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South Carolina’s capital city is home to a variety of renowned restaurants, all of which bring something unique and exciting to the table. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite downtown or dinner reservations with a view of the South Carolina State House, Columbia has you and your appetite covered.


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SC Corn Is a Sweet Summertime Commodity

South Carolina’s corn harvest means a bounty of good eating is on the horizon.

Libby Wiersema

Four Historic Upstate Homes Preserve Heritage of Old South

Fort Hill, Hanover House, Ashtabula and Woodburn offer visitors a glimpse back at 19th-century life for some of South Carolina’s most eminent families.

Marie McAden

The Best Par-3 Holes in South Carolina

Beauties and beasts abound among SC's finest short holes.

Bob Gillespie

Peas and Butterbeans Herald SC’s Vegetable Season

The shelling of butterbeans and peas at area farmers markets is a summertime ritual in South Carolina.

Libby Wiersema

The Art and Evolution of Cayce

Cayce may be a small pinpoint on a map, but it holds significance in the history of the greater Columbia area.

Allison Vile

Take a Walk Through Years of History in Cayce

Cayce's 20-plus miles of trails offer visitors the opportunity to hike, bike, observe nature and learn about the area's history.

Allison Vile

Cayce Serves as a Showcase for the Congaree River

Just across the river from Columbia, Cayce offers easy access to the state capital with a more relaxed feel.

Allison Vile

Take Time to Refuel and Rest in Cayce

You’re bound to fill your belly and rest peacefully in Cayce, South Carolina.

Allison Vile