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March 6 - March 10, 2019

Charleston Wine + Food

Tasting Notes

CHSWFF Blog

Travel.Eat.Repeat. presented by Toyota

The Culinary Village is thrilled to welcome back Toyota to The Patio! Get ready to go on a culinary adventure at Travel.Eat.Repeat. presented by Toyota. Check out this sneak peak of what Toyota will be cooking up!    

Camry Kitchen Creations

   

Customize a cutting board that shows off your style and your state! Watch as your South Carolina-inspired cutting board is personalized in the trunk of the Camry.

   

RAV4 Tag Your Bag

   

Can we tag along on your next trip? Put your personal touch on these soft leather luggage tags to make your suitcase stand out from the rest!

   

Silkscreen Totes

   

Back by popular demand, these canvas tote bags will return with two new commemorative designs. Grab one while they last!

   

Tandem Photo Op

 

Grab a friend and strike a picture-perfect pose on the tandem bicycle!

   

Aquas Frescas

   

Stop by the Aquas Frescas cart for a refreshing, fruity sample of this Mexican staple.

   

Culinary Passport

   

Collect 3 stamps on your culinary passport as you explore Travel.Eat.Repeat. in the Culinary Village and receive a complimentary leather passport cover.

 

And Toyota Owners - be sure to show your keys for a special gift!

   

Postcard Photo Booth

 

Attending Smokin' in the Boys' Room or Southern Renaissance? Commemorate your 2019 festival experience with a postcard greeting to send to friends and family.

   
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Top New Events for 2019

To celebrate the fourteenth year of the Charleston Wine + Food festival, we’ve lined up a delicious menu of events to highlight the diversity of the Holy City’s culinary community. In addition to CHSWFF classics, there’s a new batch of high-energy events guaranteed to please any palate. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite new events with experiences ranging from wine tasting, color bombing, and a little dancing in a swanky art museum.

Au Naturel

You’ve probably seen natural wines on a menu or maybe even tried a glass or two at some point. But what exactly is natural wine and what is all the hype about anyway? Award-winning sommelier Jeff Kellogg is helming this wine workshop where you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of these unique pours. With the sexy + swanky Graft Wine Shop serving as homebase, get ready for a whirlwind tour of these unique varietals.    

It’s a Shore Thing

Check your fine dining etiquette at the door because this is a good, old-fashioned seafood shindig where your hands will be your utensils. With beautiful Lowcountry views at Memorial Waterfront Park as the backdrop, you’ll embark on a culinary voyage around the global coastlines with dishes featuring fresh seafood. So, get ready to crack, peel, and devour some of the best recipes inspired by the sea.  

Burned.

Prepare to ignite your inner flame. A line up of amazing + talented storytellers will spark some inspiration as they share unique stories all centered around one word - Burned. From slam poetry to uplifting stories, you’ll immerse yourself in the worlds of the speakers for a multi-sensory experience sure to satisfy your mind + soul. Bites + sips from the flames will be the perfect pairing for what is guaranteed to be an uplifting + dazzling night.    

Boss Lady

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re creating a tea room experience of our own and diving head first into the history of suffragists. A panel of fierce femmes, helmed by James Beard Award winner Hanna Raskin, will explore the stories behind women in the culinary world + share how they are continuing the legacy. With a historic tea room serving as the backdrop, you’ll enjoy a light lunch + inspired sips as we serve up a little social change with a cup of tea.  

RetrEAT

There’s a lot of talk about health and wellness, but what does it all mean? In this brand-new wellness experience, a talented team of wellness experts, including Kathryn Budig, Seamus Mullen ,Ellie Richter and Liz Moody, are tackling all facets of living a healthy + balanced life. In between master classes, you’ll delight in bites + sips featuring ingredients that are good for your mind + body as you stroll through a specially-curated market. Get ready for an interactive + immersive morning with a side of zen!    

Holi City Shakedown

It’s East meets West for this late-night bash! Indian cuisine will take center stage as chefs and beverage pros serve up their takes on the bright + colorful flavors of the eastern gem. To pay homage to the traditions of the Holi Fest, we’ll also be setting up a color-bombing of our own. You’ll want to be decked in white as you step into our color tent where exciting beats will be blasting as shades of the rainbow rain down for a colorful celebration.  

Feed Your [Spirit]

Harness your inner Beyoncé + get ready to bust a move in one of Charleston’s most iconic art galleries – The Gibbes Museum of Art. Led by dance maven, Jennie Broe, you’ll hip hop your way into the day with an upbeat workout guaranteed to have you feeling bada$$. Following the class, you will fuel your body with a bounty of healthy bites and sips. Fearless spirit suggested, no dancing experience required.  
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Recipe: Squash, Caramelized Onion, and Bacon Pie

Feast your pies on this savory recipe from Amanda Wilbanks, Founder of Southern Baked Pie and author of Southern Baked: Celebrating Life with Pie!    

Ingredients

 

1  Pie Dough

2 tablespoons butter

2 Vidalia onions, thinly sliced

5 slices bacon

8 small yellow summer squash, sliced into 1/4 inch rounds

1/2 teaspooon salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 egg

1/4 cup sour cream

1 1/2 cups grated Gruyère cheese

Instructions

 

Roll out dough into a 12-inch circle. Place into a 9-inch round pie plate and flute; partially bake the dough.

 

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

 

Melt the butter in a medium sauté pan. Add onions and sauté for 40 minutes on medium-low heat, or until onions are caramelized.

 

Cook bacon in a large sauté pan until crisp. Remove from pan and drain on a paper towel; let cool and then break into pieces. Reserve 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in the pan. Add squash, salt, and pepper to pan and cook for 20 minutes on medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.

 

In a large bowl, whisk the egg and sour cream to combine. Add bacon, onions, squash, and cheese. Stir to combine. Spoon mixture into pie crust and bake for 25 minutes until golden and bubbly.

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