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10:43 am on Sunday April 14, 2013

Steak 'n Shake coming to the Charleston area

Who would have thought they would wait so long? The Illinois' founded Steak 'n Shake restaurant is finally coming to the Charleston area, setting up shop in North Charleston on Tanger Outlet Boulevard. The next closest location has been the chain's...
6:29 am on Saturday December 10, 2011

Southern diner Lucky's now open on James Island

Lucky's, a new "finger licking" Southern spot, is now open on James Island and sounds like it's worth adding to the to-try list.
4:14 am on Monday November 28, 2011

The Early Bird Diner: Chicken and waffles, and so much more

Image by Early Bird Diner Chicken, meet waffles.Update November 28: Our circa 2010 Early Bird Diner love not enough for you?  Well, the Charleston City Paper is dishing some up, too, with phrases like "Chicken, waffles, and art? Yes, but that is...
10:08 am on Wednesday October 5, 2011

After Joseph's Restaurant closure, new spot Eli's Table due to open

Image by Flickr user artnbarb The now no longer Joseph's.Update October 5: They're doing a soft opening "this weekend." If you try it out, let us know what you think in the comments. First reporting: It was with much sadness that we heard Joseph's...
2:33 am on Thursday June 16, 2011

After 14 years, downtown Charleston's Joseph's Restaurant calling it quits

Image by Flickr user artnbarb Soon to be no longer.If there's one thing that downtown Charleston's food scene has a lack of, it's simple no-fuss diner-type food. While I think I'd be challenged if I called Joseph's Restaurant a greasy spoon, it...
3:11 am on Tuesday May 17, 2011

End of an era: Alex's Mt. Pleasant location closes up shop

Image by Alex's Classic Alex's fare.It was nearly three years ago that there were the first tremors of instability in Alex's Mount Pleasant diner. But some shake-ups in the building's appearance, hours, and menu seemed to stabilize things — but that...
5:10 am on Friday August 8, 2008

Some Alex's restaurants up for sale; one to get big changes

Image by Flickr user jslanderImage by 20080808pancackes.jpg With the downturn in the economy and the upswing in healthiness, will a day come when there are no diners? I pray not. Charleston fixture Alex's is set for big change. Three of four...