In Good Taste – October 2020

In Good Taste – October 2020

By Vera Stewart  |  Photos by Brent Cline and Peter Frank Edwards Vera’s Best How do you become the BEST? For many of us, it takes years, perseverance, dedication and hard work. Does luck come into play? My take on luck is that sometimes you have to be in the...
Taste October 2020

Taste October 2020

EAT – The Crazy Empanada By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki In a nondescript building on Riverwatch Parkway, tucked into a corner under beautiful big trees, you’ll find The Crazy Empanada– home of the best empanadas outside of Puerto Rico. Made by hand...
In Good Taste – August/September 2020

In Good Taste – August/September 2020

By Vera Stewart  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen Vera’s Tailgating Menu Whether it’s a weekend of camping when the weather is nice, tailgating experiences at a college football game or just entertaining outdoors, planning is essential. DON’T let the food stress you...
Taste August/September 2020

Taste August/September 2020

EAT – El Borikuazo By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki More than anything else this year, I’ve missed traveling. Puerto Rico has been on my list for a while, but I’ve yet to get there in person. In the meantime, a short drive to Aiken to eat at El...
In Good Taste – July 2020

In Good Taste – July 2020

By Vera Stewart  |  Photo by Amy J. Owen Sing the South with Summer Appetizers The aromas, textures, colors and tastes of summer are the BEST!  In thinking about cooling off, maybe by the pool or under a shaded structure, having something delicious and attractive to...
Good Taste July 2020

Good Taste July 2020

EAT – Cafe 209 By Griffin Nelson  |  Photo by John Antaki I walk in the door to a hearty welcome and what would certainly be a huge hug if it weren’t for COVID-19 restrictions. I’ve never felt so at home despite 6 feet of separation. And I get the impression...