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10 surprising facts about South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina, USA town skyline.

The historical roots of South Carolina run deep. Established by the British in 1663 as one of the 13 original colonies, the past of our great state is storied. Because our engaging culinary tours not only include delicious, local fare but intriguing tidbits of history, we pulled together a list of fun facts about Charleston…

4 Ways to Make the Most of the End of Peach Season

Ripe sweet peach fruits growing on a peach tree branch

Where does the time go? Summer is quickly coming to a close and fall will bring shorter days and cooler temperatures. As the seasons change, so do the produce offerings at grocery stores and farmer’s markets. While it’s sad to see cherries, melons, and stone fruits disappear, we can all take a minute to celebrate…

‘Live Like Royalty’: A Culinary Tour of Upper King Street

Sign of the historic King Street in Charleston, 2008

Charleston is known for its historic buildings and southern charm, but no part of the city better illustrates the fusion of past and present than Upper King Street in downtown. Many tourists associate Upper King Street with fashion and antiques, but over the course of the last decade, it’s also become home to a number…

‘Let’s Go Whole Hog’: A ‘Culinary Tour’ of South Carolina Barbecue

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Do you love barbecue? Whether or not you’re from the south, chances are that you’re a fan of barbecue in some form. It’s not only a classic southern dish, but a staple of the best summer meals and get-togethers. That’s why today, we’re going to dive back in to a subject we’ve covered before –…

‘Catch Of The Day’? A ‘Culinary Tour’ For Foodies That Love Shrimp Season In Charleston

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Did you know there’s a season for shrimp? Late spring through the first part of summer is an exciting time for both shrimpers and seafood lovers in Charleston, as it marks the time of year when the waters open for fishing. If you love fresh, locally-caught, Lowcountry shrimp cooked in all kinds of ways, now…

Four Great Experiences To Share With Friends, Old and New

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Are you searching for new experiences to share with friends, family, and loved ones? We think there’s no better way to bond with people that to share a great meal, explore something new, or end the day with great conversation and a drink. Sound good to you, as well? Then you’ll want to check out…

Five Things To Do In Charleston This Summer

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With the Memorial Day weekend and official start of summer just a few days away, we wanted to offer a list of suggestions for must-see and experience activities in Charleston this summer. Here at Charleston Culinary Tours, we take pride in sharing some of the very best walking tours, culinary tours, brewery tours, and more…

‘Catch This If You Can’: Charleston Culinary Tours Offers Sustainable Seafood Tour

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This month, we want to share some news that we’re proud to announce: Charleston Culinary Tours is offering a tour showcasing world-class restaurants that offer locally sourced and responsibly harvested seafood. When you take the tour you have a great meal that you can feel good about eating, and benefit the South Carolina Aquarium. What’s…

‘Let’s Get Fresh’: Meet Up With Us When Charleston’s Farmers Markets Open This April

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Do you crave fresh fruits and vegetables? Do you love to enjoy a world-class meal made from fresh, local ingredients? Do you choose to eat clean as much as possible? Then this is your month. Charleston’s best farmers markets open in mid-April. Here at Charleston Culinary Tours, we love to share our passion for great…