Enjoy a Chefs’ Kitchen Tour

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 2, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

IMG_7300On this Charleston Culinary Tours’ three hour walking tour, you will meet the talented chefs behind some of Charleston’s greatest restaurants and gain insight into their ideas, methods and creativity. The Chefs’ Kitchen Tour will visit five restaurants and introduce you to lowcountry chefs who will discuss the inspirations for their restaurants and provide a tour of their kitchens. In addition to visiting kitchens, the tour will include various samples along the way, including coffee and pastries, delicious biscuits from a celebrated Charleston biscuit maker and a selection of traditional southern dishes.

HOURS: Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

MEETING PLACE: 375 Meeting Street, Charleston Visitor Center, Ann Street entrance

COST: $60 per person

All Charleston Culinary Tours are limited in size in order to deliver an intimate, personalized experience. Each day is unique as destinations rotate according to restaurant availability. Tours are held rain or shine. These are walking tours and historic Charleston has a number of very uneven cobblestone streets and sidewalks, so wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Each guest will have ample opportunity to interact with your tour guide as well as the chefs and other restaurant staff that you meet.

For more information or to book this Chefs’ Kitchen Tour, please visit www.charlestonculinarytours.com.

A Family Next Door Screening

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , on April 26, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil
13047840_10153414527927443_3850154421851895511_oThe Lowcountry Autism Foundation  presents a screening of a Family Next Door will be shown on Thursday, April 28th at 5pm at the Charleston Music Hall, located at 37 John St downtown. Featured at the Napa Valley Film Festival, it is an inspiring documentary featuring a Pittsburgh family with two children on the autism spectrum. Come see how their love, patience, and courage help them deal with the endless issues that fill their lives. There will be a Q&A with Donna Lund, the mother of the family in the film, Susan Callahan, LAF Executive Director and local parents. Admission is free, yet the Lowcountry Autism Foundation will be accepting donations. RSVP to Julia Corey at coreyj@musc.edu or 843.876.0415.  Watch the trailer by clicking here.
The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is committed to enhancing the lives of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families through individually designed programming, advocacy and awareness efforts. The non profit promotes optimal developmental outcomes through awareness of autism. Since 2008, LAF has assisted over 800 families in the lower coastal region of South Carolina through its high quality Autism Support Services.

Palmetto Brewgrass Festival

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 7, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

palThe Awendaw Green family and Palmetto Brewery are teaming up to present a two-day bluegrass festival on May 6-8. The weekend, in support of the local music scene and for the love of all things beer and bluegrass, will begin on Friday with a special show featuring Mike Farris, Kim Richey, and Brian Ashley Jones at Charleston Music Hall. The Bluegrass festival will kick off on Saturday and Sunday at 1pm at  Palmetto Brewery bringing together more than a dozen regionally acclaimed country bluegrass bands and artists. Festivalgoers will enjoy up-tempo and energetic bluegrass music, delicious Palmetto beer and multiple food-trucks. The Festival will feature performances by Southbound 17, Chewbacky, Pinkerton and the Brinks, Dallas Baker and Friends, Southern Flavor Bluegrass, John Stickley Trio, Love Canon, Cane Creek String Band, Triangle Bluegrass, Red Cedar Review, Forlorn Strangers Della Mae and Gravel Road Acoustic.

“Palmetto Brewery is like the front porch of downtown Charleston. All kinds of people from all parts of the city gather on that porch to have a good time,” said Awendaw Green’s organizer Eddie White. “The Brewgrass Festival is us inviting a bunch of insanely awesome bluegrass musicians up on that porch to do what they do best. It’s gonna have all of the excitement of a festival, with the feel-good vibes of a house show where the beer is better.”

Early Bird tickets are on sale during April at $15/day and $25/two days. In May, tickets will be on sale for $20/day and $35/two days. Tickets are available online here.

 

VestPac: The Ultimate Hydration Pack

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 21, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

hydration-pack-vestpac-flyer.jpgJust in time for season, we’ve found a lightweight hydration system from VestPac. Designed in Jackson Hole, this pack features a climate control 3D airmesh in the hydration panel for unbelievable airflow and rugged elastic straps to ensure a snug fit. The shoulder straps are free to move side to side for a custom fit while the waist strap is designed to be worn directly below the chest line for maximum support and comfort. These packs move with your body, eliminating any chance for bouncing or rubbing.  Each model holds different amounts in the BPA free reservoir. The high flow hose and 360 degree bite valve with positional clip make it easy to take a drink.

These VestPacs wick moisture away from your back and chest providing a cooling effect which makes it perfect for paddle-boarding, fishing, festivals, marathons or kayaking. The slim design is soft enough to wear over bare skin or a bikini top, yet strong enough to last a lifetime in the sun, snow and surf. The difference in comfort is like night and day. Some of the styles also have pockets with security flaps, a key ring holder, and a large zippered pocket.  This allows for a place to put the gadgets we just couldn’t live without like our phones and iPods.  They even offer waterproof phone/MP3 player cases and earbuds/wraps that are completely water and sweat proof.

VestPacs are designed to provide the best possible performance for every situation. You can wear these innovative products all day without feeling tired or sore.  It offers a solution to having one custom made pack for many different uses. VestPac is currently offering free shipping on all orders of $50 or more. For more information and to purchase, visit www.vestpac.com.

Find the Mac Daddy Food Truck All Over Town This Month

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 1, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

1The Mac Daddy Food Truck, presented by Crave Kitchen & Catering, is headed all over town this month serving up Executive Chef Landen Ganstrom’s signature mac & cheese and more.

This Saturday, March 5, the Mac Daddy will be at the Front Beach Fest on Ocean Boulevard in Isle of Palms from 12pm-4pm. This event will feature live music, kids activities and of course, mac & cheese.

On Monday, March 7, 14 and 28, guests can enjoy their award-winning mac & cheese at MUSC Health East Cooper in Mount Pleasant from 11am-2pm. The Mac Daddy will also be at MUSC Horseshoe to help raise money for MUSC nursing students on Tuesday, March 1 and March 8 from 11am-2pm.

On Sunday, March 13, the Mac Daddy will be headed downtown to 174 King Street for Second Sunday.

Every Thursday through Saturday this month, guests can find the Mac Daddy parked at First Citizens Bank downtown next to Mynt for late night eats from 12am-3am.

The Mac Daddy Food Truck, an extension of Crave Kitchen & Catering, will be rollin’ eats to all of the Charleston area. Food offerings include Chef Landen’s signature Mac & Cheese (“The Most Life Changing Mac & Cheese in America”, according to Esquire Magazine), must have toppings for your mac, and daily sandwich and salad specials. With a fully operational catering kitchen, the 18 ft. custom built Mac Daddy truck, is ready to roll for your next event.

To learn more about the Mac Daddy and to see the full list of upcoming events, please visit http://www.CraveKitchenandCocktails.com/Mac-Daddy-Food-Truck.

Drifter Merch Offers Vintage-Style Designs

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 10, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

2Drifter Merch is a new apparel and art website featuring innovative designs with something for every music lover. The company started by offering high quality vintage-style music-inspired t-shirts printed here in South Carolina. More recently, Drifter Merch
arthas expanded to offer art on reclaimed wood by State Pallets, Preston Smith Designs and Ridley Stallings Art. Focusing on the owners’ love of live music, various designs included paying homage to their favorite bands that include the Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead, Widespread Panic and Neil Young.

“We’ve already had a lot of repeat customers as folks love the comfortable feel of of shirts,” said Drifter Merch co-owner Bert Griggs. “After testing the model and selling tons of shirts, we are now working with several different designers to help expand our offerings.”

For more information about Drifter Merch or to shop the store, visit www.driftermerch.com.

Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners Announces Giving Recipients

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 28, 2016 by Lowcountry Boil

West Ashley LocationLow Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners understands the importance of giving back to the Charleston community. Each month it chooses a non-profit to donate a percentage of sales. Upcoming recipients include Courageous Kidz in February and Begin with Books during March. Past non-profits receiving funds include My Sister’s House, Share Our Suzy, Center for Women and Be A Mentor.

“We’ve always enjoyed giving back to the community and it feels great to now have a set giving program in place,” said owner Courtney Friedman. “Non-profit organizations that are interested in being the featured monthly recipient, can fill out the form on our website or email me at info@LowCountryLaundry.com for availability.”

Founded in 2001, Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners is a full service  laundry and dry cleaner with same day cleaning, free pick-up and delivery as well as three convenient Charleston locations. Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners handles everything from draperies and comforters to leather, suede and fur as well as bridal gown pressing, cleaning, preservation and restoration. In addition to servicing 52 hotels, over 20 restaurants, and 6 hospitals, Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners also offers 24/7 LaundryMatic locker systems, a custom delivery based locker system that extends 24/7 service to thousands of customers living in condos or apartments in Charleston. Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners strives to provide the best customer service and overall quality available.

For additional information about Low Country Laundry & Dry Cleaners, visit www.lowcountrydrycleaners.com.

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