Category: Wine + Dine

Cocktail Hour: Chartreuse Daquiri

What is Chartreuse? A 250-year-old secret recipe created by the Carthusian Monks, Chartreuse is a green (or yellow) French herbal liqueur made with 130 plants. The biggest downside to this cocktail is the green Chartreuse. It’s now being allocated everywhere and is not as readily available as before, partly thanks to the cocktail boom using

Charleston’s Best: Food

Charleston has been voted the best city in the US for ten years in a row, so we get asked for various recommendations often. I thought it would be easier to list those recommendations here. We will update this list as we see fit and plan to add other Charleston-specific posts to the blog. Want

Tayler Makes: Homemade Chicken Gyros

Gyro gy·ro /ˈjīrō/ Pronounced Yee-ro. I’m not of Greek descent. I’m not a Greek god. I don’t have lightning blood or Hercules power running through my veins. But I love gyros. I’ve eaten plenty of gyros from the local Greek food truck (Platia) after late nights working at the restaurant. Gyros were also my go-to lunch

Cocktail Hour: Salted Cucumber Margarita

1 ounce salted cucumber juice 2 ounces white tequila .75 ounce lime juice .75 ounce agave syrup (equal parts agave and hot water) Tajin 1 cucumber ribbon Peel, cut, and blend the cucumber. Strain cucumber juice and add salt to taste. In a shaker tin, combine cucumber juice, tequila, lime juice, agave syrup, and ice.