Spartanburg’s DRB approves plan for downtown beer garden

Planners said FR8 Yard, a beer garden planned for a vacant lot at 125 E. Main St. in downtown Spartanburg, will be on par with similar concepts in Austin, Chicago and Philadelphia.

Coastal Crust now hosting weekly pop-ups at Pendleton Street location

Coastal Crust couldn’t have picked a nicer January day for its first pop-up at the truck’s future brick and mortar location.

Fireforge Crafted Beer finds a home on Washington St.

Fireforge Crafted Beer has finally found a home after a nearly two-year-long search. The location: 311 E. Washington Street.

GB&D now open every Sunday for brunch

GB&D opened in August in the Village of West Greenville as a lunch-only location, Tuesday-Friday from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., and over the last six months has gradually added in weekend brunches and Thursday Noodle Nights.

Toppers Pizza hopes to make some dough in the Upstate

Wisconsin-based pizza concept now looking for franchisees to open up to 10 stores in the Greenville, Spartanburg and Clemson areas during the next few years.

UP on the Roof opens on top of Embassy Suites Downtown

The roof-top restaurant overlooks the Reedy River with near-360-degree views of the city, and features outdoor fire pits, bottled craft cocktails, along with a Pacific Island-inspired menu using loads of local ingredients.

Jianna makes USA Today’s most anticipated restaurant list

Titled “20 Restaurants Coming in 2017,” the photo story highlights the most anticipated restaurant openings in the country, not just South Carolina or even the Southeast, but the entire United States.

Willy Taco owners plan to open beer garden in downtown Spartanburg

The city of Spartanburg’s Design Review Board will receive information about the FR8 YARD, a beer garden concept, during a meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 18.

Bijou building in downtown Spartanburg adds two tenants, reaches full occupancy

Two new businesses, the Black Derby Barber Co. and the Nail Bar, announced Thursday they have signed leases and will be moving into the more than 126-year-old building at 145 E. Main St. this spring.

‘Biscuit Theater’ featured at new Bojangles location

Good news if your New Year’s resolutions aren’t health related: “We aren’t afraid of the butter,” says Debbie Boyette, director of training, who has been making biscuits for Bojangles for 15 years.

Ditch the winter blues with Euphoria’s new Southern Remedy event

From Euphoria, the people who bring us four days of food, wine and music in September, comes A Southern Remedy: Comfort Food, Booze & Blues, Feb. 23, 7-10 p.m., in the newly renovated Revel Event Center on Stone Avenue.

Willy Taco owners plan to open beer garden in downtown Spartanburg

The city of Spartanburg’s Design Review Board will receive information about the FR8 YARD, a beer garden concept, during a meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 18.

Restaurant Week is here

Diners … get ready to break out your debit cards. Restaurant Week is here. The twice-a-year foodie rest runs Jan. 12- 22 with more than 30 Greenville area restaurants offering special menus to diners. Most of the offers range from $25-35 for a three- or four-course dinner. Participants include American Grocery Restaurant, three Rick Erwin’s locations, the Table […]

Greenville lands in the New York Post

The article titled “This surprising Deep South town is shedding its gritty past” straddles the line between actual reporting and opining on Greenville’s positive and and less-than-positive features as only the Post can do.

Snow Day 2017: What restaurants are open?

Here’s a list of the restaurants in downtown Greenville (and not quite downtown) we know are open today. Consult it now before the hangries get the best of you.