Author Archives: Minero

The Hottest Restaurants in Charleston Right Now

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 of the […]

Quick Bites: Sean Brock at Ponce City Market, King of Pops’ Dessert Alley, and more

Charleston bigwig chef Sean Brock (of Husk and McCrady’s fame) has plans to bring a second outpost of Minero — his brand-new, street-food-style Mexican restaurant in the Holy City — to Ponce City Market in Atlanta.

James Beard winner Sean Brock to open restaurant at Ponce City Market

Together with David Howard of the Neighborhood Dining Group ( Chicago’s Steaks & Seafood, Husk, and McCrady’s), Brock will open Minero, a Mexican restaurant 

Review: Minero Is Sean Brock’s New Shrine to Mexican Food in Charleston

This cheeky service works. When you’re eating tacos, you don’t want to feel like you have to behave. And yes, you should be eating tacos; pale, tender, aromatic tortillas, piled high with stuff. So much stuff, you cannot eat them gracefully. The exceptionally fatty, wobbly carnitas are amplified with chicharron and jowl meat, while the […]

The 2014 Eater Award Winners From Coast to Coast

It is time now—drumroll, trumpets, gongs—to announce the winners of the 2014 Eater Awards. In over a dozen categories in 24 cities, the winners comprise a diverse group of the finest and most interesting chefs, operators, and characters in the continent that have defined this year in dining. We applaud them. You are hereby instructed […]

He Can Add Tacos To His Resume

He is a New York Times best-selling author, star of season two of Mind of a Chef, a Pappy Van Winkle aficionado, ball-cap wearing Virginia boy. Sean Brock also makes a mean taco. Minero, the newest restaurant by the Charleston, South Carolina-based chef, was one of the hottest “Is it Really Opening?” stories of the […]

HERITAGE, by Sean Brock, now available from Artisan Book.

Chef Sean Brock’s drive to preserve and reinterpret America’s heritage foods has sparked a national obsession. In Chef Brock’s much-anticipated first cookbook, this James Beard Award-winning chef presents all of the sublime dishes that have made him one of our country’s most acclaimed chefs. Read about the book here.    

From humble ingredients to his love of Valentina hot sauce, Sean Brock gives an inside look at Minero

Minero served its first taco on Fri. Oct. 3. In a city relatively free of cronut-like fads and — for a few more months, at least — brisket masters who sell out by mid-afternoon, diners here aren’t inclined to queue up to eat. Still, during Minero’s first week of operation, a line snaked out the […]

The Space

Simple, clean and uncluttered, Minero features white-washed historic Charleston brick walls, hardwood floors, a tin ceiling and worn leather banquettes. Mexican-inspired tiles accentuate the room, along with exposed rafters, and elevated ceilings. Vibrant colors pop throughout and rustic wood tables welcome diners. The space features a 16-seat bar and a 1000-square-foot dining space that accommodates […]

The Beverages

Minero’s beverage program feature’s an extensive tequila and mezcal selection, a small unique wine list, beer, and cocktails inspired by the flavors of Mexico.