As iconic Yesterdays Restaurant & Tavern celebrates 40 years in business in Columbia's Five Points entertainment district, partner Darrell Barnes looks back on the past and what's changed over the years — and what the future may hold.
Panera, Pei Wei, Chick-fil-A, pizza, ice cream, barbecue and sushi among the new restaurants and foods available at Russell House when USC students resume classes for the fall 2018 semester. Students can pay with cash, credit or meal plans.
Amazon Prime benefits are available at Whole Foods stores in 10 new states. Shoppers in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Arizona, Oregon, Washington can save percent off certain items.
The Friends of Epworth Children's Home have created a separate business, Epworth Ice Cream Co., that will produce and market ice cream to benefit the home. The home's peanut butter ice cream was produced in the 1930s.
A new restaurant with rooftop seating is coming to 1649 Main St in Columbia, SC. Hendrix, a chef-driven restaurant, will open in fall 2018 in the upper floors of the former Hennessey's building at the corner of Main and Blanding streets.
Taco Bell is giving away FREE TACOS on Wednesday, June 13, as part of the Steal A Game, Steal A Taco promotion for the NBA Finals. No purchase necessary, one free Doritos Locos Taco per person, while supplies last at participating locations across the United States.
Domino's Pizza has begun a Paving for Pizza campaign where customers can nominate their towns as a target for road repair. The pizza chain will provide grants to local municipalities to fix potholes and other rough roads in pizza delivery or pick-up areas.
Popular Mechanics lists locally brewed beers in each states and came up with 50 winners, including Coast 32°/50° Kolsch, based out of North Charleston, S.C. A debate over Popular Mechanics' choices erupted within a day on social media.
Friday, June 1, is National Doughnut (or Donut) Day! Here's where you can get a free sweet treat in the Midlands area. Several grocery stores, doughnut shops — even a pizza chain — offering free doughnuts or doughnut holes.
Columbia Fireflies baseball team and Terminix Service Inc. partner to present a unique snacking opportunity at certain home games. BBQ-flavored chapulines, or edible crickets, will be handed out — free — to daring fans.
ABC's morning show "Live with Kelly and Ryan" is looking for viewers to compete in "Live's Fired Up Friday: Fan Foodie Face Off" for backyard grillers. Submit your video for a chance to cook on the show with Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest.
Zpizza on Lincoln Street, near the University of South Carolina campus in Columbia, SC, is closing. The franchise is looking to relocate to a larger spot in Irmo in order to add a tap room that will serve beer and wine.
Two Midlands school districts — along with Sodexo — are providing school children free, nutritious meals throughout the summer. Participating schools in Richland One and Lexington Two will provide meals June through August.
Moe's Southwest Grill is introducing a new menu item by handing out free food. The Moe's taco truck will be in Columbia's Five Points area on June 2 around lunchtime with free samples of Three Amigos Tacos.
Starbucks is closing Tuesday afternoon, May 29, for a nationwide training day. If you need a caffeine fix in Columbia SC, here are some local coffee shops where you can grab a cup (or two) on the go or sit and relax (and use the wi-fi).
The signage is in place at BLD Diner in Trenholm Plaza, but when will the Forest Acres restaurant actually open? Owner Sean Moore talks about the diner — and what will set it apart in Columbia's growing food scene.
Al-Amir, a Mediterranean restaurant on Columbia's Main Street, is changing in an effort to survive. Healthier versions of Southern favorites, such as fried chicken and shrimp, will be added to the menu to appeal to a larger dining audience.
Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, a fast-casual Tex-Mex restaurant chain, is closing the Five Points location. The spot at 2006 Devine St., formerly the home to Qdoba Mexican Eats, closes at the end of business Wednesday, May 23.
Beginning April 26, Shipt online marketplace will roll out service across parts of Mississippi and Louisiana. Shipt will deliver from Rouses Supermarket in Ocean Springs or Gulfport and from Target in D'Iberville.