Papi’s Tacos

After checking out this small restaurant, I now think of the Saturday Night Live sketch with Chris Farley shouting about “living in a van down by the river” when it comes to mind but I digress this is a food blog. I heard of Papi’s a few years ago when it was mentioned in an…

Burgers and Bakery (Spartanburg, SC)

Chris was chomping at the bit to try out Burgers & Bakery. He heard about it from a co-worker and thought it sounded like our kind of place. One Saturday, we started off towards Spartanburg. The restaurant is located very close to the Spartanburg city limits.  If you aren’t looking for the turn, you’ll miss…

Warehouse at Vaughns (Simpsonville, SC)

Mall food courts are dying out but the food hall concept is on the rise. There are several new developments in the works in the Upstate. Gather GVL in downtown Greenville is already a popular spot. Both Easley and Greer have food halls, The Silos and Cartwright Food Hall, coming soon.

Home Team BBQ

Y’all know how we are about our barbecue. Chris lived in Kansas City for a few years. We traveled all over Texas just to eat barbecue one summer vacation. Try Lockhart’s in Dallas. Anyway, our favorite local place is SBH BBQ. Of course, Henry’s is a respectable option. There are a few hipster BBQ places…

Clare’s Creamery

As we were taking our usual shortcut through #YeahThatGreenville, I saw this cute frozen treat spot among the trendy storefronts next to Fork and Plough. I mentally added it to our list of new places to try. The exterior looked promising. I confess I’m all about aesthetics…and good eats. I assumed it would be like…

Rick Erwin’s Nantucket

It was Valentine’s Day and Chris had made reservations at the last Rick Erwin’s restaurant we had not tried. I loved Rick Erwin’s Level 10 in Spartanburg. Anyway, back to Nantucket…The upscale seafood restaurant is located on the first floor of a hotel overlooking the area where a temporary ice skating rink is set up…

Eating Our Way Through Greenville: White Duck Taco

Taco shops are popping up all over Greenville. Over the holidays, my sisters were visiting from Arizona and brought us a few tacos from this spot. We immediately added it to our “must try” list. White Duck Taco Shop has two locations-one in Hampton Station and one near Haywood Mall. We decided to check out…

Valentine’s Day Recommendations

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend and you are just now trying to find someplace to eat. Since eating is kind of our thing, here are a few recommendations. Every couple is different so think about whether you’re more of a table cloth person or a portion size person. Do you favor ambiance or good food? You…

Rodney Scott’s BBQ (Charleston, SC)

After a day of touring Charleston and walking way too much and taking way too many pictures, we decided to swing by Rodney Scott’s on the way out of town. The setting was newish with a white subway tile lined, brightly lit interior punctuated by a silver, disco ball in the center. A promising smoky…