Author Archive for: ‘Christina DAntoni’

True love at second language: Professor Ravalico teaches taste

True love at second language: Professor Ravalico teaches taste

It’s the last day of finals and social media reeks of tired students ready to ditch town and kiss every …

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Big Gay Ice Cream’s place at the Southern table

Big Gay Ice Cream’s place at the Southern table

I am by no means an ice cream gal, but when I found out that the Big Gay Ice Cream …

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Eating from Bay to Broad

Eating from Bay to Broad

East Bay and Broad; these are the streets that shape our city. Geographically, they split the peninsula into boroughs, namely …

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Margaret Bradham Thornton and the upcoming Crazyhorse reading series

Margaret Bradham Thornton and the upcoming Crazyhorse reading series

Last Thursday night, students and professors gathered to hear Margaret Bradham Thornton read from her new novel, Charleston, in Randolph Hall. …

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Q&A with “Orange Is the New Black” Star Laverne Cox

On LGBTQ Spirit Day in October, Laverne Cox stood on the stage of The Physicians Auditorium and asked the same …

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Here’s To Brunch: Lowcountry Style

Here’s To Brunch: Lowcountry Style

I hail from the town of the Jazz Brunch. In New Orleans, brunch is the city at its best. It is …

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Gas Station Gourmet and a Laundry Café

Gas Station Gourmet and a Laundry Café

A walk down King Street can be magical. On a warm day, the sky above beams blue and the palm …

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Organized Chaos: The Double Life of Sailing Star Carly Shevitz

Organized Chaos: The Double Life of Sailing Star Carly Shevitz

It’s 9 a.m. and Carly Shevitz just finished her morning workout. Next, she dashes to and from classes and then …

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Q&A with CofC guest comedienne Jessi Campbell

Q&A with CofC guest comedienne Jessi Campbell

Jessi Campbell is the funniest woman I have ever interviewed. But to be fair, it’s her job. Jessi is currently …

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Come artsy come all: OPEN Arts Expo this Sunday

Come artsy come all: OPEN Arts Expo this Sunday

Has anyone ever asked you if you were “artsy?” The general response to this question, even for people with artistic …

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World Cultures Fair to Benefit Sandy Relief

World Cultures Fair to Benefit Sandy Relief

Where do henna paintings, sweet grass baskets and origami collide? For three hours at the Fifth Annual World Cultures Fair in …

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Frugal Foodie’s Deli Guide

Frugal Foodie’s Deli Guide

Dell’z Deli 1-A Cannon Street I had heard from friends that Dell’z Deli was a small place, but I didn’t …

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Valentine’s Day Your Way

Valentine’s Day Your Way

Valentine’s Day always comes too soon. If you’re single, you’re wishing you weren’t and if you’re taken you’re probably stressed …

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Don’t Miss Restaurant Week

Don’t Miss Restaurant Week

For those of you in a back-to-school daze or still in line at the bookstore, it’s Restaurant Week. Restaurant Week …

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Crunch Time: Food for Finals

It’s that wonderful time of year. You’re decorating your room with twinkling lights, scrambling to find an ugly Christmas sweater …

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The Frugal Foodie’s Amen for Amen Street

Growing up in New Orleans nurtured my taste buds. We have jazz, Mardi Gras and a culturally diverse history. But …

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Food Truck Rodeo This Saturday

Whenever I mention a local food truck to a friend, I always get the same reply: “Charleston has food trucks?” …

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Trick or Treat: Late Night Eats

Halloween is just around the corner and let’s face it – there are going to be some late nights. For …

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Alix Generous: Brains without the fluff

Alix Generous: Brains without the fluff

Alix Generous just came back from a United Nations Conference on Biological Diversity in India. There, she presented her findings …

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Date Night: Amen Street

Amen Street has some of the best food I’ve tasted here in Charleston (and I don’t just say that about …

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Patat Spot Closed…Temporarily?

Patat Spot Closed…Temporarily?

Friet and falafel fans are mourning. On Sept. 29, Patat Spot closed its George St. café. Students will now see …

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Five Loaves: A Frugal Favorite

Two Words: Five Loaves. I realize I’m supposed to be suggesting innovative ways to eat cheap. But how can I pass …

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Club Spotlight: Book Club

Club Spotlight: Book Club

Call me Ishmael. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of …

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Instant Food, Instant Muse

My muse was simply one of my close friends till a couple of weeks ago. One Wednesday afternoon, I stopped …

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Club Spotlight: CofC Clean Eats

Club Spotlight: CofC Clean Eats

As past members and newcomers gather in the Stern Garden, Tasha Pavlovich enters hauling a cooler of watermelon. As she …

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