Unless The Farmbar Provisional applies for and receives an operating permit, this Friday’s spaghetti dinner may mark the second-to-last time the ad hoc café is allowed to cook and serve food.
The roving culinary concept last month settled into a shipping container parked at 1600 Meeting Street, announcing a standing schedule of daily lunchbox pick-ups and twice-weekly meal service. It celebrated its opening with a menu featuring duck fat hash and roast chicken.
“The Farmbar has not received a permit to operate,” S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control spokesman Jim Beasley explains. “The facility did, however, run a special promotion after contacting the department.” Continue reading