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Chihuly Nights Show at New York Botanical Garden

The first day of our anniversary celebration weekend was taken up with an evening visit to the New York Botanical Garden, to see the first exhibit of Dale Chihuly’s glass extravaganza in ten years.  We thought it would be especially … Continue reading

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Saturday Culinary Village Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Saturday in our Wine & Food Festival week in Charleston was devoted to that feast of all feast, that sampler of all samplers, the Culinary Village, held in Charleston’s Marion Square. We started off our day with a very light … Continue reading

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Indaco Wine Lunch and Descendants of Daniel Panel Event

Excellent Italian lunch WITH wine, a chance to hear legendary chef Daniel Boulud chatting with some of his favorite former employees who are now well-known celebrity chefs in their own right, and dinner at a cozy up-town tavern.  Also known … Continue reading

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Southern Foodways Alliance Dockside Supper at Boone Hall Plantation

Thursday of our week in Charleston may have been the most event-filled day of the week.  We shopped in antique stores, had lunch at one of our favorite places (Brown Dog Deli), visited the Old Exchange and went out to … Continue reading

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Middleton Place and Opening Night Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Visiting Middleton Place during our week in Charleston was my lovely wife Therese’s idea.  To be more specific, it was in a list of possible things to do that she emailed to me and I dutifully pasted at the end … Continue reading

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Charleston Wine & Food Festival Week Overview

Therese and I had an absolutely fabulous time when we were in Charleston over the end of February and beginning of March for the city’s Wine & Food Festival.  It was our last visit to the city before we (gasp) … Continue reading

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McCrady’s Tavern Crowns Tuesday in Charleston

Our second full day in Charleston for our Wine & Food Festival week opened with promise.  We had a couple of appointments to meet with a landscaper and potential contractor, and then there were some storefronts to visit in the … Continue reading

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