The Great Bay Oyster House (GBOH) will celebrate its 10th anniversary (opened Dec. 31, 2004) on New Year’s Eve and Greer restaurants and bars are reporting a busy evening ahead for diners and revelers ringing in 2015.
Jason Clark, Restaurateur of the Year in the Upstate, has both his restaurants, BIN112 and The Strip Club 104 nearly completely booked. Bruce Rivera (Rivera’s) has created a New Year’s Eve menu. Denise and Chris VanderBerghe celebrate Wild Ace Pizza and Pub’s final New Year celebration at the Trade Street location. The new, widely anticipated opening of Wild Ace on Depot Street is scheduled in April.
New Year’s resolutions often focus on personal improvement. This year experts are encouraging entire families to consider making a pledge to adopt a healthier and more active lifestyle.
Parents have more potential than anybody else to influence their children's behavior – including their eating habits – according to a study by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In fact, parents outrank sports celebrities as the people most children would most like to be, according to the survey.
After weeks of yuletide indulgence, it’s time to think about New Year’s resolutions. Before jumping the gun on a regimen of deprivation, indulge one last time.
Forget cronuts, cake pops and cupcakes. There’s another chic pastry that deserves its day – the Madeleine. These classic seashell-shaped cakes were named after their creator, Madeline Paulmier, by King Louis XV in the 18th century, so the story goes.
Members of the Barton Community Garden learned how to preserve a bumper harvest of vegetables for later use at its monthly meeting.
Liz Wilfong, Greenville Tech English instructor, and Jason Schmidt, GTCHS chemistry instructor, led the group in pickling fresh vegetables.
The Wild Ace Pizza and Pub under construction at 103 Depot Street is taking shape.
The airplane tower-like structure, 36-feet-high, is apparent and steel beams outline the seating area of the restaurant.
Two greater Greer restaurant groups – Ovation Brands and Denny's – will have their restaurants open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day throughout the U.S.A.
Ovation Brands, headquartered in Greer, will have all its buffet-style restaurants open until 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Christmas Day. Ryan's, Fire Mountain, HomeTown Buffet, Country Buffet and Old Country Buffet will all offer a Christmas Day menu featuring oven roasted rotisserie-style turkey breast, honey glazed baked ham and carved roast beef.
The Greer Station Café is within two days of opening for breakfast on Thursday morning.
Owner Wendy Mitchell has had the former Southern Thymes Café sign removed and is replacing it with the restaurant’s new name.
A fireside reading of the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol," will be held Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Stomping Grounds in downtown Greer.
Keith Challenger, a British-born author, speaker and entrepreneur, reintroduces the timeless story of Scrooge and friends. Challenger will tell the story of 19th century London in period costume and with special sound effects.
Five Oaks Academy students, 6th - 8th grades, made a 4-course Thanksgiving dinner at Plate 108 last month.
The goal was to give them the full Thanksgiving experience, from food selection and preparation, to cleaning pots and pans after dinner. The best part, of course, was enjoying the fruits (and vegetables) of their labors for the four-course meal.
Reservations aren’t required but you might want to get in good with Wendy Mitchell before Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7 a.m.
That is the date Mitchell has set opening Greer Station Café, at 219 Trade Street.
Three sellout sessions with Breakfast for Santa meant a lot of work for the big guy Saturday morning at the Cannon Centre.
Santa Claus has texted GreerToday.com his confirmation for tonight’s Greer Christmas tree lighting and his appearance at breakfast Saturday morning (limited tickets here) at the Cannon Centre.
Text from Santa: "Confirmed for Greer USA tree lighting and breakfast."
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