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Matt and Ted Lee will discuss their newest book at a luncheon this month.
Blue Bicycle Books will host a lunch event at 10:30 a.m. March 22 at Fleet Landing Restaurant, 186 Concord St. in Charleston, to celebrate the release of The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen. Tickets are $75 and include lunch and a signed copy of the book. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. Tickets are available online.
Between courses, Matt and Ted Lee will discuss how they wrote The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen as a tribute to the classic cuisine of the Holy City and how Charleston made them the cooks they are today.
Lunch will include three courses, all prepared from recipes from the book: peanut oyster stew, deviled crab with skillet asparagus and grapefruit, Huguenot torte and pancake cookies. Signature cocktails will be available a la carte.
The Palmetto Cafe in Charleston Place Hotel has reopened after renovations. (Photo/Provided)
The Palmetto Cafe, located inside Charleston Place Hotel, recently reopened after a six-week renovation.
The new design draws inspiration from Charleston’s famed courtyard gardens, according to a news release. It features green walls with antique wrought-iron planters, 19th-century mirrors and water fountains and Southern Colonial-inspired furnishings.
The cafe’s menu will feature some returning items, like the seafood club, as well as new additions like duck confit and waffles sandwich, a pad thai octopus salad and seafood tacos of lobster, shrimp and tuna.
The Palmetto Cafe is open daily for breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch, and is available for private functions in the evening.
The Coastal Cupboard will host Matt and Ted Lee for a meet-and-greet with fans and an in-store book signing featuring the release of their newest cookbook, The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen. The event is 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Coastal Cupboard on Long Point Road in Mount Pleasant.