Category Archives: Press

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 […]

Mmm, Minero food porn

The CP staffers got our first taste of Minero this week, and after chips and salsa, queso fundido, Valentina-drenched chicken wings, and nearly a dozen tacos, here’s what we can report. 

New Restaurants in Charleston

The restaurant trend in Charleston this fall seems to be smaller, casual, eateries, often with counter service. We’ll take it – makes it easier to get in and out and to try them all quickly. Several long-time local chefs are stepping outside the box and digging deep into their culinary souls to open places that […]

Sean Brock’s new Mexican restaurant, Minero, to open Friday

The team at Minero, a new casual Mexican restaurant from chef Sean Brock, tasted 40 kinds of corn before selecting three varieties for making its signature tortillas. Friday, diners will have their first shot at assessing the choice. 

Everything You Need to Know About Sean Brock’s Mexican-Influenced Minero

Perhaps you heard The Neighborhood Dining Group unlocked the doors to Mexican-influenced Minero this weekend? From the first minute, Charleston chorizo-seekers were lined up at the door and the praise and food photos continued all weekend.

Upcoming Taco Stop Minero Gets a Sign on East Bay

The name is on the awning at chef Sean Brock’s newest venture, Minero, and every taco-loving human being can ramp up their excitement for the opening. There’s no menu or set completion date yet, but a sign is a good start. Keep eyes on Eater for more information on Minero, as it comes our way.

Charleston’s 7 Most Anticipated Fall Openings

A new season equals new restaurants for the Lowcountry. Once the oppressive humidity subsides, it’s time to explore a fresh crop of dining options. This fall, Charleston can expect some exciting establishments from veteran chefs and restaurateurs, like Nate Whiting of the now-shuttered Tristan, McCrady’s/Husk chef Sean Brock, and former Charleston Grill chef Bob Waggoner, […]