Home Tour: The Monroe on Spring

There's a reason Charleston has been voted the #1 city to visit for so many years. The food, the architecture, and the people all play a role in that. The historic charm of downtown buildings welcomes visitors to the Holy City. Many of these homes have been remodeled into rental...

Beautiful, Breezy, Beachy

The Charleston cityscape has welcomed a new hotel to the scene. David Kaplan, Alex Day, and Devon Tarby of Gin & Luck hospitality group have opened The Ryder hotel on Meeting Street. Inspired by St. Tropez, the Ryder is Gin & Luck's first venture in Charleston. Little Palm is the...

Vintage Meets Modern Custom Bar

For this custom home builder, building his own home meant incorporating a custom bar area for the adults to enjoy. Nathan Delpino of Delpino Custom Homes had a vision, so he collaborated with some of the advertisers you'll find in the pages of Charleston Home + Design to help execute...

Taste of Home with John Lewis of Juan Luis

Heavily influenced by his home town of El Paso, John Lewis of Lewis Barbecue has embarked on a new culinary experience with the opening of Juan Luis. John’s culinary career has involved different cuisines and specialties but he always comes back to his Texas roots. The Juan Luis trailer was...

12 Questions with Stylish Doctor Eddie Irions

Dr. Eddie Irions graced the cover of our Winter 2021 issue. He welcomed us into his historic French Quarter home and into his life. You've heard about the house, Eddie's childhood, and his career. Now, we sit down with the stylish doctor to talk about some of his favorite things,...

Taste of Home with Nico Romo of NICO Shem Creek

Inspired by his older brother’s journey in culinary school, Nico Romo pursued the same career path and has incredible success. Ten years ago Nico was named the youngest French Master Chef in South Carolina. He’s also one of the only French Master Chefs in the state. Nico came to the...

Taste of Home with Ashley Kegu of Melfi’s

An enjoyment of cooking and making people happy through food led Ashley Kegu, Chef de Cuisine at Melfi’s, to becoming a chef. A three-year career at the Ski Tip in Colorado allowed Ashely to play around with new recipes to cook fun, creative dishes. A tight knit group of people...

Taste of Home with David Schuttenberg of Kwei Fei

After a move from NYC, David Schuttenberg and his wife Tina were ready for a change. They settled in Charleston and decided it was time to open their own restaurant. The couple grew up in Arizona, Tina’s family is Mexican, and David ran a Mexican restaurant in NYC so that...

Taste of Home with Greer Gilchrist of Harbinger Cafe

The family aspect surrounding cooking has always been important for Greer Gilchrist, co-owner and chef at both Harbinger and Harken Cafe. Cooking with her family as a kid is a tradition that was built early on and helped give her confidence in the kitchen, and later on confidence to open...

Taste of Home with Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott’s BBQ

Rodney Scott is a pitmaster at his core. He learned from his father, his sons learned from him. And every day, he continues to learn from other chefs. The Southern tradition story is one that Rodney wants to tell. The whole hog, the collard greens, the chicken - it’s important...