9 Mouthwatering BBQ Joints in the Old 96 District

The debate continues, but we maintain that South Carolina is the Birthplace of Barbecue and home of the Official Four Sauces: mustard, heavy tomato, light tomato, and vinegar. But no matter your opinion on its origins, meat-lovers can all agree that the savory taste of slow-cooked, hickory-smoked BBQ drizzled with sauce takes any get-together to […]

Moonshine and Craft Beer on SC’s Freshwater Coast

Moonshine and craft beer. It seems those are common words today! When we think of the best of South Carolina and Old 96 District, a lot of images come to mind. Football, hiking Cedar Bluff Trail at Calhoun Falls State Park, sweet tea, touring Ninety-Six National Historic Site, kayaking on Lake Thurmond and moonshine. In […]

Satisfy Your Thirst to Explore South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast

We’re heading into another sweltering Southern summer, and you’re probably already looking for ways to beat the heat. Cool down with an ice-cold craft beer, cocktail, or ‘shine from South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast! Experience the charm and hospitality of Old 96 through the brewery and distillery scene. We’ve got a list of hot spots that […]

Experience The Masters From South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast

It’s that time of year again. While Spring is still struggling to, well, spring, in many corners of the world, the first Major tournament of the golf season is upon us. The Masters, slated for April 5-8 this year at Augusta National, in our neighboring area of Augusta, Georgia, is one of the best reasons […]

The Freshwater Coast BBQ Trail

With our miles of shoreline, six state parks, and endless opportunities for outdoor exploration, it might be hard to believe you could explore another type of trail on South Carolina’s Freshwater Coast. However, this is the type of trail almost anyone could get excited about and doesn’t require special footwear. It’s the Freshwater Coast BBQ […]

Visitor’s View of SC Old 96 District and Greenwood SC, Part 2

Our trip to Greenwood was filled with many good food stories. I should mention that over the course of the weekend, we ended up eating at The Mill House restaurant not once, but two times. We loved our pizzas so much on Saturday night, we thought we should try out more topping combinations on Sunday. […]

Southern Food-Not Tradition But Lifestyle!

Yes, food in South Carolina is rooted deeply in tradition. But, food in the South is also a lifestyle! Some families will serve the same meal every Sunday of the month. Others find weekends are the perfect time for sharing a meal. Even Southerners by birth don’t truly understand the meaning of the traditional foods […]