For drinkers who don’t feel like ambling to what’s now the far end of trendy upper King to visit High Wire Distillery, the Cocktail Club on Oct. 23 is hosting a free launch party featuring the new operation’s vodka and rum.
In addition to spirit samples and a pair of High Wire cocktails, the event will feature meaty snacks such as bacon fat caramel popcorn and banana bread with whipped duck rillettes.
The 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. party will run on a first-come, first-served basis. Find more information here.
Although not yet as popular as a drippy chocolate fountain, biscuit bars – featuring split buttermilk biscuits and fixings – are increasingly showing up at Southern weddings.
“With a variety of options and toppings, food bars are the best way to let your guests play with their food,” the bridal magazine The Knot earlier this year decreed in an online story titled “12 Surprising Food Bars You’ve Never Seen Before!” The post endorsed taco bars, doughnut bars, mashed potato bars, grilled cheese bars and biscuit bars, illustrated with a photo supplied by Charleston planner A Lowcountry Wedding.
After Charleston Grill chef Michelle Weaver staged a biscuit bar for June’s Bon Appetit Grub Crawl, Charleston Place added the amenity to its list of available event services. Continue reading “Local Brides Sweet on Biscuit Bars” »