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Caviar & Bananas is offering gourmet picnics for Mother's Day. There are two basket options: light hors d'oeuvre style picnic bag with wine for $32 plus tax or a second option that includes specialty sandwiches, salad, chips and a cookie for $37 plus tax. Baskets can be tailored to taste and group size. To order, call 843-577-7757.
|The Coastal Cupboard in Mount Pleasant has hired Bryan Breland as in-house chef. Breland will host a variety of cooking classes every week in the store’s kitchen. (Photo provided)|
The Coastal Cupboard in Mount Pleasant has hired Bryan Breland as in-house chef. Breland will host a variety of cooking classes every week in the store’s kitchen.
Breland moved to Hilton Head in 2007 and worked in the kitchen at The Sage Room, a fine dining restaurant, for three years. He then moved to Charleston, working at Caviar and Bananas for nearly three years. He also worked at Huck’s Lowcountry Table on Isle of Palms and then managed a Piggly Wiggly store in Mount Pleasant before the franchise was sold.
Cupcake DownSouth has announced new flavors for spring: banana pudding, key lime, creamsicle, lemon blueberry, peaches and cream, strawberries and cream, strawberry waffles, and honey roasted peanut. The company will debut its 2014 summer flavors in June.
All three Cupcake locations — Charleston, Mount Pleasant and Columbia — feature nine different flavors each day that rotate throughout the week, including staples and seasonal flavors. Each store will also create additional specialty treats for holidays.
Oak Steakhouse at 17 Broad St. in Charleston will offer a special Mother's Day brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and then a Mother’s Day dinner, 5-8 p.m. Space is limited; call 843-722-4220 for reservations.