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Charleston’s New Guard

“Charleston’s New Guard” by Margaret Loftus @TheLocalPalate February 9, 2018 Full Article: click here Since becoming the national media’s Southern food darling in the last decade, Charleston, South Carolina’s dining scene has grown exponentially, both in style and geography. Yes, shrimp and grits is still on menus, but so is okonomiyaki. And while there are […]

Wine Pairing 101: What Your Restaurant’s Waitstaff Needs to Know

“Wine Pairing 101: What Your Restaurant’s Waitstaff Needs to Know” by Kylie Lobell @NCRSilver February 2, 2018 Full Article: click here (Photo: Evgeny Karandaev/Shutterstock) When people go out to eat, they not only look for great food flavors. They also want to taste delicious wines that pair well with their meal. According to research by […]

The Hottest Restaurants in Charleston Right Now, February 2018

“The Hottest Restaurants in Charleston Right Now, February 2018” by Erin Perkins @EaterCHS February 1, 2018 9:51am EST Full Article: click here Modern French brasserie Purlieu is the second restaurant from Cru Cafe chef John Zucker, and draws inspirations from his time in Paris. Executive chef Jeff Williams heads the kitchen and beverage director Jacob Fuhr is in charge […]

Critic ‘Suddenly Transported to Paris’ By Way of Purlieu

“Critic ‘Suddenly Transported to Paris’ By Way of Purlieu” by Erin Perkins @EaterCHS January 26, 2018 5:00pm EST Full Article: click here  Leslie Ryann McKellar Charleston City Paper critic Vanessa Wolf finds herself “suddenly transported to Paris” as she walks into Westside restaurant Purlieu. She writes, “the warm, cozy space has a distinctly European ambiance.” Wolf approves of the frog […]

Purlieu is the French-inspired restaurant we’ve been waiting for

  “Purlieu is the French-inspired restaurant we’ve been waiting for” by Vanessa Wolf @ChasCityPaper January 24, 2018 Full Article: click here photo by Jonathan Boncek Although I may not live long enough to see humanity achieve Star Trek-like teleportation abilities, a visit to John Zucker’s Purlieu is almost like living in the future. Beam yourself into […]

Purlieu is now open at the WestEdge development

“Purlieu is now open at the WestEdge development” Charleston Post & Courier by Hanna Raskin January 8, 2018 Full Article: click here When John Zucker of Cru Café selected the name for his second restaurant, the Old English meaning of the term Purlieu – meaning on the fringes of a forest – made sense in […]

The Hottest Restaurants in Charleston Right Now, January 2018

“The Hottest Restaurants in Charleston Right Now, January 2018” by Erin Perkins @EaterCHS January 4, 2018 10:00am EST Full Article: click here Modern French brasserie Purlieu is the second restaurant from Cru Cafe chef John Zucker, and draws inspirations from his time in Paris. Executive chef Jeff Williams heads the kitchen and beverage director Jacob Fuhr is in charge […]

The Most Beautiful New Charleston Restaurants of 2017

“The Most Beautiful New Charleston Restaurants of 2017” by Erin Perkins @EaterCHS December 29, 2017 4:06pm EDT Full Article: click here Leslie Ryann McKellar Purlieu Longtime Charleston chef John Zucker (Cru Cafe and Catering) took over the building at 237 Fishburne St. to open neighborhood bistro Purlieu. Zucker did most of the work himself, with input […]

On the Menu for Dec. 5, 2017

“On the Menu for Dec. 5, 2017” Charleston Regional Business Journal December 5, 2017 Full article: click here Neighborhood bistro and eatery Purlieu has opened at 237 Fishburne St. The restaurant serves dishes that are inspired by European cooking, French technique and culinary traditions of the Lowcountry. (click here to view full article)

Purlieu Opens Tuesday- See Their Menu

“Purlieu Opens Tuesday- See Their Menu” @HolyCitySinner November 28, 2017 Full article: click here Purlieu is opening its doors tonight at 237 Fishburne Street and reservations are now available via Resy. Executive Chefs John Zucker and Executive Chef Jeff Williams have created what the restaurant calls “an approachable neighborhood bistro and eatery.” According to a […]