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...

Tips for Improving Your Outdoor Living Space

Cooler temperatures may be rushing in but the beauty of living in Charleston is that you can use your outdoor living space nearly all year round. Here are some tips for maximizing comfort and style to ensure that your outdoor area is an enjoyable extension of your home. Define the...

Do or Don’t: TV Above the Fireplace

It's a common question in the design world. Should you place the TV above the fireplace or not? Many believe that it shouldn't, many believe it should. We break down arguments for both sides and offer some solutions. Problem Putting the TV above the fireplace is a longstanding debate in...

Top Posts in October

It's that time again - our top posts on Instagram for the month of October. Follow @chdmag for more! Project by Structures Building Company | Photo by Patrick Brickman Don't be afraid to add some color in your kitchen with bold cabinets. Make a statement! It'll pay off - we...

Local Restaurant Empire

Over the past nearly 30 years, the Kish family name has become well known throughout the Charleston community. Steve Kish started the empire in the 1980’s and now his sons are in tow. We chat about running a family business, their success, their restaurants, and what’s next for the trio's...

Cocktail Bandits Share Porch Pounder Recipes

Becoming the Cocktail Bandits Johnny Cladwell and Taneka Reaves met at the College of Charleston and immediately clicked. The two have since become full-time Charleston Beverage Ambassadors and are known around the country as the curly-haired Cocktail Bandits. They promote female empowerment through advocacy for the food and beverage community...

Creating the Perfect at Home Wedding

As the world adjusts to a new normal and large gatherings are being adjusted, many couples are opting to get married at home in order to keep everyone safe. We sit down with the owner of Host and Haven, Lindsey Boyce to chat about planning for a wedding at home,...