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On the Menu for March 6, 2018

Staff Report //March 6, 2018//

On the Menu for March 6, 2018

Staff Report //March 6, 2018//

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On the Menu provides the latest news from the Charleston area’s culinary community, including new restaurants, new menu items and upcoming events, as well as details about local chefs. Submissions should be sent to [email protected].

Limehouse Produce is kicking off its annual Berry Creative Campaign. For the campaign, Charleston County elementary classes can submit recipes, drawings, artwork or stories promoting strawberries.

Winners are selected for grand prize winner, best artwork and essays project, best recipe project, best curriculum project, best video and best agricultural project.

The grand prize winner receives 50 pounds of local strawberries, a celebratory party with a dessert from Cirsea, a trophy, and an announcement on the Limehouse Produce website. The other category winners will receive a trophy and 10 pounds of strawberries. All students who enter the competition will receive strawberries for their class.

The deadline for entry is April 20. To learn more, email Angel Postell or call 843-557-4077. Registration is available online.

The Ponds in Summerville is scheduled to host Food Truck Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. April 20, May 18 and June 15 at the Schulz-Lotz Farmhouse. The lineup of food trucks on April 20 includes Happy Thai, Cast Iron, Holy City Waffles and SnoBar Southeast. Coolers and outside beverages are allowed. The event is open to the public.

The Park Cafe is scheduled to host its third family meal of the year, a #TBT meal bringing back dishes from over the years, at 6:30 p.m. March 22. The five-course meal will be served family-style and will be available with wine pairings from Grassroots Wines.

Cost is $60 without wine and $90 with pairings. Reservations are required by calling 843-410-1070.

Accent on Wine Park Circle is scheduled to host a wine tasting with six spring wines from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The event costs $10 and is open to the public.

The Charleston Horticultural Society is holding a Foodscape Intensive Weekend from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Middleton Place pavilion. Lecturer and author Brie Arthur will lead the event, which focuses on the foodscaping movement of planting and growing food alongside flowers within an existing landscape.

The event will include interactive workshops for growing heirloom tomatoes and combining edible plants in your landscape; a cooking demonstration; and a lunch buffet.

Tickets are $100 per person, or $75 for Charleston Horticultural Society members.

Edmund’s Oast Exchange and certified sommelier Sarah O’Kelley will offer another round of Saturday Somm Schools starting this weekend. The 13-week series runs from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each week and costs $20 per class. Food and beverage industry employees can attend for $10 per class. The line-up includes:

  • Saturday: Viticulture & Vinification
  • March 17: Blind Tasting 101
  • March 24: France Part 1
  • March 31: France Part 2
  • April 21: Spain
  • April 28: Portugal
  • May 5: Germany
  • May 12: Austria and Hungary
  • May 19: California, Oregon and Washington
  • May 26: Australia and New Zealand
  • June 2: Argentina, Chile and South Africa
  • June 9: Fortified wine
  • June 16: Beer with Brandon Plyler

Advance tickets can be purchased online.