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3:30 am on Thursday October 27, 2011

Local(ish) chef to compete on Top Chef

photo from Catch on Facebook Wilmington chef, Keith Rhodes, has been selected to compete on the Bravo network's competition reality show, Top Chef Texas.  The grand prize is $100,000 to pursue his culinary dreams. Keith is the owner and multi-award...
11:00 am on Wednesday April 13, 2011

Updates from the 2011 Wine + Food Festival (economic impact revealed)

Image by Flickr user armisteadbooker Update April 13: The numbers are in and according to the Office of Tourism Analysis in the College of Charleston's Business School, the 2011 BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival made a $7.3 million impact on...
4:36 am on Friday March 4, 2011

BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival keeps it local

This year's poster by Seth Deitch.And local is our middle name. The annual culinary festival is back this March 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th (Thursday-Sunday) and despite growing acclaim being named as one of the top five food and wine festivals in the U....
7:45 am on Thursday March 3, 2011

Maybe a trip up to Charleston for the Wine + Food Festival is in order

The weather is great and if you've been looking for a tasty reason to make a trek up to Charleston — we've got one. The annual culinary festival is back this March 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th (Thursday-Sunday) and despite growing acclaim being named as...
10:31 am on Saturday February 26, 2011

Top Chef casting call at this year's Charleston Wine + Food Festival (update: dream team?)

Image by BravoUpdate February 26, dream team: Stephanie Barna over at the Charleston City Paper has assembled her own Charleston dream team of who should come out for the Top Chef and Top Chef: Just Desserts casting call. Who wouldn't want to see...
1:08 pm on Monday March 2, 2009

Top Chef presence at Food + Wine Fest'

Image by BB&T Charleton Food + WineImage by 20090302-blaisdrufresne.jpg Richard Blais, Wylie Dufresne (right).The cult-popular Bravo series, Top Chef, has featured the best of the nation's culinary experts as judges and contestants on their show...
11:32 am on Wednesday September 3, 2008

A firsthand account of Richard Blais performance at McCrady's

Image by Summit PushImage by 20080903blais.jpg Summit Push says: "This one was inspired by Richard's stint at the French Laundry. The pearls were basically grapefruit sorbet dippin dots." Even if you missed Top Chef-candidate Richard Blais's night...
2:11 pm on Wednesday June 25, 2008

Top Chef candidate visiting McCrady's

BlaisRichard Blais, one of the final-three candidates on Top Chef, will be a McCrady's guest chef August 31. Price is $100 per person; $50 wine pairing. Make reservations by e-mailing