Super Sized, Full-Flavored $5 Lunch and Seven Days a Week BOGO $19.99 Uber Eats Specials Now Available at Tabbuli
April 23, 2018 § Leave a comment
Satisfy Midday Hunger with Mediterranean Classics from Falafel to Gyros with Dine-In Lunches or Take it Away with Peace Love Gyros and Peace Love Pitas Any Time of Day or Night
Tabbuli is now serving dine-in only lunch specials from their zesty, authentic Mediterranean menu.
Monday is American burger day, served with cheese, bacon, lettuce and tomato and a pickle. Tuesday is gyro day, served with shaved gyro meat, fresh lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions, and a generous dollop of creamy, cool Tzatziki on a soft, fresh pita pocket. On Wednesday, Tabbuli guests can sample a hummus trio including classic tahini and chickpea hummus, roasted red pepper hummus, and pesto hummus with a small Jerusalem salad. Thursday’s special is chicken Lula sandwich, stacked with two marinated and grilled chicken patties, Tzatziki, feta, tomatoes, bacon and red onion. Wrap up the week on Friday with falafel pitas or falafel appetizers. All of Tabbuli’s lunch specials are $5 and served, dine-in only, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Prefer dining out on the delicious side of frugal? Tabbuli offers a buy one, get two free peace love pita special (chicken, lamb, or falafel) and a peace love gyro special. Served all day and night, every day of the week, the specials include two pitas or two gyros and two orders of fries for $19.99 each. These specials are only available through ubereats.com.
About Tabbuli – Located just feet from the Cooper River and Charleston harbor, people flock to Tabbuli for authentic Middle Eastern staples like lemony smooth hummus, hot, crunchy falafel, gyros and lemon chicken and rice soup. Eclectic entertainment choices include drag queen shows, fashion shows, live music, and bubbly hookahs. Soak up the sea breezes from the large open-air patio while you sup and sip, the Tabbuli way. Tabbuli is located at 6 N. Market Street, downtown Charleston, 29401. For more information, visit tabbuli.com or call 843.628.5959.
April 20, 2018 § Leave a comment
Four for $4 Meal Deals Served April 16 through April 20
In honor of its fourth birthday, Toast of Summerville is celebrating with several specially priced menu items.
From April 16 through April 20, Toast of Summerville will be serving four separate specially priced menus. $4 breakfast (available all day) pricing applies to your choice of a short stack of buttermilk pancakes served with bacon, sausage link, sausage patty or country ham, tropical fruit parfait, or a chicken biscuit filled with southern fried chicken breast and your choice of stone-ground grits or home fries. $4 lunch (available from 11 a.m.) pricing applies to your choice of meatloaf with mushroom Cabernet gravy, house salad and soup of the day, chicken strip basket with fries or a fried flounder basket with fries. $4 shared plates (available from 11 a.m.) pricing applies to fried green tomatoes topped with sweet pepper relish and pimento cheese, chicken quesadillas, pimento cheese served with toasted French bread, and green tomato bruschetta. $4 specialty lattes (plain, vanilla, mocha and caramel), two for $4 mimosa singles and two for $4 cupcakes will be available all day throughout the four days of the event.
Toast of Summerville is located at 717 Old Trolley Road, Summerville, 29485. For more information, call 843.900.4422 or visit toastofcharleston.com
April 16, 2018 § Leave a comment
Old Sheldon Church Ruins
April in Charleston is the time where thoughts and hearts turn to the essence of Lowcountry spring. Sherbert-hued sunsets, balmy breezes, floral and brine aromas aloft, warm days and still-cool evenings. It is perfect picnic weather. The ideal season to linger under the shade of a Spanish moss-dressed live oak, perhaps sipping a cool glass of white wine and supping on fresh fruit, soft, warm cheese and slices of a fresh baguette bread.
There are many lovely spots to indulge in such an occasion in Charleston proper. White Point Garden, Hampton Park, and Sullivan’s Island all come to mind. But, if you’re in the mood for a short ride and a little change of scenery, there is an incredibly soulful and serene destination about an hour down Highway 17 on the way to Beaufort, SC.
Old Sheldon Church Ruins are the remnants of a chapel of ease built in the English Georgian style between 1745 and 1753. The church was burned down two times. Once by the British during the Revolutionary War, rebuilt, and then burned down a second time in 1865 during the Civil War.
Its sad history and beautiful ancient walls perhaps contribute to the almost spiritual aura that surrounds the green, hilly and usually very private grounds. Find your spot, pull out your picnic blanket and basket, and enjoy the ride. It will be a picnic for the ages. Beaufort is only about 20 miles further south if you want to make a full day of it. The Old Sheldon Church Ruins are located at Highway 21 & 235, Yemassee, SC, 29945. Phone: 843.525.8500.
April 13, 2018 § Leave a comment
Mahagony Gregory – Baker at Toast!, Toast of West Ashley and Toast of Summerville
We caught up with Mahagony when she was whipping up a bunch of gorgeous pies for the entire Toast family on International Pi Day in the Cove Bar & Grille kitchen. The Art Institute of Charleston graduate and experienced (she’s been with Toast West Ashley since its opening in 2016) baker was whipping up French chocolate silk pie, brownie pie and a Mandarin orange crushed pineapple and coconut pie at the time. And, that was just for starters.
Her mother owns a restaurant in her hometown in Aiken, SC. “She loved cooking, but not baking. I helped her with the baking because I loved it,” Mahagony said with enthusiasm. She’s proud of her craft and shared the fact that she attended culinary classes in high school from 9th to 12th grade and was the only student in attendance for all three of those years.
When she’s not baking, she’s taking care of her two year-old daughter and only child, Skylar Thompson. The best part about being a mother? “When she says she loves me. She is just starting to say that. She’s learning so much so fast. She’s like my own little thing.”
The worst part about being a mother? “Knowing she’s going to grow up. It scares me sometimes.”
Mahogany’s own mother was and is a constant source of inspiration to her. “Mom always said, you have to lead by example. My little girl copies everything I do. If Mommy does it, it’s ok for me. And, I stand by that, always.”
Here’s Mahagony with her gorgeous French chocolate silk pie. Happy Mother’s Day, Mahagony and all great mothers out there from everyone at Charleston Hospitality Group.
April 12, 2018 § Leave a comment
Running is More than a Sport for Local Runner Lauren Shipley – It is a Purpose
Lauren Shipley began running two years ago and (at the time of this interview) was ramping up for her second Cooper Bridge Run, getting in about 15 to 20 miles of training per week. The 23 year-old Charleston native and daughter of HonkyTonk Saloon general manager Bob Shipley (pictured with her, bottom right), began running as a means to alleviate stress. “Initially, running was a huge therapeutic outlet for me. A wonderful way to relieve stress and anxiety while getting a great workout at the same time. Now, I really enjoy it. It’s a big part of my life.”
Shipley, who lives in downtown Charleston, finds inspiration in the city’s beauty, especially when she is running. “It’s actually a big part of how I got into running. I run a path around the entire peninsula and am always seeing new things and the water is so soothing.”
Helping the disadvantaged is another very big part of what drives Shipley’s running purpose. A professional mental health tech who works at a behavioral health hospital, she will be taking her sixth trip to East Africa this fall where she will be working to aid children and artisans in Uganda. After, she will head to Ethiopia to participate in her first marathon, Ethio Trail Marathon, which is a fundraiser for the artisans she will be assisting.
The Cooper River Bridge Run (a 10K run that took place April 7), is one of the running steps she took to prepare for the marathon. “I just love it. It is absolutely about the sense of unity. I teared up last year. Standing there with 40,000 people cheering you on. It is indescribable.”
Lauren’s tip for race success? “I always try to stay focused. My main thing is to settle into a motivational play list. My favorite right now is Fight Song by Rachel Platten.”
April 12, 2018 § Leave a comment
ALL YOU CAN EAT SNOW CRAB LEGS SPECIAL ($34.95) KICKS OFF MONDAY APRIL 16th
Sweet, delicate, tender, and bathed in warm butter and a splash of fresh lemon, hardly anyone can resist a decadent snow crab leg. Cove Bar & Grille is offering the opportunity to its customers to indulge in a non-stop, all you can eat snow crab fest from 4 p.m. to close, 9 p.m., April 16, April 23, April 30 and May 7 for $34.95 per person, and $15.95 for kids 10 and under. Because no one can eat just one.
About Cove Bar & Grille – North Charleston’s only raw bar and a member of Charleston Hospitality Group , Cove is awash with briny, fresh flavors of local and regional raw and chargrilled oysters and southern staples. Whether seafood or southern, Cove has you covered with delicious style in a contemporary, nautical setting. Cove is located at 7690 Northwoods Boulevard, North Charleston, 29406. For more information, call 843.580.4040 or visit eatatcove.com
April 4, 2018 § 2 Comments
GET YOUR TASTY CARB FILL AT ALL THREE TOAST(S), QUEOLOGY, COVE, ELI’S TABLE, FILL AND TABBULI
In honor of The Cooper River Bridge Run, several CHG properties are serving carb-boosting pasta specials this Friday evening, April 6 and modifying hours at downtown Toast! Saturday morning, April 7.
Friday evening, Toast!, Toast of West Ashley and Toast of Summerville will serve baked ziti with chicken and salad ($16.95). Eli’s Table will serve seafood pasta cavatappi with scallops, shrimp, roasted tomato, corn, red onion, and basil pesto Parmesan ($36). Queology will be topping its mac ‘n cheese with its signature barbecue ($11.99), available for both lunch and dinner. Cove Bar & Grille will serve all you can eat spaghetti and meatballs ($12.99) from 4 p.m. until close. Tabbuli will offer $5 falafel pitas for lunch and an assortment of pizzas during happy hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Get your fill of FILL Restaurant & Piano Bar’s fire roasted tomato and mozzarella ravioli for just $16
Toast! will open its doors at 4 a.m. on Saturday morning and serve from their standard breakfast all day menu, rife with biscuits, and pancakes and French toast for a pre-run energy boost.
Locations and Contact Information
Toast! is located at 155 Meeting Street, downtown Charleston. 843.534.0043, toastofcharleston.com
Toast of West Ashley is located at 2026 Savannah Highway, West Ashley. 843.556.0006, toastofcharleston.com
Toast of Summerville is located at 717 Old Trolley Road, Summerville. 843.900.4422, toastofcharleston.com
Eli’s Table is located at 129 Meeting Street, downtown Charleston. 843.405.5115, elistable.com
Queology is located at 32-C North Market Street, downtown Charleston. 843-580.2244, queology.com
Cove Bar & Grille is located at 7690 Northwoods Boulevard, North Charleston. 843.580.4040, eatatcove.com
Tabbuli is located at 6 North Market Street, downtown Charleston. 843.628.5959, tabbuli.com
Fill Restaurant & Piano Bar is located at 1150 Hungryneck Boulevard, Mt. Pleasant, 843.800.3042, fillbar.com