The Anchorage, Husk, Stella's Bistro and Brasserie, Bacon Brothers, all of these well known restaurants are fans of Chris Sermons. Chris has been farming professionally since 2004 and he grows a fascinating array of vegetables at his farm in Ware Shoals, SC.
Chris is a member
From my March 2017 essay on Greenville in the Huffington Post:
"Greg and Beth McPhee fit into the same mold (pun intended) as Christian Hansen (Blue Ridge Creamery). These two have taken a huge gamble and struck out on their own. They went to a transitional
Meade is one of the oldest beverages known to mankind. And originally it was made with wild honey and water and the fermentation came from wild yeast. If you've ever read any King Arthur tales or Shakespeare, you're familiar with meade. It's a much different
As a young cook I had three choices in professional chef knives. Cheap and ugly Dexter Russells or stuffy German blades from Henckels or Wusthof. The German blades were very similar in weight, design, and price and the only way to personalize them was by
Take a look at the highest rated restaurants in the upstate on any of your favorite social media platforms and Stella's Bistro is always near the top. Why? Excellent service, their devotion to using as much local product as possible, and their creative ways behind
Who doesn't love cheese?
My first guest is the Upstate's premier cheese maker, Christian Hansen of Blue Ridge Creamery and he's got quite the story to tell. Although he's a third generation dairy guy, he basically started with a dream and a few gallons of milk
In our 25 years living in Greenville, we've collected lots of friends in the restaurant business. Owners, general managers, cocktail crafters, farmers, coffee roasters, beer brewers, foragers, hosts, and more. Now that we've left the day to day grind of the industry, we have a