Summerville Restaurants

January 8, 2021
Gyspy Parlor

Gypsy Parlor – a Cuban Delight

Gypsy Parlor Beginnings Stopped in at one of our newest restaurants, The Gypsy Parlor.  Magdalen Arango is the Executive Liaison.  She shared with me their history and how they started.  Originally it was a Food Truck.  After several permanent locations opened, they retired the food truck.  Now, the Gypsy Parlor […]
December 31, 2020
Summerville Events

January 2021 – Summerville Events Around Town

It’s January, a brand new year, thankfully and it’s time to get out and do some things around town.  I’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the things going on in Summerville that can be Covid safe.  Let me know if you go and how you enjoyed the event!! Summerville […]
September 25, 2019

The Sweet Tea Trail – what is it?

Summerville and Sweet Tea Many of you know that Summerville is the “Birthplace of Sweet Tea.”   This is based on a list of items purchased in 1890 for a reunion of old soldiers near Summerville which included 600 pounds of sugar, and 880 gallons of iced tea.   Although our history […]
June 21, 2019

The Stand Snowballs

A Sweet Treat to Beat the Heat If you’ve never been to The Stand Snowballs, it’s easy to overlook.  It’s tucked away in the same lot as Coastal Produce on North Cedar Ave.  If you do not take the time to find it, you are definitely missing out.  That tiny […]
May 29, 2019

Knightsville General Store – Great Daily Lunches & Monthly Porch Jams

The Knightsville General Store is a hidden gem.  I’ve heard of it over the last couple of years but only recently visited during their monthly Porch Jam. What’s a Porch Jam you ask? It’s some good old-fashioned family fun on a summer night.  Every 2nd Saturday from 5-8pm, talented musicians […]
May 9, 2019

Eva’s on Main – New Owners, Same Southern Hospitality

“We have big shoes to fill” she said with a warm smile.  I met with Whitney Easler on a Wednesday morning that was much like most mornings around Eva’s on Main.  There was a bustle of wait staff, plates of food, and people.   Tables held a variety of patrons young […]
March 26, 2019

St Paul’s Tea Room – An Annual Tradition

It’s that time of year when the flowers bloom, the Flowertown Festival is close and St Paul’s Tea Room is the go to place for lunch for two weeks.  If you’ve never been, it’s delightful.  That’s the best word I can use to describe it.  They have live music playing, […]
January 8, 2019

Deliciously Southern – Baker’s Garden BBQ Kitchen

  Several people suggested I try Baker’s Garden BBQ Kitchen on Central Avenue here in Summerville.  I finally got out there between Christmas and New Years and honestly, totally fell in love with the place and the people.   It has a very southern, authentic vibe.  Kay, the owner, was […]
May 2, 2018

Fun Times at the Summerville Farmers Market

The Summerville Farmers Market is always a social and fun time. Local residents will walk or drive their golf carts up to the parking lot behind the Summerville Town Hall every Saturday from April to December. While I confess there have been times I’ve just run up there for my […]