Former Local Taco gets new life as The Common Cure, a neighborhood bar and grill

The menu will include burgers, sandwiches, and salads, and owner John Ko is adding 10 taps on the bar for local and popular brews.

Roof with a View: Avenue, new downtown rooftop event space, to open in April

The 7,200-square-foot venue was designed by Atlanta architect Keith Summerour to accommodate a wide range of events from small corporate meetings to sit-down dinners for 200 guests to wedding receptions for 400 guests.

Terrace brings ‘Southern favorites with a twist’ to the West End

Known in Charlotte as a breakfast and lunch spot, owner Stewart Penick says he hopes Terrace will be known in Greenville as a dinner destination as well.

CurEat app launches in GVL, partners with local chefs, restaurant owners

The app is designed to help you quickly find the best place to dine and drink based upon your location by providing curated lists of restaurants from local and national experts.

How to enjoy the smooth taste of aged liquor at a fraction of the cost

For only $11, Beyond Barrels’ bottle-aging staves can turn a bottle of lower-grade liquor into something worthy of the reserve label.

Two Rick Erwin’s restaurants get a facelift

West End Grille got a complete interior update, while Nantucket Seafood amped up the wow factor with its new lighting by glass artist Ryan Gothrup of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., who is a featured artist at Artisphere.

A South African grill makes its way to the Upstate

Some call it the African TV, but this wood-fired charcoal grill has nothing to do with digital images being transmitted from the earth to the sky and back again, and now it’s coming to Greenville.

PHOTOS: Menkoi’s North Main Street location opens Friday

The second Menkoi location in Greenville opens at 241-B N. Main St. across from NOMA Square.

Menkoi’s North Main Street location opens Friday

The noodle restaurant at 241-B N. Main St. across from NOMA Square features two different authentic Japanese types of noodles – udon (thick, wheat flour) and soba (skinny, buckwheat).

Asheville’s Neo Burrito to open this summer in the Village of West Greenville

The 50-plus-seat restaurant will be shot-gun style similar in concept to a Chipotle or Moe’s, with the open kitchen and assembly line on the right, a chalkboard menu, a concrete bar with seating on the left, a few seats outward facing to the street and mezzanine-level seating.

Vault & Vator to raffle tickets to speakeasy’s opening

Vault & Vator (V&V), Greenville’s new speakeasy from the American Grocery Restaurant (AGR) team located on the basement level of 655 S. Main St., is giving AGR diners a chance to win tickets to the much-anticipated bar’s the late-February opening.

‘Jukebox Heroes’ unplugs to benefit Mosaic After School

Donations will be accepted, and GB&D and The Village Grind will be selling coffee and chef Alex George’s Instagram-famous gourmet donuts.

Barb Blair plans to close her retail shop, focus on other projects locally and abroad

Painter, author, and blogger Barb Blair announced to her 3,600-plus followers on Facebook on Jan. 12 that after 10 years of selling her hand-painted furniture she is closing her Village of West Greenville shop, Knack, by the end of February.

Copper Penny moves to North Main Street location

The Charleston-based women’s boutique, formerly at 1922 Augusta St., has officially moved to its new home in the old theater at 233 N. Main St., Ste. 4, next to Pure on Main and across from NOMA Square.

Fork & Plough to open in 2017 as Overbrook’s first restaurant

Jointly owned by Shawn Kelly, current executive chef of High Cotton Charleston, and Roddy Pick and Chad Bishop of Greenbrier Farms, Fork & Plough will have an “ever-evolving menu focused on seasonality” and feature Greenbrier meats and vegetables as well as prepared foods, onsite butchering, specialty items, and beer and wine.