Of Loquats & Larceny

Many visitors (and more than a few residents "from off") are no doubt wondering this week what EXACTLY are those orange bobbles festooning nearly every other tree in the Lowcountry right now. They're loquats of course, or Japanese plums. In the Lowcountry they're synonymous with the beginning of Spring proper. Though not native to the …

Foraging in the Lowcountry

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/11/21/the-food-at-our-feet

Merry Christmas Y'all! In the spirit of giving (and since I'm still intoxicated from watching the new film on ├╝berchef Rene Redzepi "Noma, My Perfect Storm"), I wanted to share a fantastic resource for those of you inclined to brave the 80f December elements to go foraging. This has been circulating for a while in …

A Review of Origin by Ben Shewry

One of my team mates, after watching the excellent Netflix "Chef's Table" has recently become enamored of Ben Shewry, the chef of Melbourne's "Attica." I've been a fan of Ben Shewry's since he first popped up on my radar, about 2008. I appreciate him not just as a chef, but for his commitment to his environment …