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3 Chef Pop-Ups to Put on the Calendar

Gullah, Oaxacan, and more

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Erin Perkins is the editor of Eater Carolinas, covering the food and restaurant scene across North and South Carolina.

HARLESTON VILLAGE — Stop by Le Farfalle on Wednesday, August 23, to sample a collaborative menu between Italian chef Michael Toscano and Gullah chef BJ Dennis. Items are à la carte and include dishes like okra soup with field peas and pork meatballs, cornbread with taleggio-sorghum butter, fried chicken with smothered shrimp, and more. [EaterWire]

NORTH CENTRAL — Chef Julio Aguilera from Oaxaca-based restaurant El Destilado will join Pancito & Lefty chef Robert Berry for an evening of “creative reinventions of classic Mexican dishes.” The dinner takes place on Saturday, August 26, starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $69 for dinner and $30 for special mezcal pairings. There are six seating times for the event: 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 9 p.m. Email for reservations. [EaterWire]

LOWER KING — On Wednesday, September 6, starting at 7 p.m., Gullah chef BJ Dennis will serve a dinner inspired by Lowcountry cookbook Charleston Receipts at King Charles Inn. Plates will include shrimp pie, fruit salad with ginger ale gelatin, braised duck leg, and Hugenot torte. Tickets are $75 with a portion of the proceeds supporting the local Ronald McDonald House. For more information and to reserve a seat, contact Alaina King Charles Inn at (866)546-4700. [EaterWire]

Le Farfalle

15 Beaufain Street, , SC 29401 (843) 212-0920 Visit Website

Pancito & Lefty

708 King St #1, Charleston, South Carolina 29403 Visit Website