Swamp Boat Adventure at Cypress Gardens Near Charleston, South Carolina
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Swamp Boat Adventure at Cypress Gardens Near Charleston, South Carolina

While visiting my longtime friend Wendy and her family in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, we headed over to Cypress Gardens for an afternoon. The 170-acre preserve was heavily damaged in historic floods in 2015 and then Hurricane Matthew in 2016, but has since recovered. We explored the Butterfly House first. It’s a large greenhouse is … Continue reading

Great Southern Food: Where You Should Eat on Mount Pleasant near Charleston, South Carolina
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Great Southern Food: Where You Should Eat on Mount Pleasant near Charleston, South Carolina

South Carolina’s Lowcountry is legendary for its food. Many flock to Charleston for it. Just a few minutes outside of this fabulous city are other smaller towns where you can find southern cuisine to tantalize your taste buds. Good Dose of Southern Cookin’ On a recent trip to visit my friend Wendy and her family, … Continue reading

Anchorage of Southern Cuisine in Greenville
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Anchorage of Southern Cuisine in Greenville

Anchorage means a place where vessels anchor.  But, it also has another meaning of securing or a source of reassurance.  Traditional southern cuisine from the land definitely has a firm anchor in one of the hottest restaurants in the Southeast – The Anchorage in Greenville, South Carolina.  Traditional southern staples of peas, corn, and even … Continue reading

Tomato Pie at the Kitchen Sync
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Tomato Pie at the Kitchen Sync

Tomato Pie is about as southern as it gets.  Only thing that might be more southern – grits.  You can get both at Kitchen Sync in my hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. Kitchen Sync has become one of our go-to spots for dinner for my mom and me.  We’ve eaten there probably 4-5 times and each … Continue reading

24 Hours in My Hometown
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24 Hours in My Hometown

These days I’m back in my hometown of Greenville, South Carolina, often to spend time with my mom.  Each visit turns into an adventure as we go on culinary explorations.  My hometown has truly turned into a foodie town in recent years.  Check out my blog “Greenville Eats – My Hometown is a Foodie Town“. … Continue reading