Finally, join us at Fort Moultrie with s

Finally, join us at Fort Moultrie with some "up and coming" Charleston chefs. #2013 CW&F #OVPH #gumpchezgump http://ow.ly/iLf8L

It’s been a crazy few weeks at the Post

It's been a crazy few weeks at the Post House. Check out the recaps to the 2013 CW&F Festival. #http://ow.ly/iL9jI

Old Village Post House King Bean Coffee

Old Village Post House King Bean Coffee Flan @Chef's Feast http://ow.ly/i/1Fiez http://ow.ly/iL2E1

Happy Carolina Day, From THE REAL Peach State

As mentioned in yesterday's post, today is Carolina Day, the anniversary of the patriot defeat of the British armada at Fort Moultrie. A link to events may be found here. Of course, on a day like today, I am reflecting on these events, and how blessed I am to be back home in South Carolina. …

White Point Garden

At some point, many or most of the visitors to our city find themselves drawn to White Point Gardens. Located at the tip of the Charleston peninsula where High Battery meets South Battery, visitors are afforded a view of the Ashley and Cooper rivers meeting to form the Charleston harbor. From there, it is said, …

Arnold’s Country Kitchen & The Day Porter Passed

Porter Wagoner died my first day at Opryland. After a full day of onboarding, training, video watching, role playing and general Kool-Aid mainlining, I decamped, zombified, to my temporary housing in Brentwood and turned on the news to see Dolly Parton in tears. It was all over the news. Porter was a Nashville icon, and …

New Food Arts: Sean Brock foraging, and Marco Pierre White hocking Knorr Beef Base.

Hot Water Cornbread, Reinvented

As so frequently happens, I was thinking of and evaluating my post on hot water cornbread. I wanted to formalize it a bit and dress it up. We dry braised the pork belly like Michael Schwartz, pressed it like David Chang and fried it like the Minnesota State Fair. I used a 4-1 ratio of …

Validation – The Review by the Charleston Post and Courier.

Our review by Deidre Schipani of the Charleston Post and Courier is out today. Kind words and very gratifying to know you are making a difference in your operation. That said, none of this would be possible without the great team we have at Old Village Post House and the visionary leadership of our General …

The Disappearance of Hot Water Cornbread

Hot water cornbread is disappearing. Despite Nashville being hailed as a Mecca of meat and threes by the Southern Foodways Alliance's John T. Edge, those remaining meat and threes that have hot water cornbread are fewer and further between. I lived in Nashville for 4 years, and became well acquainted with many of them. I …