Cinco de Mayo: Break out the sombreros and get ready to sling back some margaritas — there are plenty of places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo:
Mike’s Menudo Brunch: Looking for a way to cure the Cinco de Mayo hangover? Head to Le Farfalle on May 6 and 7 and enjoy chef Michael Toscano’s Mike’s Menudo Brunch. This Tex-Mex inspired menu will include breakfast tacos, huevos rancheros, fajitas, and more.
Jimmy Jam: Jimmy Buffett fans will converge on Daniel Island in droves on May 11 for the popular musician’s concert. The Islander is hosting a pre-show party starting at 3 p.m. — called “Jimmy Jam” — featuring live music (obviously, get the “Cheeseburger in Paradise”), $3 Landshark beers, margaritas, and giveaways.
Harvest Dinner: Green Heart’s annual Harvest Dinner is on May 18 at the urban farm at Mitchell Elementary School. The dinner, a fundraiser for Green Heart’s farm-to-school programs, is a potluck-style barbeque featuring food sourced from local farms and Green Heart gardens. Tickets are $20 and free for children under 12.
Sweet Corn Cook-Off: OHM Radio will host their annual Sweet Corn Cook Off on May 21 at the Royal American. This year, local musicians will be paired with local restaurants to create a corn dish. Restaurants include the Park Café, Taco Boy, 492, the Obstinate Daughter, Verde, and the Royal American. Tickets are $20 and kids under 12 are free.
Farwell to La Morra: Let the mourning begin. Charleston loses a culinary gem as La Morra heads out west. Lewis Barbecue is hosting the grand finale event on May 28 that will feature local chefs including John Lewis, Mike Lata, Michael Toscano, and Shuai Wang preparing collaboration pizzas for the send-off.
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