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“The food scene in Columbia is really getting going and we’re proud to be at the forefront,” Davis says. Known for his dynamic menu that focuses on local produce and meats, Davis effuses about what’s available fresh from local farms and markets — and subsequently seen on lots of area menus. Here’s where he likes to eat — his inside dish on Columbia dining: @116 “Our neighbors on State Street have a fun, ever-changing menu and great Spanish tapas. This is our staff’s regular spot for after-shift drinks and food.” 116state.com Baan Sawan “I love when co-owner and chef Alex Suaudom has boar on the menu. This bistro has awesome curries and the best Thai food in town.” baansawan.blogspot.com The Gourmet Shop “This Europeanstyle cafe is great at lunch. Try a panini or their chicken salad. Pick up a bottle of wine from their wine shop and choose from a great selection of cheeses in their market on your way out.” thegourmetshop.net
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Palmetto Seafood Company
“Lucius Moultrie [the owner] has a great selection of local seafood to take home to cook, and prepared shrimp, scallops, clam strips, fried oysters and ﬁsh to go.” palmettoseafood.com Davis also digs his ’cue. “My favorite Southern comfort food is without a doubt barbecue,” he says. “I love ribs, shoulder, and whole-hog cooking.” When possible, Terra’s menu features BBQ Lamb Shoulder Stuffed Mac & Cheese Gratin. “It takes two Southern favorites — barbecue, and mac and cheese — and combines them into a rich explosion of ﬂavor,” Davis says, adding that locals know to ask for “Lamb Mac.” His current favorite place for great local ’cue is Bone-In Artisan Barbecue on Wheels, part of the national food-truck craze that’s hit downtown Columbia.
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“Motor Supply has a daily-changing handwritten menu, great wine list, and it’s the spot in town for Sunday brunch.” motorsupplycobistro.com
Bone-In Artisan Barbecue on Wheels “This food truck serves up
originals like smoked brisket in hickoryhoisin sauce with handmade focaccia bread. Find the truck’s location on the ofﬁcial Web site.” artisanbbqtruck.com
Lizard’s Thicket (14 area locations)
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“This ‘meat and three’ [an entree and three sides] is a Columbia institution for Southern favorites and a hearty breakfast. Don’t miss the fried chicken.” lizardsthicket.com
Mr. Friendly’s New Southern Cafe
“Great favorite Southern dishes at dinner with a wine list to match, but I love the po’boys on the lunch menu.” mrfriendlys.com Rosso Trattoria Italia “A cool neighborhood Italian spot [in nearby Forest Acres] with a great bar. Don’t skip the pizza menu.” rossocolumbia.com
Favorite barbecue styles (mustard versus vinegar versus ketchup) can spark heated discussions. These ﬁery Columbia-area hot spots most deﬁnitely do their ’cue just right: Maurice’s BBQ (mauricesbbq.com); Palmetto Pig Barbecue Restaurant (palmettopig .com); Hudson’s Smokehouse (hud sonsbbqsauce.com); RB’s Bodacious Barbeque (rbsbodaciousbbq.blogspot .com); Little Pigs Barbecue (littlepigs .biz); Doc’s Barbeque & Southern Buffet (docsbarbeque.com); Shealy’s Bar-B-Que (shealysbbq.com); and Big T’s Bar-B-Que (bigtbbq.com).
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - June 2012
US Airways - June 2012
Table of Contents
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Adventure: Zip-line junkie
Adventure: Virginia’s Skyline Drive
Wine & Dine
Charlotte in 2012
Welcome to Philadelphia
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace™
Window or Aisle?
US Airways - June 2012