Stella’s Southern Brasserie opens quietly in Verdae

Stella’s Southern Brasserie opened Tuesday at 340 Rocky Slope Road in the Hollingsworth Park Verdae development without much fanfare.

Assemble the perfect picnic in downtown Greenville

It can be a true pleasure to create a unique al fresco dining experience that goes beyond the mediocre sandwiches and potato chips using only ingredients available within walking distance of Main Street.

Paul Taylor’s ‘Book of Beasts’ playfully toys with the audience’s expectations

The music for “Book of Beasts” is a compilation of classical orchestral works transcribed for electric harpsichord — such as Saint-Saëns “The Dying Swan” and selections from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker.”

Passport to Dance benefits International Ballet

In its second year as a fundraiser, the evening features a signature cocktail and internationally inspired foods along with pop-up performances of dances representing five different countries.

ShalomFest celebrates Jewish cuisine from matzah to hamentaschen

In a time of political and social unrest, the Greenville Jewish community is using food to bring us together.

First Greenville area Tropical Smoothie Café locations to open

The restaurant chain, whose motto is “Eat Better. Feel Better,” is considered a healthier alternative to fast food.

Thyme and Play restaurant to cater to families with special needs children

The menu will be locally sourced, while the dining area will be sensory-inclusive and equipped with such features as soundproof booths, belted seats, adaptive seating and table heights for wheel chairs, and handicapped-accessible restrooms.

The Hungry Fan recipe bracket challenge kicks off March 5

Bandwagon and The Hungry Fan Daina Falk have joined forces on a weekly recipe bracket challenge beginning March 5 and ending April 2 that will pit different healthy tail-gate recipes against each other.

Chef Michael Kramer’s modern Italian concept Jianna to open March 7

Two stories above South Main Street, with a view of the Liberty Bridge, Jianna will open in the newly constructed Falls Park Place for dinner only at first, with weekend brunch beginning on March 18, and then lunch full time after Easter.

Bacon Bros. Texas location to open within a week

After more than a year, the restaurant, that will have the same straightforward, made-from-scratch, meat focus as the Greenville original, will open in the Lone Star State with bacon-loving Houston chef Joseph Zerwas at the helm.

Euphoria’s Roast + Toast tickets now available

The Roast + Toast will feature Elliott Moss from Asheville’s Buxton Hall Barbecue – Bon Appetit’s “Best Restaurant of 2016” and a James Beard Foundation “Best Chef: Southeast” semifinalist.

The traditional mass gets a bluegrass makeover in the Herring Chamber’s latest concert

Written by Carol Barnett in 2008, “The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass” includes the five sections of a traditional mass (Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei) interspersed with ballads of personal expression, which will be sung by Rosemary Hughes, mezzo-soprano and director of music and arts at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church.

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.