Chef John Currence

What’s Happening in Charleston: November 2016

Staff Writer
Sip a tiki cocktail, enjoy a family-style meal, and more this month

James Beard Foundation’s Taste America, Nov. 4: The James Beard Foundation will make a stop in Charleston for its Taste America tour this Friday. Dan Barber, of Blue Hill at Stone Barns, is the nationally featured all-star chef who will be cooking along with local star chefs including Sean Brock, Katy Keefe, Ken Vedrinski, Jill Mathias, Michelle Weaver, Kevin Mitchell, and host chef Jeremiah Bacon. Together, they’ll be serving a special menu for the evening. Tickets are $300.


Maison Premiere Pop-Up, Nov. 5: Edmund’s Oast will host bartender Stephen Palahach from Brooklyn hot spot Maison Premiere on Saturday starting at 5:30 p.m. Palahach will offer a special à la carte drink menu inspired by tiki classics.


Lowcountry Field Feast, Nov. 6: This year’s Field Feast is a “Festa di Campo” with chef Michael Toscano of Le Farfalle cooking up the family-style dinner. The event will take place at The Barn at Walnut Hill Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 and benefit Lowcountry Local First, which helps local farmers and other food purveyors.


Big Bad Breakfast Book Stop, Nov. 11: James Beard Award-winning chef John Currence stops in Charleston as part of his book tour for his latest cookbook — Big Bad Breakfast. Starting at 6 p.m. next Friday, he will be cooking dishes and selling/signing his new book at The Daily. There is a VIP pass for $50 that includes a copy of the book and a fast-pass line to purchase food.


Roasted and Smoked, Nov. 12: Famed barbecue pitmaster Elliott Moss from Asheville’s Buxton Hall BBQ joins The Darling Oyster Bar’s chef Joe DiMaio for a special pig and oyster roast at Geechie Boy Farm in Edisto. From 4 to 8 p.m., guests can enjoy food, live music, and beer from Revelry Brewing Company for $75.


Cúrate Cookbook Brunch, Nov. 13: Chef Katie Button will also stop in Charleston as part of the book tour for her first book, Cúrate. For the event, she will work with chef Mike Lata at The Ordinary to prepare a family-style feast with some of her favorite dishes from the book. The brunch is Sunday at 11:30 a.m., and tickets are $94.


Chef Jeremiah Langhorne Demo and Tasting, Nov. 17: Washington, D.C.-based chef Jeremiah Langhorne comes home to Charleston for a special demonstration and tasting at Le Creuset on Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. Langhorne is chef and owner of The Dabney, one of D.C.’s most popular restaurants. He also served as chef de cuisine at McCrady’s for several years under chef Sean Brock. Tickets are $40.


Best of Charleston's Southern CookingTaste America with the James Beard Foundation

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