The Upstate is bubbling over in fantastic “hidden gems”. You know the kind of places that are run by a family, making the tastiest version of their food. Here’s a list of some of our most recent discoveries.
If you want to taste something amazing this year, we have just the thing...
Tacos & Mas, a new Greer eatery, adds a welcome dash of Latin American flavor to the Upstate.
Taste a bit of South Carolina's history. And like fine wine, it takes time to perfect.
As the only vegetarian Indian restaurant in Greenville, SWAD specializes in fresh, vegetarian Indian food made to order.
“Decide what to be and go be it.”
La Costeña might blend in but it's anything but ordinary.
Neighborhood Coffee Shop and Tap Room
“It’s a family business.”
Inky’s came to life on June 2, 2015, by Bill Sickman along with his daughters Stacey Desrosiers and Jamie Niespodziani.
Gina Petti and Roberto Cortez infused their passion for food and culture into a deliciously thriving restaurant right here in the Upstate.
For seventy years, Mac Smith's Country Store has been an upstate landmark on Lebanon Road just outside Pendleton.
Nestled in a non-descript strip mall on busy Woodruff Road in Greenville, is a BBQ joint not to be missed.
Greenville based Dark Corner Distillery is redefining the image of whiskey and moonshine by producing premium, award-winning spirits right here in our backyard.
From the extraordinary BBQ to the eclectic decor, The Smokin' Pig has established itself as the go-to smokehouse for melt-in-your-mouth smoked meats and fixins' on Game Day or Every Day!
Did you ever find a special place that you wanted to keep secret?
Just outside the sultry heat of Greenville, tucked among shady pecan trees and green pastures, is the oasis of City Scape Winery.
Food is a language we all know how to speak. OJ's Diner is remarkable because it has a power that pulls people and cultures together.
Tucked in the tiny triangular intersection in Piedmont is a surprising little shop known as the Piercetown General Store. Walk through the door and you will find there is nothing ‘general’ about this store...
It's time to grab your vegetarian/vegan friend and go out to lunch!
Happy Cow milk has been called "The Best" in the Upstate.
It’s eleven o’clock at night. You’re finally free from a taxing and drawn-out work shift. You feel your stomach clawing itself for some grub.
While most of Greenville is still sleeping, the Namouz family is up early. Doing what? Baking 1000 pieces of fresh pita bread (daily!) and freshly preparing all of the delicacies we have come to expect and even crave.
The Anchorage bar is home to three inventive and meticulous mixologists creating what might be Greenville's best cocktails.
Dora and Miguel Morales opened Pereira Bakery after moving to Greenville from New York eight years ago.
If you look carefully enough, you might find Snack Works, discreetly situated across the street from bustling Falls Park.
During the winter months, the cold and snow makes food scarce for the birds. They migrate south in order to survive, live, and find a home.
Craft Beer and Curated Wine
Enjoyed Here or To-Go
A commercial artisan bakery specializing in wedding cakes and desserts.
Greenville has a lot of fantastic places to wine and dine.... here's our 2016 favorites.