ve been visiting, far beyond its size in terms of the quality-to-size ratio. Its palmetto-lined streets are like stepping back in time. The city is by turns bright and vibrant, at turns a bit Gothic and moody, reminiscent of, but very different from, Savannah and New Orleans.

Alongside my hotel recommendation, the nine eateries below stood out, not always for good reasons, but the first few are among my top food recommends now in the “Holy City.” Read more →

Top 10 American Whiskey Cocktails in National Bars Now

Covering the 10 top American whiskey (bourbon, rye) cocktails of the month around the country at Liquor.com, you’ll find my top national drinks now at these bars/restaurants: American Whiskey… whether you prefer the spice of rye, the smooth corn sweetness of bourbon or the array of American single malts, wheat or alternate grain whiskies produced around the US, there is… Read more →

8 Hotels Where You Can Eat & Drink Right

Published at Liquor.com on February 6, 2018, my article on eight unique hotels around the world that also do right by food and drink:— Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver — The Dewberry, Charleston — The Kahala, Oahu, Hawaii — The Pottinger, Hong Kong — The Zetter Townhouse, Clerkenwell — Conrad, Chicago — The Venetian, Las Vegas — Freehand, Los Angeles Article… Read more →

11 Top Cocktails Around the US Now — Holiday Edition

Covering the 11 hottest cocktails of the month around the US at Liquor.com, you’ll find my bar and drink recommends over the holidays and the winter at these bars/restaurants (click on each for the featured cocktail): Lighter Shade of Brown (Westbound, Los Angeles, CA)Open since 2016, Westbound resides on the ever-changing eastern side of DTLA’s Arts District with cozy booths,… Read more →