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March of Dimes charity dinner

I worked another charity dinner with Chef Lata and Chef Stanhope this weekend, joined by James Beard chefs Debbie Gold and Jimmy Bannos.  Charleston’s fairy godmother of food & beverage – Terri Henning – donated her incredible penthouse as the venue, even though she was out of town.   28 more words

Top Chef Charleston, Episode 11 - Adios Charleston, Hello James

Last week I came up with the idea of a drinking game where viewers would do a shot when someone mentions any of the cliches that usually come towards the end of the season.   818 more words


Photos: Damien O'Donnell at Beard House

Congrats to Harbor Bistro co-owner Damien O’Donnell, who cooked at the James Beard House on Saturday, January 28. And I’ve got the photos to prove it. 58 more words

Last Call for Dinner and a Show Tonight

If you’ve never been to the James Beard House in the city, now’s a great time to check it out as Damien O’Donnell, local chef and co-owner of… 452 more words

Today in Food History

Also, on this day in 1338 Charles V of France was born. It was Charles V who commissioned Taillevent to write what would become the first professional cookery book written in France, ‘Le Viandier’. 70 more words

Today In Food History

Garlicky Clam Spaghetti

I can make this dish with my brain tied behind my back.

Garlicky Clam Spaghetti by James Beard

Credit:  Chef James Beard… 194 more words


"Food is our common ground, a universal experience" James Beard

So this is it, my first blog post. Having never written one before I’m a little unsure as to how this is going to go but hopefully anyone reading this will bear with me. 258 more words