Author Archives: Minero

Charleston Eats: A 16 Stop Tour

Charleston’s culinary scene continues to evolve, as residents and visitors alike increase their expectations and as the city grows outward. Chef Brock’s newest concept, Minero, offers diners casual Mexican cuisine with a hint of Southern influence. Locals swear by Ko Cha, a Korean joint beside a gas station in West Ashley, a western district of […]

A Pre-Democratic Primary Guild to Charleston

For the political set, this winter may have been devoid of snowbird escapes to tropical locations but included plenty of travel to Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina. And although Des Moines and (chilly) Manchester may not appeal for your next weekend jaunt, Charleston should already be at the top of your must-visit list. […]

20 Signature Recipes From Top Kitchens and Bars Across the Country

While Tom Sietsema toured the country in search of America’s best food cities, we collected and tested signature recipes from notable restaurants he dined in along the way. 

The Hottest Brunch Spots in Charleston; January 2016

With a newer, larger space, Minero is now offering brunch on Sundays. In addition to the daily favorites, like charcoal grilled wings, the Mexican-inspired eatery serves hearty plates like steak and eggs, breakfast burritos, and chicken fried chicken with red eye mole.

Minero Settles Into New Digs

Minero 2.0 is undeniably bigger. Its seating capacity has doubled to 90, including a significant number of seats at the bar. While it perhaps surrendered a smidge of charm with the expansion, the restaurant was ready to grow: From the start, its bar has produced excellent cocktails, but the crowds kept most people from considering […]

First Look: Take a tour through Minero’s new space

I can’t wait to take my son to the new Minero now housed in McCrady’s former gallery event space where I held my wedding reception six years ago. It’ll be a pico-fragranced walk down memory lane. My husband and I will reminisce about our first dance as queso fundido runs down our fingers. We’ll get […]

The New New South

Creativity and cosmopolitanism have been sweeping through the Southern states- and not just in Nashville, Atlanta and Charleston.

The Perfect Weekend in Charleston, SC

This iconic Southern town has no shortage of attractions, which is why it’s a perennial haven for tourists. From historic homes and architecture, a thriving culinary scene, to its stylish locals, there are many reasons why T+L readers named Charleston the Number One City in America for 2015. In town for a short jaunt? Check […]

Southern Food in 50 Dishes

From the Tidewater to the Texas coast, From boudin to benne salsa, the great eats prove our region’s dining knows no bounds

12 Cocktails to Drink in Charleston Right Now

Charleston is a social city. Rare is there a night where the bars are not filled with imbibers who are buckled up to the bar, ready to enjoy a nice evening filled with some tasty cocktails. Just as the city is home to some of the country’s best restaurants, it, too, has its fill of […]