Author Archives: Minero

Where to Drink Cocktails in Charleston Right Now

Even though there’s slow movement on the Charleston booze front (thanks, Late Night Moratorium), there’s still some activity. Here’s an updated Cocktail Heatmap of places to visit for a drink as soon as happy hour hits. While this map focuses on restaurants and bars that have opened within the past year, we’ve also included some […]

The Hottest Restaurants in Charleston Right Now, February 2015

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? What are the new restaurants? What’s everyone talking about? While the Eater 18 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and neighborhood essentials across the city, it is not a chronicle of the “it” places […]

15 Favorite Casual Small Bites and Snacks in Charleston

The task of selecting some of the city’s top dishes was challenging, but we narrowed it down to a few delicious contenders. Here are our recommendations for some perfect quick bites to be found in Charleston:

The Foodist 2015 Trend Edition

When I used to ask chefs where they were dying to eat, it would be Barcelona or Copenhagen. Now the answer is invariably Mexico. Their discoveries are tomorrow’s dinners, which means lots of newfangled and classic tacos like these:

The Top Food Stories of 2014

Try this for multi-tasking: Sean Brock’s fourth Neighborhood Dining Group restaurant Minero opened on Oct. 3. Two weeks later his four-years-in-the-making cookbook Heritage was released. The New York Times bestseller is now in its third printing.

Minero gains a lengua taco

More than 1600 people virtually voiced their approval when Minero this weekend used its Instagram account to herald the debut of a lengua taco with charred-onion salsa and jicama-cucumber slaw. The handsome taco is the first from Minero to feature offal traditionally associated with taquerias.

13 Food World Predictions for 2015 From Andrew Knowlton

Big-Deal Chefs Will Feed You Tacos. When I used to ask chefs where they were dying to eat, it would be Barcelona or Copenhagen. Now the answer is invariably Mexico.

Chef Daniel Boulud eats his way around Charleston

Chef Daniel Boulud (of New York City’s two Michelin stars-rated Daniel and 12 other restaurants) is on a culinary tour of Charleston. In the past three days he’s popped in McCrady’s, The Ordinary, Charleston Grill, and Minero.

A Charleston Carb Christmas

I have never had visions of sugarplums dancing in my head. My virtual chorus line is a biscuit holding hands with a tortilla chip and a French fry. If Santa really listened to me, he’d fill my stocking with carbs. Chips and Salsa (Trio) from Minero / They come in a cute, handmade tortilla warmer, […]

Sean Brock, Guy Wong Coming to Ponce City Market

The second outpost of chef Sean Brock’s Charleston-based casual Mexican concept expands on the original, adding raw ingredients, including fresh Mexican spices, chili peppers, homemade salsas, fresh tortillas and beans. The cocktail menu will feature a variety of mezcal and tequila-based drinks.