From Bean to Bar to Mouth

From Bean to Bar to Mouth

Folly couple brings taste, passion, and knowledge to chocolate with Cocoa Academic By Lorne Chambers | Editor Do you know the difference in chocolate and candy? How about cocoa or cacao?   Or the difference between a chocolatier and a chocolate maker? These are just a...

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Chef to Chef

Lesley Carroll of Jack of Cups reflects on the loss of The ’Wich Doctor’s talented and enigmatic chef and co-owner Jeff Butler By Lesley Carroll | Contributing Writer Jeff Butler, chef and co-owner of The ’Wich Doctor on Folly Beach passed away on September 9, 2018....

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Sweet and Mellow

A chat with local surfboard maker Liam Becker as he catches the CBD wave with his new business Apis Mercantile By Lorne Chambers | Editor Last month The Folly Current wrote about local surfer and business owner Liam Becker being honored with the Good Neighbor Award...

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The Power of Soup

Folly Farmers Market Vendor The Stone Soup Collective is building a better community, one bowl at a time By Lorne Chambers | Editor The story of Stone Soup is an old folktale that’s common in many different cultures, but the story is essentially the same everywhere....

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High Times at Low Life

New  bar offers refreshing cocktails and tasty bites    By Lorne Chambers | Editor While downtown Charleston has new restaurants and bars opening literally everyday, it’s not often that something new opens on our little island. So when it does, it’s a big deal. The...

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Caribbean Meets Lowcountry

Blu welcomes renowned chef and Barbados native Glen Benskin By Lorne Chambers | Editor The water may be bluer and the sands whiter, but there are plenty of similarities when it comes to the island of Barbados, an independent British Commonwealth in the Caribbean, and...

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Some Like It Hot

Local chef launches boutique catering company By Lorne Chambers | Editor Photo By Paul Cheney Since graduating from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in 2008, Folly Beach resident Jessica Cobb has worked in just about every part of a restaurant — front of the...

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Good Food. Good Beer. Good Times.

Original Pub Tours of Charleston Once again hosts A beer dinner at Chico Feo as part of Charleston Beer Week By Lorne Chambers | Editor As the beer scene in Charleston continues to grow, it’s really no surprise that Charleston Beer Week continues to grow. This year...

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Bite Sized — June 2017

Rooftop Bar at Snapper Expected to Reopen Soon On Wednesday, May 10 a fire ravaged the 3rd story rooftop of Snapper Jack’s. The water damage luckily was minimal and the dining room reopened just in time for the weekend visitors. The rooftop is expected to reopen in...

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Reviving the Spirit of the Old Folly Pier

New restaurant aims to harness the energy of pier’s heyday By Lorne Chambers | Editor If you were around Folly Beach in the 1950s, then you probably remember Kokomo’s Lounge, a popular watering hole on the corner of Center Street and Artic Avenue that was frequented...

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Kicking Some Butts

Planet Follywood is now a non-smoking establishment By Lorne Chambers | Editor For years Planet Follywood was the only non-private bar/restaurant on Folly Beach to still allow smoking indoors. But as of last month, Planet Follywood is no longer a smoking...

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