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Authentic: Drake’s Duck-In
A COLUMBIA CLASSIC SINCE 1907, Drake’s Duck-In has been serving up fried chicken, cheeseburgers, and breakfast biscuits for over 100 years. Originally located on Millwood Avenue delivering meals to hungry mill workers, the restaurant has been at its current Main Street location for the past twenty years.
Upon his retirement, former owner Steve Rowland—whoRead on →
Giving Back: The Charitable Plate
A FUND TO SUPPORT ASPIRING CHEFS, farmers, and heritage food producers, The Charitable Plate is helping to ensure that Columbia has a thriving local food system for years to come.
With the goal of shepherding talent in the Midlands by providing scholarships to individuals pursuing careers in these fields, this newly formed non-profit is funded through aRead on →
Fresh Face: Palmetto State of Mind
THE OWNER AND OPERATOR of the popular Carolina Soap Works, Kayla Sansom is branching out with her newest family-owned venture: Palmetto State of Mind coffee roasters.
In her own words:
“Our family has been roasting for over five years and started selling coffee to the public under the name Palmetto State of Mind the first weekend of April this year at Soda