What’s Happening: Charleston, South Carolina Food News in September 2015
SPECIAL MENUS AND EVENTS
Bad Bitches Finale
The last in a year-round series of dining events that are 100 percent run by and showcase women talent will take place September 20. The Bad Bitches Finale will take place at Callie’s Biscuit House and will feature an all-female artisan market along with food trucks, live music and more. All money raised benefits women!
Charleston Beer Week
Get your liver ready. With over 42 events all focused around locally brewed beers or craft beer, there is a lot of opportunity to eat and drink well during Charleston Beer Week from September 13 through 19. There is something for every beer lover including kickball tournament, ghost tours, dinners, pig roasts, and more.
Charleston Restaurant Week
The fall Restaurant Week is back starting September 9 and running through the 19. Visit over 70 restaurants that offer a special menu for guests. Some newer to open restaurants are part of this week, including Cannon Green, Zero Café & Bar, and Barony Tavern.
Charleston Wine + Food Festival Launch Party
Time to get boozy during the Festival’s Launch Party which this year steers away from the typical nighttime fête and goes to a daytime brunch on September 13. Over a dozen of Charleston’s best restaurants come together to serve up their best brunch dish at this official kick-off — click here to purchase tickets.
Chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman from Memphis Cook It Up at Edmund’s Oast
On Wednesday, September 23 for one night only, two of the South’s best chefs come and cook a collaborative dinner at Edmund’s Oast with the new executive chef Reid Henninger. The all-Italian feast will feature a special cocktail menu to boot.
This event will take place in Greenville, but there is a large Charleston constituent involved in the ten year celebration, including chefs Ken Vedrinski, Kevin Johnson, Frank Lee, Bryan Cates, and Nate Whiting who are all cooking for various demonstrations or dinners.
James Beard Foundation’s Taste of America Dinner
The illustrious culinary non-profit organization, the James Beard Foundation, will head to Charleston as part of their Taste of American tour. During the one-night stop, celebrity chef Art Smith will come together with local talents including chefs Mike Lata, Jason Stanhope, Jeremiah Bacon, Craig Deihl, Kevin Johnson, Josh Keeler, and Lauren Mitterer for the multi-course menu.
Outstanding in the Field
Chef Kevin Johnson brings the popular Outstanding in the Field back to Charleston, this time on the Dirt Works Incubator Farm on September 30. Since 1999, there has been more than 600 Outstanding in the Field events in over 45 states. Here’s to it returning in Charleston.