Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

Harvest Week at Motor Supply Returns June 7-12

May 25, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Motor Supply Co. Bistro will celebrate summer in Columbia by honoring local farms during the savory, signature annual food event, Harvest Week at Motor Supply, June 7-12, 2016. The Midlands community is invited to join the farm-to-fork restaurant and 14 local, sustainable farms from across the Midlands for Harvest…
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Fatz Cafe completes major renovation in Lexington

LEXINGTON, S.C., March 31, 2016 – Individuals who visit the Lexington FATZ Cafe will be the first to experience the restaurant’s reenergized layout and offering. Guests can expect to enjoy the quality Southern-inspired food that FATZ Cafe is known for in a space that provides updated décor, more flexible seating and new menu items from…
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Motor Supply Co. Bistro Participates in Midlands Farm to Restaurant Week

May 11, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Motor Supply Co. Bistro will participate in “Midlands Farm to Restaurant Week,” a week long celebration of locally grown food, May 13-21; preceding the self-guided “Midlands Farm Tour,” May 21, 2016. After a hiatus in 2015, the Midlands Food Alliance presents “Midlands Farm to Restaurant Week” and “Midlands Farm…
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Lexington Fatz Cafe reopens after renovations

LEXINGTON, S.C., March 31, 2016 – Individuals who visit the Lexington FATZ Cafe will be the first to experience the restaurant’s reenergized layout and offering. Guests can expect to enjoy the quality Southern-inspired food that FATZ Cafe is known for in a space that provides updated décor, more flexible seating and new menu items from…
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Historic Columbia garden reception April 8

Mar. 29, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Long-forgotten historic ingredients of the Midlands region will be revived – and served to guests – at a garden reception on Friday, April 8, 2016, thanks to a unique partnership between Historic Columbia Foundation; Motor Supply Co. Bistro Executive Chef Wes Fulmer; and Dr. David Shields, McLintock Professor of…
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Tickets Going Fast for the April 2 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Race

CAMDEN, SC (March 22, 2016) –Tickets are selling at a brisk pace for this spring’s Carolina Cup race, according to Nick Ellis, Chief Executive Officer of the Carolina Cup Racing Association. In fact, several areas for the April 2 event have already sold out. “Slots in College Park rows A and B have already sold…
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South Carolina Promotes Beverages to Boost Tourism

Columbia -- From sweet tea to moonshine, the “liquid assets” of South Carolina will be the centerpiece of a new tourism marketing campaign for 2016. The “Satisfy Your Thirst” initiative launched by the state’s tourism office in February, promotes the distinctive beverages produced and sold in South Carolina, and encourages visitors to discover more. “We’re…
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Historic Hoppy Hour Joins Suds Week, Explores History of Beer in Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 1, 2016)—Historic Columbia hosts this month’s Historic Hoppy Hour in solidarity with Soda City Suds Week at the Hampton-Preston Mansion (1615 Blanding) on Friday, March 18, at 5:30 p.m. Prepare for the spring beer festivals by knocking a few back during Hoppy Hour as we explore the history of beer in Columbia. View…
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Terra Welcomes James Alford as General Manager

Columbia, S.C. (February 8, 2016) -- Terra, which specializes in Chef Mike Davis’s seasonal preparation of Southern dishes using local products whenever possible at 100 State Street in West Columbia, announces that James Alford has joined the restaurant’s staff as general manager.  “We’re excited to welcome James to the restaurant,” said Chef Mike Davis, owner…
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