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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 Chef Ambassadors: Follow This Trail to Great Dining

Hunting for great dining from SC Chef Ambassadors? Yeah, there’s a map for that!

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Distinctive SC Dining: Blacksheep

Blacksheep jolts the Beaufort dining scene with a novel approach and creatively crafted dishes.

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Six South Carolina Literary Landmarks

Love literature? Make a pilgrimage to these six sites that honor SC authors.

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Date Night: Downtown Charleston

From top to bottom, downtown Charleston is a dreamy date night destination.

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Celebrate Freedom at a Juneteenth Fest

Immerse yourself in African American history and culture at one of South Carolina’s many Juneteenth celebrations.

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Date Night: Downtown Greenville

Downtown Greenville helps you cover all the date-night bases with great eats, romantic settings and live music.

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Great Grains Grown Here: Freekeh

Get your “freekeh” on with this locally grown grain bursting with smoky, nutty flavor.

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Great Grains Grown Here: Farro

The ancient grain called farro is making a comeback thanks to the efforts of South Carolina farmers and chefs.

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