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Best-Selling Duo Visits Charleston for a Charcuterie Party

Plus another famous chef on Upper King

Feast on pâtés, confits, and rillettes

James Beard Award-winning author Michael Ruhlman and charcuterie expert Brian Polcyn will celebrate the release of their latest book Pâté, Confit, Rillette with an event at the Shellmore on Saturday, June 1. For $75, guests can feast on charcuterie prepared by the Shellmore chef Eric Milley, along with glasses of rosé and pinot noir on the patio. Tickets include a signed copy of the book. Jacques Pépin called it “An essential, much-needed book about a branch of gastronomy that has been amazingly neglected in America until recently, even by the best-known culinary schools.”

Brooklyn pizza celebrity stops by Upper King

Pizza consultant Anthony Falco (formerly of Roberta’s in Brooklyn) will be in Charleston on Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23, for a “ButterCrust” pop-up at lively sports bar Uptown Social. Manager Keith Benjamin says, “This is Anthony’s take on a Sicilian grandma meets Pizza Hut pan pie.” Uptown Social will have two seatings each night at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Here’s the menu for the evenings:

Charleston writer receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Southern legend Nathalie Dupree recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award by International Association of Culinary Professionals. According to the Post and Courier, “When Dupree took the stage, she said, ‘Is everybody else dead?’”

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