The Charleston RiverDogs are taking charge of their barbecue offerings this year, installing a mobile smoker and grill near the entrance to Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Brisket, tri tip and frog legs will now supplement the park’s pulled pork, which will continue to be provided by Sticky Fingers.
“We prefer to concentrate on the less traditional items,” says John Schumacher, “food guru” for the team’s ownership group.
In addition to the beef and frog extremities, the smoker station will serve a daily special, and local chefs will occasionally be invited to man the pit. Continue reading
How’s that for pre-flight eats?/ Desano Pizza Bakery
While it’s likely small consolation to travelers flying in and out of Charleston this Christmas, the airport recently approved a plan to upgrade its eating-and-drinking options with eight new restaurants and kiosks, including locations of Charleston Beer Works, Desano Pizza Bakery and Caviar & Bananas.
Delaware North, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based hospitality management company, will also operate Harvest Grounds Bakery & Coffee, Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grille and Wendy’s.
Charleston International Airport spokeswoman Becky Beaman says all of the new outlets will be operating by the time the airport’s ongoing Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program is completed in 2015, although “you might see some of them coming online sooner than that.”
Delaware North this month posted a Craigslist ad seeking a general manager for the Charleston airport. Continue reading