Barsa Extends Daytime Hours

bildeBarsa’s not just for night owls anymore.

The tapas restaurant – which I recently enjoyed to the tune of three stars – this week adopted a 12 noon-12 midnight schedule. And the hours stay the same every day, so it’s easy to remember.

In good European fashion, there isn’t a specific lunch menu: The same food is served from open to close, so you can (and should) get your pan-roasted red snapper at any hour.

For more information, visit barsacharleston.com. The restaurant is located at 58 Line St.

Temporary Wine Bar to Inhabit Proof

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Proof calls it a “pop-up wine bar.” Less trendy drinkers might call it a visit from a sales rep. Either way, starting next week, the King Street bar is offering downsized samples of wine on Tuesday afternoons – and plans to keep pouring until the vino’s gone.

Unlike most pop-ups, the wine program won’t completely take over the venue: Proof’s standard cocktail menu will still be available.

According to organizer Kevin Kelley, who represents two wine distributors, 30 wines will be served in three-ounce and five-ounce portions from 4 p.m. onward; patrons can also purchase the featured wines by the bottle. Continue reading