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…

Kiki’s Chicken and Waffles

Everyone has that one friend whose word is unassailable when it comes to food recommendations. My cousin, DJ, swore by Kiki’s Chicken and Waffles in Columbia, SC, near Columbiana Centre Mall. That was good enough for me. The Service We had a large party so it took awhile but the server methodically worked her way…

Review: Twin Creeks Lavender U-Pick

Sometimes Facebook suggestions can lead to opportunities one might have missed otherwise. A local lavender grower offered free entry to their U-Pick fields for essential workers. Last year, we went to Southern Hills Lavender Farm in the Greer area that was small but nicely done. First Impression U – Pick Pics Thankfully, it was overcast…

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Like most Friday nights, we get to the end of the week and want to go out to eat but struggle with where to go. Do we revert to the tried and true favorite?

Weekend Travels: Aiken, South Carolina and Hopeland Gardens

Last Saturday, Chris wanted to check out Aiken, South Carolina last weekend so off we went. We didn’t have any particular plans except that we had to eat somewhere local. There was basically one wide main street with shopping on either side and a side alley with restaurants and an art gallery.  Because of their…