Find your favorite Midlands food and dining bloggers at thestate.com/living. This new feature helps you keep up on the Columbia food scene, with the latest posts from The Hungry Lady, the Southern Greenie, Eat Good Supper, Tasteful Dishing and other popular food blogs in South Carolina.
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Our inaugural list of bloggers are ....
The Hungry Lady
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About the blog: The Hungry Lady is written by Laura Aboyan, whose interest in food is matched with her concerns over sustainability. Her new book, “Columbia Food: A History of Cuisine in the Famously Hot City,” has just been published by History Press.
What you’ll find: Right, now, a lot about her new book (she’ll be at the S.C. Book Festival in mid-May). But also get tasty looks at some of the town’s best food events, including the Palladium Society’s chili cook-off, and insight into the Columbia restaurant scene.
The Southern Greenie
About the blog: Vanessa Driscoll has been blogging as the Southern Greenie for several years. She does event planning and marketing for food-minded companies, including Whole Foods, and helps organize local events that highlight local and sustainable foods with such folks as City Roots.
What you’ll find: The latest listings of dinners, get-togethers and other events such as Harvest Dinners, Nose to Tail Dinners and Music on the Farm
About the blog: “I love to dish it up and dish it out! All done tastefully, of course.”
What you’ll find: A good mix of recipes, musings and information about local food events.
Eat Good Supper
About the blog: Eat Good Supper is written by Sherree Thompson
What you’ll find: A mom’s point of view about food, eating and cooking. Thompson also includes blog entries about vegetable gardening and her excursions to restaurants and farmers markets.
The Paper Apron
About the blog: The Paper Apron is written by Kim Byer
What you’ll find: A bit about her debut in a local magazine, recipes (original and reimagined) and product reviews
The Yum Diary
About the blog: The blog is written by Tracie Broom, one half of Flock and Rally, the PR and online marketing dynamic duo
What you’ll find: Posts about travel, food, and travel and food
Slow Food Columbia
About the blog: This is the blog for the local chapter of the organization dedicated to telling you how local and sustainable food and dining practices can be delicious.
What you’ll find: News, events and a list of local partners, which include many restaurants and urban farms in the Midlands, who support sustainable food practices