Professor Rufus at Momma Rabbit’s Nibbles & Sips

By Mike Dojc | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Some Columbia sandwiches and wraps have names that beg further inquiry. Andy’s Deli has the R2D2, a roast beef and kosher pastrami duet that’ll have your tummy bleeping and blooping merrily.

Search Restaurants in Columbia SC


Looking for inspiration? Browse the Bite of the Week archives.

Town of Lexington Rebrands, Expands Farmers Market

Market to open May 7 as private-public partnership
By April Blake | Friday, April 29, 3:38 pm
The Town of Lexington is entering a new arrangement for its seasonal Saturday morning farmers market via a private-public partnership with local businessman Chris Farley so that the market can expand. The rebranded market, now known as Village Market, will open for the season on Saturday, May 7 and run from 9 a.m. through noon.
Subscribe to Nibbles & Sips weekly newsletter featuring food and drink news in Columbia, SC.
Chew on This!

Learn Some Stuff About Food

By Eva Moore | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
All next week, Sarah Simmons — owner of local Rise Gourmet Goods and Bakeshop, as well as NYC’s CITY GRIT and Birds and Bubbles — will be teaching cooking classes here in Columbia.
On Tap

Food Truck Festival Returns, This Time with Craft Beer

By Tug Baker | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
You may remember that the big food truck festival last year was plagued by long traffic lines to get into the site and then more long lines to wait for food.
Food Feature

Bourbon Gets Its Name (and an Imitator)

By Robert Moss | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The question of how bourbon whiskey came to be called bourbon has been the subject of considerable debate, thanks to the confusing geographical history of the Bluegrass State.
Drink of the Week

Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat Ale

By Tug Baker | Wednesday, April 20, 2016
This Sunday, HBO is taking Game of Thrones fans into largely uncharted territory as season six premieres to what will likely be record viewing numbers — and once again, Brewery Ommegang has released a special Game of Thrones-themed beer just in time for the new season.

Upcoming Food + Drink Events

May 7 Rosewood Crawfish Festival
May 20 Food Truck Fridays
May 21 South Carolina Brewers Festival
May 21 SC Cornbread Festival 2016
Jun 18 Shrimp and Grits Fest
Bites & Sights: Columbia, SC Visitors Guide

Bites & Sights: Columbia SC’s Premier Visitors Guide

Bites & Sights: Guide to Dining, Attractions, Events and Nightlife
Enter to win Bonnaroo tickets!
Enter to win a pontoon boat!
Subscribe to Free Times Newsletters